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Trailer Debut: Unforgiven (Japanese Remake)

The Japanese remake of Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven now has a trailer, and it should entice those who were previously¬†sceptical¬†of the project. Directed by Sang-il Lee, it transports the American Western to Meiji era Japan, and recasts Ken Watanabe in the Clint Eastwood role. In it, Watanabe plays a notorious killer reluctantly dragged back into his […]

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Andrew Garfield signs on for Scorsese’s Silence

It’s all system’s go on Martin Scorsese’s long gestating passion project Silence, as Variety reports Andrew Garfield has been signed for the leading role. Garfield will star as a young Portuguese Jesuit who is sent to Japan in 1638; a time when Christian missionaries were being persecuted in the region. Legendary Japanese actor Ken Watanabe […]

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