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Rossum, Tamura, and Park join live action 'Dragon Ball Z'

The James Wong directed live action adaptation of the popular Japanese comic by Akira Toriyama has found itself three new actors. Eriko Tamura (Heroes) will play Mai while Joon Park (Speed Racer) will play Yamcha. Emmy Rossum (The Phantom of the Opera) also joins the cast. [Source: Super Hero Hype]

Jamie Chung joins 'Dragon Ball Z' live action film cast

Jamie Chung has been cast in the role of Chi-Chi in the James Wong live action motion picture adaptation of Akira Toriyama’s ‘Dragon Ball’ Japanese comic. Chung joins both James Marsters (Buffy The Vampire Slayer; Angel) and Justin Chatwin (War of the World’s) who play Piccolo and Goku respectively. The film is slated for a […]

'Justice League: The New Frontier' to Receive 2-disc Release

TV Shows on DVD is reporting (with cover art in tow) that the upcoming Justice League: The New Frontier (adapted from the Darwyn Cooke limited series of the same name) direct-to-video movie will be released with two versions. For $19.98 MSRP one can purchase the single disc edition, while for $24.98 MSRP one can purchase […]

Live Action 'Dragon Ball Z' to shoot in Durango, Mexico

Under director James Wong, 85% of the live action Dragon Ball Z motion picture will be shot in Durango, Mexico. Expected to film in 2008, the film’s FX director is Ariel Shaw. Dragon Ball Z is a late eighties-mid nineties Japanese animated franchise based off of Akira Toriyama’s original Manga, Dragon Ball, which ran for […]

"Death Note" Volume 1 Nominated for Evergreen Young Adult Book Award

Death Note, a Japanese manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba with art done by Takeshi Obata, has been nominated for a 2008 Evergreen Young Adult Book Award. Voters must be in grades 7-12 and must have read two or more of the titles up for nomination. Only one vote per ballot is allowed (to be […]

James Wong to Write/Direct 'Dragon Ball Z' for Fox

CHUD.com has learned from a casting notice that was sent out that James Wong has been slated to write and direct a live-action theatrical version of Dragon Ball Z, a Japanese animated series based off of Japanese comic writer Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball comic. The film is slated to begin filming in Montreal this November. […]

Paramount Announces 'Transformers 2' release date.

Paramount has announced a pre-strike release date of June 26, 2009 for a sequel to the live action motion picture based upon famous cartoon and action figure franchise ‘The Transformers’. At this time it is not known who from the first live action outing will return at the time. [Source: Super Hero Hype!].

First of FUNimation's "One Piece" Episode Titles Revealed

Life for One Piece fans has been heavenly the past half dozen months since the initial disappearance of One Piece from 4Kids Entertainment’s website and then the recent announcement FUNimation Entertainment’s acquisition of the property, which was subsequently followed by the revelation of their directors, writers, producers, and vocal talent for the animated program but […]

"Spider-Man 4" Looking For New Writer

Superhero Hype is reporting that Spider-Man 4 is looking for a new writer after previously reporting that first film writer David Koepp was in talks for writing film four. Sam Raimi, director of Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, and Spider-Man 3 wishes to contribute to the project, claiming he’s looking for a writer he’ll be able to […]

Dragonball Z Season One Remastered Sets Ruling Anime Sales Charts

In a press release released today FUNimation announced that the first of the newly remastered Dragonball Z season sets has been ruling the Nielson Video Scan data despite three months on the market. The press release says “Dragonball Z season set sales have also helped FUNimation increase the company’s position as the market share leader […]

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