Live Action Fullmetal Alchemist Film Announced

Warner Brothers has recently announced that they will be producing a live action adaptation film of the Full Metal Alchemist.   The film will begin its production in Italy and will finish in the second half of August in Japan.  The film is stated to premiere in Japan in Winter 2017.  The film will be directed by Fumihiko Sori and has stated that while the cast is Japanese she wants  “… to create a style that follows the original manga as much as possible. The cast is entirely Japanese, but the cultural background is Europe. However, it’s a style that doesn’t represent a specific race or country.” 

The current confirmed cast members include:

  • Ryōsuke Yamada – Edward Elric
  • Tsubasa Honda – Winry
  • Dean Fujioka – Roy Mustang
  • Fumiyo Kohinata – General Hakuro
  • Ryuta Sato – Maes Hughes
  • Misako Renbutsu – Riza Hawkeye
  • Natsuna – Maria Ross
  • Natsuki Harada – Gracia Hughes
  • Yo Oizumi – Shou Tucker
  • Jun Kunimura – Doctor Marco
  • Yasuko Matsuyuki  – Lust
  • Kanata Hongou – Envy
  • Shinji Uchiyama – Gluttony
  • Kenjiro Ishimaru – Father Cornello

Currently the casting for Alphonse has not been confirmed, however its been stated by Fumihiko Sori that fans will not be disappointed.

Source :

ANN, Warner Bros

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