Sony Japan set to recreate Manga adaptation of Kingdom in Japan.

On the exit of Sony’s Micheal Lynton a new boss was taking over , one didn’t know who the company had in mind to lead and in entered Anthony vinciquerra who made bold moves in expanding the Slate of films predominantly Action and boy has he tasted success.

From Sicario 2, to the Equalizer 2 and now Venom the Studio is seeing a record high . Sicario made on a budget of 25 million has made almost a 100 million world wide and The Equalizer 2 made on a budget of 40 million is close to making 200 million plus world wide. The recently released Venom has made already 220 million in it’s under one week run and still has it’s second role out in place.

Venom is on course to a 700 million world wide number. See the Success of Sony’s strategy ( making more action films ) Their sister concerns in the Far east are following their foot steps.

Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan is developing “Kingdom!,” an epic  period Action war story based on Yasuhisa Hara’s best-selling manga.

Born in the Warring States period of ancient China, Xin and Piao are war-orphans in the kingdom of Qin who dream of becoming “Great Generals of the Heavens” to rise from their lowly stations in life. One day, however, Piao is taken to the palace by a minister to be used for an unknown purpose, leaving Xin alone as a household slave in a peasant village.

A few months later, Piao returns to the village on the verge of death, urging Xin to travel to another village. There he meets a boy who looks nearly identical to Piao, Ying Zheng, the current King of Qin. Xin learns that Piao served as a body double for Ying Zheng, and was mortally wounded in a power struggle for the throne.

Though initially furious at Ying Zheng for causing Piao’s death, Xin decides to seize the opportunity and aid Ying Zheng in defeating his brother and reclaiming the Qin throne. Successful in this endeavor, Xin officially starts his life as a Qin commander on the battlefields of Warring States China with the goal of becoming the “Greatest General in the World”, and to help King Zheng of Qin achieve his dream of total unification, ending the incessant warfare once and for all.

The film stars  Kento Yamazaki  and Ryo Yoshizawa and is directed by   Shinsuke Sato, who has directed visually stunning  actioners like Gantz and I Am a Hero.

The film is all set to hit theaters in April 2019 and as per our sources more such adaptations are looking to take place for the local market boosting their action slate.

Keep reading this space for more.

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