The story of Edward and Alphonse Elric begins yet again. Fumihiko Sori will direct the film (he did the 2012 Dragon Age anime movie, based on the video games) for a 2017 release; Ryosuke Yamada, member of the J-pop/idol group Hey! Say! JUMP will star as Ed. This isn't unwelcome news, but it is unexpected. Both the manga series and the second anime series ended in 2010, so it's kind of weird that they have decided to make a live-action adaptation now. But, again, it's not unwelcome.
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