Nicolas Cage is wonderfully over the top in the interesting and weird genre mash-up Prisoners of the Ghostland, where he plays a criminal strapped into a bomb studded leather jumpsuit and sent into the barren “Ghostland” to find a missing girl.
Star Wars gets interpreted through nine Japanese anime studios for what looks like a wild ride of styles and tones for the upcoming anthology series Star Wars: Visions, hitting Disney+ in September.
After the release of Virtua Fighter 1 and 2, Sega worked with animation studio TMS to bring Virtua Fighter to TV with an anime series that debuted in Japan in October of 1995 and lasted 35 episodes until June 1996. The series followed Akira Yuki as he tried to see the “eight stars of heaven” and work with other fighters to save Sarah Bryant from an evil scientist.
The beloved anime/manga is being adapted by Netflix with You’re Next/Blair Witch director Adam Wingard at the helm as high schooler Light Turner comes into possession of the Death Note, a mysterious notebook that has the power to kill anyone whose name is written into it.
Jackie Chan leads a band of misfits on a train robbery against a Japanese train during World War II to get their supply of food to people who need it in the upcoming action/comedy Railroad Tigers.
Called in as a liaison when a body is found during a high profile party at a Japanese corporation, detective Webster Smith has to navigate a conspiracy with the help of hid new partner John Connor, an expert on Japanese culture.