Ikuta Toma will be starring in the new movie "Grasshopper" directed by Takimoto Tomoyuki which will be shown in cinemas this autumn. The movie which is based on the same-titled novel by Isaka Kotaro and had accumulated sales of 1.2 million units to date, features Ikuta as Suzuki, a junior high school teacher who turns to the underworld to take revenge for his girlfriend killed during a mass murder of random people through a fake traffic accident. This will be the second time that Ikuta and Takimoto are working together since the movie "Nou Otoko" which was shown last year. Co-stars include Asano Tadanobu who plays Kujira, a professional killer who forces his target to the edge and gets them to commit suicide and Hey! Say! JUMP's Yamada Ryosuke who plays Semi, a professional killer who specialises in using a knife to kill his targets.