"REDLINE" voice cast features Kimutaku

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2010-06-12 - The voice cast for the Madhouse-animated film "REDLINE" was revealed on Friday. SMAP's Takuya Kimura (37) is the biggest name on the list, but the cast also includes Yuu Aoi (24) and Tadanobu Asano (36).

Directed by Takeshi Koike, "REDLINE" is a car racing story set in the near future. JP (voiced by Kimura) is a daredevil racer chasing after his first love (Aoi). Along with his partner (Asano), JP competes in the greatest race of all.

This is Kimura's second movie voice acting role, after the 2004 Studio Ghibli film "Howl's Moving Castle." For Asano, this will be his first time as a voice actor.

"REDLINE" has reportedly been in development for the past seven years. The film is scheduled for theatrical release in Japan this October.

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