Zatoichi director Takeshi Kitano is returning to the gangster film genre with Outrage, about the power struggles among Tokyo gangsters.

According to Variety, Kitano not only directs and scripts but also plays the lead, a low-ranking gang boss who does his superiors' dirty work.

The cast includes Tomokazu Miura, Kippei Shiina, Ryo Kase, Jun Kunimura, Tetta Sugimoto, Renji Ishibashi and Takashi Tsukamoto.

Warner Japan and Office Kitano will release the pic next year.