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Netflix Announces Bright: Samurai Soul Anime Film Spinoff of Will Smith's Bright Movie

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Kyōhei Ishiguro to direct anime film

Netflix announced on Thursday during its Geeked Week livestream that it will stream a new anime film titled Bright: Samurai Soul. The film will be a spinoff of the 2017 Bright live-action film that starred Will Smith and Joel Edgerton.

Netflix describes the story:

Izo, a Ronin, and Raiden, an orc, work to bring a young elf girl and the wand she carries to the land of the elves in the north.

Kyōhei Ishiguro (Occultic;Nine, Children of the Whales) is directing the film.

Sources: Netflix Geeked Week livestream, Netflix Geeked's Twitter account

This article has a follow-up: Netflix Reveals More Staff for Bright: Samurai Soul Anime Film (2021-06-11 00:59)
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