First Live-Action LUPIN III Trailer

First Live-Action LUPIN III Trailer

We've seen official images and even seen some snippets of official footage but we now have our first official live-action Lupin III trailer. The film is directed by Ryūhei Kitamura and stars Shun Oguri as Lupin.


live-action Lupin III movie-Lupi
Live-action Lupin the Third movie
Lupin III (ルパン三世 Rupan Sansei), is a 1967 Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Monkey Punch (Katō Kazuhiko) that follows the incredible feats and adventures of Arsène Lupin III, the grandson of Arsène Lupin, the gentleman thief of Maurice Leblanc's series which is often described as a French counterpart to Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes. Considered the world's greatest thief, Lupin III, travels the globe, stealing priceless objects and announcing his intentions via calling card before pulling off the heist. Joining him are expert marksman and Lupin right-hand man right-hand man Daisuke Jige, master swordsman Goemon Ishikawa XIII who is said to possess a sword and skills that can cut anything and femme fatale Fujiko Mine, fellow thief and Lupin love interest. Pursuing them across the globe is Inspector Koichi Zenigata, who has made it his life mission to catch the master thief. Shun Oguri will play the lead role of Lupin. Tetsuji Tamayama (Casshern) will play the pistol- wielding Daisuke Jigen, while Gou Ayano (Rurouni Kenshin) is playing the skilled swordsman Goemon Ishikawa. The seductive temptress and Lupin love-interest Fujiko Mine will be played by Meisa Kuroki (Crow Zero II). Actor Tadanobu Asano, last seen in Thor: The Dark World as Hogun the Grim, is playing Detective Kōichi Zenigata.  Ryūhei Kitamura (Godzilla: Final Wars) is directing from a script written by Mataichirō Yamamoto (Crows Zero). Rounding out the cast are Jerry Yan (Meteor Garden) who is playing an original character named Michael Lee, a character described as an adversarial rival of Lupin's. Also starring are South Korean singer Kim Joon and Thailand actor Thanayong Wongtrakul (The Man from Nowhere). Filming is taking place in Japan and Thailand. The film will be released in Japan on August 30th.
Visit Our Other Sites!
Posted By:
Mark Julian
Member Since 6/8/2011
Filed Under "Anime & Manga" 4/26/2014
DISCLAIMER: ComicBookMovie.com is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
Grid View List View
Smashing New IMAX Posters For GHOST IN THE SHELL Feature Scarlett Johansson's The Major And Robo Geisha Smashing New IMAX Posters For GHOST IN THE SHELL Feature Scarlett Johansson's The Major And Robo Geisha
Two IMAX one-sheets for the live-action remake of Ghost in The Shell have been released. One features The Major (Scarlett Johansson), while the other gives us a new look at that creepy robotic Geisha... - RorMachine
Scarlett Johansson Talks GHOST IN THE SHELL Diversity; See Photos From Her Playboy Photoshoot Scarlett Johansson Talks GHOST IN THE SHELL Diversity; See Photos From Her Playboy Photoshoot
Ghost in the Shell looks like a fun movie, but the decision to cast a white actress as the Major has caused quite a stir. Here, Scarlett Johansson addresses that and why it works within the story... - JoshWilding
Watch The Amazing New Trailer For GHOST IN THE SHELL Starring Scarlett Johansson Watch The Amazing New Trailer For GHOST IN THE SHELL Starring Scarlett Johansson
Paramount Pictures has released a new full-length trailer for Ghost in the Shell, and it offers up our best look yet at the movie as Scarlett Johansson battles all manner of larger than life threats... - JoshWilding