News 2011 FMA Film, Onigamiden, Priest Trailers Streamed
posted on 2011-03-27 15:17 EDT by Egan Loo
The official website for the Fullmetal Alchemist: Milos no Sei-Naru Hoshi movie began streaming the second set of teaser trailers (in 60-second and 30-second versions) on Saturday. The teaser trailers and the official website also confirmed that L'Arc-en-Ciel will perform the theme song for the film, just as the group did for the first Fullmetal Alchemist television series and film.
Kazuya Murata (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion assistant director) is directing off a script by Yuichi Shimpo (Whiteout). Kenichi Konishi (Tokyo Godfathers) is adapting the character designs from Hiromu Arakawa's original manga at the studio Bones (Eureka Seven). The film will open in Japan on July 2.
Sony Pictures Japan began streaming a trailer for the Onigamiden historical anime film on the YouTube website on Friday. Hirotsugu Kawasaki and Studio Pierrot's film revolves around a 15-year-old boy who travels back in time — over 1,200 years ago to the Heian period — and faces a war between oni (demons) and humans in the former Japanese capital of Kyoto.
The anime adapts a 2004 two-volume novel by the same name from author Takafumi Takada. After being delayed from its earlier October 2010 release date, the film will open in Japan on April 29.
The official Facebook account for Scott Stewart's loose live-action adaptation of the Korean manhwa Priest began streaming a new preview on March 17. Hyung Min-woo created the original manhwa that Tokyopop released in North America. The trailer features Paul Bettany as the titular priest Ivan Isaacs, Cam Gigandet as Sheriff Hicks, Maggie Q as the Priestess, Lily Collins as Isaacs' kidnapped niece Lucy, and Karl Urban as Black Hat.
Image © Hiromu Arakawa/Hagaren the Movie 2011
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