Miike To Remake “Harakiri” In 3D

Filmmaker Takashi Miike (“13 Assassins,” “Audition”) will make a currently untitled pic based on “Harakiri” (Seppuku), Masaki Kobayashi’s 1962 period classic reports Variety.

Tatsuya Nakadai starred in the original as a samurai seeking revenge after his son-in-law is forced to kill himself with his sword.

Ebizo Ichikawa will take on the lead role in this version. The 3D feature will begin shooting in October for release next year.