Japanese newspapers Nikkan Sports and Sports Nippon have confirmed that Arakawa Hiromu’s slice-of-life comedy manga series Gin no Saji (Silver Spoon) will get a live-action movie adaptation next spring.
In the article, it was also announced that Sexy Zone band member Kento Nakajima and actress Alice Hirose will be playing the roles of Yūgo Hachiken and Aki Mikage, respectively.
Other staff and cast members listed below:
Ryūhei Ueshima as Principal
Nakamura Shidō as equestrian club adviser Nakajima
Tomohiro Ichikawa as Ichirō Komaba
Director – Keisuke Yoshida
Production – TBS and Wilco
Distributor – TOHO
The young boy named Yugo Hachiken apparently aspires to live separated from his family. So he takes his chances by enrolling to an agriculture school, one which requires its students to live at a dormitory. He thinks, with his talent in studying, no problem will arise no matter what kind of school he goes to. But he is proven wrong. Grown up as all-easy-to-get city boy, he is forced to uncover not-too-convenient truths about agricultural life. Enjoy the story of Hachiken, as he is trying to keep up with his friends, farmers’ heirs who are already accustomed to hardworking farm life. (myanimelist)