The Green Hornet and Kato will be directed by Leigh Whannell for Universal

The Invisible Man director Leigh Whannell is in negotiations to direct The Green Hornet and Kato film . The film is based on the comic book character The Green Hornet .

Leigh Whannell, the director of The Invisible Man, is in negotiations to direct The Green Hornet and Kato film for a Hollywood studio.Whannell will direct the film from a screenplay by David Koepp, who is best known for writing blockbusters such as Jurassic Park, Indiana Jones, and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Carlitos Way, Mission: Impossible, and Spider-Man if finalized.In 2020, Amasia's universal optioned rights to The Green Hornet were acquired by co-founders Michael Helfant and Bradley Gallo, who took over the motion picture franchise from the original creator's family in a competitive bidding war.The Green Hornet first appeared in the 1930s as a radio show based on the comrade character Britt Reid, the owner and publisher of a newspaper.

In 1966, a television show based on the characters premiered in the United States and introduced legendary martial artist Bruce Lee as Reid's sidekick Kato.In 2011, the last Green Hornet movie was released.Seth Rogen as Reid and Jay Chou as Kato were featured in the film, which was produced by Michel Gondry.Elisabeth Moss and Oliver Jackson-Cohen were among Elisabeth Moss' and Oliver Jackson-Cohen's most recent film roles.

Insidious: Chapter 3 and Upgrade are among his other directorial credits.