Pegasus and Castalia in the first photos of Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac, the live action of The Knights of the Zodiac

After the announcement of the main names of the cast of Saint Seiya – Knights of the Zodiac, the first photos from the set of the live action de The Zodiac Knights.

The images, which arrive via Twitter, show us Mackenyu in the role of Seiya (Pegasus) and the stuntwoman Caitlin Hutson in those Marin dell’Aquila (Castalia), Silver Knight and trainer of Pegasus himself.

The photos from the Hungarian set of the live action of The Knights of the Zodiac

The fact that the post identifies Hutson (a presence apparently confirmed by the director of the film) suggests that it will be Famke Janssen (X-Men, Taken, The Vault) to play the role of Castalia.

Considering the characters involved and Seiya’s clothing, the photos seem to refer either to the training of Seiya himself, or to the latter’s clash with Cassios to obtain Pegasus’ armor.

Cast, plot and details of the Knights of the Zodiac movie

In addition to Mackenyu and Famke Janssen, the cast of the film is counting on the presence of Sean Bean (Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV, Snowpiercer), Madison Iseman (Jumanji, I Know What You Did Last Summer), Nick Stahl (Fear the Walking Dead), Diego Tinoco (On My Block) e Mark Dacascos (John Wick: Parebellum, Hawaii Five-O, Crying Freeman, Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight, Iron Chef America).

In what is described as an origin story, Mackenyu plays Seiya, a street orphan and main hero of the franchise.

When a mystical energy known as “Cosmos” awakens in him, Seiya embarks on a journey to conquer the ancient Greek armor of Pegasus and take his place in a mythological battle for the fate of Sienna (Iseman), a young girl who struggle to control his divine power.

Bean plays a mentor named Alman Kiddo, a man who recruits Seiya in The Knights of the Zodiac, an order of warriors he personally founded when he discovered the reincarnation of the goddess Athena.

Directing the live action of The Knights of the Zodiac is there Tomasz Baginski, with Toei and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions handling production. Andy Cheng (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings) is the stunt and fight coordinator. Josh Campbell And Matt Stuecken (10 Cloverfield Lane) are the authors of the screenplay for the film. Toei will distribute the film in Japan while Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions will do so in the rest of the world, with the exception of China and the Middle East.

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