Deadline: Ghost in the Shell Film Will Lose At Least US$60 Million
Film has earned US$73 million globally as of Wednesday, with stated budget of US$110 million Entertainment news website Deadline reported on Wednesday that Paramount Pictures‘ live-action Ghost in the Shell film is tracking with a US$60 million loss. While the movie’s stated budget is US$110 million, Deadline said some... Read more
Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist Film’s 2nd Teaser Shows Ed, Al as Children
Film based on Hiromu Arakawa‘s manga premieres December 1 in Japan Warner Bros. Japan began streaming a second teaser trailer the live-action film of Hiromu Arakawa‘s Fullmetal Alchemist manga on Friday. The trailer shows young Edward and Alphonse’s attempt to bring their mother back to life with alchemy, and... Read more
The Royal Tutor Stage Musical’s Cast Visual, September Debut Revealed
Musical stars same main cast as anime The staff for the stage musical of Higasa Akai‘s The Royal Tutor (Ōshitsu Kyōshi Heine or Königliche Familie Lehrer) manga unveiled a main cast visual and the debut date on Wednesday. The musical will run at Tokyo’s Zepp Blue Theater Roppongi from... Read more
Naoshi Arakawa’s Your Lie in April Manga Gets Stage Play in August
Play runs in Tokyo & Osaka until September 10 The May issue of Kodansha‘s Monthly Shonen Magazine is revealing on Thursday that a stage play adaptation of Naoshi Arakawa‘s Your Lie in April (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso) manga has been green-lit. The play will have live musical performances.... Read more
2nd Live-Action March comes in like a lion Film’s Trailer Previews Theme Song
Sakura Fujiwara performs “Haru no Uta” song for April 22 film The official website for the live-action films based on Chika Umino‘s March comes in like a lion (Sangatsu no Lion) manga began streaming a trailer for the second film on Tuesday. The video previews the second film’s theme... Read more
Voltron: Legendary Defender Season 3 Slated for 2017
Prince Lotor teased as next antagonist Showrunner Joaquim Dos Santos confirmed during a WonderCon panel last Saturday that Voltron: Legendary Defender, Netflix and Dreamworks‘ animated series reimagining of the 1980s Voltron series, will return for a third season later this year. The previous season and the guests on the... Read more
Live-Action Ghost in the Shell Film Earns US$40.1 Million Overseas in Opening Weekend
Film opens in Japan this Friday The Box Office Mojo film news website estimates that Paramount Pictures‘ live-action Ghost in the Shell film has earned the equivalent of US$40.1 million outside the United States as of April 2. The film premiered in more than 50 international markets this past... Read more
ReLIFE Live-Action Film’s TV Spots Preview Songs
Film opens with Sonoko Inoue’s songs on April 15 Shochiku began streaming two television spots for the live-action film of Yayoiso‘s ReLIFE manga on Monday. The videos feature the film’s insert song “Message” and ending theme song “Sakura” by Sonoko Inoue. Taishi Nakagawa, who plays Arata in the film,... Read more
Live-Action Blade of the Immortal Film’s Music Video Features Miyavi’s Theme Song
Film opens on April 29 in Japan Warner Brothers Japan began streaming a trailer for the live-action film of Hiroaki Samura‘s Blade of the Immortal “neo period drama” manga on Sunday. The video previews the film’s theme song “Live to Die Another Day ~Sonzai Shōmei~” (Live to Die Another... Read more
Love and Lies Manga Also Gets Live-Action Film This Fall
Film features original characters, story starring Takumi Kitamura, Aoi Morikawa, Kanta Satō A live-action film adaptation of Musawo‘s Love and Lies (Koi to Uso) manga has been green-lit. The film is slated for this fall. The cast includes (from left to right): Takumi Kitamura as Yūto Shiba, Aoi’s childhood... Read more