Cult icon Takashi Miike is set to direct a new sci-fi romance comedy entitled Kamisama no Puzzle (God's Puzzle). According to Variety, Haruki Kadokawa will produce the adaptation of Shinji Kimoto's bestselling novel.
Hayato Ichihara will star as twins in the film. One is a bright student, the other is drifting aimlessly through life. They team up with a brilliant, beautiful dropout to unlock the secrets of the universe. Their plan is to build a universe of their own.
Principal photography is set to start at the Nikkatsu Studio in Tokyo on Aug. 22. Release is aimed for the summer of 2008, though a distributor has yet to be locked in.