Jan 23 2018

Nanao cast in NTV drama series “Miss Devil”

Nanao is for the lead role in new NTV drama series “Miss Devil.” In the drama series, Nanao will play HR department employee Mako Tsubaki. Her job is to solve problems including sexual harassment, power harassment and factional disputes at a corporation. She uses methods like a devil.

“Miss Devil” will first air April, 2018 in Japan.

Jan 23 2018

More casting announced for Bong Joon-Ho directed film “Parasite”

Now cast in upcoming Bong Joon-Ho directed film “Parasite” are Lee Sun-Kyun, Cho Yeo-Jeong, Jang Hye-Jin, Choi Woo-Sik and Park So-Dam. They join already announced lead actor Song Kang-Ho in the movie.

With Bong Joon-Ho’s background of directing sci-fi’ish films like “The Host” or “Snowpiercer” and a title of “Parasite” one may assume his next film is a film about creatures, but the film is actually a family drama. The film also doesn’t have any parasites in the literal sense. Story for “Parasite” will follow two families that resemble each other, but also look different. Lee Sun-Kyun and Cho Yeo-Jeong  will play a married couple in one family. They have a high school aged daughter and elementary school aged son. Casting for their kids will take place through auditions. Meanwhile, Jang Hye-Jin, Choi Woo-Sik and Park So-Dam will play the wife, son and daughter of the other family headed by Song Kang-Ho’s character.

Filming and post-production work for “Parasite” will take place in 2018 and the film will be released sometime in 2019.

 

Jan 22 2018

Teaser poster and 7 character posters for movie “Marital Harmony”

Here’s a teaser poster and 7 character posters for upcoming movie “Marital Harmony” (literal title) starring Shim Eun-Kyung and Lee Seung-Gi. The 7 character posters are of Shim Eun-Kyung, Lee Seung-Gi, Kim Sang-Kyung, Yeon Woo-Jin, Kang Min-Hyuk (‘CNBLUE’), Choi Woo-Sik and Jo Bok-Rae.

Filming for “Marital Harmony” took place back in September 5, 2015 to December 23, 2015, prior to Lee Seung-Gi enlisting in the military. He discharged from the military on October 31, 2017 and is currently starring in popular tvN drama series “A Korean Odyssey.”

Movie “Marital Harmony” is a period film and also a romantic-comedy. In the film, Lee Seung-Gi plays Seo Do-Yoon. He is a fortune teller and the best in Joseon, but he doesn’t know his own fate. Shim Eun-Kyung plays Princess Songhwa. She leaves the palace to check on the men from her future husband list. The men are Yoon Shi-Kyung (Yeon Woo-Jin), Kang Whi (Kang Min-Hyuk) and Nam Chi-Ho (Choi Woo-Sik).

“Marital Harmony” will be released February, 2018 in South Korea.

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Jan 22 2018

Jung Hae-In cast in JTBC drama series “Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food”

Jung Hae-In is now cast for the lead male role in JTBC drama series “Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food” co-starring Son Ye-Jin. For the drama series, Jung Hae-In will play Seo Joon-Hee. He works in the computer game industry and returns to South Korea after working abroad for 3 years. He then meets Yoon Jin-A (Son Ye-Jin) again. She is a friend of his older sister.

“Pretty Noona Who Buys Me Food” first airs March, 2018 in South Korea.

Jan 10 2018

Filming for movie “Door Lock” begins

Filming for movie “Door Lock” began January 7, 2018 in Seongbuk-district, Seoul, South Korea. Movie is mystery-thriller starring Kong Hyo-Jin and is set at a studio apartment. The film is directed by Lee Kwon (“My Ordinary Love Story“). The first scene filmed involved Kyung-Min (Kong Hyo-Jin) and Hyo-Joo (Kim Ye-Won) seeks clues on a stranger who broke into Kyung-Min’s apartment. Meanwhile, the photos above and below are from the first script reading which took place prior to the start of filming.

“Door Lock” will be released later this year in South Korea.

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Jan 10 2018

Teaser trailer and character posters for movie “Age Of The Rebellion”

Teaser trailer and character posters for movie “Age Of The Rebellion” starring Jung Woo, Kim Ju-Hyeok and Jung Jin-Young. The character posters are of Jung Woo, Kim Ju-Hyeok, Jung Jin-Young, Jung Hae-In, Kim Won-Hae, Jung Sang-Hoon, Chun Woo-Hee and Jin Goo. Movie is directed by Cho Keun-Hyun (“26 Years“) and screenplay by Baek Mi-Kyeong.

Of the main characters, Jung Woo plays popular author Yeon Heung-Bu. Kim Ju-Hyeok plays nobleman Jo Hyuk. He takes cares of the poor. Jung Jing-Young plays power thirsty Jo Hang-Ri. He is the older brother of Jo Hyuk. Jung Hae-In plays King Heonjong. He is a king without much power. The film also is one of the last performances by Kim Ju-Hyeok. He passed away on October 30, 2017.

“Age Of The Rebellion” will be released February, 2018 in South Korea.

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Jan 9 2018

Teaser trailer and two teaser posters for movie “Little Forest”

First teaser trailer and two teaser posters added for upcoming live-action film “Little Forest” starring Kim Tae-Ri. Movie is based on manga “Little Forest” by Daisuke Igarashi and follows live-action film adaptations “Little Forest: Summer & Autumn” and “Little Forest: Winter & Spring” starring Ai Hashimoto in the main character role.

“Little Forest” will be released February, 2018 in South Korea.

Jan 8 2018

Teaser trailer for movie “Golden Slumber”

Teaser trailer for upcoming remake film “Golden Slumber” starring Gang Dong-Won and Han Hyo-Joo. Movie is based on 2007 novel “Golden Slumber” by Kotaro Isaka. The novel was previously adapted into 2010 feature film “Golden Slumber” starring Masato Sakai and Yuko Takeuchi. Story for “Golden Slumbers” has a man trying to find a way to get back home. Sleep, pretty darling, do not cry and I will sing a lullaby. Golden Slumbers, fill your eyes…

The teaser trailer also reveals that “Golden Slumber” will be released sometime February, 2018 in South Korea.