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Clint Eastwood Gives Blessing For Japanese Remake Of Unforgiven Starring Ken Watanabe

August 20, 2012 3 comments

From a western to a samurai epic!

Warner Brothers Japan has announced it will remake Clint Eastwood western Unforgiven as a samurai epic with internationally renowned actor Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Memoirs of a Geisha) as the leading star and Lee Sang-il (Villain) at the helm as director. The film will be set in 1880 on the northern island of Hokkaido after the fall of the Tokugawa Shōgunate.

Watanabe will take on the Eastwood role as a samurai living in Read more…