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Japanese rock singer Miyavi makes debut in 'Unbroken'
Japanese rock singer Miyavi makes debut in 'Unbroken'

When the Japanese singer-songwriter Miyavi came to Los Angeles for the first time in 2006, he had none of the clichéd rock-star aspirations of breaking into acting. A flashy, high-energy musician known for his unconventional finger-slapping style of guitar playing, he simply wanted to study English to better communicate with his growing fan base outside of Asia. "The only thing I could say was, 'Could you speak more slowly please?'" he remembered on a recent afternoon in Pasadena, speaking quietly and deliberately in a language he is working to master. "I never expected I was ever going to be in a Hollywood film as a villain." Eight years later, in...

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