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02/08/2022 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/08/2022 08:24

This Just In: HBO Max, Endeavor Content And Japanese Broadcaster WOWOW Co-Production TOKYO VICE Debuts April 7

- Michael Mann Directs The Pilot Episode -
- HBO Max Releases First Look Image From The Series Created And Written By J.T. Rogers -

The Max Original crime drama series, TOKYO VICE, from Endeavor Content and WOWOW, Japan's leading premium pay TV broadcaster, debuts Thursday, April 7 with three episodes, followed by two episodes debuting every Thursday leading up to the finale on April 28. WOWOW will debut the first episode in Japan via its streaming service on April 7 with subsequent episodes recurring every Sunday evening on the WOWOW channel starting on April 24 through June. Logline: Loosely inspired by American journalist Jake Adelstein's non-fiction first-hand account of the Tokyo Metropolitan Police beat, the crime drama series, filmed on location in Tokyo, captures Adelstein's (played by Ansel Elgort) daily descent into the neon-soaked underbelly of Tokyo in the late '90s, where nothing and no one is truly what or who they seem. Cast: Golden Globe® nominee Ansel Elgort, Academy Award nominee Ken Watanabe, Academy Award nominee Rinko Kikuchi, Rachel Keller, Ella Rumpf, Hideaki Ito, Show Kasamatsu, Tomohisa Yamashita. Credits: Tony Award-winning playwright J.T. Rogers created and wrote the series and also serves as executive producer. Four-time Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner Michael Mann directed the pilot and is an executive producer along with Emmy winner Alan Poul, Jake Adelstein, Ansel Elgort, Emmy winner Emily Gerson Saines, Brad Kane, Destin Daniel Cretton, Ken Watanabe, Kayo Washio, and Academy Award winner John Lesher.