MonsterNew Line Cinema has acquired feature film rights to best-selling Japanese manga comic book series Monster

Monster is a psychological thriller that tells the story of a young doctor who saves the life of a little boy, only to find out a few years later that the life he saved was that of a killer. The doctor must then track him down.

Author Naoki Urasawa has adapted the comic into an animated television series and which has spawned 18 volumes in Japan. The books have sold more than 25 million copies in Japan, and it has a strong following in Asia and Europe.

Neil Kaplan, Pen Densham and John Watson are producing.
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