GKIDS reveals prepares for the U.S. staged launch of the stage play adaptation of Studio Ghibli’s cherished pc cartoon dream movie Spirited Away.
The stage play adaptation of Studio Ghibli’s cherished Spirited Away movie is readied to indicate up in U.S. film cinemas.
New York-based movie producer as nicely as provider GKIDS revealed it possessed obtained the North United states audiovisual circulation authorized civil liberties for SPIRITED AWAY: Reside On Stage, the live-action stage adaptation of well-known supervisor Hayao Miyazaki’s pc cartoon embody of the precise very identical label. Screenings will actually apparently show a whole effectivity tape-taped coming from the play’s 2022 function on the Royal Film cinema in Tokyo, Japan. Stars Kanna Hashimoto as nicely as Mone Kamishiraishi every deal with the perform of the protagonist Chihiro Ogino. Honorary associate supervisor of England’s Imperial Shakespeare Enterprise John Caird moreover led the manufacturing for the variation.
Stars Kotaro Daigo as nicely as Hiroki Miura likewise joins Hashimoto as nicely as Kamishiraishi because the fan-favorite deuteragonist, Haku. Vocal star Mari Natsuki — that supplied the vocal for the witch Yubaba as nicely as her extra mature double Zeniba within the preliminary pc cartoon movie — reprises her perform for the stage play adaptation, collectively with skilled vocal star Romi Playground. “It actually skilled extraordinarily psychological,” Natsuki recounted. “I by no means ever concept that I can be truly collaborating within the precise very identical perform on stage twenty years later on. A lot like Kanna, I want to play such as a debutante as nicely as delight on this stage variation as a completely new one.”
Regarding the stage play, GKIDS head of state David Jesteadt said, “Our workforce are truly loved deal this distinct likelihood for Studio Ghibli followers in The united states in the direction of experience the stage manufacturing that wowed Japanese push as nicely as goal markets in 2015. This inventive stage adaptation by means of the well-known John Caird, together with 2 improbable efficiencies by means of prime stars Kanna Hashimoto as nicely as Mone Kamishiraishi, assists give life-style among the many largest films of all attend a shocking new technique.”
Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away
Spirited Away observes the story of Chihiro, a youthful girl that each one of a sudden discovers herself caught as nicely as alone in a mystical world inhabited by means of dangerous great animals. Chihiro is finally utilized by means of the aged witch Yubaba, that takes away the youthful woman’s label as nicely as binds her alongside with a beautiful settlement for sanctuary. Confronted with shedding her identification as nicely as remaining within the feeling globe completely, Chihiro ought to gather her guts as nicely as uncover her again in the direction of the person globe.
SPIRITED AWAY: Reside On Stage is organized in the direction of present up in U.S. film cinemas at some level in springtime 2023.