The South Korean Portal Maeil Business News Korea reported that the franchise based on the novels written by Chugong, only Leveling, will have a Live-Action project produced in the United States, as well as a video game.
According to the South Korean portal, the franchise, whose intellectual property is part of D & C Media and Kakao Entertainment, will be adapted to a Live-Action project and a videogame. The video game will be developed by the South Korean company NetMark, who have previously produced titles such as The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross, Marvel Future Fight, Seven Knights and many others.
Regarding the Live-Action project, the article indicated that companies are in dialogues with multiple studies in the United States to produce the project and transmit it through a streaming platform such as Netflix or Amazon Prime Video. The article also points out that the Warner Bros company has shown interest in the project, however, a decision has not been established in this regard.
For its part, Chugong publishes the novels digitally since July 2016, and since then it has been published through different publishers. An adaptation to WebToon is published since March 2018 through Kakaopage by Jang Sung-Rak's hand. The first season of this Webtoon ended on March 19, 2020, and the second started on August 1 of the same year.
Sinopsis of Solo Leveling
Since a portal that connects our world to another full of monsters and creatures of all kinds, some people have acquired powers and the ability to hunt them, obtaining the name of hunters. The protagonist, Sung Jin-Woo, is the weakest of the ranking hunters and barely stronger than a normal human. He is nicknamed by the fellow hunters of him as "the weakest". One day, he and others are trapped in an extremely dangerous dungeon, and only a few survive and manage to escape. Sung Jin-Woo himself barely survives and is the only one who completes all the evidence in this dungeon, becoming a "player", and may now see an interface that Mustra Missions, Statistics, Inventory, Stores and Levels. Will he achieve level climbing to become the most powerful hunter?
Source: Maeil Business News Korea
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