Lone Wolf & Cub Adaptation Gets a Writer; Justin Lin to Direct

Lone Wolf And Cub

Paramount is mounting a fresh adaptation of manga Lone Wolf And Cub and Justin Lin is set to direct it. Lone Wolf And Cub is a classic manga series created by writer Kazuo Koike, and the story follows a dishonored assassin who must flee with his infant son when his family is murdered. The two then set out on an epic quest for revenge, with father passing down his violent skills to his son.

The series ran for 28 volumes, and a series of six movies were released in Japan between 1972 and 1974. The movies became famous of their slick action and outrageous gore, …

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