Kento Yamazaki is cast for the lead role in live-action film “Kingdom.” The film is based on manga series “Kingdom” by Yasuhisa Hara and directed by Shinsuke Sato. Cast in supporting roles are Ryo Yoshizawa, Masami Nagasawa,Kanna Hashimoto and Takao Osawa. Filming for the movie has already been completed. Filming began April, 2018 in China and then took place in Japan for another one and a half months. The film is set in Qin Dynasty during the warring states period in China. Kento Yamazaki plays Shin who dreams of becoming a great military general. Ryo Yoshizawa will play two characters: Eisei (young King) and Hyou (childhood friend of Shin).
Meanwhile the first trailer for “Kingdom” has been added on AsianWiki. “Kingdom” will be released April 19, 2019.