December 11, 2008 02:08:13 GMT
Origin of the seven mystical dragonballs is shared and the quest to save the Earth begins in the newly-exposed international trailer of 'Dragonball Evolution'.
While the exact release date of "Dragonball Evolution" trailer remains sketchy, an international trailer of the Japanese manga adaptation has been making its way for fans enjoyment. Premiered by IGN UK and IGN AU, the video footage gives out more on the story behind the mystical orbs from which the film takes its name as well as sneak peeks of the martial arts sequences.
The trailer opens with the voice-over of Chow Yun-Fat's Master Roshi chronicling the ancient time when evil almost destroyed the Earth and describing how and why dragonballs are made. His story ends with a proclamation that the evil has returned once again and Justin Chatwin's Goku is the only one who can stop him from actualizing his vengeance.
Adapted from Akira Toriyama's ever-so-popular Japanese manga of the same name, "Dragonball Evolution" is directed and co-scripted by James Wong. Produced by Stephen Chow, it features mixed theps from Hollywood to Asian actors, including Emmy Rossum, James Marsters, Eriko Tamura, Park Joon Hyung and Jamie Chung. Previously set to be having a U.S. release on April 10, 2009, this 20th Century Fox film has been pushed forward to April 8, 2009 tentpole.
"Dragonball Evolution" International Trailer: