When I first saw the poster for this movie, I thought it was Elijah Wood playing Goku, and I was like “OH My God This IS GONNA BE EPIC!!” But then I realized it wasn’t him. And I got sad. But then I saw Emmy Rossum and James Marsters are in it, and I hated it a little less.

Dragonball: Evolution
Release Date: April 8, 2009
It is scheduled for release in Japan on March 13, 2009, before screening in North America.

Genre: Sci-Fi Adventure

Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. – Special Effects
One of the most prestigious SFX companies in the industry, ADI has worked on all three Spider-Man movies, as well as Aliens Vs. Predator. They are currently working on Wolverine and The Wolf Man.

Goku and a handful of friends battle for the Earth against the deadly forces of the Saiyans, who are sweeping across the universe, leaving a path of destruction. Goku and his friends’ best chance for survival rests with the Namekian DragonBalls, which provide them the power to summon a mighty dragon.

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Produced By: Stephen Chow
Director: James Wong

Director Credits
Dragonball Evolution (2009) , Final Destination 3 (2006) , The One (2001) , Final Destination (2000)
Producer Credits
Black Christmas (2006) , Final Destination 3 (2006) , Willard (2003)
Writing Credits
Dragonball Evolution (2009) Screenplay (current draft), Final Destination 3 (2006) , The One (2001) , Final Destination (2000) , The Boys Next Door (1985)

Justin Chatwin, known for his role as Robbie, Tom Cruise’s son in “War of the World, he was also the main character in The Invisible. I’m sure he’s in other stuff, but I’m not going to look it up. He’s playing Goku.

James Marsters – Lord Piccolo
Oh my god, Look! It’s SPIKE! SPIIIIKE! AAHHHH!!
James Marsters, most known for his portrayal of Spike on tv series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and later on the Buffy spinoff Angel, is a California native and was in the movie P.S. I Love You (2007) before playing Piccolo in the upcoming Dragonball: Evolution movie.

– James is left handed
– Co-founded the New Mercury Theater in Seattle, named after Orson Welles’ own theatre group
– He shaved off his famous platinum blond “Spike” locks on television in On Air With Ryan Seacrest for charity
– Wrote comic book Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Spike And Dru for Dark Horse Comics.

Joon Park – Yamcha

Emmy Rossum – Bulma

Chow Yun-Fat – Master Roshi

Jamie Chung – Chi Chi

Randall Duk Kim – Grandpa Gohan

Eriko Tamura – Mai