• 'Lupin' Actor Omar Sy to Star in Netflix's Live-Action 'Yasuke' Series

    12 days ago - By Hypebeast

    According to a report from The Hollywood Reporter , Omar Sy , best known for his role as gentleman thief Assane Diop in Lupin , is in talks to play Yasuke in a live-action series from Netflix. Yasuke is a real historical figure, known as the world's first non-Japanese Samurai. Traveling from Africa to Japan in 1579, Yasuke served under the prominent feudal lord Oda Nobunaga and quickly rose through the ranks to become a samurai within a year. At around 6 foot 2, he was a towering figure when men at that time were historically shorter in stature. While the Yasuke anime incorporated fantasy...
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