J Soul Brother member Takanori Iwata will be starring in the upcoming film "Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare".
The cast list for the film was released on July 31. Iwata was cast as Kyosuke Wakumo, making him the lead actor in the movie.
"Kyonen no Fuyu, Kimi to Wakare" is based on the 2013 best-selling suspense novel of the same name. The main character Kyosuke Wakumo is a reporter who investigates the death of a beautiful blind woman for a new book.
This is the first time Iwata has been cast in a film in the lead role. It will also be his first time acting in a suspense genre project.
Filming for the new movie began in July and is set to wrap up later this month. The movie is set to be released in Japan during the spring of 2018.