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