This week at the Cannes Film Festival, Japanese director Takashi Miike tipped off he was working on a Phoenix Wright adaptation for the big screen. Capcom has now confirmed it. A news release says the live-action Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney will open in Japan in early Spring 2012.

Pictured is Hiroki Narimiya as Phoenix Wright, in a small picture included with Capcom's news release. Others include Takumi Saito as Miles Edgeworth, and Mirei Kiritani as Maya Fey. Miike was confirmed as the director. The movie is scheduled for an early spring 2012 release at all Toho Cinemas in Japan.


Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Film Announced [Capcom Investor Relations]