In a report from Japanese music site Jpop Asia, Taiwanese actor & singer Jerry Yan has been cast in the upcoming live-action movie adaptation of Monkey Punch’s popular comedy adventure manga series Lupin III .
Yan who will be playing Lupin’s top rival in the film, will be joined by Japanese actor Oguri Shun who was earlier reported to play the title role Arsène Lupin II
The two actors shared a common point as both played a member of the ‘F4’ group in their respective versions of Hana Yori Dango live-action drama series. Oguri played the Japanese Hanazawa Rui while Yan as Taiwan’s Tsukasa Domyouji (aka Dao Ming Si).
Arashi’s Sho Sakurai and actor Satoshi Tsumabuki were also cast in the film.
Movie is scheduled to release spring of next year.