Funimation announced today they would be partnering with Eleven Arts to release the new Trigun movie in theaters across North America this summer. The movie is set during the original TV series, and has Vash going after a thief named Gashback, whose bank heist Vash had interfered with 20 years ago. According to ANN, some theaters will show the dubbed version of the film while others will show the subtitled version.
It was also revealed today that much of the main cast won’t be returning for the dub. The only returning cast member for the four main characters is Johnny Yong Bosch as Vash. Taking over the role of Meryl Strife is Luci Christian(Full Metal Panic, Corpse Princess), replacing Dorothy Elias-Fahn. The new voice of Milly Thompson will be Trina Nishimura(Tower of Druaga, Evangelion 2.22), replacing Lia Sargent. Finally, Wolfwood will be voiced by Brad Hawkins( D. Gray-Man, Blassreiter), replacing Jeff Nimoy.