First script reading for KBS2 drama series “Suits,” starring Jang Dong-Gun and Park Hyung-Sik, took place February 12, 2018. Drama series is a remake of U.S. television series “Suits.” The first script reading included main cast members Jang Dong-Gun, Park Hyung-Sik, Chae Jung-An, Ko Sung-Hee, Hwang Tae-Gwang, Jin Hee-Kyung and Choi Gwi-Hwa. The first script reading took about 4 hours to complate.
“Suits” first airs April 25, 2018 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Wednesday and Thursday 10 PM time slot after “Queen of Mystery 2“).
Haruma Miura, Lily Franky, Hirofumi Arai and Yuma Yamoto are cast in supporting roles for movie “Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai.” The film is a remake of 2011 South Korean film “Sunny.” For the film, Haruma Miura will play Wataru Fujii. He is a university student and the first love of Nami. Lily Franky will play Private Detective Nakagawa. Nami in the present day hires Private Detective Nakagawa to find the members of the Sunny club.
“Sunny: Tsuyoi Kimochi Tsuyoi Ai” will be released August 31, 2018 in Japan.
First script reading for OCN drama series “Mistress” took place March 15, 2018 at Studio Dragon in Sangam-dong, Seoul, South Korea. The drama series is a remake of UK television series “Mistresses.” At the first script reading, main cast members including Han Ga-In, Shin Hyun-Bin, Choi Hee-Seo, Goo Jae-Yee, Lee Hee-Joon, Park Byung-Eun, Oh Jung-Se and Ji Il-Joo all attended.
“Mistress” first airs April 28, 2018 in South Korea.
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10 supporting cast members has been announced for upcoming movie “Punk Samurai Slash Down” starring Gou Ayano. Now cast in supporting roles are Keiko Kitagawa, Masahiro Higashide, Shota Sometani, Tadanobu Asano, Jun Murakami, Ryuya Wakaba, Koen Kondo, Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Jun Kunimura and Etsushi Toyokawa. The most unsurprising of those announced supporting actors would be Tadanobu Asano as he as previously appeared in numerous Gakuryu Ishii directed films like “Electric Dragon 80000V” and “Dead End Run.” Besides Gakuryu Ishii directing the film, Kankura Kudo writes the screenplay and the movie is based on 2004 novel “Panku Zamurai Kirarete Soro” by Ko Machida. The character cuts above is of the just announced cast members in character, but the top right is of Monkey Mask. The person who will play him has not yet been revealed.
“Punk Samurai Slash Down” will be released June 30, 2018 in Japan.
Lee Joon-Ho (‘2PM’), Jang Hyuk and Jung Ryeo-Won are all cast for lead roles in upcoming SBS drama series “Greasy Melo” (literal title). Lee Joon-Ho will play Seo Poong. He was once a star chef, but he now works at a failing Chinese restaurant. Jang Hyuk will play Doo Chil-Seong. He is a loan shark and runs a Chinese restaurant. Jung Ryeo-Won will play Dan Sae-Woo. She is a daughter of a rich family.
“Greasy Melo” first airs May, 2018 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Monday and Tuesday 10 PM time slot after “Should We Kiss First“).
Teaser trailer for MBN drama series “High-End Crush” starring Jung Il-Woo and Jin Se-Yun. The drama series is a co-production between South Korea and China and actually streamed first on Chinese website Sohu TV from November 14, 2015 to January 17, 2016.
“High-End Crush” will first air April 4, 2018 in South Korea.
Here’s character posters for upcoming tvN drama series “My Mister.” The character posters are of Lee Sun-Kyun, IU, Park Ho-San and Song Sae-Byeok.
Ep.1 will air March 21, 2018 in South Korea at special time of 9:10 PM. Ep.1 will run for 90 minutes, while all other episodes will have a runtime of 70 minutes and start at 9:30 PM.
The drama series will follow three middle aged brothers Dong-Hoon (Lee Sun-Kyun), Sang-Hoon (Park Ho-San) and Gi-Hoon (Song Sae-Byeok) all going through their own difficult lives and twenty something year old Ji-An (IU). She has a rough life.
Main trailer added for movie “Love × Doc” starring Yo Yoshida, Shuhei Nomura, Hiroshi Tamaki and Kotaro Yoshida. The film follows a 40 year old pastry chef (Yo Yoshida) and her relationship with a much younger pastry chef (Shuhei Nomura) who likes her. This brings back memories of her disaster when she dated a store owner (Kotaro Yoshida) and a personal trainer (Hiroshi Tamaki). The film is based on an original screenplay by Osamu Suzuki and also directed by him.
“Love × Doc” will be released May 11, 2018 in Japan.
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Teaser trailer #3 added for upcoming MBC drama series “Rich Family’s Son” starring Kim Ji-Hoon and Kim Joo-Hyun. In addition, here’s 1 main poster above and 4 character posters below. The 4 character posters are of Kim Ji-Hoon, Kim Joo-Hyun, Lee Gyu-Han and Hong Soo-Hyun. Story for th drama series has Lee Gwang-Jae (Kim Ji-Hoon) in heavy debt from his deceased father. For his father’s honor, he struggles to pay off the debt, while Kim Young-Ha (Kim Joo-Hyun) supports him.
“Rich Family’s Son” first airs March 25, 2018 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Sunday 8:45PM time slot after “Man Who Sets the Table“).
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Issei Takahashi & Haruna Kawaguchi cast in movie “Kugatsu no Koi to Deau Made.” The film is based on novel “Kugatsu no Koi to Deau Made” by Yumi Matsuo and directed by Toru Yamamoto. The story features a summer romance, but with a sci-fi twist.
“Kugatsu no Koi to Deau Made” will be released sometime in 2019 in Japan via Warner Bros.