The cast and crew of Erika Sawajiri's upcoming movie "Helter Skelter" promise the movie will not shy away from the shocking content of the original and said there will be a steamy sex scene.
“Helter Skelter” is based on an award-winning sexually graphic manga by Kyoko Okazaki. Sawajiri takes the role of Ririko who becomes a new breed of entertainment industry star after undergoing cosmetic surgery on her entire body. When the clinic is investigated for its shady business practices, Ririko's beauty to starts fade. Her mental condition also starts to deteriorate.
The movie, directed by Mika Ninagawa, marks Sawajiri's first movie starring role since "Closed Note" in 2007. That was the start of her troubles when she displayed a bad attitude during a stage appearance at the Japan premiere.
Sawajiri told reporters that she enjoyed making "Helter Skelter" and that she is happy to be back in business.
"Helter Skelter" opens July 14.© Japan Today