Mar 18 2016

Teaser trailer and teaser poster for live-action film “Museum”

Teaser trailer and teaser poster for live-action film “Museum” starring Shun Oguri, Shuhei Nomura and Machiko Ono. Movie is based on manga series “Museum” by Ryosuke Tomoe and directed by Keishi Ohtomo (“Rurouni Kenshin“). Story for the film as Shun Oguri playing a detective out to stop a serial killer with a frog’s mask, before the serial killer takes out his own family.

“Museum” will be released sometime this autumn in Japan.

Mar 18 2016

Junichi Okada, Shun Oguri, Tasuku Emoto cast in “Tsuioku”

Junichi Okada, Shun Oguri, Tasuku Emoto are cast in new movie “Tsuioku.” Also cast for the film are Masami Nagasawa, Fumino Kimura, Sakura Ando & Hidetaka Yoshioka. Movie will be directed by Yasuo Furuhata (“Dearest“).

Premise for the film follows three adults who were childhood friends. They reunite, but due to a memory case. Atsushi Shikata (Junichi Okada) is now a detective, Keita Tadokoro (Shun Oguri) a suspect and Satoshi Kawabata (Tasuku Emoto) victim.

Filming for “Tsuioku” will begin March 17 in Japan.

Mar 17 2016

Hwang Jung-Eum offered lead female role in MBC drama series “Lucky Romance”

Actress Hwang Jung-Eum has been offered the lead female role in upcoming MBC drama series “Lucky Romance.” Currently Hwang Jung-Eum is “positively considering” the offer.

If Hwang Jung-Eum accepts the offer, she will play Bo-Nui. Her character learns from a fortune-teller that if she doesn’t sleep with a male virgin, born in the year 1986, she will die. Later, she finds out her landlord fits those conditions.

“Lucky Romance” will air from May 11, 2016 in South Korea (takes over the Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot currently held by “Goodbye Mr. Black“).

Mar 17 2016

Han Ye-Ri cast in movie “Chunmong”

Actress Han Ye-Ri is cast in upcoming movie “Chunmong” directed by Zhang Lu. Story for the film has Han Ye-Ri playing a woman who runs a bar. There’s three men who are in love with her. The three men will be played by award winning directors Yang Ik-June, Yoon Jong-Bin & Park Jung-Bum. In addition, actress Shin Min-A will make a cameo appearance in the film. Shin Min-A previously worked with director Zhang Lu in 2014 film “Gyeongju.”

Filming for “Chunmoong” begins April, 2016 in South Korea.

Mar 17 2016

Shori Sato & Kanna Hashimoto cast in movie “Haruchika”

Shori Sato (‘Sexy Zone’) and Kanna Hashimoto (‘Rev. from DVL’) are cast in movie “Haruchika.” Movie is based on popular mystery novel series “Haruchika” by Sei Hatsuno and will be directed by Masahide Ichii (“Blindly in Love“).

Story for “Haruchika” revolves around two childhood friends who are reunited in high school. They share interest in the wind instrument club, but the club is soon to be shuttered. The girl (played by Kanna Hashimoto) then recruits members of the wind instrument club to help them solve mystery cases at the school and also take part in a contest.

Filming for “Haruchika” begins next month in Japan.