Nov 2 2015

new teaser poster for Takashi Miike’s “Terra Formars”

New teaser poster added for upcoming live-action film “Terra Formars” starring Hideaki Ito, Emi Takei, Takayuki Yamada & Shun Oguri. Movie is based on manga “Tera Fomazu” by Yu Sasuga and directed by Takashi Miike (“Crows Zero“).

The new teaser poster reveals the main characters played by Hideaki Ito, Emi Takei, Takayuki Yamada and Shun Oguri in a spacesuit for the first time. Premise for the film features an epic battle between humans and genetically mutated cockroaches on Mars.

Release date for “Terra Formars” is now set for April 29, 2016 in Japan.

Nov 2 2015

Choi Jung-Won cast in SBS drama series “Witch’s Castle”

Actress Choi Jung-Won is cast in new SBS weekday morning drama series “Witch’s Castle” also starring Seo Ji-Suk, Yoo Ji-In & Shin Dong-Mi. This will be Choi Jung-Won’s first acting role in a weekday morning drama series.

Story for “Witch’s Castle” follows a young divorcee (Choi Jung-Won) who begins to live with her former mother-in-law and sister-in-law after they also divorce.

“Witch’s Castle” first airs December 14, 2015 in South Korea.

Oct 30 2015

character cuts for SBS drama series “Saimdang, the Herstory”

First character cuts from upcoming SBS drama series “Saimdang, the Herstory” starring Lee Young-Ae and Song Seung-Heon.

The character cuts are of leads Lee Young-Ae and Song Seung-Heon. Shooting for the character cuts took place on October 18, 2015 in Hwaseong, South Korea. Actress Lee Young-Ae last starred in a drama series in 2003 MBC drama series “A Jewel in the Palace.”

Saimdang, the Herstory will first air sometime during the first half of 2016 in South Korea.

Oct 30 2015

Teaser poster and still images for movie “Cherry Blossom Memories”

Here’s the first teaser poster and two still images for upcoming film “Cherry Blossom Memories” starring Maika Yamamoto & Koudai Asaka. Movie is directed by Atsushi Ueda (“School Girl’s Gestation”) and is based on the 2012 novel “Sakura no Ame” by halyosy (which itself based on the song “Sakura no Ame” by halyosy).

Release date for “Cherry Blossom Memories” is now set for sometime this March in Japan.

Oct 30 2015

First image from Park Chan-Wook’s “Fingersmith”

Here’s the first image from upcoming Park Chan-Wook directed film “Fingersmith” starring Ha Jung-Woo & Kim Min-Hee. The image features (left to right) Ha Jung-Woo, Kim Min-Hee, Kim Tae-Ri and Cho Jin-Woong. Filming for “Fingersmith” finished recently in South Korea and took about 4 months to finish. Story for the film is based on 2002 novel “Fingersmith” by Sarah Waters.

“Fingersmith” will be released sometime during summer, 2016 in South Korea.

Oct 30 2015

Kim So-Hyun cast in movie “Princess Deokhye”

Teen actress Kim So-Hyun is cast in upcoming movie “Princess Deokhye” (literal title) starring Son Ye-Jin & Park Hae-Il. Movie is based on 2009 novel “Deokhyeongjoo” by Kwon Bi-Young and directed by Hur Jin-Ho (“Christmas in August”).

In movie “Princess Deokhye,” Kim So-Hyun will play main character Princess Deokhye (Son Ye-Jin) during her younger teenage years. As a young girl, Princess Deokhye was adored by the people and her father King Gojong, but after witnessing her father’s assassination she changes.

Filming for “Princess Deokhye” begins November, 2015 in South Korea.

Oct 29 2015

English subtitled teaser trailer for movie “The Sound of a Flower”

English subtitled teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “The Sound of a Flower” starring Ryoo Seung-Ryong, Bae Suzy, Kim Nam-Gil & Song Sae-Byeok . Movie is directed by Lee Jong-Pil (“Born To Sing”). Story for “The Sound of a Flower” follows a young woman (Bae Suzy) who takes up the guise of a man so she can sing pansori (traditional Korean music/storytelling) and her teacher (Ryoo Seung-Ryong who risks everything to help her.

“The Sound of a Flower” will be released November 25, 2015 in South Korea.

Oct 29 2015

Filming for movie “Haeuhhwa” finished October 17, 2015

Filming for upcoming movie “Haeuhhwa” finished October 17, 2015. Filming took about 4 months to complete. Movie “Haeuhhwa” features the trio of Han Hyo-Joo, Yoo Yeon-Seok & Chun Woo-Hee (whom all appeared in movie “The Beauty Inside“) in a period film revolving around two gisaengs and a top music producer. The movie is directed by Park Heung-Sik (“My Mother the Mermaid“/”Memories of the Sword“).

Release date for “Haeuhhwa” is set for sometime next year in South Korea.

Oct 29 2015

Takumi Saito and Masataka Kubota cast in new NTV drama “Rinsho Hanzai Gakusha Himura Hideo no Suiri”

Takumi Saito and Masataka Kubota are cast in new NTV drama series “Rinsho Hanzai Gakusha Himura Hideo no Suiri.” The drama series is based on 1992 novel “Himura Hideo Series” by Arisu Arisugawa. In the drama series, Takumi Saito will play criminologist Hideo Himura and Masataka Kubota will play mystery novel writer Arisu Arisugawa. Arisu Arisugawa assists his friend Hideo Himura to solve cases.

“Rinsho Hanzai Gakusha Himura Hideo no Suiri” first airs January, 2016 in Japan.