News website Deadline has reported that Marc Webb (The Amazing Spider-Man, 500 Days of Summer) is directing the planned live-action Hollywood adaptation of Makoto Shinkai's your name. anime film. Lowdown of the planned film: Paramount Pictures and J. J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions is producing the new film. Genki Kawamura, the anime film's producer, is also being credited as co-producer.. Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Eric Heisserer (Arrival, Bird box) is penning the script.. Heisserer earlier stated that the Japanese rights holders requested a Westernized take on the source material. "They stated if they wanted a Japanese live-action version, they would just do it themselves," he said. "But they want to see it through the lens of a western viewpoint."