The Wind Rises English Voice Cast Includes Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt And Werner Herzog


American releases of Hayao Miyazaki’s films usually feature an all-star English-language cast, and his latest and final film is no different. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, aka the new Sandman, will be taking the lead role in The Wind Rises, with a cast rounded out by Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Glee star Darren Criss, and oh, let’s throw in Werner Herzog and Ronan Farrow too.

The Wind Rises already had its Oscar qualifying run in the States featurig the original Japanese cast, and will be released wide with the dubbed cast on February 21, 2014. Here’s the whole cast and who they will be voicing, via USA Today:

Joseph Gordon-Levitt — main character Jiro Horikoshi

Emily Blunt — love interest Nahoko Satomi

John Krasinski — Honjo, Jiro’s college pal and fellow aviation engineer

Martin Short — Kurokawa, Jiro’s grumpy boss

Stanley Tucci — Caproni, Italian airplane creator

Mandy Patinkin — Hattori, senior designer at Mitsubishi

William H. Macy — Satomi, Nahoko’s father

Werner Herzog — the mysterious Castorp

Mae Whitman — Kayo, Jiro’s younger sister, as well as Kinu, Nahoko’s caretaker

Jennifer Grey — Mrs. Kurokawa

Darren Criss — Katayama, one of Jiro’s engineering colleagues

Elijah Wood — Sone, another of Jiro’s colleagues

Ronan Farrow — Mitsubishi employee


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