Memoirs of a Geisha: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Karl Yune, one of the stars of Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, is joining the cast of Memoirs of a Geisha, which includes Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Gong Li and Ken Watanabe.

Yune will play Koichi, the love interest to Geisha Hatsumomo, Gong's character.

Rob Marshall is directing from a screenplay by Ron Bass, Akiva Goldsman and Robin Swicord.