Screenwriters:Chris Carlson, Mark Jean
Based on the the true story of the trial of Masaharu Homma, the Japanese general who was implicated in the Bataan Death March. Christensen is playing Homma's young lawyer, trying his first case and fighting against the death penalty for his client, who is being tried for war crimes by U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Koji Yakusho, known to American audiences as the father of Rinko Kikuchi's character in "Babel," is in negotiations to portray Homma. Willem Dafoe and William Hurt also are in talks to join the film.