Star Light, Star Bright, Where are the Knights of the Zodiac Tonight?

When Baginski is more caught up with Sony’s God of War for inspiration than to bring in full Wuxia style action in Knights of the Zodiac, what’s presented isn’t all that exciting

Knights of the Zodiac Movie PosterMaybe some long beloved classic anime series should not be adapted to live-action. Technically, that hasn’t stopped some American producers from bringing the best IPs to the big screen, like Alita. When the original studio is involved, sometimes what’s made is a mixed bag. To find the right talents to helm a live action take means checking on their credentials. Knights of Zodiac suffers because Tomasz Baginski’s involvement with The Witcher is a far cry from what this IP represents.

I was hoping for more high stake concerns in the vein of Gods of Egypt instead of a cyberpunk style wannabe Power Rangers episode. That’s because there’s often five warriors working together to honour the name of Athena. But even then, there’s others who will tarnish her role in history; she’s hardly a threat if I remember the series premise correctly. 

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