Kim Ju-Hyeok is cast in movie “Heungbu” co-starring Jung Woo. Movie will be directed by Jo Keun-Hyun (“26 Years“). Screenplay for “Heungbu” is set in historical times when the power struggles of noblemen brought great difficulties to the people of Joseon. Kim Ju-Hyeok will play nobleman Jo Hyuk. His character brings enlightenment to writer Yeon Heung-Bu (Jung Woo). Filming for “Heungbu” begins May, 2017.
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Here’s the first still image from upcoming movie “Midnight Runners” (English title) starring Park Seo-Joon and Kang Ha-Neul. The movie is directed by Kim Joo-Hwan (“Koala“). Story for “Midnight Runners” has Park Seo-Joon and Kang Ha-Neul playing students at the police academy. The witness a kidnapping and decide to investigate.
Release date for “Midnight Runners” is now slotted for August, 2017 in South Korea.
First script reading and gosa ceremony took place for upcoming movie “Preparation” (literal title) starring Ko Du-Shim & Kim Sung-Kyun. The still images above are from script reading which took place April 7, 2017. The gosa cermony also took place the same day. The film also features supporting actors Yoo-Sun, Park Chul-Min and Kim Hee-Jung. Shin Se-Kyung will also make a special appearance and she attended the first script reading. Story for the film follows a mother diagnosed with terminal cancer and she must prepare her adult son with a mental disability to live alone.
Filming for “Preparation” began April 10, 2017 in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin have been offered the lead roles in new movie “Be With You.” Currently, they are both currently “positively considering” the offers. The movie is based on 2003 Japanese novel “Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu” by Takuji Ichikawa. The novel itself has been previously adapted into popular 2004 movie “Be with You” starring Yuko Takeuchi and Shido Nakamura and then 2005 TBS drama series “Be With You” starring Mimura and Hiroki Narimiya. If So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin accepts their offers, it will be the first time for them to work together since 2001 MBC drama series “Delicious Proposal.”
First teaser trailer added for upcoming period-action film “Warriors of the Dawn” (English title) starring Lee Jung-Jae & Yeo Jin-Goo. Movie previously went under the early English working title of “The Proxy Soldiers.” Movie is directed by Jeong Yoon-Chul.
“Warriors of the Dawn” first airs May 31, 2017 in South Korea.
Han Hyo-Joo has been offered the lead female role in upcoming “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” co-starring Gang Dong-Won. Jung Woo-Sung has previously received to play a major supporting character and he is still considering the offer. Movie “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” is a remake of 1999 anime film”Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade.” If Han Hyo-Joo accepts, she will play Lee Yoon-Hee. Her character is in her early 30’s. Also, Han Hyo-Joo is currently filming movie “Golden Slumber” with Gang Dong-Won, so if she accepts the pair will work in two consecutive films together. “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” will be directed by Kim Jee-Woon.
Hyun-Bin is cast in period-zombie film “Outbreak” (literal title). The movie will be directed by Kim Sung-Hoon. Hyun-Bin and Kim Sung-Hoon previously worked together in 2017 film “Confidential Assignment.” This time around the film is set in historical times with Hyun-Bin playing a Prince of Joseon. He soon faces off against zombies that run rampant through the night. Filming for “Outbreak” begins sometime in the second half of this year.
Lee Jong-Suk has been offered the lead male role in new movie “Witch” (literal title). If he accepts the title, he will play a man trained to become a murder weapon through medical experiments on living persons. Lee Jong-Suk previously worked with Park Hoon-Jung in upcoming movie “V.I.P.” The lead female actress is scheduled to be selected through auditions. Her character will also be a trainee to become a murder weapon.
Here’s the second teaser poster and the first still images for movie “The Proxy Soldiers” (English title) starring Lee Jung-Jae and Yeo Jin-Goo. Movie is directed by Jeong Yoon-Chul. Release date for movie is now set for May 31, 2017 in South Korea. The first still images from the movie can be viewed below.