Warner Bros. has announced it will adapt Frank Miller’s Ronin for the big screen, but surprisingly Miller won’t be writing the adaptation. That task has been assigned to scribe Joby Harold, who most recently wrote and directed Awake staring Jessica Alba. “Ronin,” which Miller wrote and drew in the early 1980s, centers on a masterless samurai who is reincarnated in a dystopic near-future New York populated by squatters, factions and mutants. The ronin must try to destroy a demon with a mystic sword, which also is found in New York. Sylvain White has been hired to direct the film. There
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According to Variety, Ronin has been optioned by Warner Bros. to be made into a live-action feature directed by Sylvain White. In the story, a ronin, or disgraced samurai warrior, bears the shame of allowing his master to be assassinated by a shape-shifting demon in 13th century Japan. When the master’s sword is unearthed in mid-21st century New York, the ronin and the demon are brought to life and battle gangs of mutants and thugs to try to take possession of the mythical sword. Ronin will be shot on blue and greenscreen just like Miller’s 300 to help cut down