The first trailer has been released for the upcoming Takashi Miike samurai adventure 13 Assassins, which will be released in theaters nationwide on April 29. Click on the video player below to take a look at this new period adventure.

13 Assassins Poster

Cult director Takashi Miike (Ichi the Killer, Audition) delivers a bravado period action film set at the end of Japan's feudal era in which a group of unemployed samurai are enlisted to bring down a sadistic lord and prevent him from ascending to the throne and plunging the country into a wartorn future.