Hideo Kojima Shows Up In Drive Director's New TV Show Trailer To Cut Off Man's Finger With Big Sword

Too Old To Die Young premieres on June 14.


The first trailer for Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn's new Amazon TV show Too Old To Die Young has come online, and besides looking great, it contains a surprise cameo.

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima appears in the trailer at 1:54 where he can be seen swinging a massive sword. It's not exactly clear, but it looks like Kojima is using the sword to slice off a man's finger. Whether or not he has any kind of recurring role on the show is unknown, but it seems unlikely given that he's also working on his PS4 game Death Stranding currently.

Kojima and Refn are friends, and Kojima, a noted cinephile, is a big fan of the movie Drive. He even bought a replica of the scorpion jacket that Ryan Gosling wore in the movie.

All the way back in May 2016, Kojima posted a photo of himself hanging out with Refn. In December 2017, Kojima tweeted that he visited Refn's production office for Too Old To Die Young. In February 2018, Kojima posted a picture on Instagram of himself holding what appears to the sword from the trailer, standing in a room that looks like it could be the one from the trailer.

Too Old To Die Young stars Miles Teller as a police officer with a checkered past who finds himself mixed up with all manner of organised crime groups. The story was written by Refn and comic book writer Ed Brubaker (Iron Fist, Captain America, Batman, Daredevil), and it also stars John Hawkes (Winter's Bone) and Jena Malone (The Hunger Games).

The show premieres on Amazon on June 14.

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