Kim You-Jung has been offered the lead female role in JTBC live-action drama series “Clean With Passion For Now.” The drama series is based on webcomic “Ildan Ddeugeobge Chungsohara” by Aaengo. If Kim You-Jung accepts, she will play Gil O-Sol. Her character has a bright personality and she doesn’t mind getting dirty. She meets a man who runs a cleaning company and has a fear of germs.
“Clean With Passion For Now” will air sometime next year in South Korea.
Baek Jin-Hee has been offered the lead female role in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Jugglers” co-starring Daniel Choi, Kang Hye-Jung and Lee Won-Geun. Currently, Baek Jin-Hee is considering the offer positively. If Baek Jin-Hee accepts the offer, she will play Jwa Yoon-Yi. Her character has a bright personality, works as a secretary and has lived her life with a passive attitude. For Daniel Choi, his performance as lead male character Nam Chi-Won marks his first acting role since being discharged from the military on September 29, 2017.
The first script reading is scheduled to be held October 26, 2017 and the drama series will first air December, 2017 in South Korea.
Trailer and poster for movie “Between Men and the Gods” starring Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Shigeyuki Totsugi and Chika Uchida. Movie is based on novel “Kami to Hito to no Aida” by Junichiro Tanizaki and directed by Eiji Uchida. The film is also the first part in a trilogy of films based on novels by Junichiro Tanizaki and the project is titled “Tanizaki Tribute.” Story for “Between Men and the Gods” follows two men who are friends and like the same woman who works at a fish shop.
“Between Men and the Gods” will have its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival on October 26, 2017 and its have its general premiere January 27, 2018 in Japan.
Actor Kim Soo-Hyun entered the Gyeonggi Province training camp this afternoon on October 23, 2017 to enlist in the South Korean military. He is scheduled to be discharged on July 22, 2019. When Kim Soo-Hyun was 20, he took a physical examination for the South Korean military and received results that recommended he serve an alternative service due to a heart condition he had when he was a child. He took the physical examination again 5 years later, after his health condition improved, and received clearance to enlist in the military.
Takuya Kimura is cast in new TV Asahi drama series “BG: Personal Bodyguard” (literal title). The drama series is based on an original screenplay by Yumiko Inoue. For “BG: Personal Bodyguard,” Takuya Kimura will play main character Akira Shimazaki. He once worked as a bodyguard, but now works as a security guard at a construction site. The company he works for then forms a bodyguard division and Akira Shimazaki works as a bodyguard again. Takuya Kimura will receive training from a security company in early December to prep for his role.
“BG: Personal Bodyguard” first airs January, 2018 in Japan.
Character teaser trailers for OCN drama series “Bad Guys 2.” The character teaser trailers are of Joo Jin-Mo as Heo Il-Hoo and Ji Soo as Han Gang-Joo. Heo Il-Hoo is a former organized crime group member, but now runs a small eatery at a traditional market. Han Gang-Joo receives money for going to prison for other people.
“Bad Guys 2” first airs December, 2017 in South Korea.
Main trailer added for courtroom-bound crime thriller “Heart Blackened” starring Choi Min-Sik, Park Shin-Hye and Ryoo Joon-Yeol. Movie is a remake of 2013 Chinese film “Silent Witness” starring Sun Honglei.
“Heart Blackened” opens November 2, 2017 in South Korea.
Pyo Ye-Jin is now cast in upcoming KBS1 weekday evening drama series “I Love Even If I Hate” co-starring Lee Sung-Yeol (‘INFINITE’). For the drama series, Pyo Ye-Jin will play Gil Eun-Zo. Her character went through extreme difficulties due to an unhappy family environment as a child. She loses everything as an adult and decides to take revenge on those responsible.
“I Love Even If I Hate” first airs November, 2017 in South Korea.
Trailer and main poster added for upcoming movie “Colors of Wind” starring Yuki Furukawa and Takemi Fujii. “Colors of Wind” is the latest film directed by South Korean director Kwak Jae-Young (“My Sassy Girl“). In the film, Ryo played by Yuki Furukawa hears cryptic last words from his dying girlfriend Yuri played by Takemi Fujii. She mentions that there is a girl that looks identical to her in Hokkaido.
“Colors of Wind” will be released January 26, 2018 in Japan.
Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming tvN drama series “Wise Prison Life” starring Park Hae-Soo and Jung Kyoung-Ho. The teaser poster shows Park Hae-Soo as Kim Je-Hyeok. He is looking into the distance that is half a baseball stadium and half a prison yard. In the drama series, Kim Je-Hyeok is a superstar baseball player, but he becomes a criminal overnight and goes to prison.
“Wise Prison Life” first airs November, 2017 in South Korea.