Blood: The Last Vampire is directed by French filmmaker Chris Nahon, of Kiss of the Dragon and Empire of the Wolves previously. The adaptation was written by Chris Chow and the screenplay was written by Kenji Kamiyama (original Blood: The Last Vampire anime, Ghost in the Shell) and Ronny Yu (The Bride with White Hair, The Phantom Lover). Blood: The Last Vampire was originally an anime first released in 2000. This movie hits the theaters in UK on June 12th, 2009. Universal Pictures has picked the film up for distribution in the States and have not released any info about release date yet.