Popular Japanese movie director Takashi Miike (Crows Zero, Ichi the Killer, Ace attorney, 13 Assassins) has been in talks to direct the upcoming film 'The Outsider', which will be his first English-language movie and will star actor Tom Hardy. The film is currently set to follow a script by Andrew Baldwin that is based on an original concept by John Linson. Joel Silver, Andrew Rona, and Steve Richards are also helping produce the film. The film story is set to follow an american soldier who joins the lucrative Yakuza organisation after fighting in World War II. If all goes as planned, filming will commence in Japan next year.