Takanori Iwata (‘J Soul Brothers’ and ‘EXILE’) is cast for the lead role in movie “Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare.” Also cast in the film are Mizuki Yamamoto, Kazuki Kitamura, Takumi Saito and Reina Asami. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare” by Fuminori Nakamura and will be directed by Tomoyuki Takimoto.
In the upcoming film, Takanori Iwata will play reportage writer Kyosuke Yakumo. For his next book, he examines a burned to death murder case involving a beautiful blind woman. The suspect in the case is a talented photographer played by Takumi Saito. Mizuki Yamamoto will play the fiance of Kyosuke Yakumo, Reina Asami will play the older sister of the photographer and Kazuki Kitamura will play the editor of a weekly magazine.
Filming for “Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare” began July 2, 2017 and finishes mid-August, 2017. Movie will be released sometime during spring, 2018 in Japan.