Lone Wolf And Cub Set For English Language Remake

Posted by June 28, 2016 Comment

wolfandcubLone Wolf and Cub is about the become a movie again. This time, in English. And this time, they’re calling it a remake.

Variety reports that Steven Paul‘s SP Pictures will produce Lone Wolf and Cub: Final Conflict, a remake of the 1993 film Kozure Okami: Sono Chisaki Te Ni. Both projects are based on the Koike Kazuo/Goseki Kojima manga series about a disgraced royal executioner roaming the countryside of Edo period Japan as a killer for hire with his three-year-old son in tow.

In addition to the 1993 production, the manga spawned a six-film series in the 1970s; parts of which arrived in the US as Shogun Assassin in 1980s.

“I have been a huge fan of the property for many years,” said Paul said in a statement. “[I] can’t tell you how excited I am to have the opportunity to embark on this journey.”

Paul, also a producer on the English-language Ghost in the Shell assured the site that Lone Wolf and Cub will feature “an essentially Japanese cast.”

Production is expected to being in 2017.


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(Last Updated June 28, 2016 12:10 pm )

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