The official website for the live-action film adaptation of the Terra Formars sci-fi action manga series today posted a new 50-second teaser introducing its main cast. Most of the non-Japanese characters' nationalities are changed to Japanese, and the film's spoken language is confirmed as Japanese. Check the latest clip after the jump.
The live-action Terra Formars film has released a new key visual featuring the key members of the cast in costume. Hit the jump to check it out.
Director Takashi Miike won the award for "Best Director of a Foreign Film, Global" at the 6th Annual Oaxaca FilmFest in Oaxaca, Mexico, for his work on the 2015 action-comedy, Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War of the Underworld. Hit the jump to learn more.
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, Kami-sama no Iu Toori,and recent Tachibana and Yū Sasuga's violent sci-fi TerraFormars, now has another big manga project on his slate: Hiroaki Samura's Blade of the Immortal.
Takashi Miike returns to his infamously shocking roots from the likes of Ichi the Killer with this year's Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War Of The Underworld. “Say good-bye to wimpy and boring Japanese movies,” said Miike in a statement announcing the new film. With Samuel Goldwyn Films planning an October 9, 2015 release in North America, IGN has posted the "Red Band" (r-rated) English trailer for the film.
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.