The films will feature a returning cast from the first live-action movie. The films headliner Ryōsuke Yamada ( Hey ! Say ! JUMP penis and live-action Assassination Classroom ‘s Nagisa ) as Edward Elric, Atomu Mizuishi ( Garo – Makai no Hana, Prince of Tennis 2nd season musicals ) as Alphonse Elric ( part and motion capture ), Tsubasa Honda ( live-action Blue Spring Ride ‘s Futaba ) as Winry Rockbell, and Dean Fujioka ( live-action Happy marriage ! ? ) as Roy Mustang .
New cast members include :
early returning cast members include :
Fumihiko Sori ( live-action Ping Pong ) is returning to direct the film.
The films commemorate the twentieth anniversary of Hiromu Arakawa ‘s original Fullmetal Alchemist manga. Theaters in Japan teased the project with the vengeance-scar.jp web site and a ocular featuring a live-action Scar ( pictured above ) .
The manga celebrated its twentieth anniversary on July 12 death class .
The foremost live-action movie opened the Tokyo International Film Festival in October 2017 for its worldly concern premiere, before opening in Japan on December 2017. The film besides screened in Japan on IMAX and 4DX screens. The film topped the Japanese box agency in its first weekend. Netflix premiered the film in February 2018.
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The film besides opened in over 190 countries around the worldly concern, including in the United States and Europe. According to the film ‘s official web site, it was the widest international opening for any japanese film — live-action or animated. ( The Japanese film industry much lists territories among “ countries ” ; for exemplar, Hong Kong is much listed individually from mainland China. ) Anime NYC screened the film ‘s United States premier as its closing film on November 2017. Sori attended the screening .
The first film tells the story in one complete film. Ed was aged up to 20 years erstwhile ; he was in the first place 15 in the manga. Alphonse is rendered in full CG .
Sources : Live-action Fullmetal Alchemist films ‘ Twitter account, Comic Natalie