Ep.1 of upcoming tvN drama series “Cheese in the Trap” airs later tonight in South Korea. Meanwhile, lead actor Park Hae-Jin posted the photo above on tvN’s instagram account (tvn_joy) with the caption “So, you should have been careful.” The drama series is based on based on popular webcomic “Cheese in the Trap” by Soon Ggi. Ep. 1 trailer for “Cheese in the Trap” can be viewed at AsianWiki.
Lee Joon-Gi and IU have now accepted offers to play lead characters in upcoming SBS drama series “Moon Lovers.” The duo will attend the first script reading for the drama series which will take place January 8, 2016.
In the upcoming drama series Lee Joon-Gi will play Wang So. His character is the fourth son of Wang Kon aka King Taejo. Wang So is also referred to as dog wolf. He is a cool-headed person, but he changes after he meets Hae-Soo (IU). He later becomes the King of Goryeo.
Meanwhile, IU will play Hae-Soo. Her character is a girl who travels through time from the present day to the Goryeo Dynasty era. She is a bright girl and carves out her own destiny.
The Korean title for the drama series has also changed from “Dalui Yeonin” (“Moon Lovers”) to “Bobogyungsim: Ryeo”. The “Bobogyungsim” refers to the original Chinese novel “Bu Bu Jing Xin” which the drama series is based on and “Ryeo” refers to the Goryeo period where the drama series is set.
The 2015 MBC Drama Awards just concluded in Seoul, South Korea and big winners include actor Ji Sung, actress Hwang Jung-Eum and drama series “Kill Me, Heal Me.” For this year, Ji Sung was awarded the “Grand Prize” (selected by netizens) and the “Best Actor in a Mini Series” awards. Meanwhile, his counterpart in the drama series, Hwang Jung-Eum won “Best Actress in a Mini Series” for “Kill Me, Heal Me” and “She Was Pretty.” Lastly, “Kill Me, Heal Me” won the “Best Drama Award” which was also selected by netizens. Full list of winners and nominees can be viewed at AsianWiki.
Filming for upcoming movie “Marital Harmony” (literal title) starring Lee Seung-Gi & Shim Eun-Kyung finished December 23, 215 in Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. Filming took about 4 months to finish. The film is setup as a period romantic-comedy with Shim Eun-Kyung playing a Princess with four bachelors linked to her due to their marital harmony signs. Meanwhile, Lee Seung-Gi plays a marital harmony sign reader involved with the Princess. “Marital Harmony” will be released sometime in 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for movie “Cherry Blossom Memories” starring Maika Yamamoto & Koudai Asaka. Movie is based on the vocaloid song “Sakura no Ame” by halyosy and directed by Atsushi Ueda (“School Girl’s Gestation“). “Cherry Blossom Memories” had its world premiere at this year’s Tokyo International Film Festival and will have its general release March 5, 2016 in Japan.
In upcoming movie “Real,” Sung Dong-Il will play gang boss Jo Won-Geun. His character is in conflict with Jang Tae-Young (Kim Soo-Hyun) over a casino. Lee Kyoung-Young will play reportage-writer No Yeom. He is an ex-detective. Sulli will play Song Yoo-Hwa. Her character works as a rehabilitation therapist at a hospital which Jang Tae-Young goes to.
Meanwhile, photo above is of the cast from “Real” which was taken on December 28, 2015. They are taking part in the traditional gosa ceremony (to bring about good fortune) prior to the commencement of filming.
Here’s the first still images of the leading ladies in upcoming MBC drama series “One More Happy Ending” (literal title) starring Jang Na-Ra and Jung Kyoung-Ho. The still images are of Jang Na-Ra, Seo In-Young, Yoo In-Na and You Da-In. The still images were taken on the first day of filming which took place December 18, 2015 at a restaurant in Itaewon, Seoul, South Korea. The first scene filmed has Han Mi-Mo (Jang Na-Ra), Baek Da-Jung (You Da-In), Go Dong-Mi (Yoo In-Na) and Hong Ae-Ran (Seo In-Young) having brunch together at the restuarant. The four ladies are all ex-members of idol group “Angels.”
“One More Happy Ending” first airs January 20, 2016 in South Korea.
Singer/actress IU has been offered the lead female role in upcoming SBS drama series “Moon Lovers.” Actor Lee Joon-Gi is still considering an offer to play the lead male role, while Kang Ha-Neul, Nam Joo-Hyuk and Baekhyun (‘EXO-K’) are all considering offers to play major supporting characters. So far, actors Ji Soo & Kim Sung-Kyun are cast for the drama series. “Moon Lovers” is based on Chinese novel “Bu Bu Jing Xin” by Tong Hua.
Actor Ji Soo will play Prince Wang Jung. His character is the 14th Prince of Goryeo and has a bright personality. He is loved by the people.
“Moon Lovers” will air sometime during the first half of 2016 in South Korea.