My Hero Academia Fans: Hollywood Writer Confirms Involvement in Netflix’s Live-Action Movie!

Netflix’s highly-anticipated live-action adaptation of Kohei Horikoshi’s beloved shonen franchise, My Hero Academia, receives a major boost as Hollywood writer Joby Harold joins the creative team.

Key Points:

  1. Writer Confirmation: Hollywood heavyweight Joby Harold, known for his work on major films like The Flash (2023) and Army of the Dead (2021), confirms his involvement in Netflix’s live-action My Hero Academia. In a recent interview with Collider, Harold expresses his enthusiasm for the project, calling it “a big one.”
  2. IMDb Update: IMDb now officially lists Joby Harold as a writer for My Hero Academia, working alongside franchise creator Kohei Horikoshi. The collaboration between the original creator and the Hollywood writer adds a promising dynamic to the project.
  3. Live-Action Details: While Harold doesn’t explicitly mention Netflix, it’s reasonable to assume that the live-action adaptation he refers to aligns with Netflix’s project, as it is currently the only known live-action My Hero Academia in production.
  4. Harold’s Background: Joby Harold’s impressive resume includes scriptwriting for The Flash (2023), Obi-Wan-Kenobi (2022), and Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023). His experience with superhero and fantasy genres aligns well with the world of My Hero Academia.

Season 7 Update and Beyond:

  1. BONES Announces Season 7: In addition to the live-action movie, fans can look forward to My Hero Academia Season 7. BONES, the studio behind the anime adaptation, confirms a Spring 2024 release window. Season 7 picks up after the intense Paranormal Liberation War arc, promising more thrilling adventures.
  2. Anime Film and Teaser: BONES is not only working on Season 7 but is also producing a fourth animated film installment. This exciting news echoes the annual Dragon Ball film releases, according to creator Kohei Horikoshi. A teaser for the film has been released, building anticipation among fans.
  3. Release Uncertainty: While the anime continues to captivate audiences, the release date for Netflix’s live-action adaptation remains uncertain. As the project is still in the early stages of production, fans will have to stay tuned for further announcements.

Where to Watch:

  • The My Hero Academia anime is currently available for streaming on Hulu and Crunchyroll.
  • English readers can enjoy Kohei Horikoshi’s manga series, available from VIZ Media.

This comprehensive update provides My Hero Academia enthusiasts with a glimpse into the exciting future of both the live-action adaptation and the anime series, promising a double dose of heroics in the coming years.

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