English-Language Voice Cast for Hayao Miyazaki’s THE WIND RISES Includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, and Mandy Patinkin

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Walt Disney Studios will be distributing director Hayao Miyazaki’s final film The Wind Rises to domestic audiences early next year, and today the studio has unveiled the voice talent that will be dubbing the English-language version of the Studio Ghibli film.  Joseph Gordon-Levitt will lend his voice to the lead role of Jiro Horikoshi, while the rest of the cast will be filled out by John KrasinskiEmily BluntMartin ShortStanley TucciMandy PatinkinWerner HerzogWilliam H. MacyMae WhitmanJennifer GreyDarren CrissRonan Farrow, and Elijah Wood.  The film tells the story of the man who designed the Zero Fighter used by Japanese pilots in World War II, and examines the Japan’s turbulent first half of the 20th century as the country struggled through an earthquake and economic fallout.

 

Read more at http://collider.com/the-wind-rises-u-s-voice-cast-joseph-gordon-levitt/#KZiatVmt7cmeQRQw.99

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