Oct 24 2017

First script reading for KBS2 drama series “Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me”

First script reading for KBS2 drama series “Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me” (English title) took place October 8, 2017 at KBS Annex Building in Yeouido, Seoul. At the first script reading, main cast members Kim Rae-Won, Shin Se-Kyung, Seo Ji-Hye, Jang Mi-Hee, and Shin So-Yul all attended. Before the first script reading, screenwriter Kim In-Young stated “I first thought of the story ‘The Black Knight’ in 2007 and it will now see the world 10 years later. I will write a great script sincerely.”

“Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me” first airs December, 2017 in South Korea.

Oct 24 2017

Kwak Dong-Yeon cast in KBS2 drama special “Slow”

Kwak Dong-Yeon is cast in KBS2 drama special “Slow.” The drama special is the 9th installment in this year’s KBS drama special series and will air October 29, 2017 in South Korea. Kwak Dong-Yeon will play main character Lee Ji-Won in “Slow.” His character plays baseball for his high school team and he pretty much thinks just about baseball. He has stress that he might not be able to play professionally.

Oct 23 2017

Kim You-Jung offered lead female role in JTBC drama series “Clean With Passion For Now”

Kim You-Jung has been offered the lead female role in JTBC live-action drama series “Clean With Passion For Now.” The drama series is based on webcomic “Ildan Ddeugeobge Chungsohara” by Aaengo. If Kim You-Jung accepts, she will play Gil O-Sol. Her character has a bright personality and she doesn’t mind getting dirty. She meets a man who runs a cleaning company and has a fear of germs.

“Clean With Passion For Now” will air sometime next year in South Korea.

Oct 23 2017

Baek Jin-Hee offered lead role in KBS2 drama series “Jugglers”

Baek Jin-Hee has been offered the lead female role in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Jugglers” co-starring Daniel Choi, Kang Hye-Jung and Lee Won-Geun. Currently, Baek Jin-Hee is considering the offer positively. If Baek Jin-Hee accepts the offer, she will play Jwa Yoon-Yi. Her character has a bright personality, works as a secretary and has lived her life with a passive attitude. For Daniel Choi, his performance as lead male character Nam Chi-Won marks his first acting role since being discharged from the military on September 29, 2017.

The first script reading is scheduled to be held October 26, 2017 and the drama series will first air December, 2017 in South Korea.

Oct 23 2017

Trailer and poster for movie “Between Men and the Gods”

Trailer and poster for movie “Between Men and the Gods” starring Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Shigeyuki Totsugi and Chika Uchida. Movie is based on novel “Kami to Hito to no Aida” by Junichiro Tanizaki and directed by Eiji Uchida. The film is also the first part in a trilogy of films based on novels by Junichiro Tanizaki and the project is titled “Tanizaki Tribute.” Story for “Between Men and the Gods” follows two men who are friends and like the same woman who works at a fish shop.

“Between Men and the Gods” will have its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival on October 26, 2017 and its have its general premiere January 27, 2018 in Japan.

Oct 23 2017

Kim Soo-Hyun enters military

Actor Kim Soo-Hyun entered the Gyeonggi Province training camp this afternoon on October 23, 2017 to enlist in the South Korean military. He is scheduled to be discharged on July 22, 2019. When Kim Soo-Hyun was 20, he took a physical examination for the South Korean military and received results that recommended he serve an alternative service due to a heart condition he had when he was a child. He took the physical examination again 5 years later, after his health condition improved, and received clearance to enlist in the military.

Oct 20 2017

Takuya Kimura cast in TV Asahi drama series “BG: Personal Bodyguard”

Takuya Kimura is cast in new TV Asahi drama series “BG: Personal Bodyguard” (literal title). The drama series is based on an original screenplay by Yumiko Inoue. For “BG: Personal Bodyguard,” Takuya Kimura will play main character Akira Shimazaki. He once worked as a bodyguard, but now works as a security guard at a construction site. The company he works for then forms a bodyguard division and Akira Shimazaki works as a bodyguard again. Takuya Kimura will receive training from a security company in early December to prep for his role.

“BG: Personal Bodyguard” first airs January, 2018 in Japan.

Oct 20 2017

Character teaser trailers for OCN drama series “Bad Guys 2”

Character teaser trailers for OCN drama series “Bad Guys 2.” The character teaser trailers are of Joo Jin-Mo as Heo Il-Hoo and Ji Soo as Han Gang-Joo. Heo Il-Hoo is a former organized crime group member, but now runs a small eatery at a traditional market. Han Gang-Joo receives money for going to prison for other people.

“Bad Guys 2” first airs December, 2017 in South Korea.