Last night, Variety reported that IT and IT: Chapter Two director Andy Muschietti is on board to direct a film adaptation of the manga, Attack on Titan for Warner Bros.
“Attack on Titan,” written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama, has become one of the best-selling manga series with over 76 million copies in print since debuting in 2009. It is set in a world in which humanity lives in cities surrounded by enormous walls protecting themselves from gigantic humanoids that are referred to as titans."
The series has already been adapted into a Japanese feature film that was split into two parts and directed by Shinji Higuchi, released in 2015. Wit Studios also debuted an anime television series.= back in 2013.
David Heyman (Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts) is producing the film with Masi Oka (Mega Man) and Andy’s sister Barbara Muschietti (IT and Mama).