Fukuyama Masaharu marks his return to movies playing a father role for the first time. “Soshite chichi ni naru” is scheduled to be shown in cinemas from October 5th, 2013. The movie is directed by Koreeda Hirokazu.
Fukuyama plays the role of an elite salaryman Nonomiya Ryota who is very egoistic. However, he encounters the biggest crisis of his life, when he finds out that he has unwittingly raised someone elses son for the past 6 years due to his own son accidentally being switched with someone elses at birth.
His wife is played by Ono Machiko while the other couple whose child gets swapped is played by Lily Frankie and Maki Youko.