'Star Blazers' Film Planned With 'Valkyrie' Scribe Writing
"Star Blazers" is going to hit big screen. Skydance Productions is currently negotiating a deal to turn the animated sci-fi TV series into a live-action feature film, Deadline Hollywood says. David Ellison, Christopher McQuarrie and Josh C. Kline are set to produce the upcoming film project.
The site further reports Christopher McQuarrie will be hired to pen the script for the movie adaptation. The Academy Award-winning writer has previously penned "The Way of the Gun" and "Valkyrie". He also provides the scripts for "The Wolverine" and Bryan Singer's "Jack the Giant Killer" which are going to enter production soon.
"Star Blazers" TV series, which was first aired in 1979, is based on Japanese anime series "Space Battleship Yamato". Both are described as "space opera" which involves "alien invasions, the near extinction of the human race, and a last dash journey through space to save the planet."
- Kylie Jenner Asks Tyga to Move Back Into Her House
- Rihanna Is Unhappy Kanye West Put Her in Bed With Donald Trump and George W. Bush in 'Famous' Video
- Iggy Azalea Gets Thanked for 'Ruining Hip-Hop.' See Her Reaction
- Winona Ryder Defends Ex Johnny Depp Against Amber Heard's Abuse Allegations
- 'Star Trek Beyond' New Trailer: Captain Kirk Makes His Last Report
- Tyrese Gibson Confirms Return to 'Transformers: The Last Knight'
- Chris Brown Sued by Suge Knight Over 2014 Club Shooting. What's Breezy's Fault?
- Taylor Swift Tells Her Friends She's 'in Love' With Tom Hiddleston as Couple Enjoy Roman Holiday