The live-action movie “Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac” was secretly almost finished, and it is expected to be released in 2023.
Recently, foreign media revealed the director and starring lineup of “Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac”: Mackenyu, who plays the southern actor Seiya, is a Japanese actor born in the United States.
“PacificRim: Uprising” and “Rurouni Kenshin: The Final” made him well-known in Japan and the United States.
Madison Iseman, who plays Sienna, has appeared in “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” and “Annabelle Comes Home”.
“Game of Thrones” actor Sean Bean plays Alman Kiddo, from the appearance point of view is still relatively close to the comics Mitsumasa Kioto.
The director is Polish Tomasz Bagiński, who has served as the producer of the American drama “The Witcher”.
The Netflix animated version of “Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac” was directed by him, and he is still familiar with this Japanese manga.
The latest version of the screenwriters are Matthew Stuecken and Josh Campbell of “10 Cloverfield Lane”, who also wrote the script for “G.I. Joe”.
The action director is Andy Cheng, who just worked for “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, and he also served as the action director for the “Rush Hour” series.
In addition, “Phoenix Girl” Famke Janssen, Nick Stahl, Mark Dacascos also joined.
The live-action version of “Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac” is mainly produced by Toei Japan.
Sony has obtained the global distribution rights of “Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac”, and the producer on the IMDb website also includes China’s Bona.
Therefore, the possibility of the film being introduced into mainland China is still very high.
Judging from the plot revealed by the media, “Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac” tells the very beginning story.
Five young warriors were recruited as knights of the zodiac, an elite cosmic power dedicated to protecting the Greek goddess Athena and the earth.
“Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac” is expected to be released in 2023.