Capcom have confirmed that Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is to be made into a live-action film. Yay..... but wait, it's being helmed by none other than Takashi Miike (Audition, Ichi the Killer, Thirteen Assassins and about a million other films - when does this guy sleep?).
In a move that will please George Takei (check out the Akira re-imagining of its Asian roots) the Superstar Attorney of the Nintendo DS is to be played by
I must admit I'm struggling to see how this is going to translate to the screen but I am mightily intrigued. Who knows, it may be brilliant, if only for the live-action interpretation of the crazy expressions and physical manifestations of a "hit" or "miss" in the game world, and of course the now legendary OBJECTION!!
Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney - The Movie (Working Title) is scheduled for a Spring 2012 release.
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