Lighthouse Management + Media Signs ‘Attack On Titan’ Actor Kiko Mizuhara
EXCLUSIVE: Lighthouse Media & Management has signed the multi-hyphenate Kiko Mizuhara, best known for starring in Toho’s adaptation of Norwegian Wood and the beloved manga Attack on Titan, for representation in all areas.
Based on the novel by Haruki Murakami, the former film follows Toru Watanabe (Kenichi Matsuyama), a young man in 1960s Tokyo, as he grapples with the suicide of a friend, as well as fledgling relationships with both the friend’s girlfriend and another woman. Mizuhara played the latter, Midori. After world premiering in Venice, the film was released in Japan in 2010, making its way to the U.S. two years later.
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Released in two parts in 2015, Shinji Higuchi’s live-action Attack on Titan — based on the Hajime Isayama manga — is a post-apocalyptic actioner picking up with Eren (Haruma Miura) and his friends as they join a military group known as The Survey Corps, in order to take out the group of monstrous giants known as Titans. Mizuhara here played Mikasa, a childhood friend of Eren’s who joins him in the fight.
An American-born, half-Japanese and half-Korean artist, also known for her work as a model, Mizuhara has additionally been seen in Ryûichi Hiroki’s critically acclaimed queer romance Ride or Die, released by Netflix, as well as Mika Ninagawa’s manga adaptation Helter Skelter, and Leos Carax’s idiosyncratic, musical Cannes opener Annette starring Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard and Simon Helberg.
She’s additionally served as the creative director for her own eponymous brand, OK (Office Kiko), and continues to be represented by CAA.
Founded in 2016, Lighthouse Management + Media reps talent across music, branding, film, television, fashion, art, books, and digital. Other notable clients of the company include Olivia Rodrigo, Jennifer Aniston, Selena Gomez, Jason Bateman, Nina Dobrev, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Rudd, Laura Linney, Billy Crudup, Mark Ruffalo, Topher Grace, Justin Theroux and Emily Mortimer, to name a few.
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