What You Need to Know:
- It was recently revealed that international hit light novel and anime, Sword Art Online, will be getting a live-action drama adaptation - not in Japan, but in the US, for Skydance Television.
- Apparently they are also planning on creating a SAO-based VR experience to tie in with the project.
- The CEO of Skydance has stated that they want to make a new SAO universe whilst remaining faithful to the original, in order to honour the huge international fanbase.
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What's going to happen to SAO?
I'm actually glad this isn't a Japanese production, they should have a decent budget
Think about it like this: If the 2D SAO is coming to 3D, doesn't that make our world the actual 2D world?
It's fine if they just take the idea of SAO and make something different. Actually I think it would be better if Asuna and Kirito DON'T appear in it
It's good that it's a drama and not a movie, I hope it gets a long series!
I'm reserving judgement on this until I see who is picked to play my waif- I mean Asuna. Or if they're going to make new characters.
I'm more interested in what they're going to do with this VR experience! Will they make a whole game?