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A live-action Yakuza movie is currently in development

Sega is partnering with 1212 Entertainment and Wild Sheep Content to create a film based on the Yakuza series of video games.Currently, there are no writers attached to the project, but Erik Barmack, Roberto Grande, and Joshua Long are listed as producers on the title (thanks, Variety).The movie will follow Kazuma Kiryu and his exploits on the mean streets of urban Japan. No specific game or story has been outlined yet, so it’s unclear which Yakuza era the movie will focus on.During a TGS 2020 livestream, Yakuza Studio head Toshihiro Nagoshi noted that the film will only go into full production…