Cho Yeo-Jeong is cast for the lead female role in KBS2 drama series “Woman of 9.9 Billion” (literal title). Actor Kim Kang-Woo is still “positively considering” an offer to play the lead male character. Cho Yeo-Jeong in “Woman of 9.9 Billion” will play Jung Seo-Yeon. Her character after living a difficult life comes in possession of 99 billion won (about $9 million USD). Drama series will be directed by Kim Young-Jo (“Cinderella’s Sister“) and scripted by Han Ji-Hoon (“White Nights“).
“Woman of 9.9 Billion” first airs November, 2019 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Wednesday & Thursday 10PM time slot after “When the Camellia Blooms“).
Yuina Kuroshima is cast in Fuji TV drama special “Fly! Boys, Fly!” co-starring Ren Nagase. The drama series centers around Chikara Asakawa (Ren Nagase) who is in training to become a flight attendant. For Yuina Kuroshima, she will play Tsubasa Takayama. She is a trainee to become a pilot. Judging by their uniforms and lanyard, both are trainees for real budget airline Jetstar. The drama special is directed by Takehiko Shinjo (“Your Lie in April“) and scripted by Kazunao Furuya (“Ouroboros“).
“Fly! Boys, Fly!” will air September 24, 2019 in Japan.
Two main posters & a teaser trailer added for tvN drama series “Miss Lee” (English title) starring Hyeri and Kim Sang-Kyung. Caption on the teaser poster below states in Korean “What the strong company is the one that holds out.” The drama series follows a young woman played by Hyeri who becomes the CEO of an electronics company teetering on bankruptcy.
“Miss Lee” will first air September 25, 2019 in South Korea (takes over tvN’s Wednesday & Thursday 9:30PM time slot after “When the Devil Calls Your Name“).
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Kengo Kora is cast for a supporting role in movie “Summer, About Time to Reach” (literal title of “Natsu, Itaru Koro”) starring Yuki Kura, Roi Ishiuchi & Nari Saito. The film also has actress Elaiza Ikeda making her debut as a feature film director. In the film, Kengo Kora will play a teacher named Kobayashi. Filming for “Summer, About Time to Reach” began August 20, 2019.
” Summer, About Time to Reach” will be released summer, 2020 in Japan.
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Teaser trailer #1 and teaser posters added for romance film “The Most Common Date” (literal title) starring Kim Rae-Won and Kong Hyo-Jin. Movie is written and directed by first time feature film director Kim Han-Gyul. Caption on Kong Kyo-Jin’s teaser poster below asks in Korean “Is it going to be different with you?” and caption on Kim Rae-Won’s teaser poster asks “Is it difficult only to me?”
“The Most Common Date” is now slotted for release sometime this October in South Korea.
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Ep.1 trailer added for tvN drama series “The Great Show” starring Song Seung-Heon and Lee Sun-Bin. Ep.1 trailer begins with Song Seung-Heon stating in Korean “Even if a monkey falls from a tree, it’s still a monkey. But, if a member of the National Assembly is defeated in an election, that person is no longer a human being.” Meanwhile, above and below are two main posters for the drama series.
“The Great Show” first airs August 26, 2019 in South Korea.
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Ai Hashimoto is cast in NTV drama series “Colleagues’ Sakura” (literal title) starring Mitsuki Takahata. In the drama series, Ai Hashimoto will play supporting character Yuri Tsukimura. She is a colleague of Sakura (Mitsuki Takahata) at a construction company. She is a young woman who is straightforward.
“Colleagues’ Sakura” first airs October, 2019 in Japan.
Jung Hae-In and Chae Soo-Bin are cast in tvN drama series “Half of a Half” (literal title). The drama series resides in the romance genre, with Jung Hae-In playing AI programmer Ha Won and Chae Soo-Bin playing a music recording engineer. Lee Sang-Yeob (“Familiar Wife“) and scripted by Lee Sook-Yun (“On the Way to the Airport“).
“Half of a Half ” will air sometime during the first half of 2020 in South Korea.
First teaser trailer and Yang Se-Jong‘s character poster added for upcoming JTBC drama series “My Country.” Teaser trailer #1 features Yang Se-Jong as Seo Hwi. Yang Se-Jong narrates the teaser with “I will grow strong. I have a person to protect.”
“My Country” is now slotted to first air October, 2019 in South Korea.
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First teaser trailer added for KBS2 drama series “When the Camellia Blooms” starring Kong Hyo-Jin and Kang Ha-Neul. The drama series marks the return of actor Kang Ha-Neul after he completed his mandatory military service requirement. Teaser trailer #1 begins with the soundtrack of The Knack’s “My Sharona” and Kang Ha-Neul stating to Kong Hyo-Jin’s character “If you like, go straight. Dong-Baek.” At the 23 second mark, Kong Hyo-Jin asks “Would you like to have peanuts?” At the 27 second mark, Kang Ha-Neul replies “What… peanuts?”
“When the Camellia Blooms” is now scheduled to first air September 18, 2019 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Wednesday & Thursday 10 PM time slot after “Justice.”).