Green Hornet and Kato Movie

Green Hornet and Kato movie is currently in Development

May 9, 2020 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

Michael Helfant, Bradley Gallo

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Green Hornet and Kato Plot: What's the story?

Brit Reid, a millionaire publisher, moonlights as a masked crime fighter.


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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Green Hornet and Kato?

  1. As Amasia’s co-founder Michael Helfant explained, "Universal will be a great home for our new Green Hornet and Kato. The team at Universal share our passion & enthusiasm for the property and will devote the resources to launch a truly global franchise. And, it’s very cool that Universal was the original distributor of the 1940’s movie serials. Our goal is to make a film that existing fans will love, and new fans will love to discover. With Universal, it feels like we are merging the past and the future, creating a contemporary version of the franchise that is fresh and exciting while respecting its long legacy and history. I can’t wait! (5/9/2020).”
  2. Amasia won the feature film franchise rights to the Green Hornet in January 2020 and set-up the film at Universal Pictures (5/9/2020).
  3. Director/producer Gavin O’Connor envisions Britt Reid as edgy protagonist (in the vein of Dark Knight) and hopes to jumpstart a franchise (, 11/15/16).
  4. This is unrelated to Sony’s The Green Hornet, which was directed by Michel Gondry, generating $227 million worldwide at the box office on a $120 million budget.
  5. Based on the comic books and ’60s TV series.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Green Hornet and Kato?

A look at the Green Hornet and Kato behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Gavin O'Connor last directed The Accountant and Jane Got a Gun. The film's writer Sean O'Keefe last wrote Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure and Apaches.




Bradley Gallo
Michael Helfant

Production Companies

Amasia Entertainment

Chernin Entertainment (Former)

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Production Timeline: When did the Green Hornet and Kato come together?

On or about May 9, 2020 • The film was in Development status.

On or about November 25, 2016 • The film was in Development status.

Green Hornet and Kato Release Date: When is it coming out?

Green Hornet and Kato is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
United States

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