As part of the Final Fantasy XV’s upcoming release, Square Enix posted the teaser for the game’s CG movie adaptation, Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV. The spinoff is expected to be out in Japan in the coming summer.
Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV will take place within the game’s timeline. It will depict the events that happen to King Regis after Noctis departure with his friend. The western release of the film will see Aaron Paul of Breaking Bad’s fame taking on a starring role as the protagonist, Nyx, a member of an elite task force, Kingsglaive.
While the voice cast for Japanese release has yet to be revealed, it has been announced that Lena Headey will star as Lunafreya alongside, Paul. And Sean Bean will be voicing King Regis.
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children‘s co-director and producer, Takeshi Nozue, is the director of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV and script is written by Takashi Hasegawa, who penned the 1999 GTO film adaptation. The movie will feature the musical composition of John Graham, as well as, the main theme for the game composed by Yoko Shimomura. Final Fantasy XV‘s director, Hajime Tabata will also be producing the CG adaptation of the game.
While a release date has been set for Japan on July 9, there has not been any word on a wider release for Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV. We will keep you updated on any new information, in the meantime, enjoy the teaser trailer for the movie.