Afro Samurai: Resurrection's U.S. TV Premiere Dated

posted on by Egan Loo

The American television network Spike TV has announced that the Afro Samurai: Resurrection movie's premiere is set for Sunday, January 25. 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) have joined Samuel L. Jackson on the cast. RZA will also return 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.

Thank you to Peter Saunders for the news tip.

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