Seoul, Korea – Asia’s leading studio CJ Entertainment, the signature film division of major media and content company CJ E&M, says that production of the Japanese remake of Miss Granny was kicked off in September, with the release date slated for early next year.

The Japanese version of Miss Granny, or working titled Ayashii Kanojyo, is a global project jointly invested by CJ Entertainment, Nippon Television Network Corporation and Shochiku, and it will be produced by Japanese company, C&I Entertainment.


The film will be directed by Nobuo Mizuta, known for his previous works The Apology King (2013) and Maiko Haaan!!!(2007). Casting members include Mikako Tabe as well as Mitsuko Baisho, one of Japan’s leading actresses.