Hideo Nakata (“Ringu,” “The Ring Two’) is attached to direct a live action film adaptation of the graphic novel “The Suicide Forest” says Deadline.
El Torres penned the four-issue series which revolves around Aokigahara, a vast forest outside Tokyo and the most famous suicide spot in the world. Spirits of past suicides are rumoured to be roaming amongst the trees.
An American ex-pat living in Tokyo must enlist the help of a forest ranger in Aokigahara to help free him from the clutches of an evil spirit haunting him from the Suicide Forest.
A scribe is currently being sought to adapt the work. Roy Lee and Taka Ichise are producing.