22nd Jan2018

‘The Shinjuku Five’ gets another cast member

by Phil Wheat

The cast announcements for upcoming Ozploitation film The Shinjuku Five are coming in thick and fast as; with the producers announcing today that Robert Rabiah has joined the cast playing Victor Brascoiano, the owner/operator of a Japanese AV company. Rabiah joins the already announced Aussie actor Roger Ward and Aliens star Ricco Ross in the cast of the film, which comes from Black Forest Films & Lady of the Light Productions.


This is not the first time Black Forest Films has worked with Robert Rabiah, the actor previously appeared in theor 2016 film The Perfect Nonsense. Rabiah also appeared in Australian classics such as Chopper, Face to Face and the recent hit Ali’s Wedding.

Set to film in Japan and Australia, The Shinjuku Five is written and co-directed, alongside Jasmine Jakupi, by Addison Heath (Mondo Yakuza, The Viper’s Hex) and stars Yoji Yamada, Saya Minami, Cris Cochrane, Tim Jason Wicks and Mondo Yakuza star Kenji Shimada. The soundtrack comes from Queensland based The Screaming Meanies, who have provided scores for The Perfect Nonsense, Mondo Yakuza and Stuart Simpson’s kung-fu short Dragon Force.

As always we’ll be keeping up to date on all the The Shinjuku Five news, from pre-production to release, so expect to hear much more on the film from us in the very near future!


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