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MGM Making ‘Yasuke’ Movie, About the Only African Samurai in History — /Film

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— by Chris Evangelista: Today in “shut up and take my money” news, MGM is set to make Yasuke, a film based on the true story of the only African samurai in history. Yasuke was perhaps the first black man to set foot in Japan, and his arrival caused an uproar and piqued the interest of a warlord named Oda Nobunaga. There’s no director or actor attached to the Yasuka movie yet, but this is the kind of original project that is bound to get a lot of attention…

April 19, 2019

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