Ninomiya Kazunari starting in a "scooping out your instinct" drama
Popular group Arashi's Ninomiya Kazunari (25), starting in October, will be starring in TBS's drama "Ryuusei no Kizuna" (Meteor Bonds) (Friday at 10pm), it was announced on the 22nd (of July). Based off Naoki Prize winner Higashino Keigo's (50) mystery of the same name, it will be the first original work in 8 years for Kutou Kankurou (38) since "Ikebukuro West Gate Park" in 2000 for the same channel, with the exception of producing scenarios.
Ninomiya is to play the lead role who, with his younger brother and sister, witnessed the murder of his parents 14 years ago and go in search of the criminal. Ninomiya says "it tries to establish sibling bonds kindly, and to become a work that scoops out not your reason, but your instinct" and is already very enthusiastic about it.
Also, the role of the younger brother is NEWS' Nishikido Ryo (23). On the heels of Fuji TV's "Last Friends", where he played a mysterious DV (domestic volience) man, what kind of performance we'll be seeing this time will be noticed. The sister will be played by actress Toda Erika (19).