SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Info, Trailer and High-Res Photos from TGV Pictures (Malaysia)
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
Toho’s SHIN GODZILLA (シン・ゴジラ, Shin Gojira, 2016) — now the top live-action film in Japan for 2016 — continues to open theatrically in other countries. On September 22nd, the film will be released in Malaysia by distributor TGV Pictures in conjunction with Encore Films (one of the companies that also brought SHIN GODZILLA to Singapore).
TGV Pictures has provided SciFi Japan with some details on the movie’s Malaysian release, along with high-res photos, poster art and an action-packed, English subtitled trailer.
Check back with SciFi Japan in the weeks ahead for more SHIN GODZILLA exclusives!
The third reboot of the “Godzilla” franchise, which will not be connected to the original film.
An unknown source causes a catastrophic accident in the tunnels of the Tokyo Bay Aqua Line, leading to irreparable damage and massive flooding. An emergency cabinet meeting is ordered to salvage the situation and discover the cause of the accident. Soon after, a gigantic creature emerges and rampages through town after town, much to everyone’s horror. How will Japan deal with this gigantic “monster” that they know nothing about?
SHIN GODZILLA (真·哥斯拉, Zhen·Gesila)
Malaysia Release Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016
Running Time: 120 Minutes
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Language: Japanese (English, Chinese, Malay Subtitles)
Rando Yaguchi: Hiroki Hasegawa
Hideki Akasaka: Yutaka Takenouchi
Kayoko Ann Patterson: Satomi Ishihara
Yusuke Shimura: Kengo Kora
Tatsuhiko Yasuda: Issei Takahashi
Hiromi Ogashira: Mikako Ichikawa
Writer/Director: Hideaki Anno
Co-Director/VFX Director: Shinji Higuchi
Associate Director/VFX Creative Director: Katsuro Onoue
Production: Toho Co., Ltd.
Distributors: TGV Pictures, Encore Films
© 2016 TOHO CO., LTD.
About TGV Pictures Sdn Bhd
TGV Pictures is an independent movie distributor based in Kuala Lumpur. It is a subsidiary of TGV Cinemas, which is the second largest theater chain in Malaysia with 251 screens from 32 outlets. Since its inception, TGV Pictures has created a reputation by introducing major Hollywood blockbusters including the likes of RIDDICK, STEP UP: ALL IN, EXPENDABLES 3, THE HUNGER GAMES Series and GODS OF EGYPT. Besides these, TGV Pictures also cater niche market by bring-in Alternative Content such as E-Sports, Live Sports Events, Concerts & Documentaries.
About Toho Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1932 and headquartered in Tokyo, Toho Company, Ltd. is one of the leading entertainment conglomerates in Japan. Toho is best known worldwide as the producer of twenty-nine Godzilla motion pictures, based upon a character the company unleashed on the world back in 1954, and masterpiece films directed by Akira Kurosawa. Toho has been the number one distributor of motion pictures in Japan annually since 2003. The company is also, throughout Japan, the leading producer of theatrical works and one of the largest owners of office buildings and theaters.
For more information on SHIN GODZILLA, please see the earlier coverage here on SciFi Japan:
- GODZILLA RESURGENCE: Exclusive High-Res Photos from Toho
- GODZILLA RESURGENCE: More Exclusive High-Res Photos from Toho
- Exclusive! Funimation Licenses GODZILLA RESURGENCE
- SHIN GODZILLA Press Release from Funimation Films
- Toho’s SHIN GODZILLA International Sales Materials
- SHIN GODZILLA: Exclusive High-Res Photos from Golden Village Pictures
- Funimation Films Promo Materials
- SHIN GODZILLA International Exclusive: Information and High-Res Photos from CatchPlay (Taiwan)
- SHIN GODZILLA North American Theatrical Release News from Funimation Films