EXCLUSIVE: Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla solid member Ken Watanabe has joined his upcoming Fresh Regency movie Smartly safe Worship in a feature first and important to were played by Benedict Wong, following the latter actor’s departure because of scheduling conflicts.
Watanabe will part the veil veil with previously announced solid individuals along with John David Washington, Gemma Chan, Allison Janney and Sturgill Simpson.
The most contemporary movie written and directed by Edwards (Rogue One: A Star Wars Fable, Monsters) is billed as an customary sci-fi myth space within the terminate to future. Specifics as to its keep and the feature Watanabe is having fun with are at the moment undisclosed, with production underway.
Edwards is producing along with his Rogue One collaborator Kiri Hart and Fresh Regency, which has equipped the movie’s financing. His most modern movie sits on an upcoming slate from the firm that also involves an untitled customary movie from David O. Russell starring Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Robert De Niro, Mike Myers, Chris Rock and further; Adrian Lyne’s Deep Water, starring Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas; and Robert Eggers’ The Northman starring Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman and Willem Dafoe.
Watanabe is extraordinarily very most sensible known for his supporting flip in Edward Zwick’s The Last Samurai, for which he garnered Oscar, Golden Globe and Display Actors Guild Award nominations in 2004. The actor will next be viewed within the HBO Max series Tokyo Vice, which he exec produced alongside pilot director Michael Mann and further. He’s also featured on the movie aspect in titles along with Inception, Letters from Iwo Jima, Memoirs of a Geisha, Batman Begins, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, The King and I, Bel Canto, Isle of Canines and The Sea of Bushes, among others.
Watanabe is represented by WME, Activist Artists Management and Okay Move in Tokyo.