Here’s 6 character posters for upcoming film “The Swindlers.” The 6 character posters are of Hyun-Bin, Yoo Ji-Tae, Bae Sung-Woo, Park Sung-Woong, An Se-Ha and Nana (‘After School’). In addition, a new character trailer for the movie has been added on AsianWiki.
“The Swindlers” opens November 22, 2017 in South Korea.
Haru Kuroki is cast for the lead role in upcoming movie “Nichinichikorekojitsu.” Kirin Kiki and Mikako Tabe are also cast for supporting roles in the movie. Movie is based on the essay “Nichinichikorekojitsu: Ocha ga Oshietekureta 15 no Shiawase” by Noriko Morishita and directed by Tatsushi Omori. Story for “Nichinichikorekojitsu” follows a college age girl played by Haru Kuroki who begins taking lessons on the Japanese tea ceremony. “Nichinichikorekojitsu” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Cable channel OCN is now scheduled to air upcoming drama series “Longing Heart” starring Lee Jung-Shin, Lee Yeol-Eum and Seo Ji-Hoon. The drama series was originally scheduled to air on SBS Plus prior to changing to OCN. Filming for the drama series finished on October 25, 2017 and the drama series will air from January, 2018 in South Koera. “Longing Heart” will have 8 episodes and air in OCN’s Monday and Tuesday 9 PM time slot. Story for “Longing Heart” is a romantic-comedy with a time travel element.
Actor Kim Ju-Hyeok got into a car accident around 4:30 PM on October 30, 2017 in Samseong Neighborhood, Gangam, Seoul, South Korea. He passed away around 6:30 PM at Konkuk University Medical Center. Kim Ju-Hyeok starred in such films as “Singles,” “The Servant,” “The Truth Beneath” and drama series like “Lovers in Prague,” “Terroir” and “Argon.” Kim Ju-Hyeok was 45 years old, not married, but dating actress Lee Yoo-Young.
Main trailer for movie “Ito-kun A to E” starring Masaki Okada and Fumino Kimura. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Ito-kun A to E” by Asako Yuzuki and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki. Story for “Ito-kun A to E” follows a womanizer (Masaki Okada) and his romances with 4 different woman + a screenwriter (Fumino Kimura) who becomes interested in their story.
“Ito-kun A to E” opens January 12, 2018 in Japan.
Main trailer for live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds” starring Sota Fukushi. Movie is based on popular manga series “Donten ni Warau” by Karakara-Kemuri and directed by Katsuyuki Motohiro. Story for “Laughing Under the Clouds” is set at the end of the Edo era with three brothers (Sota Fukushi,
Yuma Nakayama and Kirato Wakayama) attempting to prevent the rise of the giant snake “Orochi.”
“Laughing Under the Clouds” opens March 21, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Honey” starring Sho Hirano and Yuna Taira. Movie is based on manga series “Honey” by Amu Meguro and directed by Koji Shintoku (“Peach Girl“).
“Honey” opens March 31, 2018 in Japan.
Here’s the first teaser poster and 6 still images from upcoming live-action film “River’s Edge” starring Fumi Nikaido and Ryo Yoshizawa. Movie is based on manga series “River’s Edge” by Kyoko Okazaki and directed by Isao Yukisada.
“River’s Edge” will be released February, 2018 in Japan.
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Lee Ki-Woo is now cast in upcoming drama series “Four Men” starring Park Hae-Jin and Nana. Lee Ki-Woo will play supporting character Kang Il-Kwon. Jo Hyun-Jae was originally cast to play Kang Il-Kwon, but he decided to drop out due to scheduling issues. Kang Il-Kwon is scripted as a bad character. He is the older brother of Kang Il-Hoon (Park Hae-Jin) and the successor of a large company. He comes into conflict with his younger brother.
Filming for “Four Men” begins November, 2017 and the drama series will air sometime next year in South Korea.
Here’s a teaser poster for upcoming crime film “Sunny / 32” starring Rie Kitahara, Pierre Taki and Lily Franky. Movie is directed by Kazuya Shiraishi (“The Devil’s Path“/”Birds Without Names“) and screenplay by Izumi Takahashi (“The Devil’s Path“). Story for the film follows two men who call themselves “The Most Lovely Murderers in Criminal History” and are fans of idol Sunny. They kidnap a middle school teacher.
“Sunny / 32” will be released February 17, 2018 in Japan.