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'Kakegurui the Movie Part 2: Desperate Russian Roulette' live-action film postponed due to COVID-19

Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: April 26, 2021 at 5:08 PM PHT (GMT+8)

The production committee of the second part installment of the live-action film adaptation of Homura Kawamoto and Tōru Naomura's "Kakegurui - Compulsive Gambler" manga titled "Kakegurui the Movie 2: Desperate Russian Roulette ( Eiga Kakegurui: Zettai Zetsumei Russian Roulette)" has been officially postponed on Monday due to the state of emergency issued by the Japanese government in four prefectures in response to prevent the further spread of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

The sequel was originally scheduled to open in Japanese theaters on April 29, 2021. The notice posted on the film's official website stated that the new premiere date will be revealed in the future once the state of emergency has been lifted.