Paramount to Produce Live-Action “Beyblade” Film

Deadline has reported that a live-action Beyblade film is in the works at Paramount. It also been reported that longtime Pirate of Caribbean producer, Jerry Bruckheimer, is set to produce the film. Neil Widener and Gavin James are also hired to write for the project, however plot details have not been confirmed at this time.

For those who are not aware, Beyblade is a franchise created by Takara Tomy. The first set of toys were released in 1999 alongside the first anime. Since its’ debut in 1999, the franchise received several incarnations including the “Metal Saga” in 2009(Japan)/ 2010 (North America) and the “Beyblade Burst” franchise starting in 2016 worldwide. The franchise also received several spin-off series known as BeyWheelz, BeyWarriors: BeyRaiderz, and BeyWarriors: Cyborg.

Source: Deadline

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