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    Hiroyuki Sanada Of ‘Shogun’ Fame Rumored To Be Part Of Sony’s ‘Ghost Of Tsushima’

    There is some incredible news for both gamers and movie buffs. The 2020 action-adventure game will soon find its way to the big screen. Sony is planning a film based on ‘Ghost Of Tsushima’ which is currently in the works. There is a rumor that Hiroyuki Sanada may play a central character in the movie. 

    Not much has been released yet. Hiroyuki Sanada has come to the spotlight after his stunning performance in ‘Shogun’. The Japanese actor, producer, singer and martial artist recently starred in the historical drama series ‘Shōgun’ as Yoshii Toranaga. His character is a fictionalized version of Tokugawa Ieyasu. So let’s take a look in some more detail. 

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    Hiroyuki Sanada Is Being Considered By Sony For ‘Ghost Of Tsushima’

    Hiroyuki Sanada
    Hiroyuki Sanada

    Given the fact that Hiroyuki Sanada has already been part of another movie adaptation based on a video game, he will likely be the appropriate choice. He has already starred as Scorpion in Mortal Kombat’. And given his role in ‘Shogun’, it is not surprising that Sony would approach him for a role in ‘Ghost Of Tsushima’. 

    Although there has been no other news about his role or any further details, fans have already theorized which role would suit him best. Hiroyuki Sanada is a stellar choice for the complex role of Lord Shimura. Lord Shimura is the uncle, samurai mentor and liege-lord to the protagonist Jin Sakai. Although it must be kept in mind that the rumor has not been confirmed by Sony yet. 

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    What Is ‘Ghost Of Tsushima’ About? 

    Ghost of Tsushima
    Ghost of Tsushima

    One of the globally super hit games of PlayStation 4, ‘Ghost Of Tsushima’ has been nominated for several awards as well. In the game, players play as Jin Sakai, a samurai on a quest to protect Tsushima Island during the first Mongol invasion of Japan. Jin has to navigate the different levels by choosing between fighting following the warrior code or using practical but dishonorable methods of repelling. 

    His one and only mission is to repel the Mongols out of Tsushima Island with minimal casualties. Jin travels through the game world either on horseback or on foot. While facing enemies, players can engage in direct confrontation using Jin’s katana. They can also opt to become a legendary warrior known as “the Ghost” by using stealth tactics to assassinate opponents. 

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    Nilova Jasu
    Nilova Jasu
    Nilova Jasu is an entertainment author at FirstCuriosity. With prior experience working at various celebrity blogs, she takes pride in being a know-it-all when it comes to pop culture. Being a student of medicine, Grey's Anatomy is Nilova's 'comfort watch'. A massive fan of Robert Downey Jr, whenever she is not reading up on the latest celebrity scoop on Instagram and Twitter, Nilova's busy buring her head in storybooks, playing with her pet cats or bingeing on the latest Netflix release.

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