Ken Watanabe has joined the cast of “Silence” , next Martin Scorsese’s movie.
This is an adaptation of Shusaku Endo’s : set in 17th century the story is about Jesuit priests who face violence and persecution in ancient Japan Andrew Garfield (The amazing Spider-man) will play Father Rodrigues (a Portuguese missionary) who will be helped in translation by the character Ken will portray.
Second teaser for Yurusarezaru Mono, Sang-il Lee’s upcoming jidaigeki remake of Clint Eastwood’s Academy Award-winning 1992 film “Unforgiven” (out September 13, 2013).
Ken Watanabe stars as Jubee Kamata, a once feared assassin for the Tokugawa shogunate who fled north to Hokkaido after the Battle of Hakodate and fall of the Edo government. He gave up his sword for his late wife, but 10 years later a large bounty lures him out of retirement.
Ken is the image of a new beer trade “Suntory”
Ken Watanabe (October 21st, 1959 - )
Academy Award-Nominated Actor,
‘Letters from Iwo Jima’, ‘Batman Begins’ & ‘Inception’
Some stills from Shizumano taiyo : Ken portrays Hajuime Onchi the in this movie-drama based on the 1985 plane crash that caused 520 deaths.
Doesn’t he look extremely sexy lighting a cigarette in first capture? And so desperately sad in last one than you feel you MUST comfort him?