The acclaimed 1993 Japanese animated film Ninja Scroll, original title 獣兵衛忍風帖 is getting an American live-action remake courtesy of Warner Bros.
“Scroll,” set in feudal Japan, revolves around ninja for hire is forced to fight an old enemy who will stop at nothing to overthrow the government.
Alex Tse (Sucker Free City) is adapting the script by original writer/director Yoshiaki Kawajiri (The Animatrix segment Program). Leonardo DiCaprio (Body Of Lies) will produce but not star in the film.
Fun Fact: A Japanese sequel is also in production.