ATTACK ON TITAN LIVE-ACTION DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED
Before there was an Attack on Titan anime, a live-action adaptation of Hajime Isayama’s manga was in the works. After losing a director, the project resurfaced in April with a teaser announcing 2014 plans for the feature. Now, it’s back again, with a Hideaki Anno certified tokusatsu special effects otaku helming the project, schedule to shoot this summer for a 2015 release.
The film is now set to be directed by Shinji Higuchi, a key member of Daicon/Gainax member, who made a significant contribution to Evangelion - also special effects director on the ’90s Gameratrilogy and director on the 2006 version of The Sinking of Japan, and more recently, the director of Studio Ghibli homage God Warrior Attacks for Hideaki Anno’s tokusatsu exhibit.