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Funimation announced on Tuesday that it will host a red carpet premiere event for the Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos film at the Downtown Independent Theater in Los Angeles on January 20. The event will include the red carpet event, the film screening, and a Q&A with director Kazuya Murata, BONES president Masahiko Minami, ADR Director Mike McFarland, and members of the North American voice cast including Vic Mignogna.
Funimation is hosting a contest for an all-expense paid trip for two to the premiere.
Funimation and Eleven Arts are hosting a North American theatrical run of the film in January. The film will be screened in both English-subtitled and English-dubbed formats. Fans may use Eventful.com to ask for screenings in their local areas.
The Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos film premiered in Japan on July 2. Murata appeared at Otakon 2011 in July for the North American premiere of the film. Funimation announced its license of the film in May, and it plans to release the film on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in spring 2012.