Kii Kitano to appear in WOWOW drama
Kitano Kii will be appearing in the new WOWOW drama "Shachoushitsu no Fuyu - Kyodai Shinbunsha wo toru otoko -" starring Mikami Hiroshi which will begin its run from 30 April in the Sundays 10pm timeslot.
The drama which consists of 5 episodes, is based on the novel "Shachoushitsu no Fuyu" by Douba Shunichi and describes how a prominent news company with a long history plots to sell itself to a foreign company. Aoi Souta (Mikami) who is the president of the Japanese entity of United States' large-scale shopping company AMC, will be the person aiming to take over his former employer Nihon Shinpo for his current employer AMC and behaves like a tyrant towards the people who work with him.
Kitano will be playing the role of Takatori Atsuko who is the secretary of Aoi and has another identity as Aoi's daughter. She is a career woman who is sexy and determined to make her mark. This will be the first time she is taking on such a career woman role and she cut her hair by 40cm for this role.
Sources: Sanspo / Oricon / Eiga.com