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Live-Action Fullmetal Alchemist Film Reveals New Teaser Visual Featuring Ed, Al

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Adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa's manga opens in Japan in December

The official website for the live-action film based on Hiromu Arakawa's Fullmetal Alchemist manga revealed a new teaser visual for the film on Sunday.

(Full-size image is available on the film's official website)

The staff also revealed a new still image.

The site also revealed that the first large-scale exhibition for the franchise will be held this fall.

The film will premiere in Japan in December 2017.

The film stars Ryōsuke Yamada (Hey! Say! JUMP member and live-action Assassination Classroom's Nagisa) as Edward Elric, Tsubasa Honda (live-action Blue Spring Ride's Futaba) (pictured top right in image to the right) as Winry Rockbell, and Dean Fujioka (live-action Happy Marriage!?) (pictured bottom left in image to the right) as Roy Mustang. Other cast members include:

  • Fumiyo Kohinata as General Hakuro
  • Ryuta Sato as Maes Hughes
  • Misako Renbutsu as Riza Hawkeye
  • Natsuna as Maria Ross
  • Natsuki Harada as Gracia Hughes
  • Yo Oizumi as Shou Tucker
  • Jun Kunimura as Doctor Marco
  • Yasuko Matsuyuki as Lust
  • Kanata Hongou as Envy
  • Shinji Uchiyama as Gluttony
  • Kenjiro Ishimaru as Father Cornello

Fumihiko Sori (live-action Ping Pong) is directing the film. The film tells the story of the manga in one complete film. Ed is being aged up to 20 years old; he was originally 15 in the manga. Sori told Oricon he has a deep affection for the story that tells the "truth of living," and said, "It is my dearest wish to turn this wonderful story into a film, and it is not an exaggeration to say that I am living for this reason."

The film's website revealed a teaser trailer in November.

Source: Comic Natalie


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