Directed by Takahiro Miki (We Were There, Hot Road, Aozora Yell)
Yuri Chinen, 23-year-old member of Japanese boy idol group Hey! Say! JUMP, is confirmed to star as the protagonist Kaoru Nishimi in the upcoming live-action film adaptation of Yuki Kodama’s Jazz music-themed manga Sakamichi no Apollon/Kids on the Slope to be released in 2018. Hit the jump for more details.