John Woo will direct a remake of Seijun Suzuki's 1963 Japanese new wave yakuza movie Youth of the Beast, the film's production companies announced today. Woo's English-language version, Day of the Beast, will follow a shady outsider who becomes enmeshed in a turf war between Japanese gangsters and Russian mobsters.
Legendary action director John Woo ('The Killer,' 'Face-Off') is set to return to Hollywood with a remake of the Japanese classic, 'Youth of the Beast.' Read Post
(Cannes) May 16, 2012 –– John Woo and Terence Chang’s Lion Rock Productions and Nikkatsu Corporation will co-produce DAY OF THE BEAST, a remake of Seijun Suzuki’s 1963 classic Youth of the Beast centering on the dealings of Yakuza, ... Read Post