Thriller from Supervising Director Takashi Shimizu (THE GRUDGE) Available on DVD and Digital for the First Time
Source: Eagle One Media press release
Eagle One Media is proud to announce it will distribute Takashi Shimizu’s undiscovered Japanese film ALTER EGO (もうひとりいる, Mo Hitori Iru, 2002) to worldwide audiences for the first time. Takashi Shimizu, the famed director behind THE GRUDGE and JU-ON horror franchises, was intimately involved as Supervising Director on Alter Ego and the feature film has never before been released outside of Japan. North America DVD release is set for February 18 with the film immediately available on digital platforms itunes and Amazon Instant.
Produced by King Records the film features the involvement of some of the masters of today’s Japanese horror scene including Issei Shibata (THE LOCKER, THE CHASING WORLD); Yukihiko Yamaguchi (MEATBALL MACHINE, KAI-KI: TALES OF TERROR FROM TOKYO) along with actors Hideo Sakaki (THE GRUDGE, VERSUS), Taro Suwa (THE GRUDGE, RING 2), Kanji Tsuda (THE GRUDGE, TOKYO SONATA), Nobuko Sakuma, Chieko Kawabe (PRETTY GUARDIAN SAILORMOON), and Sena. ALTER EGO can be pre-ordered at major on-line retailers such as Amazon.