‘Birds of Prey’ Director Will Helm ‘Paprika’ Live-Action Series on Amazon
According to Deadline, it was announced this Monday (22) that an ambitious new adaptation of ‘paprika‘ is in development at Amazon Prime, where the project already has a good filmmaker at the helm.
In the note it was seen that Cathy Yan (‘Birds of Prey: Harley Quinn and her Fantabulous Emancipation‘) has signed on to direct and produce a live-action adaptation of ‘paprika‘ to Amazon.
Published in 1993, ‘paprika‘ is set in the near future, where monitoring and intervening in people’s dreams has become possible thanks to a device called the DC-Mini. When that item is stolen and people start going crazy in their dreams, it’s up to Dr. Atsuko Chiba takes on Paprika’s alter ego and finds out who’s behind it.
It is worth remembering that the book was adapted into a manga in 1995, and another into an anime in 2006. In addition to Yan, the ‘paprika‘ has production of Ash Sarohia, Jason F. Brown and the actor Masi ok (‘Heroes’).
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