Liongate’s Naruto Movie Gets Director

by AJ Adejare

Everyone’s favorite future Hokage, Naruto may have a movie in its midst.  According to Variety, the Shonen Jump series Naruto is getting a movie via Lionsgate.  The studio already has the rights to the movie and now has a director for the series in Michael Gracey.  Gracey made the switch from visual effects specialist to director and now will have Naruto as well as other movies such as an Elton John biopic Rocketman under his belt as a director.  

The movie also has Arad Productions overseeing a part in the producers with Ari and Avi Arad as producers.  A trio of producers for Lionsgate, Erik Feig, Kelly O’Malley, and Geoff Shaveitz will also oversee the production of Naruto. 

We will hear more as the movie starts to develop further into produciton


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