Takeshi Sone, dir.
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Takeshi Sone, dir.
Seeking talent for original stories of Japanese horror legends. Utilizing the Japanese horror visual look, four Japanese directors will direct four urban legends never before portrayed in the United States. The narrative will consist of four mini episodes. The timeline and locations will overlap each episode creating one unified film narrative.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Starts shooting Nov. 13 in L.A.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Pays: $50 a day (includes gas/transportation).
Project Outline For Casting.pdf
Episode One: Kokkuri-san
YURI and LISALISA, who work as "maids" at a maid café in L.A. die mysteriously. It is Yuri's fan, JOE and his friends, NOBBY and RALPH, who find out Yuri, Lisalisa and another maid, KATE, were participating in the mystical kokkuri-san (a Japanese Ouija board). Things turn evil when Yuri's sprit starts to attack Joe, Nobby, Ralph and Kate.
Episode Two: Furen the Onmyoji
FUREN, the Japanese onmyoji (ghost hunter) is in L.A. to investigate and prevent the spread of Japanese urban legend incidents. However, no sooner than he's arrived, he finds himself being attacked by zombies, and the most powerful of them all, Satan!
Episode Three: Umeko's Friends
ANGELINA and JACK befriend siblings KEN and UMEKO. While Ken is on a mission to set Umeko up with Jack, it is Umeko’s creepy behavior that has Jack running out the door. Since then, Angelina and Jack experience strange and scary harassments from Ken and Umeko. Jack fights for his life as Ken performs an ancient Japanese curse, while Angelina faces Umeko who gradually transforms into another sort of evil altogether!
Episode Four: Slit Mouth Woman -- Am I, beautiful?
As the rumor of the Kuchisake Onna (Split Mouth Woman) spreads through L.A. CLAIRE'S friend MONICA falls victim to a brutal murder. Suffering from nightmares and hallucinations, Claire starts to believe her older sister SARAH is the killer Split Mouth Woman. Now it is up to Sarah to find out if the horror legends are actually true, and stop the mysterious murders.