‘47 Ronin’ Sequel Sets ‘Lucifer’s Aimee Garcia & Nyt Bestselling Author Aj Mendez As Scribes

‘47 Ronin’ Sequel Sets ‘Lucifer’s Aimee Garcia & Nyt Bestselling Author Aj Mendez As Scribes
Exclusive: Lucifer actress Aimee Garcia and New York Times bestselling author Aj Mendez have been brought on to pen the upcoming untitled 47 Ronin sequel for Universal 1440 Entertainment. The action-fantasy pic, which is being directed by Mulan‘s Ron Yuan as we first told you, is the follow to the 2013 Universal Keanu Reeves movie which grossed over $151M WW.

The original film was directed by Carl Rinsch and written by Chris Morgan and Hossein Amini from a story conceived by Morgan and Walter Hamada. Also starring in that pic were Hiroyuki Sanada, Tadanobu Asano, Rinko Kikuchi and Ko Shibasaki. Based on Chūshingura, 47 Ronin tells a fictionalized account of the titular 47 rōnin, a real-life group of samurai in the 18th century who set out to avenge the death of their master who was killed by a merciless shogun.

“Aj and I are excited to write a diverse and inclusive action film,
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