Toho to make ‘Umizaru 3’ in 3D

Latest pic in the franchise will bow on 400 screens

TOKYO — Toho, Japan biggest domestic distrib, is to release its first live-action 3D pic, “Umizaru 3.”

The latest installment in the franchise about the loves and adventures of Japanese Coast Guard divers will bow in September on 400 screens including nearly 100 3D venues.

Launched in 2004, the “Umizaru” series has also generated a hit TV show.

All three pics have been helmed by Eiichiro Hasumi and star Hideaki Ito, with the Fuji TV network producing. The second pic, released in 2006, earned $77 million at the box office.

More Film

  • CHRIS PRATT stars as Owen in

    Box Office: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' Gnaws on $144 Million Debut Weekend

    TOKYO — Toho, Japan biggest domestic distrib, is to release its first live-action 3D pic, “Umizaru 3.” The latest installment in the franchise about the loves and adventures of Japanese Coast Guard divers will bow in September on 400 screens including nearly 100 3D venues. Launched in 2004, the “Umizaru” series has also generated a […]

  • Leung Chiu-wai

    Tony Leung Breaks With Wong Kar-wai’s Jettone (Reports)

    TOKYO — Toho, Japan biggest domestic distrib, is to release its first live-action 3D pic, “Umizaru 3.” The latest installment in the franchise about the loves and adventures of Japanese Coast Guard divers will bow in September on 400 screens including nearly 100 3D venues. Launched in 2004, the “Umizaru” series has also generated a […]

  • No Merchandising. Editorial Use Only. No

    ‘Jurassic World’ Holds off ‘Incredibles 2’ in China

    TOKYO — Toho, Japan biggest domestic distrib, is to release its first live-action 3D pic, “Umizaru 3.” The latest installment in the franchise about the loves and adventures of Japanese Coast Guard divers will bow in September on 400 screens including nearly 100 3D venues. Launched in 2004, the “Umizaru” series has also generated a […]

  • shanghai skyline China Placeholder

    Regulators Keep Chinese Film Industry in Suspense

    TOKYO — Toho, Japan biggest domestic distrib, is to release its first live-action 3D pic, “Umizaru 3.” The latest installment in the franchise about the loves and adventures of Japanese Coast Guard divers will bow in September on 400 screens including nearly 100 3D venues. Launched in 2004, the “Umizaru” series has also generated a […]

  • Matt Damon Boston Marathon documentary

    Matt Damon-Christian Bale's Ford vs. Ferrari Movie Set for Summer 2019

    TOKYO — Toho, Japan biggest domestic distrib, is to release its first live-action 3D pic, “Umizaru 3.” The latest installment in the franchise about the loves and adventures of Japanese Coast Guard divers will bow in September on 400 screens including nearly 100 3D venues. Launched in 2004, the “Umizaru” series has also generated a […]

  • Shia LaBeouf Toronto Film Festival

    Film News Roundup: Shia LaBeouf to Star in David Ayer's Thriller 'Tax Collector'

    TOKYO — Toho, Japan biggest domestic distrib, is to release its first live-action 3D pic, “Umizaru 3.” The latest installment in the franchise about the loves and adventures of Japanese Coast Guard divers will bow in September on 400 screens including nearly 100 3D venues. Launched in 2004, the “Umizaru” series has also generated a […]

  • Benicio Del Toro Sicario 2

    'Sicario: Day of the Soldado' Reviews: What the Critics Are Saying

    TOKYO — Toho, Japan biggest domestic distrib, is to release its first live-action 3D pic, “Umizaru 3.” The latest installment in the franchise about the loves and adventures of Japanese Coast Guard divers will bow in September on 400 screens including nearly 100 3D venues. Launched in 2004, the “Umizaru” series has also generated a […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content