Krasnoff Foster Productions and Fellers Film have released the first trailer for the WWII film, Emperor. The movie stars Tommy Lee Jones and Matthew Fox, and is based on real life events during the final days of the war after Japanese surrendered. It is set for release in the States on 8th March 2013.
“Inspired by true events, is an epic story of love and understanding set amidst the tensions and uncertainties of the days immediately following the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On the staff of General Douglas MacArthur (Jones), the de facto ruler of Japan as Supreme Commander of the occupying forces, a leading Japanese expert, General Bonner Fellers (Fox) is charged with reaching a decision of historical importance: should Emperor Hirohito be tried and hanged as a war criminal?”
Director: Peter Webber
Writers: Vera Blasi, David Klass
Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Matthew Fox and Kaori Momoi