Oh Warner Brothers, what are we going to do with you? Not content with the start-and-stop production process of it’s other live-action anime adaptions (namely Akira), the fine folks over at Warner have picked up another property to slowly never make a movie out of: Bleach. The popular and long-running Shonen Jump manga series by Tite Kubo has spawned an equally long anime and many video games, but no live-action films yet. Looks like Warner wants to change that!
Although when your script writer is Wrath of the Titans author Dan Mazeau, and the producer is Get Smart director Peter Segal, let’s be honest, I doubt many people have any faith in this. I certainly don’t – and Bleach is one of the last properties I’d want to see a live-action version of. Although I’m sure Warner simply sees the popularity charts and is imagining dollar signs everywhere. Remember Dragonball Z guys? Yeah, I didn’t think so.