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Destin Daniel Cretton to direct live-action Naruto film

Destin Daniel Cretton, the director of Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings, has signed on to a live-action Naruto film for Lionsgate, Deadline reports.

The film will be based on the original manga series created by Masashi Kishimoto. Cretton met with Kishimoto to discuss the film.

“It was a true honor to meet Kishimoto-san in Tokyo and hear his expansive vision for his creation,” said Cretton per Variety. “We are very excited to collaborate and bring ‘Naruto’ to the big screen.” 

According to Deadline, Avi Arad, Ari Arad, and Emmy Yu of Arad Productions, as well as Jeremy Latcham, Cretton, and Jeyun Munford of Hisako, will produce the film. Further details about production and release dates have not been revealed.

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