Reports are in that Japan has a live-action movie adaptation of Hiromu Arakawa’s Fullmetal Alchemist happening that will be released in 2017.
Fumihiko Sori (Ping Pong, Ashita no Joe) will direct the film, while Hey! Say! JUMP member Ryosuke Yamada (Nagisa in the live-actionAssassination Classroom films) will star as Edward Elric. Filming is scheduled to run from June to August of 2016 in Italy. The production will make heavy use of CGI to recreate the fantastic elements of the comic, such as Alphonse Elric’s armor.
Daily Cyzo at Livedoor News