‘Musketeers’ to open Tokyo fest

Cast includes Jovovich, Waltz, Bloom

Paul W.S. Anderson’s 3D swashbuckler “The Three Musketeers” will open the 24th Tokyo Film Festival on Oct. 22, the fest said Thursday.

The Constantin Film and Impact Pictures production toplines Logan Lerman, Milla Jovovich, Orlando Bloom and Christoph Waltz. Summit releases the pic in the U.S. on Oct. 21, while Gaga releases it in Japan on Oct. 28.

The nine-day Tokyo fest has a long tradition of selecting mainstream pics as its opener. James Cameron’s “Titanic” world premiered there 1997. Last year’s opener was “The Social Network.”

The fest previously announced a major retrospective dedicated to thesp Kyoko Kagawa, a muse to such Golden Age helmers as Yasujiro Ozu, Kenji Mizoguchi, Akira Kurosawa and Mikio Naruse.

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