Yoon Eun-Hye has been offered the lead female role in new drama series “Love Like a Human” (literal title). Currently, Yoon Eun-Hye is “positively considering” the offer. If Yoon Eun-Hye accepts the offer, she will play high school PE teacher Gong Joon-Hee. Her character falls in love with a man with an AI brain. Release date and broadcasting network for the drama series has yet to be decided.
Takaya Kamikawa is cast in new TV Tokyo drama series “Shitsuji Saionji no Meisuiri.” The drama series will feature an original screenplay by Shinichi Tanaka and will be directed by Hajime Hashimoto. In the drama series, Takaya Kamikawa will play Butler Hajime Saionji. After a murder case takes place, he uses his reasoning powers to try to solve the mystery.
“Shitsuji Saionji no Meisuiri” first airs April, 2018 in Japan.
Lee Yoo-Bi is now cast for the lead female role in upcoming tvN drama series “You Who Forgot Poetry” (literal title). Actors Lee Joon-Hyuk and Gong Myung are considering offers to play lead male roles in the drama series. Lee Yoo-Bi will play Woo Bo-Young. Her character works as a physical therapist, but as a child she dreamed of becoming a poet. Due to her poor family background, Woo Bo-Young studied to become a physical therapist.
“You Who Forgot Poetry” will first air sometime during the first half of 2018 in South Korea.
Here’s the first teaser poster and still images for upcoming film “A Forest of Wool and Steel” starring Kento Yamazaki. Movie is based on novel “Hitsuji to Hagane no Mori” by Natsu Miyashita and directed by Kojiro Hashimoto. The film follows high school student Naoki Tomura (Kento Yamazaki) as he becomes interested in piano tuning.
“A Forest of Wool and Steel” will be released June 8, 2018 in Japan.
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First script reading for tvN drama series “Cross” took place late November, 2017 at Studio Dragon in Sangam, South Korea. Attending the first script reading were main cast members Ko Gyung-Pyo, Jeon So-Min, Cho Jae-Hyun, Kim Ji-Han and Yang Jin-Sung. The first script reading took about 3 hours to complete.
“Cross” first airs January, 2018 in South Korea.
Sara Minami & Aju Makita are cast in live-action film “Shino Can’t Say Her Own Name.” The film is based on manga “Shino-chan wa Jibun no Namae ga Ienai” by Shuzo Oshimi and directed by Hiroaki Yuasa. The film will follow two high school girls who become friends and start a band. One of the girls played by Sara Minami can’t pronounce words that start with a vowel in front of people and the other girl played by Aju Makita is tone-deaf.
“Shino Can’t Say Her Own Name” opens July, 2018 in Japan.
Kang Ji-Hwan and Kim Ok-Vin are now cast in OCN drama series “Children of The Lesser God” (literal title). The duo will play lead characters in the drama series. Kang Ji-Hwan will play Cheon Jae-In. His character works as a detective and he is highly intelligent. His coworkers usually try to steer clear of him due to his propensity to show off his smarts in front of them. Kim Ok-Vin will play Kim Dan. She is also a detective with a warm heart. She also possesses a superhuman ability pertaining to her vision. They work together to uncover a conspiracy involving a powerful organization.
“Children of The Lesser God” is now scheduled to air sometime in February, 2018 (takes over OCN’s Saturday and Sunday 10:20 PM time slot after “Bad Guys: Vile City“).
Teaser trailer #5 added for upcoming tvN drama series “A Korean Odyssey” starring Lee Seung-Gi, Cha Seung-Won and Oh Yeon-Seo. Teaser trailer #5 shows actual footage from the drama series for the first time.
In addition, here’s the first two teaser posters for “A Korean Odyssey.” The poster at the bottom features main cast members Lee Seung-Gi, Cha Seung-Won, Oh Yeon-Seo, Lee Hong-Ki (‘F.T. Island’) and Jang Gwang.
“A Korean Odyssey” first airs December 23, 2017 in South Korea.
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Lee Joon-Hyuk and Gong Myung have received offers to play lead male roles in upcoming tvN drama series “You Who Forgot Poetry” (literal title). Lee Yoo-Bi has already received an offer to play the lead female role. All three performers are “positively considering” their offers. The drama series will follow a group of physical therapists, nurses, radiological technologists and trainees.
If Lee Joon-Hyuk accepts, he will play lead male character Ye Jae-Wook. He is a competent physical therapist and teaches physical therapists.
If Gong Myung accepts, he will play second male lead/major supporting character Shin Min-Ho. He is a trainee to become a physical therapy, but he is only in the field because he couldn’t get into medical school.
“You Who Forgot Poetry” first airs January, 2018 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Rainbow Days” starring Reo Sano, Taishi Nakagawa, Mahiro Takasugi and Ryusei Yokohama. Move is based on manga “Nijiiro Deizu” by Minami Mizuno and directed by Ken Iizuka.
“Rainbow Days” will be released July, 2018 in Japan.