Gou Ayano, Hana Sugisaki and Koichi Sato are cast in crime film “Paradise” (“Rakuen”). The film is based on two short stories from “A Collection of Crime Stories” by Shuichi Yoshida and directed by Takahisa Zeze. The film revolves around two kidnappings that took place over a 12 year period along the same road. Gou Ayano plays Takeshi, a suspect in the second kidnapping. Hana Sugisaki plays Tsumugi. She was with the girl prior to the first kidnapping. Koichi Sato plays town resident Zenjiro. Filming for the movie begins September 10, 2018 and finishes October, 2018.
“Paradise” will be released sometime next year in Japan.