The Daily Manila Shimbun


“Kimi no Na wa” to be remade into Hollywood live-action movie

September 28, 2017

TOKYO- Major Japanese movie distributor Toho Co. said Thursday that the megahit animation film "Kimi no Na wa" (Your Name) will be remade into a Hollywood live-action movie.

Toho said it granted the right to adapt the film into a live-action movie mainly to U.S. film distributor and producer Paramount Pictures Corp., and is currently working on creating the movie together.

J.J. Abrams, who directed "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," will be among those in charge of producing the Hollywood version of the Japanese film. Jiji Press