Here’s the first still images of Ko Gyung-Pyo in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Strongest Deliveryman” (literal title). Filming for the drama series began June 17, 2017. In the upcoming drama series, Ko Gyung-Pyo plays Choi Gang-Soo. He has worked as a deliveryman for the past 5 years and works hard, but he has never worked at the same place for more than 2 months.
“Strongest Deliveryman” first airs July 28, 2017 (takes over KBS2’s Friday and Saturday time slot after “The Best Hit“).
Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Dorobou Yakusha” starring Ryuhei Maruyama (‘Kanjani Eight’). Movie is written and directed by Masafumi Nishida. Story for “Dorobou Yakusha” follows a reformed thief played by Ryuhei Maruyama. An old colleague blackmails him to break into a mansion. While committing the crime, he is caught, but mistaken for someone else.
“Dorobou Yakusha” opens November, 2017 in Japan.
Park Shin-Yang offered lead role in new drama series “Trapeze” (literal title of “Gongjoonggeune”). The drama series is based on Japanese novel “Kuchu Buranko” by Hideo Okuda, which is the winner of the 131st Naoki Prize. 2005 Fuji TV drama special “Flying Trapeze” starring Hiroshi Abe is also based on the same novel. Currently, Park Shin-Yang is “positively considering” his offer. If he accepts, he will play the main character who is a highly eccentric psychiatrist. He uses very unusual techniques to help his patients.
The drama series is targeted to air sometime during the second half of this year, but the exact date or network has yet to be announced.
Trailer for live-action film “Tokyo Ghoul” starring Masataka Kubota. Movie is based on popular manga “Tokyo Ghoul” by Sui Ishida and directed by Kentaro Hagiwara. For those that haven’t read the manga yet, “Ghouls” are man-eating monsters that hide within ordinary humans. Ken Kaneki (Masataka Kubota) through an organ transplant becomes a half ghoul.
“Tokyo Ghoul” opens July 29, 2017 in Japan.
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Trailer added for upcoming movie “Tori Girl!” starring Tao Tsuchiya. Movie is based on 2012 novel “Tori Garu!” by Kou Nakamura and directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. Story for “Tori Girl!” takes place at a science university. There, first year student Yukina Toriyama (Tao Tsuchiya) decides to join the human powered flight club because of a boy (Shotaro Mamiya) she likes.
“Tori Girl!” opens September 1, 2017 in Japan.
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Teaser trailer added for movie “Koinowa: Konkatsu Cruising” starring Morio Kazama and Nana Katase. Story for “Koinowa: Konkatsu Cruising” follows a former executive (Morio Kazama) seeking a wife to start a new second life with. He meets a 35-year-old editor (Nana Katase). They argue, but meet again on a cruise ship for those in search of a marriage partner.
“Koinowa: Konkatsu Cruising” opens November 18, 2017 in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “School 2017” starring Kim Se-Jeong (‘Gugudan’), Kim Jung-Hyun, Jang Dong-Yoon, Ro Woon (‘SF9’), Han Joo-Wan and Han Sun-Hwa.
Ep.1 air date is now set for July 17, 2017 in South Korea.
Mahiro Takasugi is cast in new movie “The Longest Picture In The World” (literal title). The movie is based on novel “Sekai de Ichiban Nagi Shashin” by Tetsuya Honda and directed by Shogo Kusano. In addition, Rina Takeda is cast in a supporting role for the film. Story for “The Longest Picture In The World” follows a young man Hironobu (Mahiro Takasugi) who lives a boring and aimless life. He then comes across a camera that is able to take the longest panoramic shots. His life changes afterwards. Rina Takeda will the cousin of Hironobu.
Filming for “The Longest Picture In The World” will take place this summer and the movie will be released next summer in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming MBC drama series “King Loves” starring Siwan, Yoona and Hong Jong-Hyun.
“King Loves” is now set to first air July 17, 2016 in South Korea.
First script reading for SBS drama series “Reunited Worlds” took place June 22, 2017 at SBS Ilsan Production Center in Tanhyun, South Korea. The first script reading took about 3 hours and featured main cast members Yeo Jin-Goo, Lee Yeon-Hee, Ahn Jae-Hyeon, Jung Chae-Yeon (‘DIA’), Lee Si-Un, Kim Jin-Woo, and Kwak Dong-Yeon.
In the drama series, Yeo Jin-Goo plays Sung Hae-Sung. He is a mysterious person with the appearance of an 18-year-old, but he is actually 31-years-old. Lee Yeon-Hee plays Jung Jung-Won. She has a bright personality and wants to be a chef for Sung Hae-Sung who suddenly disappeared. She has been working as an assistant to a chef for 5 years. Ahn Jae-Hyeon plays Cha Min-Joon. He is a good person and owner/chef of a restaurant.
“Reunited Worlds” first airs July 19, 2017 in South Korea.
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