Jan 16 2017

First script reading for KBS2 drama series “Father is Strange”

First script reading for KBS2 drama series “Father is Strange,” starring Lee Joon & Jung So-Min, took place recently at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. First script reading featured main cast members Lee Joon, Jung So-Min, Kim Young-Chul, Kim Hae-Sook, Lee Yu-Ri, Ryu Soo-Young, Ryu Hwa-Young (’T-ara’) & Min Jin-Woong.

“Father is Strange” first airs February, 2017 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Saturday and Sunday 7:55 PM time slot after “The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop“).

Jan 13 2017

Seo Kang-Joon offered lead role in drama series “Seen from a Distance, Green Spring”

Seo Kang-Joon has been offered the lead role in new drama series “Seen from a Distance, Green Spring” (literal title). Currently, Seo Kang-Joon is “positively considering” the offer. The drama series is based on webtoon “Meolriseo Bomyun Pooreun Bom” by Ji Nyoong.

If Seo Kang-Joon accepts the offer, he will play Yeo Joon. He is a third year university student. Even though he is attractive and comes from a wealthy background, he carries emotional pain with him. The drama series is in discussion to air on one of the three Korean major broadcasting stations, but has not been finalized.

 

Jan 13 2017

Lee Hyun-Woo cast in tvN drama series “The Liar and His Lover”

Lee Hyun-Woo is cast in new tvN drama series “The Liar and His Lover.” The drama series is based on manga “Kanojo wa Uso o Aishisugiteru” by Kotomi Aoki, which has been previously adapted into 2013 live-action film “The Liar and His Lover” starring Takeru Satoh & Sakurako Ohara in the lead roles. In the tvN drama series version, Lee Hyun-Woo will play lead male character Kang Han-Kyeol. He is a genius level music composer, but hides his identity from others. He meets a female high school student with a great voice.

“The Liar and His Lover” will first air March, 2017 in South Korea (takes over tvN’s 11PM time slot after “Introverted Boss“).

Jan 12 2017

Shun Oguri & Hidetoshi Nishijima cast in Fuji TV drama series “Crisis”

Shun Oguri & Hidetoshi Nishijima are cast in new Fuji TV-KTV drama series “Crisis.” The drama series is scripted by Kazuki Kaneshiro (“SP”) and directed by Kosuke Suzuki & Keiichiro Shiraki. The drama series has Shun Oguri and Hidetoshi Nishijima playing members of a secret Special investigation Team at the National Police Agency. They take on cases involving important political matters and dirty jobs for the government.

“Crisis” will first air this April in Japan.

Jan 12 2017

Teaser trailer and poster for movie “A Beautiful Star”

Teaser trailer and poster for upcoming movie “A Beautiful Star” starring Lily Franky, Tomoko Nakajima, Kazuya Kamenashi & Ai Hashimoto. Movie is based on novel “Utsukushii Hoshi” by Yukio Mishima and directed by Daihachi Yoshida. The unusual premise for the film follows a family who believes they are from outer space and attempt to save the world from nuclear destruction.

“A Beautiful Star” opens May, 2017 in Japan.