47 Ronin 2013 film is a fantasy action movie by Universal Studios which depicts a fictional account of the forty-seven Ronin, a real-life group of samurai from 18th-century Japan who avenge the murder of their master.
Being produced by Universal Studios, the film is directed by Carl Erik Rinsch and stars Keanu Reeves, Rinko Kikuchi, Tadanobu Asano, Hiroyuki Sanada and an ensemble of other Japanese actors. Filming started in Budapest in March 2011; it moved to Shepperton Studios in London and will conclude in Japan.
The release date was moved from November 21, 2012 to February 8, 2013, then again to Christmas Day 2013.
47 Ronin Plot Summery
The outcast Kai (Reeves) joins a group of Ronin, led by Kuranosuke Oishi (Sanada), who seeks vengeance on Lord Kira (Asano) for killing their master and banishing the group. The Ronin embark on a journey whose challenges would defeat most warriors.
47 Ronin Cast
Keanu Reeves as Kai:
Reeves’s character is half-Japanese and half-British; the character was created for the film.
Tadanobu Asano as Lord Kira:
The Shogun’s master of ceremonies and the one responsible for killing the Ronin’s master.
Rinko Kikuchi as Mizuki:
A lady who serves Lord Kira.
Hiroyuki Sanada as Kuranosuke Oishi:
The leader of the Ronin.
Kou Shibasaki as Mika:
The slain master’s daughter and Kai’s love interest.
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as the Shogun
Jin Akanishi as Chikara Oishi:
Rick Genest as Savage
47 Ronin 2013 film Trailer