Entries tagged Koji Yakusho

Teaser Trailer and Clips for Takashi Miike’s HARA-KIRI: Death of a Samurai Remake

Looks like Takashi Miike tasted some blood while filming his remake of Eiichi Kudo’s 13 Assassins, so he decided to bring another samurai classic back to the screens with a remake of Masaki Kobayashi’s 1962 Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai.

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A poverty-stricken samurai named Hanshiro Tsugumo arrives at the manor of a feudal lord under the pretense of wanting to find a suitable place to commit seppuku. The lord sees this as a bluff, as many hard up samurai had made the same request in hopes of getting a hand-out. However, Tsugumo’s true motive is to complete the last part of his vengeance.

[via Wildgrounds & Nippon Cinema]


Trailer for Takashi Miike’s 13 Assassins Remake


In the era of the Shogun, an evil young lord rapes and kills, assured of immunity by law. But he didn’t count on the Thirteen Assassins. A feared secret force, each with their own deadly skill, the Assassins undertake a suicide mission to wipe out the Lord. As he embarks on a perilous journey, the Assassins close off his escape route and ambush him in a village of death. But little do they know, they are outnumbered four to one by the Lord’s crack team of bodyguards.

[via Wildgrounds & CinemaAsia]


Takashi Miike’s Thirteen Assassins

Sanspo has released the first pictures from the cast and set of Takashi Miike’s remake of Eiichi Kudo’s 1963 classic Thirteen Assassins starring Koji Yakusho, Hiroki Matsukata, Yusuke Iseya, Takayuki Yamada, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Arata Furuta, Ikki Sawamura, Sousuke Takaoka, Yuma Ishigaki, Masataka Kubota, Seiji Rokkaku, Kazuki Namioka and Koen Kondo.

[via @ryuganji (Don Brown)]

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