Takuya Kimura and Masami Nagasawa are cast in movie “Masquerade Hotel.” The film is based on 2011 novel “Masquerade Hotel” by Keigo Higashino. The movie also reunites director Masayuki Suzuki and actor Takuya Kimura. The pair famously worked together in hit Fuji TV drama series “Hero” and movie “Hero.” Story for “Masquerade Hotel” has Takuya Kimura playing a detective and Masami Nagasawa playing a front desk clerk at a hotel. A serial killer has left clues that his next murder will take place at the hotel and Takuya Kimura’s character goes undercover as a front desk clerk to catch the killer.
Filming for “Masquerade Hotel” began October 7, 2017 and will finish in the middle of next month. The film will be released sometime in 2019.