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Projects Information; Beast of Bataan
2008
Character: Robert Pelz : Young Rookie Attorney
Release Date 2008/2009
Directed By: Fred Schepisi
Written By: Christopher Carlson and Mark Jean
Genre: Drama / War
MPAA Rating: N/A
Produced by: Jonathan Sanger and Sarah Black / Forest Park Pictures
Distributed by: Forest Park Pictures
Budget: N/A
Filming Dates: Late February 2008


Cast:
....Willem Dafoe...Gen. Douglas MacArthur
...William Hurt...Com. Jonathan Wainwrigh
...Koji Yakusho...Gen. Masaharu Homma


Filming Locations:
Australia


Synopsis:
Set in the Phillippines at the end of the second world war, the war crime trials of a Japanese General who was known as the Beast of Bataan explores who is ultimately responsible for the actions of the common soldier.

A true story of the trial of the Japanese general who was executed for his role in the 1942 Bataan Death March, during which thousands of American and Filipino POWs died on a forced march to captivity.

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Christensen retained for Bataan Death March film-
Hayden Christensen will star in "Beast of Bataan," the true story of the trial of the Japanese general who was executed for his role in the 1942 Bataan Death March, during which thousands of American and Filipino POWs died on a forced march to captivity.
Christensen is playing the rookie attorney who defended the general, Masaharu Homma, during his war crimes trial in the Philippines.
Koji Yakusho, who played the father of Rinko Kikuchi's character in "Babel," is in negotiations to portray Homma. Willem Dafoe and William Hurt also are in talks to join the film.
The independently financed production is eyeing a February start date in Australia. Fred Schepisi will direct from an adaptation of Lawrence Taylor's tome "A Trial of Generals."
Christensen retained for indie 'Beast'-
Hayden Christensen is starring in "Beast of Bataan," the true story of the trial of Masaharu Homma, the Japanese general who was implicated in the Bataan Death March.
Jonathan Sanger and Sarah Black will produce the period indie along with Christensen's production company Forest Park Pictures, headed by Tove Christensen.
Koji Yakusho, known to American audiences as the father of Rinko Kikuchi's character in "Babel," is in negotiations to portray Homma. Willem Dafoe and William Hurt also are in talks to join the film, which will be directed by Fred Schepisi.
Based on Lawrence Taylor's tome "A Trial of Generals," the story follows the aftermath of the 1942 Bataan Death March, in which 10,000 American and Filipino POWs died on a forced march to captivity. Christensen is playing Homma's young lawyer, trying his first case and fighting against the death penalty for his client, who is being tried for war crimes by U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Chris Carlson and Mark Jean wrote the screenplay.
The independently financed production is eyeing a February start date in Australia.
Christensen and his company recently signed with Paradigm for representation in all areas. He next appears in "Jumper," Doug Liman's big-budget adaptation of the best-selling young-adult novel for Fox and Regency.
External Links
...Fred Schepisi's Official Site
...The Trial of General Homma
...IMDB
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Beast of Bataan
Role: Rookie Attorney
Status: Pre-production
Released: 2008
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Role: David Rice
Status: Post-production
Released: 02-14-2008
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AWAKE
Role: Clayton Beresford
Status: Out in Theaters
Released: 11-30-2007
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VIRGIN TERRITORY
Role: Lorenzo de Lamberti
Status: Post-Production
Released: 2008
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Role: Billy Quinn
Status: Out on DVD
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