No, you didn’t read it wrong, Yuto will be doing ballet like Black Swan.
It was announced that Hey!Say!JUMP‘s Nakajima Yuto will be starring NTV’s drama SP “Detective Ballerino“. The said drama will be directed by Tsutsumi Yukihiko who have also worked with KinKi Kids’s Domoto Tsuyoshi (Kindaichi Shounen Jikenbo) and TOKIO’s Matsuoka Masahiro (Psychometer EIJI).
In this odd drama, Nakajima will be playing the role of a rookie detective named Usushima Kurumi who aspires to be a ballerino when he was young but became a detective instead. Usushima’s senpai, played by Takashima Masahiro, will use his hypnotic technique to see past life regression to solve a case. In this case, Nakajima believes that he was a swan in his past life.
Rounding-up the cast are Nagasaku Hiromi as the therapist, Hasegawa Jun, and Sugimoto Tetta.
“Detective Ballerino” will air on Jan 2016 at NTV.