Live-Action Attack on Titan Acquired by FUNimation for Fall American Release; Plus New Images

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Based on the mega popular Manga series (and Anime), the upcoming Attack on Titan film is directed by Shinji Higuchi and stars Haruma Miura and Kiko Mizuhara. The two-part big screen adaptation debuts in Japan August 1 and September 19, 2015.

FUNimation has announced that they’ve secured the rights to Attack on Titan for  theatrical, home entertainment, video on demand and broadcast rights. Director Shinji Higuchi is set to appear at San Diego Comic Con Sunday, July 12, at 1:00 p.m. PST at FUNimation’s booth (#4135).

Following this the film will make it’s North American debut at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, CA on Tuesday, July 14. Haruma Miura (Eren) and Kiko Mizuhara (Mikasa) will also be on hand for the special screening. 

“FUNimation is honored to host the world premiere of Attack on Titan here in the United States with Toho. Attack on Titan is truly a worldwide phenomenon and we are excited to bring the live action movie to theaters across the Americas later this fall.” – said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and President of FUNimation Entertainment. 

After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Jaegar vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction.

Still from "Attack on Titan" live action movie. (PRNewsFoto/FUNimation Entertainment)
Still from “Attack on Titan” live action movie. (PRNewsFoto/FUNimation Entertainment)
Still from "Attack on Titan" live action movie. (PRNewsFoto/FUNimation Entertainment)
Still from “Attack on Titan” live action movie. (PRNewsFoto/FUNimation Entertainment)
Still from "Attack on Titan" live action movie. (PRNewsFoto/FUNimation Entertainment)
Still from “Attack on Titan” live action movie. (PRNewsFoto/FUNimation Entertainment)

Source: FUNimation

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