The Fandom Post is reporting that Christopher McQuarrie is set as the director for a live-action adaptation of Star Blazers; McQuarrie was the person who was given the task of writing the screenplay back in 2011. McQuarrie, Josh Klein, David Ellison and Dana Goldberg will serve as producers for the film, while Shouji Nishizaki and Paul Schwake will serve as executive producers.

The feature is being produced through Skydance Productions, and the report at The Fandom Post indicates that the studio is intending to take this property into franchise material and make something larger with it.

Source: Fandom Post