‘Blade of the 47 Ronin’ Sets Netflix Release Date to October 2022

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47 Ronin – Picture: Universal Pictures

A sequel to the Keanu Reeves movie 47 ronin It’s on its way and it’s coming to Netflix. We’ve got everything you need to know about the sequel which is headed to Netflix, but probably only in the US in October 2022.

Based on a fictional account of a samurai living in 18th-century Japan, the 2013 film served as Carl Rinsch’s directorial debut. Universal Pictures released the film with H2F Entertainment, Relatively Media and, perhaps crucially, Stuber Productions (Scott Stuber now runs Netflix’s film division) behind the film.

Continuous 47 ronin may come as a surprise to some, given that the 2013 film has become one of the biggest box office bombs of the past decade (it reportedly lost $175 million). Despite a huge budget and Keanu Reeves leading the cast, the film failed to make a serious impact.

The film was first developed in August 2020 when Deadline revealed that Ron Yuan, who recently appeared in Disney’s mulanwould direct

Universal’s 1440 arm is producing Blade of the 47 Ronin, essentially the B-tier branch that produces low-budget movies or branches of Universal’s top intellectual property. Some of the titles in his arsenal include Doom: Annihilationmost of tremors movies, and Dragon Heart: Vengeance. This year, the monsters most notably, it came to Netflix as part of the deal between Netflix US and Universal 1440.

writers for 47 ronin blade

In April 2021, it was revealed that Aimee Garcia (known from Netflix Lucifer) is associating with the author AJ Mendez as you write from the movie. The pair recently teamed up as co-authors of the companion series of comics for Netflix. RADIANCE.

The film is being produced by Convergence Entertainment, with producers Tim Kwok, John Orlando and Share Stallings attached.

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The logline for the sequel is as follows:

“The sequel to the 2013 film will be set 300 years in the future in an exotic cyberpunk world. The film will be a fresh and reimagined version of the original film and will incorporate horror along with modern samurai and ninja elements.”

When will Blade of the 47 Ronin be on Netflix?

Netflix announced as part of their October 2022 lineup that Blade of the 47 Ronin would land on Netflix on October 25, 2022.

A couple of things to note here.

The title is not listed as a Netflix Original as previously thought. Instead, it’s likely to be a day-and-date Netflix release alongside VOD and its physical release.

Second, because it’s not a Netflix original, it’s unclear if it will be a global release. The film may only be released in the US based on other Universal 1440 titles.

who will star Blade of the 47 Roninorth?

Here’s a breakdown of who will appear on Blade of the 47 Ronin.

  • Ana Akana
  • Mark Dacascos
  • mike moh
  • teresa ting
  • Akira Koiyama
  • Chikako Fukuyama
  • moon fujimoto
  • child furuhata

47 ronin cast sheet

We’ll keep you posted as we learn more about Universal’s 1440 direct-to-Netflix project as we get it.

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