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Watch: 9 Minutes From Anime Adaptation 'Kite' Starring Samuel L. Jackson

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 5, 2014 8:06 PM
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Kite
There are a lot of movies coming in 2014, but one you might have unfortunately forgotten about is "Kite." Why should you keep this one on your radar? Well, it's an adaptation of an anime that is renowned for it's rather graphic sexuality, and not only does Samuel L. Jackson star in the movie, he's a big fan of the material as well, which hopefully means this version will retain some of the spirit of the source material.

Ralph Ziman Takes Over ‘Kite’ From The Late David R. Ellis; India Eisley & Callan McAuliffe Join Samuel L. Jackson

  • By Tess Hofmann
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  • February 5, 2013 5:46 PM
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Almost one month ago, the news hit that director David R. Ellis (“The Final Destination,” “Snakes On A Plane”) had been found dead in his Johannesburg hotel room where he was staying while working on “Kite,” a remake of the 1998 Japanese anime film that was set to star Samuel L. Jackson. Now, rest assured that while Ellis is no more, his project will live on.

Samuel L. Jackson Reteaming With 'Snakes On A Plane' Director David Ellis For Live-Action Anime 'Kite'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • December 18, 2012 9:43 AM
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Hot on the heels of his colorful appearance on "Saturday Night Live" over the weekend, and the rumors that elements of Nick Fury’s solo-movie might have been folded into “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” comes word from the Anime News Network (via Movies.com) that Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast of the English-language live-action remake of Yasuomi Umetsu’s 1988 anime film “Kite.”

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