After reprising his role as Gintoki Sakata in Gintama 2, it looks like Shun Oguri is now taking his talents to Hollywood. This is because The Japanese actor will be making his US debut for Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment’s Godzilla vs. Kong film..
It also seems that many out west think highly of Oguri, including Godzilla vs. Kong director Adam Wingard. Producer Alex Garcia stated that they saw his performances for Takashi Miike’s Crows Zero and Crows Zero II, as well as Gintama, and is thrilled that is on board the Kaijuu slugfest.
Oguri himself also said that he’s quite thrilled to join the cast. However, he feels a bit apprehensive due to the hurdles he has to face. But after he saw the enthusiasm from the director and producer, he became motivated.
Filming will begin later this month in Australia and Hawaii. As for the film itself, expect Godzilla and Kong to clash again on 22 May 2020.
source: Mantan Web