First Images From The Japanese Remake Of Unforgiven

The Japanese remake of Unforgiven demonstrates, once again, how the flow between Old West frontier drama and Samurai stories can go both ways.

Lee Sang-il’s Yurusarezarumono was announced a few months bank and we now have some images of the cast in character, and a little of the filming going on.

Clint Eastwood worked with Ken Watanabe on Sands of Iwo Jimo; now, they’ll have played essentially the same role in movies. Akira Emoto has taken on the role Morgan Freeman played in the original, and Koichi Sato has picked up from Gene Hackman. The action has been transferred to Hokkaido near the start of the Meiji period.

David Webb Peoples‘ original screenplay for Unforgiven was very precise and well written, and I can only hope the new script is as strong.

Note that Warner Bros. are behind both the original and this remake. What took them so long?

Thanks to DVD Prime and Filmsmash for the images.

Freddie_Stroma

Freddie Stroma Joins Game of Thrones As Sam’s Brother

Carlos Ezquerra’s First Judge Dredd Print

LadyCop

First Look At Rutina Wesley As Lady Cop In Arrow

Francis Manapul’s New Creator Owned Comic Broken Hollow, Used To Sell Microsoft’s Surface Pro

A 22 Page Preview Of Stjepan Sejic’s Switch #1 From Image Comics

gt_sJRot

Chris Evans Says “If Marvel Wants Me, They Got Me” For More Movies

Ch-Ch-Changes – Deathstroke, To Sinestro To A Contest Of Champions

Marvel Comics Parties In December Like It’s 1992

So Which Marvel Studio Films Did The Creative Committee Influence The Most?

Steve Ditko Still Doesn’t Recall The Name ‘Watchmen’