‘Kimi No Na Wa (Your Name)’ Hollywood Remake Sparks Criticism From Fans, Raises Whitewashing Concerns

'Kimi No Na Wa' gets live-action Hollywood adaptation courtesy of J.J. Abrams.

Japan’s hit animated movie Kimi No Na Wa (Your Name) is getting a live-action treatment courtesy of J.J. Abrams and his team. According to reports, Abrams is developing the Hollywood version of the movie, which came out last year and quickly became Japan’s highest-grossing film ever.

Abrams’ Bad Robot production company and Paramount Pictures won the rights to adapt the Japanese blockbuster. Variety reported that both companies will work together with Toho Co., Ltd., the producers of the original Kimi No Na Wa (Your Name) movie, to develop the live-action version of the story.

Eric Heisserer, who received an Academy Award nomination for hi screenplay for Arrival, will write the screenplay for Kimi No Na Wa (Your Name).

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