November 18 2020

Takuya Kimura & Masami Nagasawa cast in movie “Masquerade Night”

Takuya Kimura & Masami Nagasawa are cast in sequel film “Masquerade Night.” The film is a sequel to 2019 movie “Masquerade Hotel” and based on 2017 novel “Masquerade Night” by¬†Keigo Higashino. Both Takuya Kimura and Masami Nagasawa will reprise their roles of Detective Kosuke Nitta and Hotel Cortesia Tokyo employee Naomi Yamagishi. Filming for the movie will begin early January, 2021 and the movie is scheduled to be completed August, 2021.

“Masquerade Night” will be released September 17, 2021 in Japan.

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: An anonymous letter is delivered to the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. The letter states that a criminal of a murder case will appear at the countdown party Masquerade Night that will be held at Hotel Cortesia Tokyo. Detective Kosuke Nitta (Takuya Kimura) must go undercover and work again at the Hotel Cortesia Tokyo. There, he meets Naomi Yamagishi (Masami Nagasawa), who works as a concierge. Without any information about the criminal, except that the person will be in attendance, Detective Kosuke Nitta works feverishly to find the criminal among the 500 attendees.

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