Debuting on WB’s Japanese site, a new teaser trailer for the upcoming live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie has been released.
The trailer features Ryōsuke Yamada in costume as the alchemist Edward Elric, as well as his little brother Al in full CG. Based on the popular manga by Arakawa Hiromu, the movie is slated for Winter 2017 and stars Yamada Ryosuke from popular boyband Hey!Say!JUMP as Edward Elric.
In the trailer we are shown a series of clips which introduce audiences to the supernatural world of alchemy. Transmutation circles can be seen, turning everyday items into all-new materials.
Anime News Network provided the following translation:
Text: The time has come.
Text: Original work: Hiromu Arakawa
Text: Director: Fumihiko Sori (Ping Pong)
Text: Two brothers’ great journey.
Text: The legend…
Text: Finally begins.
Title Logo: Fullmetal Alchemist
Edward: I promise I’ll get our bodies back.
Text: 2017, winter.
Starring Yamada Ryosuke (Hey!Say!JUMP) as Edward Elric, Honda Tsubasa as Winry Rockbell, Dean Fujioka as Roy Mustang, Sato Ryuta as Maes Hughes, Oizumi You as Shou Tucker, Matsuyuki Yasuko as Lust, Hongo Kanata as Envy and Uchiyama Shinji as Gluttony.