Monday, March 22, 2010

Liar Game Celebrates 1 Millionth Movie-Goer

On 21st March, Matsuda Shota, Toda Erika and Director Matsuyama Hiroaki took to the stage at Shibuto Cine Tower to celebrate the success of Liar Game The Final Stage. The movie has managed to pull in a million movie-goers since it opened 2 weeks ago.

A lucky viewer was presented with a parka autographed by the two stars. The winner, picked by a lottery, is a Matsuda Shota fan. He put the parka on her himself and the ecstatic lady commented,"I feel like I've just used up my entire life's supply of luck." She plans to attend the stage greet in Nagoya as well. Asked about the draw of the movie, she replied,"How cool Shota-kun is in it."

It was also revealed that the movie will be shown abroad; in Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. Toda said,"I didn't think of that at all, I'm surprised hearing it now. I'm excited to know what they will think of it." The popularity of Liar Game overseas in not surprising as there were fans around the cast when they were on location in Taiwan for 5 days. Toda mentioned how she heard them saying that they loved Liar Game. Matsuda chipped in,"They were selling pirated copies of Liar Game there. Pretty cheap, about 300 yen. I saw the entire Season 1 for sale."


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