The Knights of the Zodiac is an original Japanese-American series based on the manga series ‘Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac’. And is on the way to make its live-action debut. It has been reported by the Hollywood Reporter the cast of the movie has been disclosed as Sean Bean, Famke Janssen, Madison Iseman, Diego Tinoco, Nick Stahl, Mackenyu, and Mark Dacascos going to the new family members of the upcoming movie. The film has already started shooting and is on the way to wrap up production. The film is going to be directed by Tomasz Baginski and produced by Toei.
The manga and anime, created by Masami Kurumada and first introduced in 1986. The plot of the original production revolves around a group of warriors who collect their power from the constellation called The Saints. They are in the war against other gods who are trying to take over earth and go against the goddess Athena. The lead character comes to Seiya, embarking on a journey to conquer the ancient Greek armor of Pegasus, and takes the side of sienna who tries to control her godly powers. The title’s hero of the franchise, Mackenyu will take the lead as Seiya and Madison will play the role of Sienna. Not to disclose the plot but people who have already read the franchise know how popular the series is and people who are going to watch the movie for the first time should also check out the series and manga series of the same name.
It has been reported that the film production had its delays and suffered several problems with the shooting till it made it to this year. The manga series sold over 25 million copies making it one of the most selling manga series worldwide. And the fans are already creating the buzz and having more expectations than for the live-action film. The Saint Seiya anime is one of the popular titles of the Japanese anime culture. The movie is said to follow the original story of the manga series. The manga has several spin-offs and sequels that have made the series more popular among the people who watch anime already as well the people who never watched a single one. You can find references and pictures of this one comic series almost everywhere. The Sony pictures also collaborating with Toei, and Toei already many Saint Seiyen’s adaptations. There are no official details that have been released by the production company about the confirmed date of the premiere of the upcoming movie yet. But we can expect the movie to come sometime around the year 2022. NO teaser or trailer has been released yet. So till then, we have to wait for the movie to get released and check out the cast on such iconic roles. You can also check out feature films online of Saint Seiya. Till the movie is getting premiered check the manga series here, or you can check out the series on the online platform Netflix.