Warner Bros. is negotiating to get the feature rights for the Japanese manga Attack on Titan , which was written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama and has been churned out for both TV and films in Japan, reports deadline..
They are also looking to bring on Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise producer David Heyman to develop the film, which is a smart choice as he’s good at what he does.
If you are not familiar with Attack on Titan, then you should know the popular anime is renowned for its intense action and gritty storylines. The anime follows a boy named Eren Yeager in an alternate world overrun by massive creatures known as Titans. These mindless beasts have all but wiped out humanity, and mankind is left to cower in fear behind massive walls. When their sanctum is infiltrated by a slew of Titans, Eren and his friends Armin and Mikasa join the military to help eradicate the blood-thirty monsters. But, as they grow older, they learn that the beasts are not what they appear as long-held government conspiracies make themselves known.