May 20 2019

Kim Go-Eun cast in drama series “The King: Monarch of Eternity”

Kim Go-Eun is cast in drama series “The King: Monarch of Eternity” co-starring Lee Min-Ho. For the drama series, Kim Go-Eun will play the dual roles of Detective Jung Tae-Eun in South Korea and criminal Luna in the parallel world of Korean Empire. Kim Go-Eun and famous screenwriter Kim Eun-Sook previousy worked together in 2016 tvN drama series “Goblin.”

“The King: Monarch of Eternity” will first air sometime during the first half of 2020 in South Korea. Exact network which will broadcast the drama series has yet to be decided.

May 18 2019

Kim Ji-Won teaser trailer for tvN drama series “Arthdal Chronicles”

Teaser trailer #6 added for upcoming tvN drama series “Arthdal Chronicles” starring Song Joong-Ki, Jang Dong-Gun and Kim Ji-Won. Teaser trailer #6 is the first teaser trailer for the drama series to feature Kim Ji-Won as Tan-Ya. Around the 6 second mark in the teaser trailer, Kim Ji-Won’s voice appers and she states “I Wahan’s Tan-Ya will curse you.” At 18 second mark, Jang Dong-Gun’s voice states “I will kill all.” At 20 second mark, Kim Ji-Won responds “If I die, that kid will die too.”

“Arthdal Chronicles” first airs June 1, 2019 in South Korea.

May 17 2019

Ep.1 trailer for KBS2 drama series “Angel’s Last Mission: Love”

Ep.1 trailer added for KBS2 drama series “Angel’s Last Mission: Love” starring Shin Hye-Sun and Kim Myung-Soo. Captions in the ep1. trailer states in Korean at the 29 second mark “Beautiful and fateful…” and at the 38 second mark “Love Begins.” Meanwhile, the still images above and below are from a scene which features the first meeting between Lee Yeon-Seo (Shin Hye-Sun) and Kim Dan (Kim Myung-Soo). That scene will appear in ep.1 which airs May 22, 2019 in South Korea.

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May 17 2019

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Little Nights, Little Love”

Main trailer and poster added for romance film “Little Nights, Little Love” starring Haruma Miura and Mikako Tabe. Movie is based on 2014 short story collection “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” by Kotaro Isaka (“Golden Slumber“) and directed by Rikiya Imaizumi. The trailer also reveals the movie’s theme song which is “Chiisana Yoru” by singer-songwriter Kazuyoshi Saito (photo below).

“Little Nights, Little Love” will be released September, 2019 in Japan.

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May 17 2019

Teaser trailer & supporting cast added for OCN drama series “Strangers From Hell”

Early teaser trailer and first supporting cast members added for OCN drama series “Strangers From Hell” (literal title) starring Im Si-Wan and Lee Dong-Wook. The newly announced supporting cast members are Lee Jung-Eun, Lee Hyun-Wook, Park Jong-Hwan and Lee Joong-Ok. The early teaser trailer is titled “casting teaser video” and introduces the aforementioned actors. The teaser trailer begins with the voice of Im Si-Wan stating “This was hell, a horrible hell made by strangers.”

For the drama series, Lee Jung-Eun will play Eom Bok-Soon. She is an owner of a cheap apartment where Yoon Jong-Woo (Im Si-Wan) stays.

Lee Hyun-Wook will play Yoo Ki-Hyeok. He lives in apartment #302. He talks to Yoon Jong-Woo first, but everyone in the apartment building is scared of him.

Park Jong-Hwan plays Byeon Deuk-Jong. He lives in apartment #306. He stutters and makes a weird laughing sound.

Lee Joong-Ok plays Hong Nam-Bok. He lives in apartment #314. He stares at Yoon Jong-Woo from the first day he moves in.

“Strangers From Hell” first airs sometime in the second half of this year in South Korea.

May 17 2019

Main trailer & poster for live-action film “The Great War of Archimedes”

Main trailer and main poster added for upcoming live-action film “The Great War of Archimedes” starring Masaki Suda. Movie is based on manga series “Archimedes no Taisen” by Norifusa Mita (“Dragon Zakura“) and directed by director Takashi Yamazaki (“Always: Sunset on Third Street“/”The Eternal Zero“). Caption on the main poster states in Japanese “This is a man’s story who tried to stop the war with mathematics.”

“The Great War of Archimedes” will be released July 26, 2019 in Japan.

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May 16 2019

Takashi Sorimachi cast in TV Tokyo drama series “Legal Heart”

Takashi Sorimachi is cast for the lead role TV Tokyo drama series “Legal Heart.” The drama series will slot into TV Tokyo’s Drama Biz Monday 10PM time slot, following the conclusion of “Spiral: Machikoba no Kiseki.” “Legal Heart” is based on autobiography novel “Inochi no Saiken Bengoshi: Kaisha to Kazoku o Ikikaeraseru” by Kenichi Muramatsu. He works as an attorney and helps small companies facing bankruptcy. Masaki Nishiura (“Code Blue“) will direct the drama series and screenplay will be handled by Yumie Nishiogi (“SPEC: Heaven“).

“Legal Heart” first airs this July in Japan.

May 16 2019

Teaser trailer for KBS2 drama series “A Place in the Sun”

First teaser trailer added for KBS2 drama series “A Place in the Sun” (English title) starring Oh Chang-Suk and Yoon So-Yi. As per norm for Monday-Friday evening drama series, “A Place in the Sun” features a healthy dosage of romance and revenge. Caption in the teaser trailer states at the 2 second mark “Believed that we will be together forever,” at the 11 second mark “Since the moment that I saw you for the first time,” and at the 19 second mark “Season which can not forget each other.”

“A Place in the Sun” first airs June 3, 2019 in South Korea.

May 16 2019

Teaser trailer for TV Chosun drama series “Joseon Survival”

First teaser trailer for TV Chosun drama series “Joseon Survival” starring Kang Ji-Hwan, Kyung Soo-Jin and Song Won-Seok. The drama series revolves around a man in the present day who travels back in time to 1562. At the 5 second mark of the teaser trailer, captions in Korean states “If the world refuses me,” at the 11 second mark states “I will change the era” and at the 27 second mark “Who is the one who change era!”

“Joseon Survival” first airs June 8, 2019 in South Korea.

May 16 2019

Teaser trailer and supporting cast for movie “First Love”

First teaser trailer and supporting cast announced for movie “First Love” starring Masataka Kubota. Newly announcing supporting cast members are Nao Omori, Shota Sometani, Seiyo Uchino, Becky, Jun Murakami, Sansei Shiomi and Sakurako Konishi. Movie is directed by Takashi Miike. Movie is currently screening at the 51st Directors’ Fortnight (May 15-25, 2019) which is an independent section held in parallel with the Cannes Film Festival.

“First Love” will be released sometime next year in Japan.