THE CONFIDENCE MAN JP -EPISODE OF THE PRINCESS- Press Notes and Photo Gallery From Toho and Pony Canyon
Source: Toho Co., Ltd., Pony Canyon
Official Site: confidenceman-movie.com (Japan)
A SCIFI JAPAN EXCLUSIVE
This sequel isn’t a “scam”!
Toho Co., Ltd. and Pony Canyon have provided SciFi Japan with press notes and high-res photos from THE CONFIDENCE MAN JP -EPISODE OF THE PRINCESS- (コンフィデンスマンJP プリンセス編, Konfidensuman JP Purinsesu-hen). The movie was originally scheduled to open in Japan on May 1, 2020 but was delayed to July 23 due to the pandemic. It is now being offered for international distribution by Pony Canyon.
-EPISODE OF THE PRINCESS- is the second feature film based on Fuji TV series THE CONFIDENCE MAN JP (2018). The first, THE CONFIDENCE MAN JP – THE MOVIE (コンフィデンスマンJP the movie, Konfidensuman JP the movie), premiered in May 2019 and was an instant box office hit. Even before “Confidence Fever” has a chance to cool down, the sequel was ready to hit the big screen.
This time around, the film’s setting is a lavish tropical resort, the “legendary” Langkawi Island in Malaysia! Dako, Boku-chan and Richard are professional “scammers” whose targets (“fish”) are some of the wealthiest tycoons in the world. The con artists are back to pull off their boldest, most brilliant scam yet. The target? A 10 trillion yen inheritance! Dangers lurk everywhere for the veteran scammers who are willing to risk it all, even their lives, to hook their “fish”! What will become of the Confidence Men?!
The greatest scam in history begins now!!
There is no true or false.
The truth is what you believe in.
The death of Raymond Hu, one of the richest men in the world, leaves his three children Bridget, Christopher and Andrew in contention for the inheritance. But chaos ensues when Raymond’s butler Tony announces that the successor to the Hu fortune is a mysterious illegitimate child named “Michelle Hu.” The search begins for the heiress with 10 trillion yen as the prize, as scammers flock from all over the globe to the “legendary island” of Langkawi claiming to be Michelle. Dako, Boku-chan and Richard also infiltrate the Hu household and set their extraordinary con game into motion…but grave dangers await the veteran Confidence Men! Who will ultimately claim the Hu throne? The greatest scam in history begins now!
Japanese Release Date: July 23, 2020 (Nationwide Roadshow)
Running Time: 124 Minutes
Dako: Masami Nagasawa
Boku-chan: Masahiro Higashide
Richard: Fumiyo Kohinata
Igarashi: Shinya Kote
Monako: Lisa Oda
Kokkuri: Nagisa Sekimizu
Suzuki-san: Atsuko Maeda
Bridget Hu: Vivian Hsu
Andrew Hu: Alan Shirahama
Christopher Hu: Yuta Furukawa
Yujin: Gaku Hamada
Yamanba: Mari Hamada
Zenzo Shogasaki: Ken Ishiguro
Ho Namushen: Katsuhisa Namase
Tony Ting: Kyohei Shibata
Raymond Fuu: Kinya Kitaoji
Jessie: Haruma Miura
Namiko Nirayama: Ryoko Hirosue
Eisuke Akahoshi: Yosuke Eguchi
Director: Ryo Tanaka
Screenplay: Ryota Kosawa
Distributor (Japan): Toho
International Sales: Pony Canyon
©2020 “Confidence Man JP” Production Committee
About Toho Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1932 and headquartered in Tokyo, Toho Company, Ltd. is one of the leading entertainment conglomerates in Japan. Toho is best known worldwide as the producer of the Godzilla films, as well as most of the films by the world-renowned director, Akira Kurosawa. Besides film production, Toho also distributes Japanese films (earning the highest box office receipts for decades in Japan) as well as foreign films through its subsidiary, owns first class movie theaters throughout Japan, produces legitimate plays and musicals, and has more than 100 entertainment-related subsidiaries.
About Pony Canyon Inc.
Pony Canyon has been at the forefront of Japan’s video entertainment industry. Pony Canyon also develops digital software, utilizing the latest interactive and multimedia technology. Pony Canyon is a part of the Fuji Media Holdings Inc. which is Japan’s largest and influential media conglomerate.