The movie “Tomorrow’s Joe” starring NEWS’ member Tomohisa Yamashita is in the shooting and will be released next spring. The background of the story is set in Tokyo of the Showa-era, when Joe met Rikiishi, professional boxer, in the jail. In the middle of the April, the shooting of the extra and the boxing scenes of Yamashita has been started. Staff commented: “He’s totally turned into the role he is playing. With the gaunt cheeks and keen eyes, he really looks good.” And Yamashita seems very serious about the shooting: “We had an exciting shooting today.” “Boxing is really tiring, but I am really happy everything goes on well.” He also goes to watch the sparring of the world champion on the day with no shooting schedule and is spending everyday with boxing together. He is about to wake up Joe in the modern time and let’s look forward to this new challenge of him.
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