News Afro Samurai: Resurrection Movie Debuts Sunday Night
posted on 2009-01-25 07:57 EST
Afro Samurai: Resurrection, the animated television movie sequel to 2007's Afro Samurai mini-series, runs on America's Spike TV network on Sunday at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Spike TV premiered Gonzo's first television anime adaptation of Takashi Okazaki's original manga in January of 2007. In the Resurrection sequel, Lucy Liu (Charlie's Angels, Kill Bill) and Mark Hamill (Star Wars) joins Samuel L. Jackson on the cast. RZA also returns to provide the soundtrack. Funimation is collaborating on the production and merchandising, and it will ship the eventual DVD release on February 3. The cast was announced at Comic-Con International in San Diego last July.
Image © Takashi Okazaki, Gonzo/GDH