First script reading for MBC Saturday drama series “Hide and Seek” (literal title) took place June 30, 2018 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea. The first script reading included main cast members Lee Yu-Ri, Song Chang-Eui, Uhm Hyun Kyung and Kim Young-Min. The first script reading also took more than 4 hours to complete. Directer Shin Yong-Whee stated there “The drama series must have good results. I hope to have high ratings, but I am not worried because I am working with such good actors and actresses.”
“Hide and Seek” first airs August, 2018 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s 8:45PM time slot after “Goodbye to Goodbye.”).
First teaser trailer added for MBC drama series “Time” starring Kim Jung-Hyun and Seohyun. Meanwhile, still images below are from the first scene featuring both lead performers Kim Jung-Hyun and Seohyun. Filming for this scene took place May 13, 2018 at a drama studio in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
“Time” first airs July 25, 2018 in South Korea.
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Trailer added for live-action film “Perfect World” starring Takanori Iwata (‘J Soul Brothers’ and ‘EXILE’) and Hana Sugisaki. Movie is based on manga series “Perfect World” by Rie Aruga and directed by Kenji Shibayama. The supporting cast for the film has also been revealed today and they will Kenta Suga, Sei Ashina, Magi, Aya Omasa, Kazue Ito, Mantaro Koichi and Naomi Zaizen. In addition, the trailer reveals the movie’s theme song which is “Perfect World” by Japanese girl group E-girls.
“Perfect World” will be released October 5, 2018 in Japan.
Here’s the first still images of Yoon Si-Yoon in upcoming SBS drama series “Your Honor” (English title). The still images is of Yoon Si-Yoon as Hang Kang-Ho. He is one of the two characters Yoon Si-Yoon plays in the drama series. Han Kang-Ho has a lengthy criminal record and lives by the motto “live for today, there is no tomorrow.” Han Kang-Ho then takes the judge position that was held by his twin brother.
“Your Honor” first airs July 25, 2018 in South Korea.
Trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “It’s Boring Here, Pick Me Up” starring Ai Hashimoto, Mugi Kadowaki and Ryo Narita. The film is based on novel “Koko wa Taikutsu Mukae ni Kite” by Mariko Yamauchi and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki. The trailer also features the movie’s theme song which is “Water Lily Flower” by Japanese rock band Fujifabric.
“It’s Boring Here, Pick Me Up” will be released October 19, 2018 in Japan.
A script reading and gosa ceremony for upcoming thriller film “Diva” took place June 25, 2018. The movie stars Shin Min-A in the main character role and also has Lee Yoo-Young, Lee Kyu-Hyung and Oh Ha-Nee in supporting roles. The movie will be directed by Jo Seul-Ye. Her prior screen writing credits include “Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned” and “A Taxi Driver.” Shin Min-A stated at the script reading “After reading the scenario, I became fascinated. In order to play a character that is a diva in diving, I got absorbed in practicing diving.”
Filming for “Diva” begins in the middle of this month and the movie will be released sometime next year in South Korea.
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Trailer added for live-action film “Are You Ready? Hey You Girl!” starring Taishi Nakagawa and Erika Karata. Movie is based on a manga “Kakugo wa Iika Soko no Joshi” by Nana Shiiba. The film follows the live-action drama series version “Are You Ready? Hey You Girl!” which began airing on TBS from June 26, 2018. The live-action film version will be released October 12, 2018 in Japan.
First two teaser trailers added for upcoming SBS drama series “Thirty But Seventeen” starring Yang Se-Jong, Shin Hye-Sun and Ahn Hyo-Seop. The first teaser trailer focuses on Shin Hye-Sun as Woo Seo-Ri and teaser trailer #2 focuses on Yang Se-Jong as Gong Woo-Jin.
“Thirty But Seventeen” first airs July 23, 2018 in South Korea.
Here’s a couple poster for upcoming tvN drama series “Familiar Wife” starring Ji Sung and Han Ji-Min. The caption on the poster states in Korean “Like the first moment … where you and I shine the most.” Story for the drama series will combine elements of fantasy (time travel) and romance.
In addition, ep.1 air date for “Familiar Wife” is now set for August 1, 2018 in South Korea.
Here’s new still images for upcoming movie “You Are the Apple of My Eye” starring Yuki Yamada and Asuka Saito. The film is a remake of popular 2011 Taiwanese film “You Are the Apple of My Eye.” The still images consists of Asuka Saito as Mai Hayase, a group still image of the 7 main cast members and a still image of Yuki Yamada as Kosuke Mizushima.
In addition, the release date of the movie is now set for October 5, 2018 in Japan.
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