Netflix has released a new trailer for The Outsider in which Jared Leto takes on the role as a jailed American soldier who is freed by his Yakuza cellmate and ends up joining the criminal syndicate as a way to repay his debt.
After being stuck in development limbo, the film, which at one point had Michael Fassbender, Tom Hardy to star and Takashi Miike to direct finally gets a release with Suicide Squad’s Leto taking the lead.
Trailer to watch: Saoirse Ronan stars in first look trailer for On Chesil Beach
Directed by Land of Mine’s Martin Zandvliet, the film stars Leto alongside Tadanobu Asano, Kippei Shiina, Shioli Kutsuna, Emile Hirsch, Raymond Nicholson, Rory Cochrane, Nao Omori, and Min Tanaka.
The film hits Netflix March 9th.
The Outsider Official Synopsis
Set in post-WWII Japan, an imprisoned American soldier (Leto) is released with the help of his Yakuza cellmate. Now free, he sets out to earn their respect and repay his debt while navigating the dangerous criminal underworld.