At age 54, actor-singer Takanori Jinnai becomes the oldest Kamen Rider in history. He surpasses Watanabe Hiroyuki who became Kamen Rider Gaoh from kamen Rider Den-O at age 51. He will portray Prime Minister Orma or Kamen Rider Sorcerer in the upcoming Kamen Rider Wizard movie. He will play the main antagonist of the movie.
His character, also known as the “Golden Wizard” is said to be a powerful character and possibly stronger than Wiseman and the White Wizard. He will meet Kamen Rider Wizard/ Souma Haruto in the “Land of Magic” where magic is developed more than science. He plans to recreate the world and rebuild the “Land of Magic”.
Jinnai admitted that he watched the original Kamen Rider series as a boy and comments that he had to be careful of “adult diseases” in order to prepare himself for his debut as the oldest Kamen Rider in history. He mentions that he has become addicted to wearing the suit and he could not turn off his vanity.
Kamen Rider Wizard the Movie (Kamen Rider Wizard in Magic Land) will premiere August 3 in Japan. It will be double-billed along with Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger the Movie. The movie will star Shiraishi Shunya as the titular Kamen Rider Wizard/ Souma Haruto.
Source: Cinema Today Japan