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LUPIN III Gets A Spectacular New Trailer!

LUPIN III Gets A Spectacular New Trailer!

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By: @FilmCombatSyndicate Director Ryuhei Kitamura's newest contribution to live action storytelling has a glossy new full trailer this week for the forthcoming release of Lupin III. Written by Mataichiro Yamamoto, the film is based on the original 1967 manga by Monkey Punch and other mediums in the years that followed, now presenting another new epic scope into the eponymous crime caper story with actor Shun Ogiri leading a cast in this new, multilingual origin tale that illustrates how Lupin's team comes together. And it does so on a pretty large scale with shots in various parts of Asia, including Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand. (more…)
Live Action LUPIN III Directed by Ryuhei Kitamura

Live Action LUPIN III Directed by Ryuhei Kitamura

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Moviegoers in Japan can expect renowned director Hiyao Miyazaki's 1979 Lupin III film, The Castle Of Cagliostro, to be re-released with a new digital remastering as soon as May 9, with other territories to follow suit. This week, however, it was during a recent exclusive TBS morning broadcast that the first footage from Azumi (2003) director Ryuhei Kitamura's own upcoming live action adaptation of the initial Monkey Punch manga went public, featuring lead actor and fellow Azumi co-star Shun Ogiri in the title role. (more…)