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Ken Watanabe Talks Franchise Expectations in ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’

Ken Watanabe on 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' Franchise Expectations

As one of the faces returning to the Godzilla franchise following the 2014 film, Ken Watanabe said it can be a little unnerving keeping up with the pressure for Godzilla: King of the Monsters Watanabe spoke about reprising his role as Dr Ishiro Serizawa and bringing a balance to bridge the old and the new[...]

Ryan Reynolds Shares New ADORABLE 'Pokémon: Detective Pikachu' Teaser

Ryan Reynolds Trolls 'Pokémon" Detective Pikachu' Movie on YouTube

Tim and the talking Pikachu, who calls himself "Detective Pikachu", investigate to find his whereabouts with the help of a reporter, Lucy Stevens (Kathryn Newton) and her Psyduck, until they come across something that endangers the Pokémon world. Directed by Rob Letterman, the film stars Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Suki Waterhouse, Omar Chaparro, Chris[...]

Ken Watanabe attends The DreamWorks SKG and Sony Pictures Premiere of "Memoirs of a Geisha" held at The Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California on December 4, 2005.

'Detective Pikachu' Film Gains Ken Watanabe

We're still not really sure what Universal and Legendary Pictures are planning with their upcoming live-action Pokemon film Detective Pikachu, but their cast sure is getting good.[caption id="attachment_778432" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo by Shutterstock.com[/caption]Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Inception) has just been brought in to join the cast, apparently in a role that was specifically created for[...]

Who Will Play The Ancient One?

Also there was a tease over a month ago from director Scott Derrickson about the graphic novel Doctor Strange: Into Shamballa where the Ancient One is already gone and a trip back to his home leads to the Doctor meeting the Lords of Shamballa.So the three names that are rumored to play the potentially small[...]

John Goodman And Ken Watanabe To Voice Autobots In Transformers: Age Of Extinction

Michael Bay announced via Twitter today that John Goodman and Ken Watanabe have been cast to voice a couple of gigantic alien robots in the fourth installment of his popular Transformers franchise.Goodman will voice Hound, who's an Oshkosh Defense Medium Tactical Vehicle in his car form, and Watanabe will be Drift, a former Decepticon who[...]


New UK Trailer For The Japanese Remake Of Unforgiven

For once reversing the familiar flow of Samurai stories into Westerns, this is a Japanese reworking of Unforgiven.The Clint Eastwood role has gone to Ken Watanabe, who is absolutely a match for his American counterpart.[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvRr-xV8WJo[/youtube]The release is quite limited, I'm afraid, but I'm going to try to make the effort[...]


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[...]