Entertainment news sources Variety and Deadline have both reported that Netflix will produce and distribute Legendary’s Hollywood live-action film adaptation of Kōhei Horikoshi’s My Hero Academia manga.
Joby Harold is writing the screenplay. Shinsuke Satō is directing the film.
Alex Garcia and Jay Ashenfelter are overseeing the project for Legendary Entertainment, while Ryōsuke Yoritomi, the manga’s editor, will oversee the project for Shueisha. TOHO will distribute the film in Japan.