Japanese Hunks filled "SP" movie in the works

The Fuji TV drama series "SP" that ran from November to January is getting a movie version, it was learned on Friday. Junichi Okada, Yoko Maki, Shinichi Tsutsumi, and other main cast members will reprise their roles, while scriptwriter Kazuki Kaneshiro and director Katsuyuki Motohiro are also returning.

The movie is scheduled to open in 2009, though plot details are not yet public.

A special episode version of the drama series, which was announced in January, is airing tonight (April 5) at 9:00pm.