Samuel Goldwyn Films just sent over the latest English trailer for Chris Nahon’s live-action adaptation of the Japanese horror anime “Blood: The Last Vampire”. The movie boasts the International film debut of South Korean mega star Gianna Jun (“My Sassy Girl”, “Winstruck”) and stunt action choreography by Hong Kong’s Corey Yuen (the “Transporter” films). It looks like a stylish action movie, with plenty of swordfights in the rain and crazy action shots. And oh yeah, plenty of schoolgirl outfits, if you’re into that sort of thing. Should be fun for fans of the anime to see the movie turned into live-action courtesy of a Hollywood budget.
Blood: The Last Vampire brings to life an English language live-action feature movie of the original Japanese anime feature film from a producer of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero. Gianna (My Sassy Girl, Daisy) stars in the film as Saya, a 400-year-old demon-hunting vampire slayer working undercover in Japan for a secret organization, on a mission in the Vietnam War era. The cast also includes Koyuki (The Last Samurai, Always: Sunset on Third Street), Michael Byrne (Beyond the Sea, Gangs of New York), Colin Salmon (Resident Evil, Punisher: War Zone, Clubbed), and Allison Miller (“Kings”). The film features stunt choreographed by Cory Yuen (Transporter 3, Red Cliff), is produced by Bill Kong and Abel Nahmias, with screenplay by Chris Chow.
Starring Gianna Jun, Masiela Lusha, Allison Miller , Liam Cunningham, JJ Feild, Koyuki, Michael Byrne, Colin Salmon, Andrew Pleavin, and Larry Lamb. Chris Nahon (“Kiss of the Dragon”) directs.
Check out the official site here.
The blood flows this Summer.