Teaser trailer #2 added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me” (English title) starring Kim Rae-Won and Shin Se-Kyung. Meanwhile the promotional photos above are of Kim Rae-Won, Shin Se-Kyung and Seo Ji-Hye. The three performers are all holding up handwritten signs encouraging students about to take their college entrance exams (CSAT) to do well. Kim Rae-Won’s sign states “Wish you luck,” while Shin Se-Kyung’s sign states “CSAT test takers, fighting” and Seo Ji-Hye’s sign states “Don’t get nervous and cheer up to the end of the test… CSAT test takers, fighting.” The CSAT test takes place in South Korea on November 16, 2017.
“Black Knight: The Man Who Guards Me” first airs December 6, 2017 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming live-action film “My Little Monster” starring Masaki Suda and Tao Tsuchiya. Movie is based on mang series “Tonari no Kaibutsu-kun” by Robico and directed by Sho Tsukikawa (“Let Me Eat Your Pancreas“).
In addition, the teaser trailer reveals that “My Little Monster” will be released April 27, 2018 in Japan.
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Steel Rain” starring Jung Woo-Sung and Kwak Do-Won. The film is based on webcomic “Steel Rain” by Yang Woo-Suk and directed by Yang Woo-Seok. Story for the film is set in the near future and has North Korean escapee Eom Chul-Woo (Jung Woo-Sung) collaborating with South Korean government official Kwak Chul-Woo (Kwak Do-Won) collaborating to prevent an all war on the Korean peninsula.
In addition, and especially good news for international fans, Korean movie distributor NEW and Netflix has reached a deal to stream 3 of NEW’s upcoming films “Steel Rain,” “Psychokinesis” and “The Chase” on Netflix worldwide. The deal between NEW and Netflix was reached during the American Film Market, when the films will be available on Netflix has not yet been revealed.
“Steel Rain” opens December 20, 2017 in South Korea.
Nana Komatsu & Yo Oizumi are cast in live-action film “Koi wa Ameagari no You ni” (literally “Love is Like After the Rain”). Movie is based on manga series “Koi wa Ameagari no You ni” by Jun Mayuzuki and directed by Akira Nagai. The story for the film has Nana Komatsu playing 17-year-old high school student Akira Tachibana. At a family restaurant, she meets the restaurant’s 45-year-old manager (Yo Oizumi) and falls in love with him.
Filming for “Koi wa Ameagari no You ni” begins November 15, 2017 and finishes at the end of December, 2017. The live-action film will be released May, 2018 in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Jugglers” starring Daniel Choi and Baek Jin-Hee. The teaser trailer begins with supporting actor Kim Chang-Wan asking “what are jugglers?” Narration then by Jung Sung-Ho plays and he explains that “jugglers refers to a group of multitasking secretaries who can carry out various work with either hand. Their ability as a secretary is beyond human limitations.”
“Jugglers” first airs December 4, 2017 in South Korea.
First script reading for SBS morning weekday drama series “Happy Sisters” took place October 13, 2017 at SBS Ilsan Production Center in Tanhyun, South Korea. Main cast members including Shim Yi-Young, Han Young, Oh Dae-Gyu and Kang Seo-Joon all attended. The drama series will follow the trials and tribulations of two sisters played by Shim Yi-Young and Han Young.
“Happy Sisters” first airs December 4, 2017 in South Korea.
Suzu Hirose is cast in NTV drama series “Anone” (working title). Yuko Tanaka is also cast as a major supporting character. The drama series will be directed by Nobuo Mizuta and scripted by Yuji Sakamoto. Story for the drama series will follow a young girl (Suzu Hirose) who is an outcast from society and she meets an old woman (Yuko Tanaka) who takes her in.
“Anone” will first air January, 2018 in Japan.
Here’s 6 character posters for upcoming movie “Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds.” The character posters are of Ha Jung-Woo, Cha Tae-Hyun, Ju Ji-Hoon, Kim Hyang-Gi, Lee Jung-Jae, Oh Dal-Su and Lim Won-Hee. The film features a unique fantasy element and is based on webcomic Singwa Hamgge” by Joo Ho-Min. In the upcoming movie, Ha Jung-Woo plays Gang Rim. He is the leader of the angel of deaths. He is able to overcome difficulties with an eloquent speech skill and ability to handle crisis. Cha Tae-Hyun will play Kim Ja-Hong. He is a firefighter and dies while trying to save a person at the scene of a fire. Ju Ji-Hoon will play Hae Won Maek. He is an angel of death and the top warrior in the after world. Lee Jung-Jae will play the God of Death (King Yeomra).
“Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds” will be released December 20, 2017.
Nanase Nishino (‘Nogizaka46’) is cast in TV Tokyo live-action drama series “Denei Shojo: Video Girl Ai 2018” co-starring Shuhei Nomura. In drama series “Denei Shojo: Video Girl Ai 2018,” Nanase Nishino will play video girl Ai Amano. Her character has been sealed in a video cassette for the past 25 years and she suddenly steps out a video played by Sho Moteuchi (Shuhei Nomura). Ai Amano then lives with Sho Moteuchi and she sometimes gets embarrassed by the present world which has changed a lot from the 1990’s. The drama series is based on manga series “Denei Shojo: Ai-hen” by Masakazu Katsura.
“Denei Shojo: Video Girl Ai 2018” will first air January, 2018 in Japan.
Kim Tae-Woo is cast for a special appearance role in movie “Outbreak” starring Hyun-Bin and Jang Dong-Gun. In the movie, Kim Tae-Woo will play Crown Prince Lee Young. Actor Kim Ju-Hyeok was first cast to play Crown Prince Lee Young, but with his unexpected death in a car accident on October 30, 2017, Kim Tae-Woo was then selected to play the role. Movie is directed by Kim Sung-Hoon (“Confidential Assignment“).
Filming for “Outbreak” began September 1, 2017 and is still ongoing.