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Appleseed Alpha for Sony Pictures
Coming Summer of 2014
By Robert T. Trate
February 13, 2014
Source: Sony Pictures
Appleseed Alpha arrives Summer of 2014
© Sony Pictures
Appleseed Alpha has just been acquired by Sony Pictures Worldwide. They will partner Lucent Pictures Entertainment to release the Sci-Fi adventure. Check out the official press release form Sony.
Press Release: Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) and Lucent Pictures Entertainment today announced they will co-finance the sci-fi adventure Appleseed Alpha. A state-of-the-art full CG animated feature film, Appleseed Alpha is the latest installment in the sci-fi action adventure franchise based on the original comic books by Shirow Masamune (creator of Ghost in the Shell) published by Seishinsha.
This new installment, slated to be released this summer, is a reboot and will depict the early days of Deunan and Briareos in search of the legendary city of Olympus. Appleseed Alpha will be directed by Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed, Starship Troopers Invasion, Space Pirate Captain Harlock) and produced by Joseph Chou (Appleseed Ex-Machina, Halo Legends).
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions and Lucent Pictures Entertainment are co-financing the production by Sola Digital Arts.
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