Shōgun: Expected release date, cast, plot and other details
Shōgun is a forthcoming American historical drama television limited series based on the 1975 James Clavell novel of the same name that will air on FX on Hulu.
During the Television Critics Association’s annual summer press tour in August 2018, FX announced that it will remake Shogun and has granted the project a straight-to-series order. The series will be produced by FX Productions and DNA Television, respectively. Producer Sanada is involved. FX Productions is behind the 10-episode limited series.
Are you looking for more details about this upcoming series? Then you are at the right place, Following is everything to know about it.
As of now, we do not have the exact information regarding the official cast list of the upcoming series. Moreover, we think it is safe to speculate that most of the main characters and series regulars of the show are likely to return for another season. Considering the same, check out the potential cast of the season below:
- Cosmo Jarvis as John Blackthorne
- Hiroyuki Sanada as Lord Toranaga
- Anna Sawai as Lady Mariko
- Tadanobu Asano as Kashigi Yabushige
- Fumi Nikaido as Ochiba No Kata
- Tokuma Nishioka as Toda Hiromatsu
- Takehiro Hira as Ishido Kazunari
- Ako as Daiyoin Lady Iyo
- Shinnosuke Abe as Toda Hiroshige “Buntaro
- Yasunari Takeshima as Muraji
- Hiroto Kanai as Koshigi Omi
- Toshi Toda as Sugiyama
- Hiro Kanagawa as Igarashi
- Néstor Carbonell as Father Rodrigues
- Yuki Kura as Yoshii Nagakado
- Tommy Bastow as Father Martin Alvito
- Moeka Hoshi as Usami Fuji
- Yoriko Dōguchi as Kiri No Kata
- Yuka Kouri as Kiku
- Yuki Kedoin as Takemaru
- Gerard Butler as Portuguese Priest
- Mako Fujimoto as Shizu No Kata
Shōgun: What is the series about?
Shōgun follows “the collision of two ambitious men from different worlds and a mysterious female samurai: John Blackthorne, a risk-taking English sailor who ends up shipwrecked in Japan, a land whose unfamiliar culture will ultimately redefine him; Lord Toranaga, a shrewd, powerful daimyo, at odds with his own dangerous, political rivals; and Lady Mariko, a woman with invaluable skills but dishonorable family ties, who must prove her value and allegiance”.
Shōgun: When and Where can we watch it?
As of now, there is no update from the network regarding the release date of the series. However, we can confirm that the series will be available to stream on FX on Hulu.
Shōgun: Official Trailer
Right, the official trailer of Shōgun is unavailable.