Lee Tae-Hwan is cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Farming Academy” (literal title) co-starring Lee Min-Ji and Yoon Bo-Mi from ‘A Pink.’ The drama series will consist of 4 episodes. Screenplay will follow young people who attend a farming academy. They have dreamed of becoming of farmers. Filming for “Farming Academy” has already started.
“Farming Academy” will first air sometime during the first half of 2019 in South Korea.
Masaki Suda & Mei Nagano are cast in NTV drama series “3rd Grade A Class: From Now On, You Are Hostages” (literal title). The drama series features an original screenplay by Shogo Muto and will be directed by Naoko Komuro & Yuma Suzuki. In the drama series, Masaki Suda plays high school homeroom teacher Ibuki Hiiragi and Mei Nagano plays his student Sakura Kayano. !0 days before graduation, Ibuki Hiiragi tells his students that they are now hostages.
“3rd Grade A Class: From Now On, You Are Hostages” first airs January, 2019 in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for SBS drama special “The Hymn of Death” (English title) starring Lee Jong-Suk and Shin Hye-Sun. Drama special is based on the true story of Yun Sim-Deok and Kim Woo-Jin. Yun Sim-Deok recorded Korea’s first popular song “In Praise of Death.”
“The Hymn of Death” consists of 3 episodes and will first air Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in South Korea.
Trailer added for KBS Drama Special “Almost Within Reach” (literal title) starring Park Yoo-Na and Kim Min-Suk. The drama series is the 10th and final installment in this year’s KBS Drama Special series. The drama revolves around the sport of curling and follows the romance between two partners in mixed doubles curling.
“Almost Within Reach” airs November 16, 2018 in South Korea.
Main trailer for added for movie “Swing Kids” starring Do Kyung-Soo and Park Hye-Soo. Movie is written and directed by Kang Hyung-Chul. Story for “Swing Kids” is set during the Korean War and is set in POW camp. A young North Korean man played by Do Kyung-Soo takes an interest in tap dance there.
“Swing Kids” will be released December 19, 2018 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer for KBS2 drama series “Just Dance” (English title) starring Park Se-Wan, Lee Joo-Young and Joo Hae-Eun. The teaser trailer features the main cast members dancing against the backdrop of the small industrial city of Geoje and the soundtrack of “Sway” by the Pussycat Dolls. The girls are members of a local high school dance sports club and they prepare to take part in a national competition.
“Just Dance” first airs December 3, 2018 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Matrimonial Chaos“).
Upcoming tvN drama series starring Lee Jong-Suk and Lee Na-Young has picked up the official English title of “How To Publish Love.” The literal title of the drama series “Romance is a Bonus Book” (“Romaenseuneun Byulchaekboorok”). “How To Publish Love” is a romance drama series set within the backdrop of a publishing company.
“How To Publish Love” first airs sometime during the first half of 2019 in South Korea.
Upcoming tvN drama series starring Lee Dong-Wook and Yoo In-Na has picked up the official English title of “Touch Your Heart.” The Korean title is “Jinsimi Dadda” which means literally “Reach of Sincerity.” The drama series reunites Lee Dong-Wook and Yoo In-Na who previously starred together in popular 2016 tvN drama series “Goblin.” “Touch Your Heart” is a romance drama series set within a law/courtroom background.
Meanwhile, Shin Dong-Wook, Shim Hyung-Tak and Lee Joon-Hyuk are cast in supporting roles for the drama series. Shin Dong-Wook will play Kim Se-Won. He works as a prosecutor and he is best friends with attorney Kwon Jung-Rok (Lee Dong-Wook). Shin Hyun-Tak will play divorce attorney Choi Yoon-Hyuk. He works at the same law firm as Kwon Jung-Rok and his character is scripted as a “mama’s boy.” Lastly, Lee Joon-Hyuk will play Yeon Joon-Seok. He is the CEO of the management company which represents popular actress Oh Yoon-Seo (Yoo In-Na).
“Touch Your Heart” will air sometime during the first half of 2019 in South Korea.
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First two teaser trailers added for upcoming SBS drama series “My Strange Hero” (English title) starring Yoo Seung-Ho and Jo Bo-Ah. The literal title of the drama series is “Bok-Soo’s Back” (“Boksooga Dolawadda”). The first teaser trailer shows Yoo Seung-Ho as Kang Bok-Soo and Jo Bo-Ah as Son Soo-Jung. The drama series has young adult Kang Bok-Soo returning to high school as a student to get revenge.
Meanwhile, still images below are the first of Yoo Seung-Ho from the drama series. These still images are from Yoo Seung-Ho’s first scene filmed for the drama series which took place October 18, 2018 at a collective housing area in Dongpae Neighborhood, Paju, Gyeonggi Province.
“My Strange Hero” first airs December 10, 2018 in South Korea.
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Trailer #2 added for movie “A Banana? At This Time of Night?” starring Yo Oizumi, Mitsuki Takahata and Haruma Miura. The film is based on 2003 novel “Konna Yofuke ni Banana kayo” by Kazufumi Watanabe and directed by Tetsu Maeda. Teaser trailer #2 features the movie’s theme song which is “Flower” by Japanese rock band Porno Graffitti.
“A Banana? At This Time of Night?” will be released December 28, 2018 in Japan.