Roles announced for Roy Mustang, Winry Rockbell, Maes Hughes, and more
Daily Cyzo, a Japanese entertainment publication, is reporting that more roles for the upcoming 2017 live-action Fullmetal Alchemist film have been cast. The cast members thus far revealed include:
- Ryosuke Yamada as Edward Elric.
- Tsubasa Honda as Winry Rockbell.
- Dean Fujioka as Roy Mustang.
- Ryûta Satô as Captain Maes Hughes.
- Yo Oizumi as Major Shou Tucker.
- Yasuko Matsuyuki as Lust.
- Kanata Hongō as Envy.
- And Shinji Uchiyama as Gluttony.
ハガレン実写化キャスト決定— ことね (@SH_APTX) April 1, 2016
Twitter user Kotone put together this handy reference visual linking the actors to their roles:
Additionally, sources connected to the film stated that the plot for the first half of the upcoming film will faithfully reproduce the story of the original Fullmetal Alchemist manga by Hiromu Arakawa. The film will digress in the 2nd half into an original story, although further details could not be provided for fear of spoilers.
The live-action Fullmetal Alchemist film will be directed Fumihiko Sori and is aiming to be released in Japanese theaters in 2017.
Daily Cyzo via Excite News
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