First teaser trailer for KBS2 drama series “Feel Good To Die” (English title) starring Kang Ji-Hwan and Baek Jin-Hee. The drama series revolves around a boss (Kang Ji-Hwan) that only a mother could love and his secretary (Baek Jin-Hee) who gets so fed up she wishes that he was dead. The boss does die, but the secretary finds herself going back in time and must save him.
“Feel Good To Die” first airs November 7 2018 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot after “The Ghost Detective“).
English subtitled teaser trailer for movie “Default” (English title) starring Kim Hye-Soo and Yoo Ah-In . Movie takes place over a 7 day period during the Asian Financial Crisis in 1997.
“Default” will be released November 28, 2018 in South Korea.
First teaser trailer for JTBC drama series “SKY Castle” starring Yum Jung-Ah, Lee Tae-Ran, Yoon Se-Ah and Oh Na-Ra. The drama series follows 4 women who are residents in upscale SKY Castle. The teaser trailer features Han Seo-Jin (Yum Jung-Ah) as she prepares for a dinner party. She says in Korean at the end of the trailer “Open” and then a voiceover states “SKY CASTLE where the women live.”
“SKY Castle” first airs November, 2018 (takes over JTBC’s Friday and Saturday 11PM time slot after “The 3rd Charm.”).
Lee Dong-Wook and Yoo In-Na are now cast in new tvN drama series “Reach of Sincerity” (literal title). The duo famously appeared together in 2016 tvN drama series “Goblin.” For drama series “Reach of Sincerity,” Lee Dong-Wook will play lead male character Kwon Jung-Rok. He is a lawyer and does excellent work. He ranks number #1 at his law firm for winning cases. Meanwhile, Yoo In-Na will play lead female character Oh Yoon-Seo whose real name is Oh Jin-Sim. Due to a scandal, her acting career is finished. She wants to act again. To play the character for a drama series, she begins work as a secretary at a law firm for a few months.
“Reach of Sincerity” first airs January, 2019 in South Korea.
“Sound of Your Heart Season 2” is now set to premiere October 29, 2018 on Netflix. The drama series features a new cast of Sung Hoon playing webtoon writer Jo Suk and Kwon Yuri playing his girlfriend Ae-Bong. In the original “Sound of Your Heart” series, Lee Kwang-Soo and Jung So-Min played the respective lead characters. In addition, Tae Hang-Ho will now play Jo Joon and Shim Hye-Jin and Joo Jin-Mo will play Jo Suk’s parents.
Above and below are the first still images from the drama series.
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Trailer and poster for live-action film “Waiting For Spring” (English title) starring Tao Tsuchiya, Takumi Kitamura and Yuta Koseki. The film is based on manga series “Harumatsu Bokura” by Anashin and directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa. “Waiting For Spring” is a teen-romance film that also revolves around the sport of basketball. Another film that comes out in Japan this November is “Run! T High School Basketball Club” which also revolves around high school basketball.
“Waiting For Spring” will be released December 14, 2018 in Japan.
First script reading for upcoming MBC drama series “Item,” starring Ju Ji-Hoon & Jin Se-Yun, took place mid-September, 2018 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea. Main cast members including Ju Ji-Hoon, Jin Se-Yun, Kim Kang-Woo, Kim Yoo-Ri & Shin Rin-Ah all attended. Before the first script reading, Ju Ji-Hoon stated “I will do my best,” while Jin Se-Yun stated “I heard this winter will be cold. I hope nothing happen. I will do my best.”
“Item” will first air January, 2019 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Bad Detective“).
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Main trailer and poster added for movie “Masquerade Hotel” starring Takuya Kimura and Masami Nagasawa. Movie is based on 2011 novel “Masquerade Hotel” by Keigo Higashino and directed by Masayuki Suzuki.
In addition, 20 supporting cast members has been announced for the film.
Playing detectives are Fumiyo Kohinata, Zen Kajihara, Yuki Izumisawa, Eisuke Sasai and Atsuro Watabe.
Playing hotel employees are Ren Ishikawa, Toshihide Tonesaku, Shingo Tsurumi and Ryo Ishibashi.
Playing hotel guests are Gaku Hamada, Atsuko Maeda, Takashi Sasano, Masahiro Takashima, Nanao, Takashi Ukaji, Manami Hashimoto, Hiromasa Taguchi, Ryo Katsuji, Katsuhisa Namase and Takako Matsu.
“Masquerade Hotel” will be released January 18, 2019 in Japan.
Song Sae-Byeok and Koh Joon-Hee are cast in new OCN drama series “Possession.” The drama series features a mixture of comedy, thriller and supernatural genres. Song Sae-Byeok will play lead male character Kang Pil-Sung. He is a detective with excellent instincts. Koh Joon-Hee will play lead female character Hong Seo-Jung. She has a psychic ability that she tries to hide. They work together to solve cases.
“Possession” will first air sometime during the first half of 2019 in South Korea.
First still images of Park Bo-Gum in upcoming tvN drama series “Encounter” (English title) co-starring Song Hye-Kyo. In the drama series, Park Bo-Gum plays Kim Jin-Hyeok. He has a free spirit and is regular type of guy. On a trip, he meets Cha Soo-Hyun (Song Hye-Kyo).
In addition, “Encounter” is now set to first air November 28, 2018 in South Korea.