All Nippon Entertainment Works and Japanese partner Nippon TV have teamed up Chris and Paul Weitz’s Depth of Field to develop and produce an English-language remake of Takashi Miike’s action thriller Shield Of Straw. This is the third project being developed between the collaboration following e horror Ghost Train and thriller Birthright. More after the jump.
Takashi Miike returns to his infamously shocking roots from the likes of Ichi the Killer with this year's Yakuza Apocalypse. “Say good-bye to wimpy and boring Japanese movies,” said Miike in a statement announcing the new film. “Nobody asked me, but I’ve decided on my own to return to my roots and start a riot!” This is now coming to North America thanks to Samuel Goldwyn Films.
The official website for the live-action film adaptation of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga series today posted its first poster visual and a 30-second teaser to introduce the set of the spaceship which cost about 100 million yen (80,700 US dollars) to build. Check the clip after the jump.
Following Hideaki Ito as the protagonist Shokichi Komachi, the official website for the upcoming Terra Formars live-action film has announced 12 cast for other characters. It is also confirmed that most of the non-Japanese characters' nationalities are changed to Japanese. Check the latest information after the jump.
The official website for the live-action film adaptation of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga series created by Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenichi Tachibana (art) has announced that 39-year-old actor Hideaki Ito to play the protagonist character Shokichi Komachi. Hit the jump for more details.
Takashi Miike's newest film, Yakuza Apocalyps: The Great War of the Underworld, hsa been selected to play as part of the Director's Fortnight programming track at the Cannes Film Festival. Hit the jump to learn more.
It is officially announced today on February 12 that a live-action adaptation film of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga series created by Yu Sasuga (story) and Kenichi Tachibana (art) is in the works for 2016. Warner Brothers Japan (Death Note, Rurouni Kenshin) will distribute it. Hit the jump for more details.
Takashi Miike, the prolific and shocking director whose reputation exploded internationally with the adaptation of manga Ichi the Killer, also attached to adaptations of manga Salaryman Kintaro, MPD Psycho, Crows Zero, Mogura no Uta and Kami-sama no Iu Toori, is now slated to adapt Kenichi Tachibana and Yū Sasuga's violent sci-fi TerraFormars. More after the jump.
Takashi Miike looks return to his infamously shocking roots from the likes of Ichi the Killer with 2015's Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War Of The Underworld, and it's now been picked up by Paris-based Backup Media for European distribution along with Sabu’s Ten no chasuke and Ifa Isfansyah’s The Golden Cane Warrior. More after the jump.
Following a screening at American Film Market, Shout Factory! announced the license of Takashi Miike's Over Your Dead Body. The deal covers digital, home entertainment, broadcast and theatrical for cross-platform releases in the U.S. and Canada. More after the jump.
A new, full trailer for prolific director Takashi Miike's take on Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Akeji Fujimura's As the Gods Will manga is now online via the film's official website. Hit the jump for more.