Heat Vision is reporting that Warner Bros. is in negotiations for the movie rights to Bleach, a weekly Japanese manga, written and drawn by Tite Kubo.
Warner Bros. picking up some Bleach
Peter Segal is in negotiations to produce the adaptation with Viz Media.
The story centers on a 15-year-old boy who has the ability to see ghosts and meets a female Soul Reaper, a member of an order that escorts the souls of the dead. A fight with an evil spirit causes the Reaper to transfer all her power to the boy, leaving her stranded in the human world and the boy taking over her job as a fighter of evil.
No production date has been set.