Good old Takashi Miike is at it again. He’s still working like crazy, despite having over 90 credits to his name. His latest is Terra Formers, based on the hit manga series by Yū Sasuga and Kenichi Tachibana. With the film now in post-production, the first poster has arrived, and it’s every bit as awesome as you would expect.
In the manga, an attempt to terraform Mars results in the planet being overrun with giant monstrous insects, which sounds just perfect for Miike’s trademark bizarre and over-the-top style.
In the late 26th century, overpopulation on Earth is reaching the breaking point, and humanity must find new frontiers. The terraforming of Mars has taken centuries but is now complete. The colonization of Mars by humanity is an epoch-making event, but an unintended side effect of the terraforming process unleashes a horror no one could ever have imagined…
After humanity’s first manned mission to the Red Planet was lost, a second expedition arrives. The explorers prepare to exterminate the cockroaches that were used to transform the Martian environment. They are shocked to discover that the insects have mutated into giant, aggressive humanoids with one overriding goal: exterminate the humans! But this crew of explorers has each undergone the “Bugs Procedure,” terrifying experimental surgery designed to make them more than human…