The upcoming remake of Takashi Miike’s thriller Shield of Straw has a new backer: EuropaCorp, headed up by Luc Besson.
The company will be teaming up with All Nippon Entertainment Works, Nippon Television, and Depth of Field to bring the English-language feature to the big screen.
They anticipate that the Shield of Straw remake will continue to help build bridges between Japan and Hollywood while presenting Japanese entertainment to a global audience.
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