Keita Machida is cast for a major supporting character role in upcoming live-action TBS drama series “Chugakusei Nikki” starring Kasumi Arimura. For the drama series, Kasumi Arimura will play Shotaro Kawai. His character has a bright and positive personality. He is the fiance of Hijiri (Kasumi Arimura) and works at a trading company in Osaka. Additional supporting cast members announced today include Makita Sports, Mari Natsuki, Tomochika, Yo Yoshida and Yui Natsukawa.
“Chugakusei Nikki” first airs October, 2018 in Japan.
Drama series “Devilish Joy” is set to air from September 5, 2018 on cable channels MBN and Dramax. “Devilish Joy” will air simultaneously on MBN and Dramax on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 23:00. The drama series stars Choi Jin-Hyuk and Song Ha-Yoon and filming for the drama series is currently ongoing. Meanwhile, above is the first teaser poster for the drama series. The teaser poster features Choi Jin-Hyuk and Song Ha-Yoon.
Yeo Jin-Goo has been offered the lead male role in new tvN drama series “Masquerade.” The drama series is a remake of 2012 film “Masquerade” starring Lee Byung-Hun. Currently, Yeo Jin-Goo is considering the offer. If Yeo Jin-Goo accepts, he will play the dual roles of King Gwanghae and Clown Ha-Sun. Although the drama series is a remake of the movie, the drama series will have some significant changes to its screenplay.
“Masquerade” will first air January, 2018 in South Korea.
Actor Kim Ji-Suk is cast for the lead male role in upcoming tvN drama series “Top Star Yoo Baek.” Kim Ji-Suk will play title character Yoo Baek. He is a top star and arrogant. He gets into trouble and travels to a faraway island. He falls in love with a woman there. Actress Jeon So-Mi has already received an offer to play the lead female role and she is still “positively considering” the offer.
“Top Star Yoo Baek” will first air November, 2018 in South Korea.
Lee Jang-Woo is cast in upcoming KBS2 drama series “My Only One” co-starring Uee. Lee Jang-Woo will play lead male character Wang Dae-Ryook in the drama series. His character is the director of a food company and also the successor. He gets involved with Kim Do-Ran (Uee). For Lee Jang-Woo, this is his first acting role since he was discharged from the South Korean military on January 25, 2018. Early working title for the drama series was “Areumdawoon Nae Pyeon” (“My Beautiful Ally”).
“My Only One” first airs September 15, 2018 in South Korea.
OCN drama series “The Player,” starring Song Seung-Heon and Krystal (‘f(x)‘), is now scheduled to first air September 29, 2018 in South Korea. The drama series will takeover OCN’s Saturday and Sunday 10:20 PM time slot after “Voice 2” and will consist of 14 episodes. Story for the drama series will follow a team consisting of a swindler (Song Seung-Heon), driver (Krystal), hacker (Lee Si-Un) and fighter (Tae Won-Seock) as they go after stolen property hidden away by criminals.
Chun Jung-Myung and Yoon Eun-Hye are cast in drama series “Fluttering Warning” (literal title). The drama series is based on webcomic “Seolremjoouibo” by Seo Han-Kyeol. In addition, Han Go-Eun is cast for a major supporting character role. In the drama series, Chun Jung-Myung will play dermatologist Cha Woo-Hyun. Yoon Eun-Hye will play popular actress Yoon Yoo-Jung. They get involved in a scandal and enter into a contract to pretend they are in love.
Exact broadcasting station or airing dates have not yet been decided.
Kim Hee-Seon, Kim Young-Kwang and Kim Hae-Sook are cast in tvN drama series “Room Nine.” The drama series will be directed by Ji Yeong-Su and screenplay written by Jung Sung-Hee.
In the drama series, Kim Hee-Seon plays ambitious attorney Eulji Hae-Yi. Kim Young-Kwan will play her husband Ki Yoo-Jin. He is a family doctor with a dark side. Lastly, Kim Hae-Sook will play death row convict Jang Hwa-Sa. When she meets attorney Eulji Hae-Yi in room 9 at her prison, they somehow exchange bodies.
“Room Nine” will first air September, 2018, taking over tvN’s Saturday and Sunday 9PM time slot after “Mr. Sunshine.”
Teaser trailer #2 and 5 character posters added for KBS2 drama series “Lovely Horribly” starring Park Si-Hoo and Song Ji-Hyo.
The 5 character posters are of Park Si-Hoo as Philip Yoo, Song Ji-Hyo as Oh Eul-Soon, Lee Gi-Kwang as Lee Sung-Joong, Choi Yeo-Jin as Ki Eun-Young and Ham Eun-Jung as Shin Yoon-A. Caption on the respective character posters states in Korean (Park Si-Hoo) “Man whatever he does do, it turns out good. Top Star Philip Yoo,” (Song Ji-Hyo) “Woman whatever she does, it turns out bad. Drama series screenwriter Oh Eul-Soon,” (Lee Gi-Kwang) “I see a ghost. Drama series PD Lee Sung-Joong,” (Choi Yeo-Jin) “Truth of ten billion worthy fingers. Drama series screenwriter Ki Eun-Young” and (Ham Eun-Jung) “It’s okay, nothing happened. Top actress Shin Yoon-A.”
“Lovely Horribly” first airs August 13, 2018 in South Korea.
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First teaser trailer added for upcoming OCN drama series “The Guest” starring Kim Jae-Wook, Kim Dong-Wook and Jung Eun-Chae. Narration and caption in the teaser states in Korean “Hand is coming. Hand is coming. That is coming from deep within the East Sea. Korean type real exorcism Hand: The Guest.”
Ep.1 is now set to first air September 12, 2018 in South Korea.