Posts Tagged ‘dragon ball’

Randall Duk Kim joins ‘Dragon Ball’ as Gohan

by Jacob T. Paschalon January 29, 2008
According to his website Korean actor Randall Duk Kim is playing the role of Grandpa Gohan in the live action adaptation of the popular Shônen JUMP Japanese comic Dragon Ball. Readers might remember Kim as being the Key Maker in the Matrix Reloaded, sequel to the popular action film The Matrix. Dragon Ball is due […]

Marsters speaks to TV Guide about ‘Dragonball’

by Jacob T. Paschalon January 16, 2008
In the January 21-28, 2008 issue of TV Guide actor James Marsters (Spike, Buffy/Angel, Brainiac, Smallvile) spoke about his involvement in ‘Dragonball’, a live action adaptation of the Weekly Shonen JUMP title by Akira Toriyama (directed and written by James Wong): “Oh, Dragonball is the coolest television cartoon in the last 50, 000 years. It’s […]

Chow Yun Fat Joins the Cast of "Dragonball"

by Weathermanon December 20, 2007
Chow Yun Fat has joined the cast of the upcoming live action Dragoball movie. He will be playing the role of Master Roshi the turtle hermit. He joins Justin Chatwin as Goku, James Marsters as Piccolo, and Emmy Rossum as Bulma. source:

Rossum, Tamura, and Park join live action ‘Dragon Ball Z’

by Jacob T. Paschalon December 15, 2007
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

by Jacob T. Paschalon December 7, 2007
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 […]

Live Action ‘Dragon Ball Z’ to shoot in Durango, Mexico

by Jacob T. Paschalon November 7, 2007
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 […]

James Wong to Write/Direct ‘Dragon Ball Z’ for Fox

by Jacob T. Paschalon October 2, 2007 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. […]