Alright, I'll be honest with you. I have mixed feelings about this.
Gantz, my beloved series, is leaping into the big screens. Update New Teaser
Just a short update for those of you who are actually wanting to see this movie. As for me and this little clip... not making me anymore excited than I already am (and that isn't much....)
Kei Kurono will be played by Kazunari Ninomiya who well... (Dear Lord
Masaru Kato will be played by Ken'ichi Matsuyama (Played L
in Death Note, played Krauser
in DMC etc)
The reason I have mixed emotions about this is, while the selection for who plays who could have been WAY better... it *is* going to be done by the same studio that produced 20th Century Boys (which was extremely well shot if you ask me) and the studio that covered Summer wars
will be involved in the CG so I think they just MIGHT be able to pull this off.
But honestly, I can't help but see failure after seeing who is playing who. With Gantz in its "Final Phase" could Oku be trying to cash in on the manga before it ends? Could this mean the manga will at least last until the movies are released? The first movie is due out around January in 2011 and then the second the following spring.
For those of you who haven't taken the Gantz
plunge try reading it
. Here's a little (and old) trailer for some Gantz DVDs - not the movie trailer
... Here's hoping it's at least better than this :D.source
P.s. If you're wondering how the Japanese are taking it, they aren't happy...
EDIT - I edited in the red because people seem to be confusing the DVDs for the actual movie trailer ><