DragonBall is an upcoming 2009 American live-action film adaptation of the Dragon Ball Japanese manga series. For those who have no clue of what DragonBall is, it’s actually a Japanese manga (aka comic) series inspired by Chinese folk novel Journey to the West which was written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 through 1995, and later the 519 individual chapters were published into 42 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha.
20th Century Fox acquired feature film rights to the Dragon Ball franchise in March 2002, and invited James Wong and Stephen Chow as the film’s director and producer respectively. Casts in the DragonBall include Justin Chatwin as Goku, James Marsters as Lord Piccolo, Jamie Chung as Chi Chi, Emmy Rossum as Bulma and Chow Yun-Fat as Master Roshi.
A teaser trailer for DragonBall was shown at Brand Licensing Europe Expo, and DVD quality of the video clip was leaked to Internet. For movie lover, enjoy the teaser trailer, while waiting for the official trailer to be released, rumored to be around December 2008.