Netflix has lined up its future huge-finances characteristic for Japan, a essential growth market for the worldwide streaming enterprise. The firm has greenlit a suspenseful rom-com romp titled In Love and Deep Drinking water from veteran drama screenwriter Yuji Sakamoto (Tokyo Enjoy Tale, Kadin). Sakamoto describes the challenge as “a passionate comedy delivered on an unprecedented scale” for the Japanese movie industry.
Yusuke Taki will direct, with Nikkatsu and Django Film dealing with the local generation for Netflix.
In Love and Deep Water is established on the MSC Bellissima, a massive luxury cruise ship headed for the Aegean sea. When at sail, the Bellissima’s loyal butler Suguru and a mysterious lady named Chizuru cross paths as they try to uncover a shocking murder-thriller that happens early in the voyage.
Ryo Yoshizawa (Sakura, Kingdom) stars as Suguru and Aoi Miyazaki (Upcoming Family, Birthday Card) performs Chizuru. The starry cast also contains Yoh Yoshida as the a short while ago appointed captain Hatsumi Rinko Kikuchi as an unfaithful movie producer named Aina Kento Nagayama as Shintaro, a youthful actor who desires to show up in a film shown at Cannes Film Competition Yuki Izumisawa as previous yakuza member Ryuki Aju Makita as Shiori, the daughter of a yakuza manager Hatsunori Hasegawa as Sohei, the godfather of the healthcare earth Ken Yasuda as his son Michihiko and Saki Takaoka as Michihiko’s wife, Misaki. Supplemental appearances will also be created by youthful stars Yunho as Kanato, the son of the housekeeper, and Rumika Ogai as the daughter of Misaki and Michihiko.
“I always wished to make a film like that, but I by no means thought I would be capable to,” Sakamoto points out in a assertion. “With this film, the dream I had offered up on has come accurate. I imagine viewers will be capable to expend a aspiration-like time with attractive tunes, gorgeous costumes, and charming men and women introduced to daily life by the ultimate cast, starting with Ryo Yoshizawa and Aoi Miyazaki. I hope you will take pleasure in this wealthy and passionate ocean cruise.”
Subscription streaming solutions in Japan counted 48.4 million subscribers at the stop of the first quarter of 2022, with Netflix and Amazon Key Movie accounting for nearly half of the market place, according to a report from regional investigation business Media Associates Asia. Disney+ also has been creating continuous gains in Japan considering that launching domestically about two decades back, but it even now trails Netflix and Amazon, which both equally debuted in the marketplace several years prior, by a large margin.