On Saturday, the official website
for Shinsuke Sato
‘s upcoming 2-part live-action adaptation of GANTZ was updated with a new 90-second theatrical trailer as well as a second teaser
The films are based on Hiroya Oku’s long-running manga about two students who die in a train accident only to be brought back to life by a mysterious black sphere called GANTZ. The pair, played by Kazunari Ninomiya
of the pop group Arashi and actor Kenichi Matsuyama
, receive enhancement suits which give them the superhuman abilities needed to complete a series of alien assassination missions. Through these missions they earn “points” toward buying their own freedom, but various incidents complicate matters along the way.