• Sega to Produce Live-Action Yakuza Film That Centers on Kazuma Kiryu

    1 month ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    On the heels of Sonic the Hedgehog's theatrical success , Sega is pursuing yet another live-action film adaptation. This time, the source material will come from none other than the Yakuza series. Sega will produce the project, alongside 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep. Specifics about the movie itself are scarce, but a statement from 1212 suggests series protagonist Kazuma Kiryu will sit center-stage.
    A report from Variety notes Erik Barmack , Roberto Grande , and Joshua Long ( 1983 ) are on board to produce the Yakuza film. At present, 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep are looking for...
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  • Sega Announces Yakuza Movie, Takes the Fight to the Big Screen

    Sega Announces Yakuza Movie, Takes the Fight to the Big Screen

    1 month ago - By Game Skinny

    Yakuza is headed to the big screen, an exclusive Variety report says. It's a live-action adaptation headed by relative newcomer 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep Content, though other details are scarce at the moment.
    In fact, it's not even clear which game in the eight-game main series the film might be adapting. The Variety scoop summarizes Yakuza Kiwami 's plot, but it could just as easily be a Yakuza 0 film if Sega wants to start at the very beginning.
    1212 Entertainment is behind 2019's Scary Stories to Tell In The Dark and, according to iMDB , two other projects in development: Lone...
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  • Sega announces Live-Action “Yakuza” Movie

    Sega announces Live-Action “Yakuza” Movie

    1 month ago - By CG Magazine

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    Sega announces Live-Action “Yakuza” Movie
    Hot off the heels of their Hollywood success earlier this year with “Sonic the Hedgehog”, Sega has announced the development of a live-action film based on the Yakuza series.
    Variety reports that Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande and Joshua Long will produce the film through 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep Content, who are currently in search of screenwriters for the film.
    1212 Entertainment has stated in regards to the film, “ Yakuza offers us a new playground in which to set compelling stories with complex characters in a unique...
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  • Live-Action Yakuza Film Being Developed by Sega

    Live-Action Yakuza Film Being Developed by Sega

    1 month ago - By VG Chartz

    Sega is developing a live-action movie based on the video game franchise, Yakuza , according to Variety. Sega is working with 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep Content.
    The Yakuza movie will be produced Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande, and Joshua Long. Wild Sheep Content are currently searching for scriptwriters.
    " Yakuza offers us a new playground in which to set compelling stories with complex characters in a unique environment that audiences have rarely seen before," 1212 said in a statement. "The saga of Kazuma Kiryu has a built-in cinematic appeal-a mix of kinetic action with bursts of...
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  • Yakuza Movie Announced From Sega, Wild Sheep, And 1212

    Yakuza Movie Announced From Sega, Wild Sheep, And 1212

    1 month ago - By Game Informer

    Yakuza is a popular Japanese RPG that has a long history beloved by fans and now the hit franchise is getting the movie treatment! The upcoming live-action Yakuza movie adaptation from Sega will be handled in conjunction with Wild Sheep Content and 1212 Entertainment.
    Variety reports that Joshua Long, Erik Barmack, and Roberto Grande are set to produce the upcoming adaptation and that a writing team is still in the process of locking down.
    The Yakuza franchise made its debut back in 2005 on the PlayStation 2 and since then, countless titles have released, each met with a massively positive...
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  • Sega developing live-action Yakuza film

    1 month ago - By Gematsu

    Sega is developing a live-action film based on its Yakuza video game franchise with 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep Content, according to a Variety report. The film will be produced by Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande, and Joshua Long. Wild Sheep Content are searching for script writers. “Yakuza offers us a new playground in which to...
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