Edward and Alphonse Elrich are coming to the big screen in a live action film based in the popular manga turned anime series that had aired on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block for a number of years. Filming is slated to begin in June in Italy with a release date set for 2017 in Japan. Also Viz Media has recently accounted their bid into the film producing market. They have yet to say which anime they will be adapting into film or whether they have any stake in Full Metal Alchemist movie, although they don’t have the rights to the series.
The most recent anime/manga series to become a live action film is Attack on Titan which released in Japan in 2015.