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Bloodsucking Darkness Quick to Be Tailored for Movie

Picture: Junji Ito

Junji Ito is without doubt one of the greatest horror creators in manga, and his lengthy profession has led to quite a few diversifications of his work. Whereas a lot of it as of late has been in anime kind, a number of tales reminiscent of Scarecrow and Uzumaki have been tailored in stay motion.

The subsequent manga of his to get the variation remedy is Bloodsucking Darkness. Per Selection, the quick story of the identical identify might be delivered to movie written and government produced by Jeff Howard (Midnight Mass, Haunting of Hill Home. At time of writing, a director hasn’t been locked in, however Fangoria Studios might be backing the movie, and additional plans to additionally adapt two different initiatives from Ito’s vampire anthology, Smashed. Stated Ito (who’ll be producing the movie), “I’m so excited to see the way it will end up. I hope I get to see the trailer in my goals tonight.”

Talking to Selection, Howard had reward for the supply materials, saying he “chased after [Bloodsucking Darkness] with every part I had. After I discovered a stay motion Junji Ito adaptation was going to occur […] I simply couldn’t stay with anybody else getting there earlier than me.”

Originally launched as a part of the Voices within the Darkish anthology again in 2003, Bloodsucking Darkness facilities on Nami, a younger girl with an consuming dysfunction who begins to vomit blood. Her life takes a flip when she meets Kazuya, and the 2 kind a bond earlier than issues…take some turns for the each of them, with vampire bats additionally getting concerned within the combine. The story has been reprinted quite a few occasions beneath totally different titles reminiscent of Blood-Slurping Darkness or The Darkish Drinks Blood.

Until Bloodsucking Darkness hits theaters (or Shudder), there’s other adaptations of Junji Ito’s work to watch online, or even play in some cases. The most recent of the bunch is Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre, which hit Netflix again in January.

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