At the launch event for the third Professor Layton
game in Japan last night, it was confirmed that the upcoming animated film spawning from the series is scheduled for a New Years 2010 launch in the Land of the Rising Sun. This came from Level 5's CEO, Akihiro Hino.
The Japanese version of Professor Layton: The First Movie
will feature the voice cast from the game, including Yo Oizumi as Layton and Maki Horikita as Ruke.
There's no word as yet on a Western release.Source: IGN