First Look At Shun Oguri In The Live-Action LUPIN III Movie
Spy set pics capture Japanese actor Shun Oguri as Arsène Lupin III on the set of the live-action Lupin III movie. It appears he's wearing the look from Hayao Miyazaki's Lupin the Third: Castle of Cagliostro.
Actor Shun Oguri on set in the trademark black dress shirt and yellow tie. Only thing he's missing is the green jacket. Oguri lost 18 pounds for the role but Japanese fans are mixed on his selection for the titular protagonist.
Live-Action LUPIN III Begins Filming
Casting Underway For Live-Action LUPIN III
"Lupin III (ルパン三世 Rupan Sansei), is a 1967 Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Monkey Punch (Katō Kazuhiko) that follows the incredible feats and adventures of Arsène Lupin III, the grandson of Arsène Lupin, the gentleman thief of Maurice Leblanc's series which is often described as a French counterpart to Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes. That first manga has spawned a worldwide phenomenon that now includes anime, OVAs, a previous live-action film, music soundtracks, video games and even a musical. Considered the world's greatest thief, Lupin III, travels the globe, stealing priceless objects and announcing his intentions via calling card before pulling off the heist. Joining him are expert marksman and Lupin right-hand man right-hand man Daisuke Jige, master swordsman Goemon Ishikawa XIII who is said to possess a sword and skills that can cut anything and femme fatale Fujiko Mine, fellow thief and Lupin love interest. Pursuing them across the globe is Inspector Koichi Zenigata, who has made it his life mission to catch the master thief."
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