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Zac Efron in "Full Metal Panic" Adaptation

Posted: April 7th, 2009 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
Zac Efron in "Full Metal Panic" AdaptationSubmit Comment
Mandalay Pictures has acquired theatrical rights to"Full Metal Panic," a Japanese manga series that blends action, comedy and high school romance.

The property derives from writer Shoji Gatoh's series about a teenage anti-terrorist commando named Sousuke Sagara who is given the mission to protect a high-school girl with mystical powers.

"Panic," which is set in a world almost exclusively without adults, is known for mixing visceral action with wry comedy.

Zac Efron's name has surfaced in connection with "Panic," with the actor holding a conversation on the project. Efron, already a heartthrob among the teen audiences to whom the project could appeal, is also honing the action-adventure side of his career with a potential attachment to the Warner Bros adventure "Jonny Quest."

Born as a serialized novel from Gatoh and the illustrator Shiki Douji, "Panic" was developed in the early 2000's as a Japanese anime by the Asian firm Kyoto Animation and eventually also yielded a spin-off series.

Source: THR


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Displaying 7 comment(s) Profanity: Turn On
synthetic1985 writes:
on April 6th, 2009 at 11:59:31 PM

typical...zac efron goes after roles that have hairstyles like his own
synthetic1985 writes:
on April 7th, 2009 at 1:25:42 AM

what's worse is he stops doing musicals to do different movies right?...but his hair never changes....what an emo!
Black_Jack writes:
on April 7th, 2009 at 9:25:15 AM

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!
rainy writes:
on April 7th, 2009 at 11:03:46 AM

synthetic1985 is right F*** emos
synthetic1985 writes:
on April 7th, 2009 at 11:58:04 AM

and the kids just can't help but fall for a pretty boy face right?
jay.2942 writes:
on April 9th, 2009 at 3:51:19 AM

Be honestly,the main actor better not to be Sosuke but can be any other American belong in different army in FMP World. Its not wise to choose American to be a Japanese boy's role. Fans will disappoint and nobody like to see this kinds of stupid arranagement. This Movie will Failed. And worse is that ill damaged the original Anime's reputation. Just like DragonBall Evolution.
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on November 13th, 2017 at 5:02:22 AM


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