Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “Prison 13” starring Mayu Hotta. The film is written and directed by Kensaku Watanabe (“Cheer Cheer Cheer!“). The film is motivated by the real life “Stanford Prison Experiment” which took place in 1971 at Stanford University.
“Prison 13” will be released August 30, 2019 in Japan.
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Teaser trailer & teaser poster added for live-action film “Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight” starring Ryota Katayose and Kanna Hashimoto. Movie is based on manga series “Gozen 0 ji, Kiss Shi ni Kite yo” by Rin Mikimoto (“Close Range Love“) and directed by Takehiko Shinjo (“Your Lie in April“). Newly announced supporting cast members for the film are Arisa Yagi, Sae Okazaki, Katsuhiro Suzuki, Wakana Sakai, Kenichi Endo, Rihito Noda, Takuma Usa and Shuichiro Naito.
“Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight” is also now set set for release December 6, 2019 in Japan.
Main trailer added for movie “Ninkyo Gakuen” starring Hidetoshi Nishijima and Toshiyuki Nishida. Movie is based on novel “Ninkyo Gakuen” by Bin Konno and directed by Hisashi Kimura. The film follows a yakuza group as they try revive a badly run high school. Still images from the movie are found below.
“Ninkyo Gakuen” will be released September 27, 2019 in Japan.
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Actor Lee Joon-Gi is set to make a cameo appearance in ep.3 of currently airing tvN drama series “Hotel Del Luna” starring IU and Yeo Jin-Goo. Lee Joon-Gi accepted the cameo appearance due to his relationship with IU. The duo previously starred in 2016 SBS drama series “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo.” Character description for Lee Joon-Gi’s cameo appearance has not yet been revealed.
Ep.3 of “Hotel Del Luna” will air July 20, 2019 in South Korea.
Yuko Araki & Kengo Kora are cast in Fuji TV live-action drama series “Ex-Boyfriend Mania” (literal title). The drama series is based on manga series “Motokare Mania” by Yukari Takinami and directed by Michiko Namiki. The drama series will follow two former lovers who meet 5 years after their breakup as co-workers.
“Ex-Boyfriend Mania” will first air October, 2019 in Japan.
Ep.1 air date for tvN drama series “Catch The Ghost,” starring Moon Geun-Young & Kim Sun-Ho, is now set for August 26, 2019 in South Korea. The drama series will take over tvN’s Monday & Tuesday 21:30 time slot currently held by “Designated Survivor: 60 Days.” Meanwhile, above and below are photos from the first script reading for the drama series. Main cast members including Moon Geun-Young , Kim Sun-Ho, Jung Eugene, Ki Do-Hoon, Nam Gi-Ae, Jo Jae-Yun and Park Ho-San attended the first script reading. The script reading took about 4 hours to complete. The drama series follows detectives as they try to capture a serial killer known as “Ghost.”
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Park Seo-Joon, Kim Da-Mi and Yoo Jae-Myung are cast in JTBC drama series “Itaewon Class.” The drama series is based on webcomic “Itaewon Class” by Jo Gwang-Jin. For the drama series, Park Seo-Joon will play main character Park Sae-Ro-Yi. After serving prison time for beating someone who caused his father’s death, he vows to destroy that person and that person’s father. Kim Da-Mi will play Jo Yi-Seo. She begins working as the manager for a restaurant in Itaewon that Park Sae-Ro-Yi runs. Yoo Jae-Myung will play villain Jang Dae-Hee. He is the CEO of a food company and is hated by Park Sae-Ro-Yi. “Itaewon Class” is also the drama series produced by movie distributor Showbox.
“Itaewon Class” will first air sometime during the second half of this year in South Korea (takes over JTBC’s Friday & Saturday 11 PM time slot after “Chocolate.”).
Teaser trailer #2 & posters added for MBC drama series “Welcome 2 Life” starring Rain, Lim Ji-Yeon and Kwak Si-Yang. Captions in the teaser trailer #2 state around 6 mark “Lawyer who only cares about himself,” 11 second mark “Detective who only cares about justice,” 21 second mark “One day suddenly,” 25 second mark “Life was changed,” and 28 second mark “Turning over a new leaf, life reset project.” Meanwhile above is a main poster for the drama series. Below are three character posters for the drama series of Rain as Lee Jae-Sang, Lim Ji-Yeon as Ra Shi-On and Kwak si-Yang as Koo Dong-Taek.
“Welcome 2 Life” first airs July 29, 2019 in South Korea.
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Trailer & still images added for movie “Blind Witness” (literal title) starring Riho Yoshioka and Mahiro Takasugi. Movie is a remake 2011 South Korean film “Blind” starring Kim Ha-Neul and Yoo Seung-Ho. Caption in the trailer at the 2 second mark states “Female high school student, grotesque serial murder case.” The still images below are of Riho Yoshioka, Mahiro Takasugi, Yoshi Sakou and Tomorowo Taguchi.
“Blind Witness” will be released September 20, 2019 in Japan.
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Main trailer #2 and new poster added for upcoming film “The Divine Fury” starring Park Seo-Joon, Ahn Sung-Ki and Woo Do-Hwan. Caption on the poster asks in Korean “Will you be on the evil side? Will you stand against the evil?”
“The Divine Fury” will be released July 31, 2019 in South Korea.