According to a report from Deadline.com, Kamala Film has acquired the rights to film Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima’s manga series Lone Wolf and Cub. The site goes on to further state that Justin Lin is attached to direct, while David and Janet Peoples are handling the script. Marissa McMahon, the daughter in law of WWE CEO Vince McMahon is producing the project.
Justin Lin’s most well known films are the last three entries in the Fast and the Furious franchise. David and Janet Peoples wrote the script for the acclaimed sci-fi thriller Twelve Monkeys.
Darren Aronofsky had previously attempted to secure the rights to make the film but they were not “cleared.”