Ken Watanabe has been cast in HBO Max “Tokyo Vice.”
Based on the non-fiction book of Jake Adelstein, Watanabe will executive produce along costar Ansel Elgort. He’s set to play Hiroto Katagiri, a detective from the Tokyo Police Department. His character is a father figure to American journalist Jake (Elgort). He will guide him through the complexity and underground corruption in Tokyo police department.
J.T. Rogers is attached to write the script with Destin Daniel Cretton as the director.