Director Shinji Aramaki is working in cohorts with actor Casper Van Diem, from the original Starship Troopers, are working on a sequel to the original Starship Troopers movie; as an Anime. It is being reported that the script writer, Flint Dille (who wrote Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay), will be writing the script for the movie.
It is also beoing reported that Sony will be publishing and distributing the film worldwide in 2012. To quote Crunchyroll –
A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence safely back to Earth. Carl Jenkins, now ministry of Paranormal Warfare, takes the starship on a clandestine mission before its rendezvous with the Alesia and goes missing in the nebula. Now, the battle-hardened troopers are charged with a rescue mission that may lead to a much more sinister consequence than they ever could have imagined….
Be sure to check out the original news post by Crunchyroll for more info.
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