Ken Watanabe Set for Samurai Unforgiven

Actor Ken Watanabe arrives to premiere of Warner Bros. 'Inception' at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on July 13, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images

Ken Watanabe will take on the Clint Eastwood role in the Japanese remake of Unforgiven. According to THR, this adaptation still takes place in 1880 but will be set in Hokkaido, where Watanabe will play a "samurai with a violent past" who reluctantly agrees to take on "one last job." Well, some things translate perfectly.