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Stylejam rolls a ‘Seven’ for English remake

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Japanese shingle Stylejam has picked up sales rights to fantasy drama “The Seven Days of Assistant Manager Tsubikayama” and has set up the pic as an English-language remake.

Drawn from a popular novel by Asada Jiro, story follows an ugly salaryman who after a brief spell in purgatory returns to earth in the body of a beautiful woman.

Original pic, helmed by Keita Kono, bows in Japan next week in a medium-wide 150-print release through Shochiku.

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