EVANGELION 3.0 + 1.0 director ,Hideaki Anno, will collaborate with Shinji Higuchi for the new ULTRAMAN movie entitled SHIN ULTRAMAN. Higuchi will direct the new film and Anno will produce and write the screenplay. In addition, Tsuburaya Productions, Toho Studios, and Studio Khara will produce the Ultraman film.
Anno and Higuchi previously Shin Godzilla (Godzilla: Resurgence). Shin Ultraman is currently scheduled for release in 2021 to commemorate the 55th Anniversary of the Ultraman franchise.
Ultraman television series aired in Japan from July 17, 1966 to April 9, 1967. The tokusatsu superhero series was followed by many other original series with Ultraman Taiga being the latest series in the franchise.