Main trailer added for movie “Jesus” starring Yura Sato. The film is directed, written and shot by first time feature film director Hiroshi Okuyama. The quirky film had its world premiere last year at the 66th San Sebastian Film Festival and won the “New Directors Award” at that film festival. Story for “Jesus” follows a young boy who moves to a small town and starts school at a Christian school. One day, he begins to see a miniature Jesus.
Movie “Jesus” will be released May 31, 2019 in Japan
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First teaser trailer added for upcoming OCN drama series “Voice 3” starring Lee Ha-Na and Lee Jin-Wook. The teaser trailer begins with the voice of Kwon Yool as Bang Je-Soo from season 2 with the statement “Kang Kwon-Joo is going to die.” The teaser trailer shows an explosion from the end of season 2. In season 3, Lee Ha-Na as Kang Kwon-Joo experiences hearing problems due to the explosion.
“Voice 3” first airs May, 2019 in South Korea.
Trailer #2 & second poster added for live-action film “Aircraft Carrier Ibuki” starring Hidetoshi Nishijima and Kuranosuke Sasaki. Movie is based on manga series “Kuubo Ibuki” by Kaiji Kawaguchi and directed by Setsuro Wakamatsu. Caption on the poster states in Japanese “Fates, 24 hours. Aircraft Carrier Ibuki.”
“Aircraft Carrier Ibuki” will be released May 24, 2019 in Japan.
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Here’s the main poster for upcoming tvN drama series “Her Private Life” starring Park Min-Young and Kim Jae-Wook. Caption on the poster states in Korean “I call it ‘Love,’ and the world calls it ”Deokjil.” The Korean slang word deokjil refers to crazy obsessed fans. Meanwhile, below are the first still images of Park Min-Young as Sung Deok-Mi and Kim Jae-Wook as Ryan from the drama series.
“Her Private Life” first airs April 10, 2019 in South Korea.
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Trailer and poster added for Netflix distributed film “Persona” starring IU. The film consists of 4 different stories starring IU and each directed by different directors. The 4 directors are Lee Kyoung-Mi (“Crush and Blush“), Yim Pil-Sung (“Doomsday Book“), Jeon Go-Woon (“Microhabitat“) and Kim Jong-Kwan (“The Table“). Bae Doo-Na and Park Hae-Soo appear in one of the segments.
“Persona” will be available to stream through Netflix from April 5, 2019.
First script reading for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Dan, Only Love” (literal title) took place February 18, 2019 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. At the first script reading, main cast members including L (INFINITE), Shin Hye-Sun, Lee Dong-Gun, Kim Bo-Mi, Do Ji-Won and Kim In-Kwon were in attendance. The first script reading took about 4 hours to complete. In the drama series, L (aka Kim Myung-Soo) plays an angel who takes on a mission.
“Dan, Only Love” first airs May 15, 2019 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming film “No Longer Human” starring Shun Oguri, Rie Miyazawa, Erika Sawajiri and Fumi Nikaido. The Japanese title for the film has been updated from “Ningen Shikkaku” to “Ningen Shikkaku: Dazai Osamu to 3 Nin no Onnatachi” (literally “Human Disqualification: Osamu Dazai And 3 Women”). The film is based on the life of writer Osamu Dazai. The teaser trailer begins with Shun Oguri stating in Japanese “Humans were born for love and revolution.” Movie is directed by suddenly prolific director Mika Ninagawa (“Sakuran“).
“No Longer Human” is now set for release September 13, 2019 in Japan.
Seo Ji-Hoon is cast in new JTBC drama series “Flower Crew: Joseon Matchmaking Maneuver Agency” (literal title). Seo Ji-Hoon will play Lee Soo. His character was once an ordinary blacksmith, but he somehow became the King of Joseon. Meanwhjile, Kim Min-Jae was already cast to play one of the 3 handsome men in the Flower Crew Joseon Matchmaking Agency.
“Flower Crew: Joseon Matchmaking Maneuver Agency” will first air September 2, 2019 in South Korea.
Jung Woo is cast for the lead role in gangster film “The Boiling Blood” (literal title). The movie is based on 2016 novel “Ddeugeowoon Pi” by Kim Eon-Soo and directed by first-time feature film director Cheon Myeong-Kwan. For the film, Jung Woo will play mid-level gangster Hee-Soo.
Filming for “The Boiling Blood” will begin late March, 2019 in South Korea.
First script reading for OCN drama series “Save Me 2” took place February, 2019 in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea. Main cast members including Um Tae-Goo, Cheon Ho-Jin, Esom, Kim Young-Min, Jo Jae-Yun, Han Sun-Hwa, Sung Hyuk, Oh Yeon-A, Seo Young-Hwa, Woo Hyeon and Lim Ha-Ryong attended. After the first script reading, drama series director Lee Kwon stated “This is great. It seems like the picture drawn in my mind is becoming reality. I’m more than satisfied.”
“Save Me 2” first airs May, 2019 in South Korea
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