TITLE

Warners Japan surfs to 1st pic

AUTHOR(S)
Kilday, Gregg
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;10/11/2005, Vol. 391 Issue 16, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. in Japan is producing and will distribute a film based on the novel "Catch a Wave," written by Kazuma Toyota at the age of 16. Toyota, now a 17-year-old high school junior, will adapt his novel for the screen. "Catch a Wave" is the first Japanese feature film produced by the local-language production unit of Warners Japan, which will distribute the movie nationwide early next summer. Nobuyuki Takahashi, who directed the TV drama series "Water Boys," is making his debut as a film director with the project.
ACCESSION #
18696005

 

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