There seems to be a growing trend in making some of the more popular anime into live-action movies. First, there was the news that Dreamworks is going to make a live-action Ghost in the Shell. Then, it was also announced that Tobey Maguire’s Production company have acquired the film rights for “Robotech” a.k.a. Macross.
Now, Blood: The Last Vampire has been turned into a live-action movie, too. Although, it doesn’t have the backing of Hollywood studios, it will be interesting how this movie turns up.
Here’s a scene from the movie which has a tentative release date of June 2009:
Trailer for the original anime movie: