AKB48 Team B member SHIMAZAKI HARUKA prepares to make her American screen debut this summer. Affectionately know to the idol world as “Paruru,” Shimazaki has been cast as the lead role of Evelyn Salt in a reboot of the 2010 mystery suspense thriller originally starring Angelina Jolie.
Not much is currently known about the project only that the script is being handled by David Liao and David Chang of NSK. Acclaimed Director L.P. Tung as signed on as well as Director of Videography Daniel Dae Lee. Currently the project is in casting and filming is scheduled to being in March.
The web is a buzz with talks of a possible cast. Rumors include Michelle Rodriguez, Daniel Day Lewis, Yoshi Hagiwara and Liam Neeson.
Stay tuned as more is released, NSK will bring you all the details.