The live-action Kiki's Delivery Service movie rumor is true. Shimizu Takashi of The Grudge fame is directing, and 16 year-old Fuka Koshiba was picked out of 500 hopefuls to star as Kiki, Yomiuri reports. It is her feature film debut.
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You guys realize this isn't an American adaptation, right? Not that Japanese live action anime adaptations are much better, but I don't know why everyone is complaining about "Hollywood" so much.