Akie Kotabe, known for his roles in The November Man and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, is starring in the highly anticipated action movie Everly, directed by Joe Lynch. Akie plays the role of Dead Man opposite the Oscar nominated actress Salma Hayek.
The film shows a woman called Everly (played by Salma Hayek), who is attacked at her apartment by people who are trying to kill her, assassins sent after her by her ex who feels like she betrayed him. During the film she is trying to protect herself and her family from the harm they are inflicting on her. Akie has a supporting role in the film, portraying a Dead Man that is stuck in the apartment as it is attacked by the highly skilled assassins that are sent after Everly.