The streaming site takes the opportunity to unveil a first image of Ansel Elgort and Ken Watanabe.
Two years later start of filming, tokyo vice finally has a release date! If the creation of Michael Mann’s series took longer than expected because of the Covid-19 epidemic, which stopped its shooting for eight months, it was finally able to be completed last summer and will be broadcast from April 7 in the United States, on HBO Max. Two episodes will then be broadcast every Thursday until the 28th.
The director of Heat, Colateral and miami vice directs the pilot of this adaptation of Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japanby Jake Adelstein, published in 2009, by screenwriter JT Rogers (Oslo). Next up is Destin Daniel Cretton (Shang Chi), which takes over for the following episodes. Ansel Elgort (West Side Story) replaced Daniel Radcliffe in the role of the young American policeman investigating corruption in Tokyo, and Ken Watanabe, Rinko Kikuchi, Rachel Keller, Ella Rumpf, Hideaki Ito, Show Kasamatsu or even Tomohisa Yamashita complete the cast. HBO Max being available in several European countries, but not yet in France, it is Canal + which will broadcast tokyo vice during the year. The encrypted channel will soon communicate its schedule.
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