If you want to annoy a Dragon Ball fan, just bring up Hollywood's live-action adaptation released in 2009 called Dragonball Evolution. The James Wong-directed film was bashed by critics and fans, so it's easy to see why fans are not thrilled to see another live-aciton Dragon Ball movie from a Hollywood studio, but according to a recent rumor, Disney wants to make a new live-action Dragon Ball film.
Over on Twitter, We Got This Covered shared an article claiming that Disney is developing a live-action Dragon Ball film, and the rumor says that the live-action film will feature an all Asian cast, but fans on Twitter have shared their reactions, and may of them are not happy about it.
As you can see in the tweets below, fans are not thrilled with the rumor's idea, with many sharing gifs and memes expressing their negative reactions to it. Dragonball Evolution received tons of negative reviews with just 15% score on Rotten Tomatoes, and since that was released, fans are no longer confident that Hollywood can do a live-action film that stays true to Akira Toriyama's manga and anime series.
you guys play too much for me to believe a word of this— Chris Stuckmann (@Chris_Stuckmann) November 15, 2019
Disney cant do a DB movie without Toei's approval.— DAVE?️❄ (@Dave_Drawss) November 14, 2019
Here comes another bad Dragon Ball Evolution pic.twitter.com/ibtcYd2VAi— Trunks (Future) (@TitanCrab117) November 14, 2019
Dragon ball evolution... non pas encore... pic.twitter.com/OsZix08zda— Malcolm (@Malcolm_Ve) November 14, 2019
Akira Toriyama: "HOW MANY TIMES DO WE HAVE TO TEACH YOU THIS LESSON OLD MAN!!!"— V-patt (@BVP_23) November 14, 2019
Hollywood/Disney: "Hello, I love money!"
*Toriyama, Shueshia, and Japanese business men all surround Hollywood/Disney to beat them up*
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The Japanese version of Dragon Ball Super is available to stream on Crunchyroll and FunimationNOW while the English dub currently airs on Adult Swim during the Toonami programming on Cartoon Network. You can also stream it on Amazon Video and Funimation. The Galactic Prisoner arc in Dragon Ball Super is still ongoing in the manga, and you can read it for free on Viz Media.