In Hollywood, they do not leave hope to make a remake of the anime “Your name“. After the phenomenal success of creation Makoto Shinkai in 2016, the Americans decided to release their own film adaptation. However, things stalled.
Paramount and Bad Robot acquired the rights to the remake in 2017. The adaptation was produced by JJ Abrams and Genki Kawamurainvolved in the creation of the original. Directed for some time Mark Webb («500 days of Summer», «The new Spiderman”), who subsequently abandoned the project.
He was followed Lee Isaac Cheung («Minari”), who left the project due to a scheduling conflict. Now it became known that the director of the remake will be Carlos Lopez Estradawho distinguished himself by staging the cartoon “Raya and the last dragon».
According to Deadline, Estrada is also writing the screenplay. The Hollywood remake of the anime Your Name will move the setting to the United States, while retaining the original idea. At the same time, the authors are going to adapt some elements of the plot to the standards of big cinema.
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