Hanway Hires Miike’s “Thirteen Assassins”

Hanway Films will handle international sales on Takashi Miike’s samurai pic “Thirteen Assassins” reports Variety.

Based on Eiichi Kudo’s 1963 film and set in the shogun era, the story follows thirteen assassins who come together for a suicide mission to kill an evil lord, is b

Jeremy Thomas and Toshiaki Nakazawa (“Departures,” “Sukiyaki Western Django”) will produce.

Shooting kicks off this July in Japan’s Yamagature Prefecture.