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Live Action Movie of BECK Announced

by dtshyk
Jun 1, 2009 8:11 PM | 91 Comments
Sakuishi Harold's manga "Beck" was announced to get a live action movie adaptation. Tsutsumi Yukihiko (live action movie of "20th Century Boys") directs the movie. It will be premiered in the autumn of 2010.

The main character of the movie is Ryuusuke, not Koyuki (Tanaka Yukio), who was the main of manga.

Minami Ryusuke: Mizushima Hiro (official website)
Tanaka Yukio: Sato Takeru (official blog)
Chiba Tsunemi: Kiritani Kenta (profile)
Sakurai Yuji: Nakamura Aoi (official blog)
Taira Yoshiyuki: Mukai Osamu (official blog)

Source: Sports Hochi

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Well after reading the rules several times it appears OK to post a link to the page of a torrent as long as its not direct... so here yah go.

and the subs

I haven't watched/downloaded it yet... might just wait till I can get my hands on the actual DVD and apply the srt myself, since I already got the other beck dvds.

Mar 12, 2011 6:01 PM by GuitarHero

I'm actually incredibly disappointed in the film. I loved the acting... but Sato Takeru didn't sing a single lyric. (Not really a spoiler... actually even if it is, I feel that it's vital that people know so that they can not be disappointed as I was. The movie is incredibly long and I kept saying to myself "maybe now he will sing", but he never does).

The rest of the actors were, AMAZING. Even the Anglo actors (like Eddie and the lead singer of his band). I was very impressed with their dedication to coming off as authentic musicians.

The story itself was good, very abridged though, but nonetheless fun to watch. Just don't go in expecting to hear much ACTUAL music. Its mostly about the story.

Mar 6, 2011 9:40 PM by sushilovesnori

ohh nice! beck is a great serie ... now will i see your live action ! insurance that will be great

Post this story on my forum in Spanish!

Ohh! Genila Beck es una gran serie... ahora a ver su live action que de seguro sera genial
Publicare esta noticia en mi foro en español

Jan 22, 2011 8:54 PM by OtakusActivos

It sounds like it'll be interesting. I just don't know how good it'll be from Ryu's point of view. I did like him a little more than Koyuki but eh... We'll just have to see. ;D

Jan 22, 2011 8:46 PM by Epexion

hope they can make it as epic as the anime was :)

Jan 21, 2011 5:26 PM by GrumpyFelo

DVD & BD is out February 2nd, according to Beck's official twitter and it probably says so on their official page, too. Hopefully some awesome soul will sub it for us, if it isn't already.

Jan 21, 2011 1:07 PM by Naratchi

Keiji said:
Well... after this PV I really thinking it`ll be quite good movie, but it`ll have some nasty moments with poor acting and some other things not too nice for our eyes & ears.


So anyone know where I can watch this?

Jan 21, 2011 10:39 AM by ChinChinni

Well... after this PV I really thinking it`ll be quite good movie, but it`ll have some nasty moments with poor acting and some other things not too nice for our eyes & ears.
I`ll be waiting for more informations.

Jan 5, 2011 10:18 AM by Keiji

i think exactly the opposite, i don't know why, but when i saw the trailer i get really happy, i think this movie will be great.

Jan 4, 2011 12:36 PM by ancher

I have a feeling that watching this would ruin my opinion of the awesome anime.

Nov 4, 2010 12:37 AM by Chicken_Ramen

yay! ^^!

Oct 23, 2010 10:48 AM by Daichi04

this blows my mind. :3

Oct 21, 2010 9:50 PM by Nibchan

^^ New trailer with full song, shows some more bits of the movie... still searching for a raw of this ^_^

Sep 29, 2010 10:08 PM by GuitarHero

its already sept 4, its released in japan by now...I WANNA SEE IT SO BAD!! any idea when it'll pop up on the net?

Sep 17, 2010 9:54 AM by madsin92

man, im so fcking sure that this live action film will end up like the anime adaptation.
cuz in the manga (dont worry no spoilers :D)
its just IMPOSSIBLE to make it live action nor in the Anime adaption.
cuz yknow the part in the last episode, those pictures they showed.
after that hell NO, there is no way they can animate or should i say theres no way they could find/afford an Actor whos good in English and Japanese, and that can sing, and as he grows he's gonna be even better. its really hard to explain here u gotta read the manga =D

now heres a "SPOILER" only for people who finished the Anime.

Aug 28, 2010 10:13 PM by iWishTifaWasReal

There is actually another character revealed for the BECK film!
His name is Brett Pemberton, and he'll be playing Ryūsuke's best friend,
Eddie Lee, guitarist for the band "The Dying Breed!"

Brett is actually an incredibly talented musician, who got hired for the
role mainly based on his talent, apparently. If you'd like to check out his website
and music, he just put out a new song out on iTunes, featuring the
guitar player of Queensryche, Parker Lundgren. It's an incredible rock song! is where I found it, plus I just downloaded all his music
on iTunes. Super good.

Aug 28, 2010 11:58 AM by 1985SuperFan

I don't like the fact the movie is about Ryusuke. Don't get me wrong, I really like him, but I like Koyuki's storyline more. Now the movie is all about that maffia thing which I didn't really liked in Beck.

Aug 7, 2010 4:43 AM by Nerdo

I hope they don't screw up, at least the trailers look good.

Aug 2, 2010 10:40 AM by CarnivalOfRust

Heres a trailer if you haven't already seen it.

Jul 26, 2010 10:35 AM by frootbat

OMG an actual LIVE I wanna see!! :D

Jul 10, 2010 9:02 PM by Mayora-Hime

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