Saturday , 26 September 2020

Live-Action News

Finally some news about Bleach live-action movie

Bleach Live Action Movie

The live-action movie adaptation of Bleach has been a rather dormant project up to now, even though Warner Bros. had acquired the live-action feature rights a couple of years ago or something… But at last, a sign of life shines through, thanks to a Variety report that’s …

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Hidamari no Ki Gets Live-Action movie

Hayato Ichihara

Hayato Ichihara (Saru Lock, Rookies, Onmyoji II) and Hiroki Narimiya (Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Gokusen, NANA) will star opposite each other for the first time in the live-action television adaptation of Osamu Tezuka's samurai manga Hidamari no Ki (Tree in the Sun).

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Kodoku no Gourmet live-action film green-lit

The publisher Fusosha announced on Monday that a live-action television adaptation of Masayuki Kusumi and Jiro Taniguchi’s Kodoku no Gourmet (Solitary Gourmet) cuisine manga has been green-lit for next spring. The manga follows a solitary salesman as he travels all over Japan and samples the local cuisine.

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Ken Watanabe offered Akira role

Warner Bros was unable to close the deal with Gary Oldman, which they have previously approached for the role of Colonel. Reports from Twitch entertainment news site says that now they approached Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Batman Begins, Inception) for the role of Colonel in the …

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Interview: Gary Oldman’s offer for Akira role

This Monday, MTV News posted an interview with the well-known actor Gary Oldman ( Fifth Element, Dark Knight Trilogy, Harry Potter , Planet 51, Lost in Space), that included some questions about Gary Oldman’s offer for a role in the new upcoming live-action film adaptation of Katsuhiro …

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Nip/Tuck’s Jablonski to Run Live-Action Noir


The entertainment news website Deadline reported on Thursday that Sean Jablonski has replaced Steven Lightfoot as the showrunner of the live-action television adaptation of the Noir anime. (The showrunner, as the Writers Guild of America puts it, is “in charge of pre-production, production, and post-production. In other …

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Live-Action Akira Film Green-Lit by Warner


The Variety entertainment trade magazine is reporting on Wednesday that Warner Bros. has green-lit the live-action film adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira manga. Production on what Variety describes as a “potential tentpole project” is set to begin in late February or early March. (A “tentpole” franchise is …

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Manga Sutra – Futari H Gets Live-Action Film Sequel

The staff and cast of the live-action film adaptation of Aki Katsu’s Futari Ecchi (Futari H) romantic comedy manga announced on Sunday that a film sequel has been green-lit. The announcement was made at the event marking the release of the first film’s DVD. The manga follows …

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Kisei Jūi Suzune Manga Gets Live-Action Film

Haruki’s mobile phone manga Kisei Jūi Suzune (Parasite Doctor Suzune) will get a live-action film adaptation released this fall. Actress Rei Yoshii (Bleach Rock Musical’s Inoue Orihime) will star in the titular role, and Ryu Kaneda (Video Girl Ai, Negima! Magister Negi Magi) will direct the film …

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