Sep 21 2018

Main trailer and poster for movie “The House Where The Mermaid Sleeps”

Main trailer and poster for movie “The House Where The Mermaid Sleeps” starring Ryoko Shinohara and Hidetoshi Nishijima. Move is based on 2015 novel “Ningyo no Nemuru Ie” by Keigo Higashino and directed by Yukihiko Tsutsumi. The film follows a husband and wife who learn their daughter is brain dead after drowning in a pool.

“The House Where The Mermaid Sleeps” will be released November 16, 2018 in Japan.

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Sep 21 2018

Lee Shi-A cast in drama series “Four Men”

Lee Shi-A is cast for the lead female role in drama series “Four Men” co-starring Park Hae-Jin. Singer-actress Nana from idol group ‘After School’ was first cast to play the lead female character, but she dropped out of the drama series in August, 2018 due to production delays. The drama series “Four Men” halted filming on May 10, 2018. The stoppage was due to differences between drama series director Jang Tae-Yoo and production company Victory Contents. Director Jang Tae-Yoo alleged that staff members were not paid properly and he was not consulted with the creation of the screenplay during filming. Victory Contents alleged that staff were paid, but  an increase in budget asked by Jang Tae-Yoo was denied and a change in screenwriters was also denied. Director Jang Tae-Yoo dropped out of the drama series on May 30, 2018.

For the drama series, Lee Shi-A will play the lead female role of Yeo-Rin. Her character is a detective who is beautiful and full of justice. She meets Kang Il-Hoon (Park Hae-Jin) and gets involved at mysterious case. When filming will resume has yet to be announced.

Sep 20 2018

Main trailer and poster for movie “Under One Umbrella”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Under One Umbrella” (“Ai Ai Gasa”) starring Kana KurashinaHayato Ichihara and Danshun Tatekawa. Movie is scripted and directed by Takayuki Takuma. The screenplay was first performed as a stage play which was also written and directed by Takayuki Takuma. The film follows a young woman who finds her father living in a small village after he went missing 25 years ago.

Release date for “Under One Umbrella” is now set for October 26, 2018 in Japan.

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Sep 20 2018

Teaser poster and supporting cast for NTV drama series “Bukatsu, Suki Janakya Dame Desuka?”

Teaser poster added for upcoming NTV drama series “Bukatsu, Suki Janakya Dame Desuka?” starring King & Prince members Kaito TakahashiYuta Jinguji & Genki Iwahashi. In addition, Shintaro Morimoto (‘SixTONES’), Hiroki Nakajima, Kazuki Horike, Kotone Furukawa and Kotaro Yoshida are all cast in supporting roles for the drama series. “Bukatsu, Suki Janakya Dame Desuka?” is based on webcomic  “Bukatsu, Suki Janakya Dame Desuka?” by Katsuki Izumi. The drama series will follow three friends who are members of their school’s soccer club.

“Bukatsu, Suki Janakya Dame Desuka?” first airs October 22, 2018 in Japan.

Sep 20 2018

Main trailer and 2 posters for movie “Rampant”

Main trailer for movie “Rampant” starring Hyun-Bin and Jang Dong-Gun. Movie is directed by Kim Sung-Hoon. Meanwhile, here’s 2 new posters for the upcoming film. The one above features Hyun-Bin and the Korean caption in white states “Tonight, Joseon is sure to survive.” The poster below is of Jang Dong-Gun and the Korean caption in red states “Tonight, Joseon is sure to collapse.”

“Rampant” will be released October 25, 2018 in South Korea.

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Sep 19 2018

Lee Dong-Wook offered lead male role in tvN drama series “Reach of Sincerity”

Lee Dong-Wook has been offered the lead male role in tvN drama series “Reach of Sincerity” (literal title). Actress Yoo In-Na has already received an offer to play the lead female role. Currently, Lee Dong-Wook is considering the offer. Lee Dong-Wook and Yoo In-Na previously worked together in 2016 tvN drama series “Goblin.” If Lee Dong-Wook accepts the offer, he will play Kwon Jung-Rok. He works as a lawyer at a law firm. He is asked to allow an actress (Yoo In-Na if she accepts) to work as his secretary to prepare for a drama series role.

“Reach of Sincerity” will first air January, 2019 in South Korea.

 

Sep 19 2018

Teaser trailer and poster for movie “Fortuna’s Eye”

Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Fortuna’s Eye” starring Ryunosuke Kamiki and Kasumi Arimura. Movie is based on 2014 novel “Forutuna no Hitomi” by Naoki Hyakuta and directed by Takahiro Miki. In addition, main supporting cast members have been announced for the film. Now cast for the film are Jun Shison, Daigo, Airi Matsui, Yukiya Kitamura, Yuki Saito and Saburo Tokito.

“Fortuna’s Eye” will be released sometime next year in Japan.