According to  Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, the extremely popular manga will get  a live-action film adaptation in 2017.

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Shun Oguri will play the protagonist role as Gintoki Sakata, and Yuichi Fukuda is directing and penning the film.

The manga has already become an anime with two TV series, two films and several OVAs.

 

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