Ultraman has been supported and loved by fans for over half a century. Its origin series, Ultraman, which aired from 1966-1967 will be turned into a movie called Shin Ultraman.
It will be produced by Tsuburaya Productions and distributed by Toho Co.
The screenplay is being written by Hideaki Anno and directed by Shinji Higuchi. Anno announced that although he is currently working on Evangelion: 3.0+1.0, after the film is complete, he will spend full time on Shin Ultraman.
The cast will include: Takumi Saitoh, Masami Nagasawa, and Hidetoshi Nishijima.
Saitoh will play the protagonist as “the man who becomes Ultraman.”
Shin Ultraman is scheduled for release in 2021.
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