Hold up! We have some good news. You will be happy to learn that The Green Hornet and Kato movie is in the works at the Universal!
They are teaming up with Amasia Entertainment to bring the iconic character back in the circuit.
Introducing The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet is a masked, crime-fighter, in other words, a hero who works for the betterment of society. This crime-fighter debuted on serialized radio dramas back in 1936.
Apart from an appearance on radio dramas, these characters have played a part in a TV show starring Bruce Lee, movie serials, and comics.
Therefore, this character was one of the biggest names in the movie circuits.
In 2011, a movie of the action-comedy genre came to the bigger screen starring Seth Rogen as the Green Hornet. The cast also included Jay Chou, who played the role of Kato.
Altogether, the duo was very much successful in defeating the criminals and the underworld world by crushing them and traveling in their high tech car, Black Beauty.
A big Partnership
Although Amasia has won the rights to film the franchise in January of this year, it will be interesting to see how to movie is received by the fans.
The famous brand in the partnership, the Universal Pictures announced their deal with Amasia on Thursday. As stated by Peter Cramer, The Green Hornet is one of the most iconic and beloved superhero tales ever created.
He also cited that it has entertained fans in every form of storytelling. Therefore, his team is delighted to be in partnership with Amasia to launch an exciting cinematic world for Britt Reid, Kato, and the Black Beauty.
Merging up past and future
According to Michael Helfant, Universal will be a beautiful home for the brand new Green Hornet and Kato.
Therefore, he hopes that it will be exciting, and henceforth, fans will love it. Altogether, he concluded that they are merging the past and the future by creating a contemporary version of the franchise that is fresh.
Have a look at the official trailer of the 2011 movie: