Posts tagged with "American"

RWBY Volume 1 Blu-ray review

RWBY Volume 1 Blu-ray review
Rooster Teeth are known for their Halo animations Red Vs Blue and became a gamers go-to company for gameplays and funny skits. Back in 2013 the much loved and well known Monty Oum – creator of the classic Final Fantasy and Dead or Alive crossover series, Dead Fantasy – created a new series titled RWBY. It hit the animation scene with such force and created a whole new genre of anime to come from America. The story follows a young girl by... 

First trailer of The Prince staring Bi-Rain

First trailer of The Prince staring Bi-Rain
Known in American movies by his real name Jung Ji Hoon, legendary K-pop idol Bi-Rain can be seen on the first teaser release for the new star studded Lionsgate movie The Prince. This is not be the first time that Bi-Rain has starred in an American movie. His first taste of the US movie scene was as Taejo Togokahn the rookie racer in the 2008 movie adaptation of Speed Racer. He then made a big name for himself when he starred as adult Raizo in the... 

Spike Lee’s Oldboy Gets Teaser Poster

Spike Lee’s Oldboy Gets Teaser Poster
For the movie buffs out there, it has been a growing concern that Park Chan Wook‘s classic movie Oldboy would be getting an American remake. Well now a teaser poster has been released showing an iconic part of the movie. With Spike Lee as the new director, the film was shot last year and stars Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, and Josh Brolin.  For those who don’t know, the original movie was part of Park Chan Wook‘s ‘Vengeance’... 

Akaneiro: Demon Hunters

Akaneiro: Demon Hunters
Announced back in April Akaneiro went a little ‘under the radar’ until now. Developers Spicy Horse have looked to put their colourful and picturesque twist on the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Bear in mind this is from the same developer of the artistic and somewhat frightening American McGee’s Alice: Madness Returns. This iteration takes its setting from Feudal Japan and seems a little more slash happy than the American interpretations.... 

Akira Film Production Slows

Akira Film Production Slows
The American live-action re-make of the classic anime Akira, keeps facing setbacks. From staff being let go; to one the biggest names for a role, as well as their director, leaving the project. Keanu Reeves (The Matrix, The Day the Earth Stood Still), has officially turned down an acting role within the film, despite him being a popular choice. There have been numerous other casting rumours since the film was confirmed to be in production by Warner... 

Noir Live-Action Green Lit

Noir Live-Action Green Lit
It  would appear that making anime into live action dramas is becoming a serious business. After the news of Ouran High School Host Club being adapted into a drama (see our news post here); MCM Buzz has also learnt that the classic gun-slinging anime Noir, is also to have a live-action remake. Except that this time, the remake will be American and not Japanese. The 2001 anime was a huge success and tells the story of two young female assassins:... 

Exclusive: Futurama Blast into MCM EXPO This May!

Exclusive: Futurama Blast into MCM EXPO This May!
The MCM Buzz is excited to announce a major new panel featuring some of the cast of the hit TV show, Futurama, to the already growing line up of this May’s MCM Expo! The panel which run on the Saturday and Sunday will feature voice artists Billy West (Philip J.Fry aka Fry), Phil La Marr (Hermes Conrad), Lauren Tom (Amy Wong) and Maurice La Marche (Kif Kroker). Futurama is the American animated science fiction sitcom from the brains behind the Simpsons,... 
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