Legendary Horror Game “Corpse Party” to be Unleashed as Live-action movie with Rina Ikoma’s Leading Role
Rina Ikoma of AKB48 and Nogizaka46 will movie debut in the horror game “Corpse Party” and she is playing on the leading role in it.
With console game and comic book sales reaching more than 100,000 and 1 billion respectively, and with forays into novelizations, original animes, and a drama CD (voice dramatization), horror adventure game “Corpse Party” will next be reimagined as a live-action film!
Other cast is also fresh and high-energy lineup. Ryosuke Ikeoka, he debuted in “1/11 Jyuu Ichi Bun No Ichi” (2014) and has performed onstage in “Musical Tennis no Oujisama 2nd Season” and Nozomi Maeda, she is a Popteen-exclusive model and she appeared in the film “Real Onigokko 4” (2012) and TV drama “Kami No Tsuki” (NHK/2014). Masafumi Yamada who is famous in horror movie takes the helm as director. His works are “Hontouni Atta Kowai Hanashi”series, “Hitori Kakurenbo – Theater Version” (2009), “Toire no Hanako-san New Theater Version” (2013). Theme song of “Corpse Party” has been sung by Asami Imai.
“Corpse Party” will premiere simultaneously in theaters and online via the DWANGO-operated Nico Nico Video “net cinema”. The nationwide (Japan-wide) theatrical release is scheduled for 2015 summer premiering at Libre Ikebukuro Theater.
【Release Date】 Summer 2015
【Filming Dates】 March 15, 2015 ~ (Anticipated)
【Premiere】 Cine・Libre Ikebukuro and Japan-wide theaters + Nico Nico Live Broadcast (Simultaneously)
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