Kaho Mizutani is cast in horror film “Valentine Nightmare.” The movie is based on a horror game developed by Ivory Dice and directed by Yasumasa Konno. Premise for the film has high school students on a graduation trip. They become haunted by the spirit of a classmate who committed suicide on Valentine’s Day, one year ago. The students must overcome their fears and find out the truth about what happened one year ago.
“Valentine Nightmare” will be released sometime January, 2016 in Japan.
Here’s two main posters for upcoming OCN drama series “Neighborhood’s Hero” (literal title). The poster on the left features the five main performers who are Park Si-Hoo, Cho Seong-Ha, Lee Soo-Hyuk, Kwon Yu-Ri (Girls’ Generation) and Jeong Man-Sik. The second poster on the right features the five main performers and actor Yoon Tae-Young.
Ep.1 of “Neighborhood’s Hero” airs January 23, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s the first still images from upcoming film “Pure Love” (literal title) starring Do Kyung-Soo (idol group ‘EXO-K’), Kim So-Hyun, David Lee, Joo Da-Young and Yeon Jun-Suk. Story for the film involves a radio station that reads a letter from 23 years in the past. The letter involves the romance and friendship of 5 young friends.
Movie “Pure Love” is now targeted for release sometime in February, 2016 in South Korea.
Trailer added for upcoming live-action horror film “Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw” starring Rio Uchida & Mari Yamachi. Movie is based on manga series”Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw” by Rei Mikamoto. The main character has a chainsaw and there’s zombies in the film.
“Chimamire Sukeban Chainsaw” will be released February 20, 2016.
First teaser trailer added for JTBC drama series “Madame Antoine” starring Han Ye-Seul & Sung Joon. Ep.1 of “Madame Antoine” airs January 22, 2016 in South Korea.
Actress Kasumi Arimura is cast in movie “Natsumi’s Firefly” directed by Ryuichi Hiroki (“Vibrator“). Movie is based on 2010 novel”Natsumi no Hotaru” by Akio Morisawa (“Tsugaru“). Also cast in the film are Asuka Kudo, Kaoru Kobayashi, Ken Mitsuishi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki.
“Natsumi’s Firefly” will be released sometime next spring in Japan.
First script reading for upcoming SBS drama series “Hello My Precious Person” (literal title) took place December 22, 2015 in South Korea. The drama series stars Rain, Oh Yeon-Seo and Lee Min-Jung and is based on 2001 Japanese novel “Tsubakiyama Kacho no Nanokakan” by Jiro Asada. The novel was previously adapted into 2006 film “Tsubakiyama Kacho no Nanokakan” and 2009 TV Asahi drama special “Tsubakiyama Kacho no Nanokakan.”
In drama series “Hello My Precious Person,” Rain plays department store manager Lee Hae-Joon. His body is possessed by a man who was previously worked to death. Oh Yeon-Seo plays a beautiful woman who is possessed by the spirit of a tough guy played by Kim Su-Ro. Lee Min-Jung plays a widow who falls into a love triangle with Lee Hae-Joon and another employee at the department store.
“Hello My Precious Person” first airs March, 2016 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Wednesday and Thursday 9:55 PM time slot after “Remember“).
Actress Han Ji-Eun is cast for the lead female role in upcoming movie “Real” starring Kim Soo-Hyun. Also cast in the film, in a major supporting role is veteran actor Lee Sung-Min. Meanwhile, Sulli (formerly of idol group “f(x)”) is considering an offer to play a major supporting female character.
Actress Han Ji-Eun landed the lead female role after going through auditions which involved 4200 other actresses. in the film “Real,” Han Ji-Eun will play Han Ye-Won. Her character is an actress. Filming for “Real” begins January, 2016 in South Korea.
2nd teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Moorim School” starring Lee Hyun-Woo, Seo Ye-Ji, Hong Bin and Jeong Eu-Gene. The 2nd teaser trailer runs for about 90 seconds and features behind the scene footage of the upcoming drama series.
Meanwhile, still images above are of male cast members Lee Hyun-Woo, Hong Bin (from idol group VIXX), Alexander, POP (from Thailand), Han Geun-Sub and Park Sin-Woo. These are the first still images of Alexander, POP, Han Geun-Sub and Park Sin-Woo in the drama series.
In the upcoming drama series Lee Hyun-Woo plays Shi-Woo. His character is a member of an idol group. He isn’t nice to other people and thus doesn’t have friends. Hong Bin plays Chi-Ang. His character’s family runs the largest Chinese corporation. He is bright. Alexander plays Yub Jung. His character hails from Hong Kong. He hangs out with Nadet (POP) who is a Thai national. Nadet excels at science. Han Geun-Sub plays Choi Ho. He attends Moorim School to become a master of the martial arts. This is in part due to being bullied in his past. Park Sin-Woo plays Sang-Man. He attends Moorim School to get a better job. Han Jong-Young plays Dong-Goo. His character excels at fencing.
“Moorim School” first airs January 11, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “A Violent Prosecutor” starring Hwang Jung-Min & Gang Dong-Won. Premise for “A Violent Prosecutor” has Hwang Jung-Min playing the violent prosecutor who gets framed and sent to prison for 15 years. There he meets a good-looking con man played by Gang Dong-Won. The prosecutor then helps the con man get released from jail in hopes that the con man will follow his plans to get revenge on those that framed him.
“A Violent Prosecutor” will be released February 4, 2016 in South Korea.