'It's important to convey the truth even if it's painful,' says actor.
SEOUL — Iranian filmmaker, Asghar Farhadi ("A Separation") will lead the main competition jury at October's Busan film festival (Oct. 2-11, 2014) Fellow jurors who will award a $30,000 prize to the…
Ken Watanabe will take on the role made famous by Yul Brynner in “The King and I,” the long-brewing Broadway revival of the 1951 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical that will reunite helmer Bartlett Sher…
John Goodman and Ken Watanabe are on board to voice new autobots in Paramount's “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” Michael Bay is directing the movie with Mark Wahlberg and Jack Reynor starring…
Seeking to start energizing the Godzilla fanbase, Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have unveiled plans for a comicbook prequel to their upcoming “Godzilla” tentpole movie. Director Gareth Edwards…
Though it doesn't pack the emotional punch of Clint Eastwood's original, Lee Sang-il's "Unforgiven" remake is stunningly shot and never less than entertaining.
After two decades of false starts and near misses, the director can now look forward to shooting his long-gestating adaptation of Japanese novelist Shusaku Endo's novel next summer.
Richard T. Jones has joined the cast of Legendary's “Godzilla” reboot helmed by Gareth Edwards. Aaron Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, David Strathairn, Juliette Binoche and Ken Watanabe…
TOKYO -- Warner Japan plans to remake the 1992 Clint Eastwood western "The Unforgiven" as a samurai period drama with Ken Watanabe playing the Eastwood role as a retired gunman taking one last job.
Ken Watanabe will star in Kadokawa Pictures' "Shizumanu taiyo" (The Sun That Doesn't Set), based on the story of a real-life 1985 plane crash that caused 520 deaths -- the most in Japanese aviation…