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New Fullmetal Alchemist Live-Action Footage Highlights Van Hohenheim, Envy, King Bradley & More

Fullmetal Alchemist, one of the greatest anime franchises of all time, is not just getting one live-action sequel movie this year, but two, and Warner Bros. has released new clips for the upcoming films' supporting characters and villains.

Fullmetal Alchemist Live-Action
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Fullmetal Alchemist Live-Action

Over on Twitter, the official account for the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie series released five short clips that are each focused on a single member of the sequels' supporting cast.

The first trailer highlights a major villain, King Bradley, the leader of Amestris' military forces, and another trailer features Envy, a shapeshifting homunculus who harbors a strong resentment towards humanity.

The third clip highlights Van Hohenheim, Edward and Alphonse Elric's estrange father who mysteriously disapeared when they were young.

The final two clips feature Xing prince Ling Yao and his retainer, Lan Fan, who venture to the country Amestris in order to find the Philosopher's Stone, the same powerful artifact that the Elric brothers and many of the series' villains are after.

King Bradley


Van Hohenheim

Ling Yao

Lan Fan

The two sequels, titled The Vengeance of Scar and The Last Transmutation, are direct sequels to the first live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie, released in 2017. The movies are being released as a slightly late addition to the celebration surroudning the 20th anniversary of Hiromu Arakawa's original Fullmetal Alchemist manga, which was first published n 2001.

You can watch the trailer for the upcoming live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movies below:

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Fullmetal Alchemist: The Final Chapter – The Vengeance of Scar is set to release in Japanese theaters on May 20, and its sequel, Fullmetal Alchemist: The Final Chapter – The Last Transmutation will be released on June 24.

You can read more details in everything we know about the live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movies here.

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