Park Yong-Woo is cast in tvN Drama Stage special “Ogre.” “Ogre” is the first installment in the third season of “tvN Drama Stage,” which will have a total of 10 drama specials. For drama special “Ogre,” Park Young-Woo will play gambling addict Han-Soo. His younger brother has gone missing.
“Ogre” will air Saturday, November 23, 2019 in South Korea.
Song Ji-Hyo, Son Ho-Jun, Song Jong-Ho, Kim Min-Jun and Koo Ja-Sung are cast in JTBC drama series “We, Were in Love” (literal title). The drama series previously went under the working title of “Begin Again.” Story for the drama series will have Song Ji-Hyo playing lead female character No Ae-Jung. She is a single mother and hasn’t dated in 14 years. She then meets four men: Oh Dae-O (Son Ho-Jun), Ryu Jin (Song Jong-Ho), Koo Pa-Do (Kim Min-Jun) and Oh Yeon-Woo (Koo Ja-Sung).
“We, Were in Love” will first air sometime during the first half of 2020 in South Korea.
Main trailer and poster added for movie “His” starring Hio Miyazawa and Kisetsu Fujiwara. Movie is directed by Rikiya Imaizumi (“Little Nights, Little Love“) and scripted by Atsushi Asada (“Penguin Fufu“). Below are still images from the film.
“His” will be released January 24, 2020 in Japan.
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First script reading for SBS drama series “Stove League,” starring Namgung Min & Park Eun-Bin, took place the first weekend of September, 2019 in South Korea. Main cast members that attended the first script reading included Namgung Min, Park Eun-Bin, Oh Jung-Se, Joe Byeong-Gyu, Lee Joon-Hyuk, Jo Han-Sun, Kim Jung-Hwa, Sojin (‘Girl’s Day’), Son Jong-Hak, and Jeon Kuk-Hwan. The drama series will revolve around professional baseball team “Dreams” with Namgung Min playing GM Baek Seung-Soo.
“Stove League” is now scheduled to first air December 13, 2019 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Friday & Saturday 10PM time slot after “Vagabond.”).
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Mone Kamishiraishi and Takeru Satoh are cast in TBS live-action drama series “Love Lasts Forever” (literal title). The drama series is based on manga “Koi wa Tsuzuku yo Dokomademo” by Maki Enjoji and directed by Kenta Tanaka (“Naoki Hanzawa“). Story for the drama series will follow the romance between rookie nurse Nanase Sakura (Mone Kamishiraishi) and Dr. Kairi Tendo (Takeru Satoh). Nanase Sakura became a nurse after falling in love with Kairi Tendo.
“Love Lasts Forever” will first air January, 2020 in Japan.
Teaser Trailer added for movie “Start-Up” starring Ma Dong-Seok, Park Jung-Min, Jung Hae-In, and Yum Jung-Ah. Movie is based on webcomic “Shidong” by Jo Geum-San and directed by Choi Jeong-Yeol (“One Way Trip“). Above and below are two teaser posters for the film.
“Start-Up” will be released December, 2019 in South Korea.
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Cha Tae-Hyun and Lee Sun-Bin are cast in OCN drama series “Further Investigation” (literal title). The drama series will be directed by Kang Hyo-Jin (“Twilight Gangsters “) and scripted by Lee Yoo-Jin (“The Missing“). The drama series will revolve around a detective (Cha Tae-Hyun) and TV crime program PD (Lee Sun-Bin) working together on unsolved cases.
“Further Investigation” will consist of 12 episodes and first air sometime during the first half of 2020 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer #7 added for tvN drama series “Psychopath Diary” starring Yoon Si-Yoon, Jung In-Sun and Park Sung-Hoon. Teaser trailer #7 focuses on Park Sung-Hoon as serial killer Seo In-Woo. He starts off the teaser trailer with narration that says in Korean “Lost diary. It is my diary which nobody should see.” Meanwhile, below are still images of Yoon Si-Yoon in the drama series. The still images are from a scene where Yook Dong-Sik (Yoon Si-Yoon) goes to a crime scene where he witnessed a murder prior to losing his memory.
“Psychopath Diary” first airs November 20, 2019 in South Korea.
Moka Kamishiraishi and Kanata Hosoda are cast in live-action film “Kid Does Not Understand” (literal title). The drama series is based on manga series “Kodomo wa Wakatte Agenai” by Retto Tajima and directed by Shuichi Okita (“The Mohican Comes Home“). The film will follow high school student Minami Sakuta (Moka Kamishiraishi) and her school mate Shohei Moji (Kanata Hosoda). They try to find Minami Sakuta’s birth father and also become first loves. Filming for the movie took place from July, 2019 to August, 2019. This is director’s Shuichi Okita’s first live-action action film adaptation.
“Kid Does Not Understand” will be released sometime during summer, 2020 in Japan.
Bae Suzy and Nam Joo-Hyuk have been offered lead roles in tvN drama series “Sandbox” (working title). Both performers are currently “positively considering” their offers. For Bae Suzy, she has previously worked with “Sandbox” screenwriter Park Hye-Ryun in 2011 KBS2 drama series “Dream High” and 2017 SBS drama series “While You Were Sleeping.” The drama series will be a romance themed story, set in the world of tech entrepreneurs.
“Sandbox” first airs sometime in the second half of 2020 in South Korea.