Thursday, August 04, 2005
Samuel L. Jackson is is set to voice and produce an Afro Samurai live action feature to be based on the Japanese comic franchise created by Takashi Okazaki, according to Daily Variety.
Afro Samurai is the tale of a black samurai futuristic, yet feudal Japan who is on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father. Samuel L. Jackson stars as Afro, a warrior who travels a solitary path encountering a myriad of enemies, friends and challenges beyond imagination.
This deal is in addition to Jackson previously signing on to to lend his voice in an animated Afro Samurai television series for Spike TV.