KNIGHTS OF THE ZODIAC
A live-action adaptation of Toei Animation’s anime series, SAINT SEIYA, based on the best-selling manga of the same title, written and illustrated by Masami Kurumada.
The anime tells the story of Seiya, a teenage boy who embarks on a journey into a world of ancient gods and myths, to become the legendary Knight of Pegasus.
Since it was first broadcast in 1986, the anime has entertained generations of young audiences in Asia, Europe, and South America, with major potential for reaching the international live-action market.
When a headstrong street orphan in search of his abducted sister unwittingly taps into hidden powers, he discovers he might be the only person alive who can protect a reincarnated goddess, sent to watch over humanity. He will only become a Knight of the Zodiac when he can let his sister go and embrace his destiny.
MACKENYU as SEIYA
A street orphan who is recruited to start a journey in pursuit of the legendary armor of Pegasus.
MADISON ISEMAN as SIENNA
A girl who struggles with the responsibility of harnessing the power of goddess Athena.
SEAN BEAN as ALMAN KIDO
The recruiter and mentor who puts Seiya to the ultimate test to become a Knight of the Zodiac.
FAMKE JANSSEN as GURAAD
The leader of a secret organization that aims to seize the power of the goddess, Athena.
Along with: Diego Tinoco, Mark Dacascos, and Nick Stahl.
Directed by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Tomasz Baginski (The Witcher)
Action Direction by Andy Cheng (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Rush Hour 2)
Screenplay by Matt Stuecken & Josh Campbell (10 Cloverfield Lane)