The American/Dominican Republic production company Indomina announced  that it will produce the live-action film adaptation of the Afro Samurai manga and anime series.

Indomina Chairman and CEO Jasbinder Singh Mann, actor Samuel L. Jackson, and Gonzo Studios’ Shin Ishikawa are producing, and Eli Selden of Anonymous Content is executive-producing.The film will be shot next year in the Domincan Republic at Pinewood Indomina Studios.

Samuel Jackson voiced the title character in the 2007 television series Afro Samurai and again for television TV movie Afro Samurai: Resurrection. Both anime and Takashi Okazaki’s source manga feature an afro-haired samurai wandering across a futuristic yet feudal alternate-world Japan.

Source: ANN