‘Blade of the 47 Ronin’ sets October 2022 Netflix release date
A follow-up to the Keanu Reeves movie 47 Running On its way and coming to Netflix We’ve got everything you need to know about the sequel heading to Netflix, but possibly in the US in October 2022.
Based on a fictional account of a samurai living in 18th century Japan, the 2013 film marked the directorial debut of Carl Rinsch. Universal Pictures released the movie with HT2F Entertainment, Relatively Media and, perhaps importantly, Stuber Productions (Scott Stuber now runs Netflix’s movie division) behind the picture.
continued 47 Running To the surprise of some, the 2013 movie has gone down as one of the biggest box office bombs of the last decade (Alleged loss of $175 million) despite a large budget and Keanu Reeves leading the cast, the movie failed to make a serious impact.
The film was first in development in August 2020 when Deadline revealed that Ron Yuan, who recently appeared in Disney mulanwill manage
Universal is producing its 1440 arm 47 Ronin’s Blade, essentially B-tier offshoots made from low-budget movies or offshoots of Universal’s top IPs. Their arsenal includes a few titles Apocalypse: Annihilationmost of vibration Movies, and Dragonheart: Revenge. this year, The Munsters Notably Netflix came to Netflix as part of a deal between US and Universal 1440.
In April 2021, it was published Amy Garcia (Known for Netflix Lucifer) teaming up with the author AJ Mendez As a film writer. The pair recently teamed up as co-writers on a comic book companion series for Netflix. Glow.
The movie is being produced by Convergence Entertainment, with producers Tim Kwok, John Orlando and Share Stallings attached.
The sequel’s logline 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 new, reimagined original feature and will incorporate horror with modern samurai and ninja elements.”
When will Blade of 47 Ronin be on Netflix?
As part of its October 2022 lineup, Netflix has announced that 47 Ronin’s Blade will hit Netflix on October 25th, 2022.
Couple of things to note here.
The title is not listed as a Netflix Original as previously thought. Instead, it will likely be a day-date Netflix release alongside its VOD and physical release.
Second, because it’s not a Netflix Original, it’s unclear if it will have a global release. As with other Universal 1440 titles, the movie may only be released in the United States.
Who will act? 47 Ronnie’s Bladen?
Here’s a breakdown of who will be there 47 Ronin’s Blade.
- Anna Akana
- Mark Dacascos
- Mike Moh
- Teresa Ting
- Akira Koyama
- Chikako Fukuyama
- Luna Fujimoto
- Nino Furuhata
We’ll learn more about the direct-to-Netflix project from Universal 1440 and keep you posted when we get it.
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