True Legend distributor and Samuel L. Jackson team up for live-action Afro Samurai

The Indomina Group, the indie distributor that recently released Yuen Woo Ping’s True Legend, is teaming up with Samuel L. Jackson and Gonzo Studios to produce a live action film based on the Afro Samurai animated series. The announcement was made by Indomina’s Vice Chairman and CEO Jasbinder Singh Mann, who will serve as producer ….

Afro Samurai Resurrection preview to be held at NYCC

Based on the original art and story telling of manga artist Takashi Okazaki, Afro Samurai Resurrection tells the tale of a black samurai’s quest for revenge and justice for his murdered father. Samuel L. Jackson reprises his role as the uncompromising hero, Afro, and his motor-mouthed sidekick, Ninja Ninja. When his father’s body is stolen ….

Afro Samurai returns to Spike in January

Spike TV’s critically-acclaimed anime series Afro Samurai returns with an original movie event set to premiere on the network in January 2009. Afro Samurai: Resurrection stars Academy Award-nominated actor Samuel L. Jackson opposite, Emmy Award-nominated actress Lucy Liu. Award winning artist The RZA once again provides the original score. Afro Samurai: Resurrection is based on ….

Samuel L. Jackson in Afro Samurai

Acclaimed actor and producer Samuel L. Jackson is set to voice and produce the highly anticipated animated action-adventure Afro Samurai for Spike TV, with Japanese anime studio Gonzo and Japan’s largest TV network, Fuji Television. The five episode series will premiere on Spike TV in 2006. Afro Samurai is the tale of a black samurai ….