If you haven’t heard it sounds like one-punch man Trying to make a mark in Hollywood. Reports confirmed a few years ago that the hit anime had been roped in for a live-action film, but some updates were shared after the big announcement. Now, fans have learned that director Justin Lin will be overseeing the film for Sony Pictures, and the internet has been making perfect fanfare for the project.
Sora News24 Twitter Japan dug deeper to see what fans thought of the announcement, and as always, opinions were divided. Some were curious to see how the superhero satire would perform in live-action, while others lamented the choice. For a select few fans, he went ahead and started garnering the cast of his dreams one-punch manAnd his choices are very talented.
When it comes to Saitama, fans like st_johnny_san noticed Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Courtesy of Lex Luthor’s lead man for inspiration. “Someone who looks weak on the outside, but on the inside they’re the exact opposite, and they can pull off a bald head… in other words, Jesse Eisenberg,” he shared.
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Of course, other fans were quick to point Vin Diesel to Saitama, given Lin’s connection to the action star. Lynn is best known for directing the Fast and Furious films, which Diesel has co-led over the years. Other alums from the high-speed movie franchise were also pitched, including Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, and others.
At this point in time, fans aren’t sure who will play one-punch man on the film, but netizens are keeping a close eye on the casting. The latest update to the project suggests that Sony Pictures wants to start production by the end of this year, so the studio will have to start casting much earlier. And if any of these fan picks fare well, well—they better adopt Saitama’s infamous workout regime ASAP.
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