SDCC'14: Take A Look At The First Poster For KITE

IGN have just debuted the first one-sheet for the upcoming live-action remake of Yasuomi Umetsu's controversial 1998 Japanese anime, Kite, which stars Samuel L. Jackson and India Eisley. Check it out after the jump.

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By Mark "RorMachine" Cassidy - 7/24/2014
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A cult classic, by Yasuomi Umetsu, renowned for its stylistically graphic depictions of violent action and sensuality, concerns a young woman named Sawa who, after the murder of her parents, is taken off the streets by a crooked, Svengali-like detective employing homeless children to do his dirty work. Trained to kill, she exacts street justice against the detective’s chosen targets, until she is able to break free of the abusive and manipulative control he has over her.

Kite stars Samuel L. Jackson as Karl Aker, India Eisley as Sawa, Callan McAuliffe as Oburi, Russel Savadier as Old Boy, Jaco Muller as Kratsov, Liam J. Stratton as Sawa's Father and Keci Eatock as Young Sawa. The movie hits DirecTV on August 28th, and VOD and theatres on October 10th.
Source: IGN
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MrSuperheromoviefan - 7/24/2014, 12:24 PM
it's not a manga, it's anime
Cles - 7/24/2014, 12:25 PM
Intrigued
DudeGuyMan - 7/24/2014, 12:29 PM
MANGANIME
Gusto - 7/24/2014, 12:47 PM

Never heard of it.
AxeEffect - 7/24/2014, 12:48 PM
KITE was awesome, I am lookin forward to this
CookieKid247 - 7/24/2014, 12:54 PM
Never heard of it but that synopsis seems EPIC!
Kyos - 7/24/2014, 12:58 PM
KITE is some sick shit. :O














And yeah, I kinda enjoyed it. ^^
MrFridayNights - 7/24/2014, 1:04 PM
Wow biggest surprise in comic con
darthgeekboy - 7/24/2014, 1:11 PM
ummmm no...............biggest surprise in comic con would be if GORDON SUMNER showed up.
Gandhi - 7/24/2014, 1:27 PM
The biggest surprise in Comic con would be that DC, Fox and Marvel decided not to announce anything.
TheAmarilloBlack - 7/24/2014, 3:05 PM
@darth

LMAO yeah, cuz everyone is anxiously awaiting Gordy to step food in a WWE ring for the first time ever
HypeMusheen - 7/24/2014, 3:05 PM
Johnny Storm
campblood - 7/24/2014, 6:39 PM
that is the dumbest gun design ever . how are the shells supposed to eject

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