Kimura Takuya cast in Hollywood film starring Josh Hartnett

Kimura Takuya (34), popular actor and member of SMAP will be appearing in his second international film since appearing in Wong War Kai’s film “2046″.

Kimura will take part in the Hollywood film “I COME WITH THE RAIN” which stars Josh Hartnett, Harvey Keitel, Korea’s RAIN and Lee Byung-hun.

According to Beyond Hollywood, “I COME WITH THE RAIN” is about ex-Los Angeles cop turned private eye Kline (Hartnett) travels to Hong Kong in search of Shitao, the missing son of a chinese billionaire. Enlisting Meng Zi (Wu) a friend and a former colleague now working for the Hong Kong Police, Kline follows a faint trail left by the ethereal Shitao. The path leads to local gangster Su Dongpo (Lee) and his beautiful, drug addicted girlfriend Lili (Tran). But Kline is distracted from his search, haunted by memories of the serial killer Hasford (Koteas)whose ‘body of work’ was the reason Kline quit the police force. Will Kline once again need to lose his mind to find his latest quarry?

This could possibly be Kimura’s second opportunity to participate at Cannes which he did in 2004 for “2046″.

Kimura Takuya is currently promoting his upcoming film “HERO” which comes out in theaters in Japan on September 8th.

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