Japanese production house Toho and Warner Bros. are planning to produce a live-action movie version of “Jojo no KimyonaBoken”, featuring world-renowned filmmaker Takashi Miike.
As the name suggests, the movie will be based off of a manga which was first published in the 1987 and written by Hirohiko Araki. “Jojo’sBizzare Adventure” manga sold around 90 million copies of its 117 paperback editions and follows the story of JosukeHigashikata and Joester family, a group of people using different powers to fight supernatural enemies. As it stands, it will be “Diamond is Unbreakable” plot that will be covered in the movie, with Kento Yamazaki staring as Josuke.
The “Jojo” franchise is one of the most prolific ones, with numerous written and recorded media being released since its debut in “Weekly Shonen Jump” in 1987.
The estimated release date is set to summer of 2017, with the distribution details still being withheld from the public.