Jan 14 2018

Trailer for tvN drama special “Our Place’s Tasty Soybean Paste”

Trailer added for upcoming tvN drama special “Our Place’s Tasty Soybean Paste” (literal title) starring Myung Se-Bin, Lee Chun-Hee and Yoo Eun-Mi. The drama special is the 8th installment in tvN’s Drama Stage. Story for “Our Place’s Tasty Soybean Paste” follows a former popular songwriter (Myung Se-Bin), now recluse due to a scandal, and her young daughter (Yoo Eun-Mi). The mother takes a job at a restaurant run by Ki-Bok (Lee Chun-Hee).

“Our Place’s Tasty Soybean Paste” will air January 20, 2018 in South Korea.

Jan 12 2018

tvN to air “My Mister” from March 21, 2018

tvN has announced that drama series “My Mister,” starring Lee Sun-Kyun and IU, will first air March 21, 2018 in South Korea. The drama series will air Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9PM following the conclusion of drama series “Mother.” In the drama series “My Mister,” Lee Sun-Kyun will play Park Dong-Hoon. He is in his 40’s and works as an architect. IU will play Lee Ji-An. She begins work at the same architect firm as Park Dong-Hoon, but as a temp employee.

Jan 12 2018

Female cast members announced for live-action film “Rainbow Days”

Main female cast members have been announced for live-action film “Rainbow Days” (“Nijiiro Days”) starring Reo Sano (‘GENERATIONS’), Taishi Nakagawa, Mahiro Takasugi and Ryusei Yokohama. The new cast members are Ai Yoshikawa, Yuri Tsunematsu, Mayu Hotta and Nozomi Bando (‘E-girls’).

For the live-action film, Ai Yoshikawa will play Anna Kobayakawa. She is a female high school student and Natsuki Hashiba (Reo Sano) gets a crush on her.

Yuri Tsunematsu will play Mari Tsutsui. She is a friend of Anna Kobayakawa and she is also a man-hater. She makes biting remarks.

Mayu Hotta will play Yukiko Asai. She is the girlfriend of Tsuyoshi Naoe (Mahiro Takasugi) and she enjoys cosplay.

Nozomi Bando will play Reiko Chiba. She is a classmate of the four main male characters.

“Rainbow Days” will be released July, 2018 in Japan.

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Jan 11 2018

Teaser trailer #2 for online Paravi drama “Sick’s Spec Saga”

Teaser trailer #2 for online Paravi web drama “Sick’s Spec Saga.” The online drama is a spin-off in the SPEC series which first originated on broadcasting network TBS. The two main leads for “Sick’s Spec Saga” has not been revealed yet though supporting cast will include Yuina Kuroshima, Yua Shinkawa, Raita Ryu and Shiro Sano. “Sick’s Spec Saga” will stream on Paravi which a new online streaming platform that is backed by 6 Japanese companies (TBS, Nikkei, TV Tokyo, WOWOW, Dentsu and Hakuhodo DY Media Partners). Story for “Sick’s Spec Saga” revolves around the team “Tokumu” which resides in the Cabinet Intelligence and Research Office. They work exclusively on cases involving people who posses supernatural powers known as SPEC.

“Sick’s Spec Saga” will be available for streaming from April, 2018 in Japan.

Jan 11 2018

Teaser trailer #3 for SBS drama series “Return”

Teaser trailer #3 added for upcoming SBS drama series “Return” starring Ko Hyun-Jung and Lee Jin-Wook.

Meanwhile, still images above is of actress Ko Hyun-Jung in the drama series. The still images are are from a scene filmed on December 27, 2017 near Pyeongtaek Port in Chuncheon, South Korea.The scene involves Choi Ja-Hye (Ko Hyun-Jung) and Geum Na-Ra (Jung Eun-Chae) working together on a murder case. While they filmed the long scene, they did endure a cold winter Korean night.

“Return” first airs January 18, 2018 in South Korea.

Jan 11 2018

Lee Sang-Yoon & Lee Sung-Kyung cast in tvN drama series “About Time”

Lee Sang-Yoon & Lee Sung-Kyung are cast for lead roles in tvN romance-fantasy drama series “About Time.”

Lee Sang-Yoon will play the character of Lee Do-Ha. He is the chairman of a cultural foundation. He unwittingly stops Choi Michaela’s (Lee Sung-Kyung) lifespan clock. Choi Michaela then bothers him with a combination of seduction and cute obsession.

Lee Sung-Kyung plays Choi Michaela. She is a musical actress with a special ability to see the lifespan clocks of people (i.e. how long a person will live). One day, she meets a man Lee Do-Ha (Lee Sang-Yoon) who stops her lifespan cock.

“About Time” will first air May, 2018 in South Korea (takes over tvN’s Monday and Tuesday 9:30 PM time slot after “A Poem A Day“).


Jan 11 2018

Anne Nakamura cast in TBS live-action drama series “You Always Inhabit My Heart”

Anne Nakamura is cast for a supporting role in upcoming TBS live-action drama series “You Always Inhabit My Heart” (lteral title). The drama series is based on manga “Kimi ga Kokoro ni Sumitsuita” by Kirin Tendo and stars Riho Yoshioka, Kenta Kiritani and Osamu Mukai.

For the drama series, Anne Nakamura will play Emi Narikawa. Her character is an original character written for the drama series and not found in the original manga. Emi Narikawa is a popular novelist and ex-girlfriend of Kojiro Yoshizaki (Kenta Kiritani).

“You Always Inhabit My Heart” first airs January 16, 2018 in Japan.

Jan 10 2018

Filming for movie “Door Lock” begins

Filming for movie “Door Lock” began January 7, 2018 in Seongbuk-district, Seoul, South Korea. Movie is mystery-thriller starring Kong Hyo-Jin and is set at a studio apartment. The film is directed by Lee Kwon (“My Ordinary Love Story“). The first scene filmed involved Kyung-Min (Kong Hyo-Jin) and Hyo-Joo (Kim Ye-Won) seeks clues on a stranger who broke into Kyung-Min’s apartment. Meanwhile, the photos above and below are from the first script reading which took place prior to the start of filming.

“Door Lock” will be released later this year in South Korea.

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Jan 10 2018

Teaser trailer and character posters for movie “Age Of The Rebellion”

Teaser trailer and character posters for movie “Age Of The Rebellion” starring Jung Woo, Kim Ju-Hyeok and Jung Jin-Young. The character posters are of Jung Woo, Kim Ju-Hyeok, Jung Jin-Young, Jung Hae-In, Kim Won-Hae, Jung Sang-Hoon, Chun Woo-Hee and Jin Goo. Movie is directed by Cho Keun-Hyun (“26 Years“) and screenplay by Baek Mi-Kyeong.

Of the main characters, Jung Woo plays popular author Yeon Heung-Bu. Kim Ju-Hyeok plays nobleman Jo Hyuk. He takes cares of the poor. Jung Jing-Young plays power thirsty Jo Hang-Ri. He is the older brother of Jo Hyuk. Jung Hae-In plays King Heonjong. He is a king without much power. The film also is one of the last performances by Kim Ju-Hyeok. He passed away on October 30, 2017.

“Age Of The Rebellion” will be released February, 2018 in South Korea.

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