FX Releases Official Trailer for ‘Shogun’ Series Starring Hiroyuki Sanada

FX has released the stunning official trailer for their upcoming adaptation of James Clavell’s Shogun.

FX has released the first official trailer for their take on James Clavell’s Shogun. The series will be a 10-episode limited event set in 1600 that follows Lord Yoshii Toranaga (Hiroyuki Sanada) as he seeks to outmaneuver the many enemies who want him dead. The series is set to debut on FX in February 2024.

See the trailer for yourself below:

Shogun is described as follows:

When a mysterious European ship is found marooned in a nearby fishing village, its English pilot, John Blackthorne (Jarvis), comes bearing secrets that could help Toranaga tip the scales of power and devastate the formidable influence of Blackthorne’s own enemies — the Jesuit priests and Portuguese merchants. Toranaga’s and Blackthorne’s fates become inextricably tied to their translator, Toda Mariko (Anna Sawai), a mysterious Christian noblewoman and the last of a disgraced line. While serving her lord amidst this fraught political landscape, Mariko must reconcile her newfound companionship with Blackthorne, her commitment to the faith that saved her and her duty to her late father.”

Shogun stars Hiroyuki Sanada, Cosmo Jarvis, Anna Sawai, Tadanobu Asano, Hiroto Kanai, Takehiro Hira, Moeka Hoshi, Tokuma Nishioka, Shinnosuke Abe, Yuki Kura and Fumi Nikaido.

What do you think of the first trailer for Shogun?

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