Ace Attorney movie from Takashi Miike to get worldwide release

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 01, 2012 7:15am PST

The Ace Attorney series is about to jump from the DS to the movie theater. Prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike, who worked on 13 Assassins, Sukiyaki Western: Django, and Ichi the Killer, is in charge of bringing Capcom's big-haired lawyer to the big screen.

The 135 minute long affair covers all five cases of the first game and will be receiving a worldwide release.

Speaking at International Film Festival Rotterdam, Miike told audience members about trying to create a film that would cater to avid fans and those that had never heard of Phoenix Wright. According to TwitchFilm, the end result is a "love-it or hate-it affair," like many of Miike's previous films.

Here's a Japanese trailer for the movie (via CVG):

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