‘Blade of the 47 Ronin’ Netflix: Begins Filming in September 2021 & What We Know So Far

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47 Ronin – Image: Common Photos

For some time, it’s been recognized {that a} sequel to the Keanu Reeves film 47 Ronin is on the best way to Netflix. We’ve bought a bit extra data on the sequel which we’ll cowl under. Right here’s what we learn about Blade of the 47 Ronin.

Primarily based on a fictionalized account of a samurai residing in 18th-century Japan, the film launched in 2013 served because the directorial debut for Carl Rinsch. Common Photos launched the film with H2F Leisure, Comparatively Media, and maybe crucially, Stuber Productions (Scott Stuber now runs Netflix’s film division) behind the movie.

To some, persevering with 47 Ronin could also be a shock given the 2013 film has gone down as one of many greatest field workplace bombs of the previous decade (reportedly losing $175 million). Regardless of an enormous finances and Keanu Reeves main the forged, the film did not make a critical impression.

Firstly, we are able to reveal the sequel for 47 Ronin’s title is Blade of the 47 Ronin whereas we’ve beforehand solely recognized the film as 47 Ronin Sequel.

The movie was first recognized to be in improvement again in August 2020 when Deadline revealed that Ron Yuan who lately featured in Disney’s Mulan, would direct.

It’s being produced by Universal’s 1440 arm who’re basically the B-tier offshoot that produces lower-budget films or offshoots to Common’s high IP. A few of the titles of their arsenal embody Doom: Annihilation, a lot of the Tremors films and Dragonheart: Vengeance.

writers for blade of 47 ronin

In April 2021, it was revealed that Aimee Garcia (recognized for Netflix’s Lucifer) is teaming up with creator AJ Mendez as scribes for the movie. The pair lately teamed as co-authors on the comedian guide companion sequence for Netflix’s GLOW.

Producing the film is Convergence Leisure with producers Tim Kwok, John Orlando and Share Stallings hooked up.

The logline for the sequel is as follows:

“The sequel to the 2013 pic can be set 300 years into the longer term in an unique cyberpunk world. The movie can be a recent, re-imagined tackle the unique
function and can incorporate horror together with fashionable samurai and ninja components.”

Because of ProductionWeekly, we now know that the film is now set to start filming in September 2021 in Malaysia.

We’ll maintain you posted as we be taught extra concerning the direct-to-Netflix venture from Common 1440 as and once we get it.