“Goksung” will be released May 12, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser #3 added for upcoming live-action film “Setoutsumi” starring Sosuke Ikematsu & Masaki Suda. Movie is based on manga series “Setoutsumi” by Kazuya Konomoto and directed by Tatsushi Omori (“Tada’s Do-It-All House“). Movie “Setoutsumi” follows the normal lives of two high school boys and their quirky chats between them.
“Setoutsumi” will be released July 2, 2016 in Japan.
The still images were taken from a shooting that took place April 4, 2016 on Jeju island. Setup for the scene has Heo Jun (Yoon Si-Yoon) wandering in a black forest. Heo Jun is smart and excels in sword fighting. Due to his social position (his mother is a concubine), he can’t take an exam to become a public officer. He helps others in difficult situations and he has a boiling blood dream to take revenge on the world.
“Mirror of the Witch” first airs May 13, 2016 in South Korea.
Ku Hye-Sun & Ahn Jae-Hyeon, who starred together in 2015 KBS2 drama series “Blood,” will marry on May 21, 2016. The couple plans to skip a traditional wedding ceremony and instead have a meal with their families. They plan to donate what they would have spend on their wedding ceremony to a hospital pediatrics ward.
Main trailer for movie “My New Sassy Girl” starring Cha Tae-Hyun and Victoria from f(x). Movie is a sequel to popular 2001 romantic-comedy film “My Sassy Girl,” but sequel is directed by Jo Geun-Sik (rather than Kwak Jae-Young) and Jun Ji-Hyun is not in the sequel film as well.
“My New Sassy Girl” will be released sometime May, 2016 in South Korea.
Kentaro Sakaguchi & Miwa are cast in romance-fantasy film “Kimi to 100 Kaime no Koi.” The movie that features characters traveling back in time is based on an original screenplay by Satomi Oshima (“My Darling is a Foreigner“) and directed by Sho Tsukikawa (“Kurosaki kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai“).
Story for the film has Miwa playing college student Aoi Hinata. She gets into an accident and wakes up a week earlier in class. Her longtime friend Riku Hasegawa played by Kentaro Sakaguchi reveals that he can turn back time. The two then go back in time 1 year and spend their days as boyfriend and girlfriend. There’s a secret about the time slip and also the day of the accident approaches again.
“Kimi to 100 Kaime no Koi” will be released February, 2017 in Japan.
In drama series “Lucky Romance,” Lee Soo-Hyuk will play Choi Gun-Wook. His character is a famous tennis player. He moved to Canada as a child and now comes back to South Korea as a high ranked tennis player. Back when he was a child, he lived next door to Bo-Nui (Hwang Jung-Eu ). She is his first love.
“Lucky Romance” first airs May 11, 2016.
First script reading took place for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Hwarang: The Beginning” at the beginning of March, 2016. Their were two script readings that took place in early March. Main cast members including Park Seo-Joon, Go Ara, Park Hyung-Sik (“ZE:A”), Minho (“SHINee”), Do Ji-Han, Jo Yoon-Woo, V (“BTS”) & Lee Kwang-Soo were all in attendance. Lee Kwang-Soo will make a special appearance in the drama series.
“Hwarang: The Beginning” will first air sometime during the second half of this year in South Korea.
Trailer added for live-action film “Moriyamachu Driving School” starring Shuhei Nomura & Kento Kaku. Movie is based on manga series “Moriyamachu Kyoshujo” by Keigo Shinzo and directed by Keisuke Toyoshima (“A Courtesan with Flowered Skin“). Story for the film has a high school student and a yakuza teen spending time at a driving school for the summer.
“Moriyamachu Driving School” will open July 9, 2016 in South Korea.