Lee Seol is cast for the lead female role in MBC drama series “Bad Detective” co-starring Shin Ha-Kyun. The drama series is a remake of UK TV series “Luther.” Park Ho-San and Baro were previously announced as cast for major supporting characters in the drama series. Lee Seol’s prior acting credits include minor parts in 2018 movies “Herstory” and “I Have a Date with Spring.” Lee Seol landed the lead female role in “Bad Detective” through auditions which involved about 300 other actresses.
For the drama series “Bad Detective,” Lee Seol will play Eun Sun-Jae. She is an attractive psychopath and helps Detective Woo Tae-Seok (Shin Ha-Kyun) solve cases.
“Bad Detective” first airs November 26, 2018 in South Korea.
Yutaro Furutachi & Shizuka Ishibashi are cast in movie “Ichigo no Uta.” The film is based on 2018 novel “Ichigo no Uta” by screenwriter Yoshikazu Okada and musician-actor Kazunobu Mineta from rock band GING NANG BOYZ. The novel itself is based on seven songs from GING NANG BOYZ which are”Hyoryu Kyoshitsu,” “Tokyo,” “Aishiterutte Yutteyone,” “Poadamu,” “Ginga Tetsudo no Yoru,” “Moshimo Kimi ga Naku Nara ba” and “Koi wa Eien.” Movie is directed by Shintaro Sugawara. The film revolves around a childhood friend who reappears 10 years after his death in a car accident.
“Ichigo no Uta” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Character teaser trailers added for tvN drama series “Room No. 9” starring Kim Hee-Seon, Kim Young-Kwang and Kim Hae-Sook. The drama features the unusual premise of a lawyer (Kim Hee-Seon) and death row inmate (Kim Hae-Sook) mysteriously switching bodies in the prison’s room no.9.
For Kim Hee-Seon’s character teaser trailer. It begins with Kim Hee-Seon’s stating “Expensive lawyer’s fee, successful lawyer, 100% winning rate, that kind of lawyer is me. Everything begins there. Room No.9”
Kim Young-Kwang’s character teaser has Kim Young-Kwang stating “I pretend to not know anything. I pretend to have no interest. I pretend that i like. Only then can I approach the truth. Everything begins there. Room No. 9.”
Lastly, Kim Hae-Sook’s character teaser begins with her stating “To a death-row convict, every morning when the sun rises is death. If you can not give me hope, then just kill me. Everything begins there. Room No.9.”
“Room No. 9” is now scheduled to first air September 29, 2018 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer #2 and #3 added for tvN drama series “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” starring Seo In-Guk and Jung So-Min.
Teaser trailer #2 has Seo In-Gook narrating in Korean “Everything is the same. There’s no fun.” He then asks “How does it feel when you kill someone?”
Teaser trailer #3 has Jung So-Min narrating in Korean “People call him a monster.” Then as Seo In-Gook walks along the ledge of a building, Jung So-Min says “Don’t do it. You are absolutely not a monster.”
“The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” first airs September 26, 2018 in South Korea.
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Gong Myung & Sojin are cast in new JTBC drama special “Essence of Happiness” (literal title). The drama special is the third installment in “JTBC Drama Festa” series, following last year’s “Summer Days; Yeo-Reum” and upcoming “Ping Pong Ball.” The first script reading for “Essence of Happiness” took place August 27, 2018 at JTBC building in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea. Gong Myung and Sojin from idol group ‘Girl’s Day’ attended the script reading.
“Essence of Happiness” will air sometime during September, 2018 in South Korea.
Here’s 4 main posters and main trailer for OCN drama series “The Player” starring Song Seung-Heon, Krystal (‘f(x)’), Lee Si-Un and Tae Won-Seock. The drama series follows a crime redemption team led by swindler Kang Ha-Ri (Song Seung-Heon) and includes top car driver Cha A-Ryeong (Krystal), elite hacker Im Byung-Min (Lee Si-Un) and fighter Do Jin-Woong (Tae Won-Seock).
“The Player” first airs September 29, 2018.
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Main trailer and poster for omnibus film “Ten Years Japan” starring Satoru Kawaguchi, Jun Kunimura, Hana Sugisaki and Chizuru Ikewaki. The film features four stories dealing with topics such as Japan’s aging population, AI, digital privacy and compulsory military service. Caption on the poster states in Japanese “The future is living now.”
“Ten Years Japan” will be released November 3, 2018 in Japan.
Trailer for movie “Shiori” starring Takahiro Miura and Shinnosuke Abe. Movie follows a physical therapist (Takahiro Miura) become reengaged with his work by working with a patient (Shinnosuke Abe). Still images below are from the movie. Movie is directed by Yusuke Sakakibara who has worked as a physical therapist.
“Shiori” will be released October 26, 2018.
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Second teaser trailer for movie “Yuki no Hana” starring Hiroomi Tosaka and Ayami Nakajo. The film is based on the song “Yuki no Hana” by singer-actress Mika Nakashima. Parts of the film were filmed in Finland.
“Yuki no Hana” will be released February 1, 2019 in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming MBC drama series “Terius Behind Me” starring So Ji-Sub and Jung In-Sun. At the 15 second mark, caption in Korean appears that says “Black agent Terius disappeared.”
“Terius Behind Me” first airs September, 2018 in South Korea.