Rio Matsumoto stars in "Gokutsuma Deka"

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2010-09-30 - Promotions have begun for the movie "Gokutsuma Deka," based on the manga of the same name. The action flick will star Rio Matsumoto (27) in her first lead role on the big screen since "Tomie: Beginning" in 2005.

Matsumoto first mentioned her part in the movie in a blog post this past June. She will play the protagonist Sakura, the manager of a high-class club and the wife of a yakuza boss. When her husband gets arrested, the police strike a deal with her to reduce his sentence, and she goes undercover for them to investigate an unsolved crime.

"Gokutsuma Deka" is directed by Takeshi Yokoi. The movie opens in theaters on October 30.

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