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article image'Unforgiven' gets a Japanese remake with a samurai touch

By Can Tran     Dec 11, 2012 in Entertainment
It has been announced that the 1992 Clint Eastwood movie "Unforgiven" would be getting a Japanese remake slated for a 2013 Fall premiere. The first teaser trailer has been streamed.
In the entertainment businesses, there are movies getting adapted into other mediums of entertainment and vice-versa. You have movies going through various remakes. One recent example is the 2012 remake of the musical drama “Les Miserables” which is due out December 25, Christmas Day, at theaters across the United States. You get remakes with different adaptations. In the case of the 1992 movie “Unforgiven,” starring Clint Eastwood, it's getting a remake. This was when Eastwood was still active in acting. While Eastwood still acts today, he is more active in directing than acting. In 2013, Unforgiven will get a Japanese remake which is dubbed “Yurusarezaru Mono.” The title is Japanese for “Unforgiven.”
Instead of the remake taking place in the Wild West, this remake will take place in Japan during 1880. It will focus on Japanese settlers and the indigenous Ainu tribes. It will be directed by Sang-Il Lee. Now, it has been said that actor Ken Watanabe (Inception) will be playing the lead role in the movie. In the movie, Watanabe's character is a ronin who works as bounty hunter. The first teaser trailer has been made available for viewing.
This Japanese remake will premiere on September 13, 2013.
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