Ken Watanabe has worked as an actor in Japan for over twenty years, and since his breakout western role in The Last Samurai, he’s become a fan-favorite character actor. Now, as Watanabe is about to be seen in Christopher Nolan’s Inception, there is word that the actor is in talks to make the leap to director. Appropriately enough, the man who played a major role in Clint Eastwood’s Letters From Iwo Jima looks like he’ll use the story of the Japanese-American 442nd Infantry Regiment as the basis for his directorial debut. Read More »