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Ken Watanabe, Jessie Buckley Join ‘Cottontail’ (Exclusive)

Jessie Buckley and Ken Watanabe have joined drama 'Cottontail,' which is being shot in Japan and the U.K. and launching at the American Film Market.

Ken Watanabe to Star in Film About Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Ken Watanabe will star as the head of the crisis-hit Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in 'Fukushima 50,' from Japan's Kadokawa Corporation and directed by Setsuro Wakamatsu. It will tell the story of…

‘Bel Canto’: Film Review

The big-screen adaptation of Ann Patchett's novel 'Bel Canto' stars Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe as characters caught up in a hostage drama in an unnamed South American country.

‘Bel Canto’ Trailer: Julianne Moore Faces Hostage Situation in South America

The first trailer for 'Bel Canto,' the story of an opera singer (Julianne Moore) caught in a hostage situation during a performance in South America, has been released. The movie, directed by Academy…

Cannes: Julianne Moore’s ‘Bel Canto’ Goes to Screen Media

Paul Weitz directed the romantic drama, which also stars Ken Watanabe.

Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Detective Pikachu’ Adds Bill Nighy, Chris Geere

Reynolds will star as the titular character in the Legendary production.

Toronto: ‘The Last Samurai’ Star Ken Watanabe Shows Emotional Side in ‘Rage’

"I wanted to see if there was in me personally that aspect of my character," the Oscar-nominated actor said of his departure from strongman characters in Lee Sang-Il's murder mystery.

Baltasar Kormakur’s ‘The Oath,’ Xiaogang Feng’s ‘I Am Not Madame Bovary’ Join San Sebastian Competition

The Spanish fest names five more titles to its official lineup, including features from Poland, Argentina and Japan.

Broadway’s ‘The King and I’ Sets June Closing

The Tony-winning Lincoln Center Theater revival will take its final New York bow this summer, prior to launching a national tour in November.

Daniel Dae Kim to Make Broadway Debut in ‘The King and I’

Prior to the 'Lost' and 'Hawaii Five-O' star joining the cast, original lead Ken Watanabe will return to the Tony-winning revival for seven weeks.

Tony Awards 2015: ‘The King and I’s’ Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe Perform “Getting to Know You” and “Shall We Dance?” (Video)

The two nominees performed memorable numbers from the Bartlett Sher-directed staging of the 1951 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, which nabbed nine nominations.

Cannes: Matthew McConaughey’s ‘Sea of Trees’ Sells to Roadside, Lionsgate in U.S.

The drama, directed by Gus Van Sant, makes its premiere in competition at the Cannes Film Festival May 16.