Shinohara Ryoko and Hirose Suzu Cast in J-movie Remake of Hit Korean Movie Sunny

Japan is certainly on a movie remake spree and picking off really prime source material. There’s the J-movie remake of Taiwanese 2011 hit movie You Are the Apple of My Eye coming along, and now also comes the J-movie remake of Korean hit movie Sunny on its way. The J-version is called Sunny: Strong Mind Strong Love (Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai) and stars Shinohara Ryoko as the adult version of the female lead with Hirose Suzu playing the high school girl. Rounding out the cast is Maki Yoko, Koike Eiko, Tomosaka Rie, and Watanabe Naomi, a strong and funny quartet of female leads worthy of taking on the fantastic Korean original which stands as the 31st top grossing K-movie of all time and strongly elevated the careers of Shim Eun Kyung, Min Hyo Rin, Kang Sora, and Park Jin Joo not to mention producing a truly worthwhile to watch girl power and friendship movie. Continue reading