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Filmmaker Yamazaki likely to direct 2020 Tokyo Olympic ceremonies

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Pop singer Ringo Sheena and traditional Japanese kyogen actor Nomura Mansai are also likely to join the group, the sources added.

Wheeling out the big guns........

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Best of luck to him. Hope he comes up with something entertaining to a global audience.

No matter how good, it would be hard to beat Queen Elizabeth parachuting into the opening ceremonies venue with James Bond.

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Getting a guy who directed "The Eternal Zero" to represent the world? Hmmm... In any case, how's a movie director going to do the opening games? Choreographer or cinematographer I can understand, but an anime film "director" or the director of a couple of corny movies not known at all outside Japan?

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