Exclusive interview! Director of “Lupin the Third,” Ryuhei Kitamura

By: Izumi Hasegawa   November 21, 2014

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WhatsUpHollywood.com had the honor of speaking exclusively to Ryuhei Kitamura, the director of Lupin the Third — about a “legendary, super genius, kick-ass thief.” Besides talking about his trepidation in taking on this big screen version of the popular Japanese manga series, Kitamura delves into the decision to do the origins story and creating a new world.

Kitamura also discusses the cast, including stars Jerry Yan and Kim Jun, and reveals how they communicated on set. What were some of the other challenges they faced? And how did they balance the action with some humor? Find out in our exclusive video interview!