"JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable" Live-Action Film Project Officially Confirmed

Kento Yamazaki is cast as Josuke Higashikata alongside Yusuke Iseya as Jotaro

It is officially announced at the press conference jointly held by Toho and Warner Brothers Japan today that live-action film adaptations of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable, the fourth story arc of Hirohiko Araki's long-running JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga series, are in the works and its first part is slated for summer 2017. 56-year-old Takashi Miike, who recently helmed the critically and commercially failed live-action film adaptation of Kenichi Tachibana and Yu Sasuga's sci-fi action manga Terra Formars, is confirmed to direct.

 

 

Announced main cast:

 

 Josuke Higashikata: Kento Yamazaki (20/Yuuki Hase in One Week Friends)

 Jotaro Kujo: Yusuke Iseya (40/Aoshi Shinomori in Rurouni Kenshin)

 

 Koichi Hirose: Ryunosuke Kamiki (23/Akito Takagi in Bakuman.)

 Okuyasu Nijimura: Mackenyu (19/Arata Wataya in Chihayafuru)

 Keicho Nijimura: Masaki Okada (27/Hibito Nanba in Space Brothers)

 Yukako Yamagishi: Nana Komatsu (20/Miho Azuki in Bakuman.)

 Anjuro Katagiri/Angelo: Takayuki Yamada (32/Hideyoshi Hashiba in Nobunaga Concerto)

 

 Tomoko Higashikata: Arisa Mizuki (39/Reiko Kudo in Reiko, the Psyche Resurrected)

 Ryohei Higashikata: Jun Kunimura (60/Kubal in Attack on Titan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

via: Cinema Today, Comic Natalie, Oricon Style, Mantan Web

 

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