Junichi Okada is cast for the lead role in live-action film “The Fable.” The movie is based on manga “The Fable” by Katsuhisa Minami. The manga won in the general category at the 2017 Kodansha Manga Award. Also cast for supporting roles for the film are Fumino Kimura, Koichi Sato, Mizuki Yamamoto, Ken Yasuda, Yuya Yagira, Osamu Mukai and Sota Fukushi. Story for the film follows an assassin who gets one year off and lives as a regular person in Osaka. Movie is directed by Kan Eguchi.
“The Fable” will be released sometime next year in Japan.