USA's SUITS to get a Japanese Remake This October

USA's SUITS to get a Japanese Remake This October

Fuji TV signed a deal with NBCUniversal International Formats and will be bringing aJapanese version of legal drama Suits is set to hit TV screens in October, its first scripted format sale in the country, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The 11-part hourlong series will run on Fuji TV in its Monday 9 p.m. slot and be produced by the network in collaboration with its subsidiary Kyodo Television. It will star popular actor Yuji Oda in Gabriel Macht's role of mentor Harvey and actor and musician Yuto Nakajima in Patrick J. Adam's role of Mike.

"I have been a true Suits fan since I saw the scene where Harvey meets Mike, and it made me dream of one day creating a Japanese version," said Hiroyuki Goto, drama producer at Fuji TV.

Masato Hijikata is set to direct, and the script will be handled by Junya Ikegami.

Read the original story on The Hollywood Reporter.

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