Netflix has greenlit a third season of hit series Alice In Borderland, just a few days after teasing the news on social media. Casting details are currently unknown apart from the returns of series regulars Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya in their respective roles.
Principal photography has already wrapped on a fourth installment of Shinsuke Sato’s sprawling live-action adaptation of the hit manga, Kingdom. The news comes following the release of the Toho/Sony Pictures International saga’s third chapter, Kingdom: Flame Of Destiny, which opened in Japan back in July.
Shinsuke Sato’s 2019 manga adaptation, Kingdom dared us to dream. His hit sequel, Kingdom 2: Far And Away, demanded we saw our dreams through…
Streaming Sleepers: Shinsuke Sato’s KINGDOM And KINGDOM 2: FAR AND AWAY Charge Into Battle On Netflix!
Any day is a good day when there is Shinsuke Sato-related news to report, and I nearly cried when I learned this. Laugh and judge me as you may, I don’t care. These are the happy tears, buddy…
Toho And Sony Japan have officially sprung the first trailer for the third installment in the live-action Kingdom saga hereby titled Kingdom 3: Flame Of Destiny, as we know it. Last year’s Kingdom 2: To The Land Of Faraway followed suit with the inaugural 2019 film from director Shinsuke Sato becoming a box office hit all the same, and with a release date currently set for July 28, you can guess Sato is ready to finish things on a truly epic note.
Bringing the trilogy full circle this year is director Shinsuke Sato with a third installment of the Kingdom saga based on the work of mangaka Yasuhisa Hara. Following the film’s announcement a few weeks ago in Toho’s 2023 line-up, we now have the film’s first official teaser to kick off the new year which you can view below.
Now On Netflix: Season Two Of ALICE IN BORDERLAND Delivers Deadlier Games, Love And Hope For Human Triumph
One of the most exciting shows currently streaming on Netflix that isn’t Squid Game just happens to be the show that did it first: Alice In Borderland. Season two, directed by Shinsuke Sato, is currently running with actors Kento Yamazaki and Tao Tsuchiya leading the way once more along with a row of both new and returning characters, and some thrilling new challenges to pepper things up a bit, including Face Card challenges which up the ante even more than before.
It’s been about four years since Legendary Entertainment acquired the rights to adapt Kohei Horikoshi’s hit manga, My Hero Academia. The animated series from the studio, Bones, was in its fifth season, while the development of the movie up-ticked a bit with the attachment of filmmaker Shinsuke Sato to direct as of last year.
The official Japan account for Netflix is already hyping up live-tweet viewing parties for fans of the hit series, Alice In Borderland, which you’re totally invited to check out on your own terms, but do it quick. Season two is en route for later this month and the official trailer is finally here to show us all that’s in store for the seemingly neverending game of death.
ALICE IN BORDERLAND: Netflix Debuts New Stills From The Upcoming Second Season Of The Hit Survival Series
Netflix is further entrenching itself with some of Japan’s top creatives to bring stories to life with TBS Holdings Inc.’s live-action production brand, THE SEVEN, whose roster includes none other than Akira Morii who is a key name behind the production of several upcoming shows.
The Sweeping, Epic Journey Continues In The First Official Trailer For Shinsuke Sato’s KINGDOM Sequel!
Fans eager to follow-up with Shinsuke Sato’s long-celebrated 2019 period epic, Kingdom, can take a seat for the new official sequel trailer which launched on Sunday, early Monday in Japan, featuring the film’s theme song, “Live” by Mr. Children. A short version of the above trailer can be viewed here.
Now On Netflix: Shinsuke Sato’s ALICE IN BORDERLAND Delivers Exhilirating Action Sci-Fi With Chilling Effect
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Sitges Film FestivalDirector Shinsuke Sato just boarded his first Netflix movie deal in an exclusive report for Water Margin, via Deadline. He’ll be partnering with Screen Arcade whose Eric Newman and Bryan Unkeless are producing with Scott Morgan as exec producer.
If you take away nothing else from the work of Bleach helmer Shinsuke Sato, take the fact that he nearly never disappoints when it comes to storytelling. His latest work, Alice in Borderland, looks to continue that legacy heading toward its December 10 stream date at 3:00 a.m. EST on Netflix, and we finally have an official trailer to show for it.
ALICE IN BORDERLAND: ‘Kingdom’ Star And Director Reunite For New 2020 Netflix Original Series, 14 More Added To The Cast
Some of the best news that arose this year was the development of a sequel to Shinsuke Sato’s festive manga adaptation, Kingdom, though I can’t speak for whether or not we’ll get more Bleach, which is what I was also hoping for. That doesn’t undercut Sato’s efforts by any measure, and by all means, his latest push with Netflix original series, Alice In Borderland, is entirely welcome, as are the new cast led by Sato cohorts, Kento Yamazaki (Kingdom, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K) Tao Tsuchiya (Library Wars: Book Of Memories, Mare).