Kang So-Ra has been offered the lead role in new drama series “Tale of Gyeryong Fairy” (literal title). If, Kang So-Ra accepts, she will play main character Sun Ok-Nam. Her character is a fairy who is stuck in this world, because her fairy clothes were taken by a man and hidden. She eventually married the man, but he died in an accident. She then waits for her husband to be reincarnated to get her fairy clothes. Sun Ok-Nam encounters two men in the present day that could be her husband, but she is not sure which one he is. She follows them to Seoul to find out. The drama series is based on webcomic “Gyeryongsunnyeojeon” by Dol Bae. tvN is currently having discussions to air the drama series, but they have not finalized an agreement.
Teaser trailer for movie “Love × Doc” starring Yo Yoshida, Shuhei Nomura, Hiroshi Tamaki and Ryoko Hirosue. The romantic-comedy film features an original screenplay by Osamu Suzuki and also directed by Osamu Suzuki.
“Love × Doc” will be released May 11, 2018 in Japan.
First script reading for OCN drama series “That Man Oh Soo” took place on November 27, 2017 and started around 1PM. Main cast members including Lee Jong-Hyun (‘CNBLUE’), Kim So-Eun, Kang Tae-Oh (‘5urprise’), Park Na-Ye, Lee Hye-Ran and Park Geun-Hyung attended. Before first script reading began, Lee Jong-Hyun stated “I hope it will be warm on the shooting set even though it is cold winter.”
“That Man Oh Soo” first airs March 5, 2018 in South Korea.
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Trailer for upcoming movie “Be With You” starring So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin. Caption around the 20 second mark in the trailer states in Korean “She who died, comes back without any memories of her past,” which sums up the film pretty well. “Be With You” is based on 2003 Japanese novel “Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu” by Takuji Ichikawa.
“Be With You” will be released March 14, 2018 in South Korea.
Main trailer and teaser trailer #2 added for upcoming live-action film “My Little Monster” starring Masaki Suda and Tao Tsuchiya. The main trailer and teaser trailer #2 also reveals the movie’s theme song for the first time. The theme song is “I Love You” by singer-songwriter Kana Nishino.
“My Little Monster” will be released April 27, 2018 in Japan.
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First still images of Han Hye-Jin and Yoon Sang-Hyun in upcoming MBC drama series “Let’s Hold Hands Tightly And Watch The Sunset.” The still images are from the first day of filming which took place recently (mid-February, 2018) in Paju, South Korea. The weather on that day was quite cold with wind chill hitting -20 celsius. The scene has Nam Hyun-Joo (Han Hye-Jin) and Kim Do-Young (Yoon Sang-Hyun ) having a good time on their wedding anniversary day.
“Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch The Sunset” first airs March 14, 2018 in South Korea.
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Cho Jung-Seok and Ryoo Joon-Yeol are cast in movie “Bbaengban” co-starring Kong Hyo-Jin. In the upcoming film, Ryoo Joon-Yeol will play Seo Min-Jae. He works on a hit-and-run investigation team with Eun Shi-Yeon (Kong Hyo-Jin). They try to take down former F1 race car driver and now businessman Jung Jae-Cheol (Cho Jung-Seok). In addition, Yum Jung-Ah, Jeon Hye-Jin and Key (‘SHINee’) are cast in supporting roles. Movie is directed by Han Jun-Hee (“Coin Locker Girl“). Filming for the movie will begin March, 2018 and the film will be released at a later date via Showbox.
Kim You-Jung, Choi Woo-Sik and Jung So-Min make cameo appearances in just released film “Golden Slumber.” Their cameo appearances were not announced until after the film’s release on February 14, 2018 as a nice surprise. Movie “Golden Slumber” is based on novel “Golden Slumber” by Kotaro Isaka. Story for the film follows delivery man Gun-Woo (Gang Dong-Won) who gets framed for the assassination of a presidential candidate. He then goes on the run.
For the cameo appearances, Kim You-Jung plays Soo-A. She is an idol singer and she is saved by Gun-Woo (Gang Dong-Won) from a dangerous situation. Choi Woo-Sik plays Joo-Hoo. He is the younger brother of Gun-Woo, but they are not blood related. Lastly, Jung So-Min plays Yoo-Mi. She is a friend of Gun-Woo, but she gets into a physical fight with Gun-Woo.
Trailer for upcoming Amazon drama series “Shiro to Kiiro: Hawaii to Watashi no Pancake Monogatari” starring Haruna Kawaguchi. The drama series is based on a true story and follows Natsumi Sawano (Haruna Kawaguchi) as she brings the concept of pancake restaurants from Hawaii to Japan.
“Shiro to Kiiro: Hawaii to Watashi no Pancake Monogatari” will be available to stream from February 28, 2018 in Japan.
Ryunosuke Kamiki is cast for the lead role in new NHK drama series “School Lawyer” (Yakeni Ben no Tatsu Bengoshi ga Gakko de Hoeru). In addition, Seiichi Tanabe, Yukino Kishii, Mari Hamada, Daikichi Sugawara, Kazuki Kosakai and Kaho Minami are cast in supporting roles for the drama series. For “School Lawyer,” Ryunosuke Kamiki will play rookie lawyer Shotaro Taguchi. His law office sends him to work at a middle school following a new school lawyer system. He then finds himself in the middle of a corporal punishment case.
“School Lawyer” first airs April 21, 2018 in Japan.