If you did not hear, it seems to be like One-Punch Man is seeking to make its mark on Hollywood. Reports confirmed a couple of years in the past that the hit anime had been optioned for a live-action movie, however few updates had been shared after the large announcement. Now, followers have discovered director Justin Lin shall be overseeing the film for Sony Pictures, and the Internet is making the proper fan cast for the venture.
SoraNews24 dug deep into Twitter Japan to see what followers considered the announcement, and as at all times, opinion was cut up. Some had been wanting to see how the superhero satire would do in live-action whereas others bemoaned the selection. As for a choose few followers, they went forward and began pitching their dream cast for One-Punch Man, and their picks are fairly genius.
When it involves Saitama, followers like st_johnny_san seemed to Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice for inspiration courtesy of Lex Luthor’s major man. “Someone who looks weak on the outside but on the inside they’re the total opposite, and they can pull off a bald head… in other words, Jesse Eisenberg,” they shared.
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Of course, different followers had been fast to level out Vin Diesel for Saitama given Lin’s connection to the motion star. Lin is greatest recognized for guiding movies from Fast & Furious which Diesel has co-led for years now. Other alums from the high-speed film franchise had been additionally pitched together with Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, and extra.
At this time, followers are usually not positive who will find yourself enjoying One-Punch Man on movie, however netizens are protecting a detailed eye on casting. The venture’s newest update suggests Sony Pictures desires to kickstart manufacturing by this yr’s finish, so the studio should begin casting earlier than lengthy. And if any of those fan picks are employed, effectively – they higher undertake Saitama’s notorious exercise regime ASAP.
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