Ramayan 3392 AD coming to the big screen
Per the Hollywood Reporter, John Collee has been tapped to adapt the story about a legendary blue-skinned warrior who in mythology is an incarnation of the god Vishnu fighting to save his love from demonic forces.
The trade also reports that the comic also is being developed as a multiplayer online game by Sony Online Entertainment.
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