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James Clavell's Shogun by Based on the novel by James Clavell.

A new mini-series adaptation of the Jame Clavell novel, which was first adapted for television in 1980 starring Richard Chamberlain. SHOGUN is the story of John Blackthorn, a English pilot who finds himself stranded in Fedual Japan, when he is shipwrecked on the Japanese coast. Where is he caught up in a power struggle between Toranaga and Ishido, who are both fighting for the title of ‘'Shogun’' which gives whoever posesses it, ultimate power…

Director Results

Director Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Ken Wantanabe 100% 

Cast Results

Pilot Major John Blackthorn Total Votes: 2

  1. 1. Christian Bale 50% 
  2. 2. Kevin McKidd 50% 

Yoshi Toranaga, Lord of the Kwanto Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Ken Wantanabe 100% 

Lady Mariko Buntaro-Toda Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Ming-Na 100% 

Father Martin Alvido Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Tom Hollander 100% 

Portugese Pilot Vaso Rodrigues Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Ruben Blades 100% 

Friar Domingo Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Gregor Fisher 100% 

Lord Kasigi Yabu, Daimyo of Izu Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Masashi Odate 100% 

Father Dell'Aqua Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Alfred Molina 100% 

Father Sebastio Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Michael Elwyn 100% 

Ishido, Ruler of Osaka Castle Total Votes: 1

  1. 1. Yun-Fat Chow 100% 


  • Dan: I'd cast Christian Bale as John Blackthorn.

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