Encore Films Posts Trailer for Live-Action The Promised Neverland Film
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Encore Films began streaming an English- and Chinese-subtitled trailer for its screening of the live-action film of Kaiu Shirai and Posuka Demizu's The Promised Neverland manga on Friday. The film will open in Singapore on December 18.
The film will also open in Japan on December 18.
19-year-old actress Minami Hamabe (live-action anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day special's Menma, live-action Saki film's title role, Hello World film's Ruri Ichigyō) is starring in the film as Emma. 13-year-old Jyo Kairi (live-action My Little Monster and Erased) and 17-year-old Rihito Itagaki (Show by Rock!! stage musical) are playing Ray and Norman, respectively.
Yūichirō Hirakawa (live-action ERASED film, live-action Rookies series) is directing the film. Noriko Gotou is penning the film's script. Hirakawa and Gotou worked together on the live-action Erased film.
Actress Keiko Kitagawa (right in image below, live-action Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon's Sailor Mars, Paradise Kiss) will play Isabella ("Mama"), while comedian Naomi Watanabe (left, live-action KANNAsa-n!'s Kanna Suzuki) will play Krone.
Entertainment news websites reported in June that Amazon is developing a separate, English-language live-action series adaptation of the manga.
Source: Encore Films' YouTube channel