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Madhouse's New Redline Anime Film Trailer Streamed

posted on by Egan Loo
Film by Animatrix's Takeshi Koike to run in Texas this week, in California next month

The YouTube website's official channel for Takeshi Koike and MADHOUSE's Redline anime film has begun streaming a new 105-second special trailer on Sunday. The film, which follows the deadliest car race in known space, will open in Japan on October 9 after advance screenings at international film festivals. Koike (The Animatrix's "World Record") is collaborating with writer Katsuhito Ishii (Piroppo, Trava) on this project. Leading the cast are SMAP's Takuya Kimura (Howl's Moving Castle, live-action Space Battleship Yamato), Tadanobu Asano (Ichi the Killer, Tokyo Zombie), and Yū Aoi (Honey and Clover, Tekkonkinkreet).

Manga Entertainment will be releasing the film in North America. The Fantastic Fest will hold the North American premiere of the film on September 23 and September 29 in Austin, Texas. The film will also play at the NEW PEOPLE Entertainment center's Viz Cinema in San Francisco's Japantown next month.

Image © 2010 Katsuhito Ishii, Gastonia, MADHOUSE/Redline Production Committee

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