"Fullmetal Alchemist" Live-Action Film Announces December 1 Release

Directed by Fumihiko Sori (Ping Pong, Vexille,Ashita no Joe )

The official website for the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's Hagane no Renkinjutsushi/Fullmetal Alchemist manga today posted a clear photo of Alphonse Elric created with CG. The voice cast for the character, previously voiced by Rie Kugimiya in the anime series, has not yet been revealed. According the report, the CG Al was created with a new visual technology that was invented for the film, and Fullmetal Alchemist is the first Japanese film uses the technology. 


And it is also confirmed that the highly anticipated film will be released on December 1, 2017. In Japan, all the major movie chains hold the "First Day" discount on the 1st of the month, selling tickets for 1,100 yen, 700 yen cheaper than the regular 1,800 yen price. The official Twitter explains the choice of the day is "to deliver the film as many fans of the manga series and movies as possible."


As reported, 23-year-old Ryosuke Yamada, a member of Japanese idol group Hey! Say! JUMP, is cast as

the protagonist Edward Elric. Its three-month shooting was already finished in Japan in August 2016, and

it is now in post-production. 






Source: "Fullmetal Achemist" live-action film official website, Twitter


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