Yamada Ryosuke reprises his role in two-part FMA live-action movie; co-stars with Mackenyu

Yamada Ryosuke is back as Edward Elric in the final two-part installment of Fullmetal Alchemist 2022 live-action movie. The two parts, namely Revenge Scar and Lost Forge, will premiere on May 20 and June 24 respectively. Aside from Hey! Say! Jump! member Yamada Ryosuke, most of the cast in the 2017 live-action film will be reprising their roles for the 2022 movie. Tsubasa Honda plays as Winry Rockbell, Fujioka Dean as Roy Mustang, Renbutsu Misako as Riza Hawkeye, Sato Ryuta as Maes Hughes, Hongo Kanata as Envy, and Uchiyama Shinji as Gluttony. Mackenyu will portray Scar, one of the villains in the original work. It is said that the last episode of the anime will be depicted in the second part of the movie.


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Additional cast members include big-name actors such as Uchino Seiyo, Tachi Hiroshi, Watanabe Keisuke, Kuroshima Yuina, Kakei Toshio, Yamamoto Koji, Kuriyama Chiaki, Yamada Yuki, Nakama Yukie, Fubuki Jun, Fujiki Naohito, Okunuki Kaoru, Terada Kokoro, Ron Monroe, Ryoga Haruhi, Onuki Yusuke, Mizuishi Atomu, Takahashi Tsutomu, Horiuchi Keiko, Maruyama Tomomi, Hiraoka Yuuta, Maro Akaji, Owada Shinya, and Sugimoto Tetta. Director Sori Fumihiko continues to direct the two-part live-action film from 2017.

One of the most celebrated manga of all time, Fullmetal Alchemist by Arakawa Hiromu explores the world of state alchemists, in particular the Elric brothers' search for the Philosopher's Stone to undo the grave consequences of a failed human transmutation. The first Fullmetal Alchemist live-action movie premiered on December 1, 2017, in theaters in Japan, recording a box-office revenue of 1.2 billion yen. The plot centers on finding the legendary Philosopher's Stone to help the Edward and Alphonse Elric brothers retrieve what they have lost. It is currently available on Netflix.

Watch the 100-sec trailer here: (without English subtitles)

Source/s: Natalie.mu, Dorama World


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