Keanu Reeves’ BRZRKR Heads To Netflix With New Movie And New Anime Series
BRZRKR, the comic by actor Keanu Reeves, Matt Kindt and artist Ron Garney, will be adapted into a live-action movie from Netflix, which also plans to launch an animated series based on the comic as a sequel. . Reeves is set to star in the live-action movie, as well as provide the voice for the anime.
The projects were announced at BOOM! BRZRKR from the studios panel, with Reeves being thrilled with the development during the panel. The anime will be produced by Production IG and is already in its early stages.
“It has a scale and a projection you won’t find anywhere else,” Reeves said. said. “It really got to me as a storyteller…and it’s just one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen as a human being.”
BRZRKR tells the story of B, a half-god, half-mortal man who has been cursed and driven mad by a violent rage. After centuries of living that life, we find him in the present as a federal government agent used as the ultimate weapon for situations too dangerous for even the most trained soldier.
Reeves got his start writing comics alongside New York Times bestselling co-writer Matt Kindt (Folklords, Grass Kings) and legendary artist Ron Garney (Wolverine) with BRZRKR, which was initially launched the Starter with a fundraising goal of $50,000. This was easily met with a final gross of $1.44 million.
No release date has been announced for either project.
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