Mar 11 2016

Main cast announced for movie “Somebody”

Takeru Satoh, Masaki Suda, Kasumi Arimura, Fumi Nikaido, Masaki Okada & Takayuki Yamada are all cast in upcoming movie “Somebody” (literal title). The movie is based on novel “Nanimono” by Ryo Asai (“The Kirishima Thing“) and directed by Daisuke Miura (“Love’s Whirlpool“).

Premise for movie “Somebody” follows the lives of 5 young university students centered around their search for employment.

“Somebody” will be released October 15, 2016 in Japan.

Mar 10 2016

Teaser trailer for movie “Come To See Me”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming mystery-thriller film “Come To See Me” (literal title) starring Gang Ye-Won & Lee Sang-Yoon. Movie is directed by Lee Chul-Ha (“Love Me Not“).

Premise for the film has Gang Ye-Won playing Kang Soo-A. Her character is kidnapped in broad daylight and brought to a psychiatric hospital. There, she undergoes a nightmarish experience. A year later, a TV PD played by Lee Sang-Yoon learns about her experience and seeks her out to uncover the truth.

“Come To See Me” will be released sometime this April in South Korea.

Mar 10 2016

Haruka Shimazaki cast in movie “Haunted Campus”

AKB48 member Haruka Shimazaki is cast in upcoming horror-mystery film “Haunted Campus” also starring Yuma Nakayama & Kentaro Yasui. Movie is based on the novel “Haunted Campus” by Riu Kushiki.

In movie “Haunted Campus,” Haruka Shimazaki will play lead female role Koyomi Nada. Main male character Shinji Yagami (Yuma Nakayama) has feelings for her and they join an occult research group at their university. Shinji Yagam is easily frightened because he can see ghosts. The occult research group attempts to solve a haunted campus mystery.

“Haunted Campus” will be released July 2, 2016 in Japan.


Mar 9 2016

First still image of Shun Oguri in live-action film “Museum”

Here’s the first still image of Shun Oguri in upcoming live-action film “Museum.” Movie is based on manga series “Museum” by Ryosuke Tomoe and directed by Keishi Ohtomo (“Rurouni Kenshin“). For movie “Museum,” Shun Oguri plays a detective out to catch a killer. The detective soon realizes that his wife and child is the killer’s next target.

“Museum” will be released sometime autumn, 2016 in Japan.

Mar 9 2016

Yeo Jin-Goo’s teaser poster for SBS drama series “Jackpot”

Here’s Yeo Jin-Goo‘s teaser poster for upcoming SBS drama series “Jackpot” also starring Jang Keun-Suk & Lim Ji-Yeon.

In drama series “Jackpot,” Yeo Jin-Goo plays Prince Yeoning (who later becomes King Yeongjo). His mother, Concubine Choi (Yoon Jin-Seo), worked as a maid in the palace. Due to his mother’s background, Prince Yeoning endures a cruel situation. His situation leads him to become a cold person.

Jackpot first airs March 28, 2016 in South Korea.