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New trailer and poster for Takashi Miike’s 13 ASSASSINS

Jamie Neish

by: Jamie Neish
March 26th, 2011

new trailer and poster for takashi miike's 13 assassins

Magnet Releasing have unveiled a brand new trailer and poster for ultra-violent period-horror film 13 ASSASSINS, a remake of Eiichi Kudo’s 1963 black-and-white Japanese film of the same name.

Directed by renowned Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike (ICHI THE KILLER) from a screenplay penned by Daisuke Tengan, the film stars Kôji Yakusho, Takayuki Yamada, Hiroki Matsukata, Kazuki Namioka, Yûsuke Iseya, Gorô Inagaki, Masachika Ichimura, and Mikijiro Hira.

13 ASSASSINS focuses on a group of unemployed samurai who are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a wartorn future. After screening to wide acclaim at various film festivals - including SXSW, Fantastic Fest, and AFI Fest - 13 ASSASSINS is scheduled to hit Magnet's popular video-on-demand (VOD) service on March 25, it will then be awarded a limited theatrical run on April 29.

Check out the trailer and poster after the break.

new trailer and poster for takashi miike's 13 assassins

Source Apple

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