Day of the Beast Movie

Day of the Beast movie production status is currently Development

May 17, 2012 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

Terence Chang, Aki Sugihara, John Woo, Lori Tilkin, Naoki Sato

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Set in Tokyo, a Western outsider with a grim past becomes embroiled in a global turf war between Yakuza (Japanese mafia) and old-school Cold War Russian mobsters.

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Who stars in Day of the Beast: Cast List

No cast available.

Who's making Day of the Beast: Crew List

A look at the Day of the Beast behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director John Woo last directed Red Cliff and Paycheck.


John Woo



Terence Chang
Naoki Sato
John Woo

Production Company

Lion Rock Productions

Watch: Day of the Beast Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about Day of the Beast?

Key Facts

  1. English-language remake of Seijun Suzuki's 1963 film Yajû no seishun (Youth of the Beast).

Filming Timeline

  1. May 2012: The film was in Development status.

Day of the Beast Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Day of the Beast is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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