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.
Teaser trailer added for action-crime film “The Merciless” (English title) starring Sol Kyung-Gu & Siwan. Movie is written and directed by Byun Sung-Hyun.
“The Merciless” is slated for release May, 2017 in South Korea.
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.
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Park Hee-Soon, Park Sung-Woong and Choi Woo-Sik are cast for supporting roles in upcoming movie “Strange Object” (literal title) starring Kim Myung-Min & Hyeri. Movie is set in historical times with Kim Myung-Min playing a man attempting to fight off a monster that is threatening the life of the King.
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Trailer added for upcoming movie “The King’s Case Note” starring Lee Sun-Kyun & Ahn Jae-Hong. “The King’s Case Note” opens April 26, 2017 in South Korea.