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“My Hero Academia” Live Action Movie Names Director Shinsuke Sato

Extremely popular manga and anime series “My Hero Academia” is the next title getting a live action adaptation. The big news from this past week is that Shinsuke Sato has been tapped to direct the project for Legendary Pictures.

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Sato’s credits include 2016’s live action “Death Note” projects (NO NOT NETFLIX’S), “Inuyashiki,” “Bleach,” Alice in Boderland,” and the award-winning “I Am a Hero.”

At present, “Academia” doesn’t have a writer attached.

Kohei Horikoshi created the manga, which routinely tops best-selling lists since it was first published in 2014.

You can watch the anime on Crunchyroll now.

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