Here’s two main posters for upcoming KBS drama series “The Ghost Detective” starring Daniel Choi, Park Eun-Bin and Lee Ji-Ah. Caption on the poster on the left asks in Korean “Can you save me next time too?” Caption on the poster on the right asks “What is the difference between your anger and my anger?” In addition, teaser trailer #3 has been added on AsianWiki. The drama series looks seriously scary.
“The Ghost Detective” will first air September 5, 2018 in South Korea.
Kim Jung-Hyun has dropped out of currently airing MBC drama series “Time” co-starring Seohyun. He was advised by doctors to take a break due to physical and emotional exhaustion. Kim Jung-Hyun has been suffering from an eating disorder and sleeping disorder while working on the drama series. In the drama series, Kim Jung-Hyun play lead male character Cheon Soo-Ho. The drama series will not cast someone else to play Cheon Soo-Ho, but they will write him out of the script earlier than scheduled. His character is terminally ill and he was originally scripted to die by the end of the drama series. So far “Time” is at the midway point with 16 episodes (or 8 one hour episodes) having aired so far.
Teaser trailer #5 added for upcoming OCN drama series “The Guest” starring Kim Dong-Wook, Kim Jae-Wook and Jung Eun-Chae. Teaser trailer #5 is a character teaser trailer of Jung Eun-Chae as Kang Kil-Young. Her character is detective and she teams up with a psychic (Kim Dong-Wook) and an exorcist priest (Kim Jae-Wook) to battle evil.
“The Guest” first airs September 12, 2018 in South Korea.
Lee Jong-Suk has been offered the lead male role in new drama series “Romance is a Bonus Book” (working & literal title). Currently, Lee Jong-Suk is considering the offer. Cable channel tvN is in discussions to air the drama series. If Lee Jong-Suk accepts the offer, this could be Lee Jong-Suk’s last performance before he enlists in the South Korean military. However, according to Lee Jong-Suk’s management company YNK Entertainment, Lee Jong-Suk’s enlistment date has not been set and they can’t be certain how many roles he will take before enlisting. The drama series will be directed by Lee Jung-Hyo and scripted by Jung Hyun-Jung.
Air dates for “Romance is a Bonus Book” has yet to be decided.
Teaser trailer #2 for upcoming OCN drama series “The Player” starring Song Seung-Heon and Krystal. The teaser trailer introduces the special crime fighting team of elite hacker Byung-Min (Lee Si-Un), enforcer Jin-Woong (Tae Won-Seock), best driver A-Ryeong (Krystal) and swindler Ha-Ri (Song Seung-Heon).
“The Player” first airs September 29, 2018 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and poster for movie “Konna Yofuke ni Banana kayo: Kanashiki Jitsuwa” starring Yo Oizumi, Mitsuki Takahata and Haruma Miura. Movie is based on 2003 nonfiction novel “Konna Yofuke ni Banana kayo” by Kazufumi Watanabe and directed by Tetsu Maeda. The story follows a hospital patient with muscular dystrophy (Yo Oizumi) as he asks hospital volunteer (Haruma Miura) to write a love letter for him. The love letter’s recipient is the volunteer’s girlfriend (Mitsuki Takahata).
“Konna Yofuke ni Banana kayo: Kanashiki Jitsuwa” will be released December 28, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer for tvN drama series “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” starring Seo In-Guk, Jung So-Min and Park Sung-Woong. Drama series is a remake of Fuji TV drama series “Hundred Million Stars From the Sky” (“Sora Kara Furu Ichioku no Hoshi”).
“The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” first airs September 26, 2018 in South Korea.
Filming for movie “My Special Brother” (literal title) finished on August 17, 2018. Filming took about 3 months finish (filming began May 23, 2018). Meanwhile, an early special poster for the film has been released. On the cover is Se-Ha (Shin Ha-Kyun) and Dong-Goo (Lee Kwang-Soo). The two men are not blood related, but they are as close as blood related brothers and have known each other for 20 years. Movie is directed by Yook Sang-Hyo.
“My Special Brother” will be released sometime next year in South Korea.
Here’s the first teaser poster for movie “Miss Baek” starring Han Ji-Min. Movie is directed by first time feature film director Lee Ji-Won. Story for “Miss Baek” follows a woman who became a convict because she was trying to protect herself. She meets a young girl (Kim Shi-A) who resembles her and they form a bond. Han Ji-Min is currently starring in tvN drama series “Familiar Wife.”
“Miss Baek” is now set for release sometime this October, 2018 in South Korea.
Currently airing tvN drama series “Let’s Eat 3” has been shortened to 14 episodes from its originally planned 16 episodes. The drama series will now finish a week earlier on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 rather than Tuesday, September 4, 2018. The reason for the 2 episode reduction is because lead actor Yoon Doo-Joon will enlist in the South Korean military on August 24, 2018. The screenplay has been condensed to fit into 14 episodes, but the general story line will stay true to the original 16 episode screenplay.