Producers Gary Foster, Yoko Narahashi and Eugene Nomura
Emperor was produced by Yoko Narahashi (The Last Samurai), Gary Foster (Ghost Rider, Daredevil, Sleepless in Seattle, The Soloist), and Eugene Nomura (Tajomaru, Surely Some Day) and Russ Krasnoff (The Soloist), and is a co-production between Fellers Film and Krasnoff/Foster Entertainment.
Fellers Film was formed by acclaimed casting director, director and producer Yoko Narahashi and actor/ producer Eugene Nomura. Narahashi has been involved with major international films including: The Last Samurai, Babel and Memoirs of a Geisha while Nomura has been involved with Japanese film and television for 25 years. Eugene and Yoko also appeared in the New Zealand film Memory and Desire, written and directed by Niki Caro.
Gary Foster has been a successful
Hollywood producers for more than 25 years, and credits include Sleepless in Seattle, Tin Cup,
Ghost Rider, Daredevil and The Soloist. He and business partner Russ Krasnoff, also executive produce the NBC series Community.
Yoko, Gary, and Eugene were photographed while in Wellington.
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