Deadline is reporting that Lone Wolf and Cub is getting the H’wood treatment and Justin Lin is set to direct.
Kamala Films acquired the rights to the 1970s manga series, and have hired David and Janet Peoples to write the adaptation. The Peoples are credited with working on Blade Runner, Unfogiven and Twelve Monkeys.
Seven Lone Wolf and Cub movies were created in Japan and starred Tomisaburo Wakayama in the 1970s and early ’80s. There is no word on a potential release date for this adaptation.