The IGN website reports that Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and the Japanese studio Lucent Pictures Entertainment will be producing Appleseed Alpha, a new CG-animated film based on the Appleseed manga. Joseph Chou is serving as producer, and Shinji Aramaki is directing. According to the report, production on the film is scheduled to begin during Summer 2014.

The new film will be “a reboot that will depict the early days of Deunan and Briareos in search of the legendary city of Olympus.”

Source: ANN