An animated movie entitled Movie Version Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: Gurren Chapter (劇場版 天元突破グレンラガン 【紅蓮篇】, Gekijōban Tengen Toppa Guren Ragan [Guren Hen]?), once again directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi, and written by Kazuki Nakashima, will be produced by Gainax and released on September 6, 2008 in Japanese theaters. The movie will be a compilation of the events of the first arc of the series (episodes one through fifteen) with some newly animated scenes. In conjunction with the release of the movie, Gainax has released series of music videos entitled Gurren Lagann Parallel Works which contains alternative stories of Gurren Lagann set to songs from the original soundtrack. A second movie has been announced.