Feb 23 2017

Nam Joo-Hyuk, Shin Se-Kyung, Krystal & Gong Myung all cast in tvN drama series “Bride of the Water God 2017”

Nam Joo-Hyuk, Shin Se-Kyung, Krystal (‘f(x)’) & Gong Myung are now all cast in upcoming tvN drama series “Bride of the Water God 2017.” The drama series is based on webcomic “Habaekui Shinboo” by Yoon Mi-Kyung.

In drama series “Bride of the Water God 2017,” Nam Joo-Hyuk will play lead male character Ha Baek. He is the god of water. Shin Se-Kyung will play lead female character So-A. She is a psychiatrist. Krystal will play Hye-Ra. She is a god and has lived among humans for hundreds of years. She now works as an actress. Gong Myung will play Bi Ryum. He is the god of wind.

“Bride of the Water God 2017” first airs sometime this year in South Korea.

Feb 23 2017

Filming for movie “Room 7” finishes

Filming for upcoming movie “Room 7,” starring Shin Ha-Kyun & Do Kyung-Soo (‘EXO-K’), finished February 23, 2017 in South Korea. Filming took about 50 days to complete.  Story for the film is set in a “DVD Bang” which is a business that rents out private rooms to watch DVD movies (they were way more popular 5-10 years ago). Do Kyung-Soo plays an employee at the DVD Bang, while Shin Ha-Kyun is the owner of the DVD Bang that is facing financial difficulties.

“Room 7” will open sometime this year in South Korea.

Feb 23 2017

Visual of Takayuki Yamada in live-action film “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure”

Here’s a visual of Takayuki Yamada in upcoming live-action film “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.” In the upcoming film, Takayuki Yamada plays Angelo Katagiri. He is a serial killer on the run and plans to destroy Josuke Higashikata (Kento Yamazaki). Movie is based on manga series “Jojo no Kimyona Boken Part 4 Daiyamondo wa Kudakenai” by Hirohiko Araki and directed by Takashi Miike.

“JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” opens August 4, 2017 in Japan.

Feb 23 2017

Yeo Jin-Goo offered lead role in tvN drama series “Circle”

Yeo Jin-Goo has been offered a lead role in upcoming tvN drama series “Circle.” Kim Kang-Woo has already received an offer to play a different lead role in the drama series. Both actors are positively considering their offers. If Yeo Jin-Goo accepts his offer, he will play Woo-Jin. His character is a university student in the present day. The story itself takes place in the year 2017 and in the year 2037. An alien comes to Earth and believes human emotions should be controlled or they will have no future.

“Circle” will first air sometime in the first half of this year in South Korea.

Feb 22 2017

Teaser poster and character posters for live-action film “Teiichi no Kuni The Movie”

Teaser poster and character posters added for upcoming live-action film “Teiichi no Kuni The Movie” starring Masaki Suda. The character posters are of Masaki Suda as Teiichi Akaba, Shuhei Nomura as Kikuma Togo, Ryoma Takeuchi as Dan Otaka, Shotaro Mamiya as Rorando Himuro, Jun Shison as Komei Sakakibara and Yudai Chiba as Okuto Morizo. Movie is based on manga series “Teiichi no Kuni” by Usamaru Furuya and directed by Akira Nagai.

“Teiichi no Kuni The Movie” opens April 29, 2017 in Japan.

Feb 22 2017

Nanase Nishino cast in live-action film “Asahinagu”

Nanase Nishino (‘Nogizaka46’ ) is cast in upcoming live-action film “Asahinagu.” The film is based on manga series “Asahinagu” by Ai Kozaki and directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. In live-action film “Asahinagu,” Nanase Nishino will play main character Asahi Tojima. Her character is physically weak and short in stature. She decides to change herself by joining her high school’s naginata club. Naginata is a type of traditional Japanese blade. The blade is fixed on top of a long wooden or metal pole.

“Asahinagu” will be released autumn, 2017 in Japan.

Feb 22 2017

Teaser trailer for movie “One Day”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming film “One Day” starring Kim Nam-Gil & Chun Woo-Hee. Movie is directed by Lee Yoon-Ki. Lee Yoon-Ki’s impressive resume include the pairing of Jeon Do-Yeon & Gong Yoo in movie “A Man and A Woman,” Hyun-Bin & Lim Soo-Jung in movie “Come Rain Come Shine” and providing the breakout role for Han Hyo-Joo in movie “Ad-Lib Night.” Story for “One Day” incorporates fantasy elements as Kim Nam-Gil plays insurance Gang-Soo. He goes to the hospital for an insurance case involving a woman now in a coma. When he gets to the hospital he meets the woman, who seems perfectly normal, but it turns out she is actually the spirit of the woman in the coma.

“One Day” is now scheduled for release April, 2017 in South Korea.

Feb 22 2017

Teaser trailer for horror film “Little Nightmares”

Spooky teaser trailer added for upcoming horror film “Little Nightmares” starring Mugi Kadowaki, Hideaki Takizawa & Arioka Daiki. Movie is directed by Takashi Shimizu. Story for “Little Nightmares” is set around a town that has experienced child disappearances and suspicious adult deaths. An internet rumor spreads that any adult that encounters a “returned” child will die in 3 days.

“Little Nightmares” opens June 17, 2017 in Japan.

Feb 22 2017

Supporting cast for movie “The Miracles of the Namiya General Store”

Supporting cast has been announced for upcoming movie “The Miracles of the Namiya General Store” starring Ryosuke Yamada & Toshiyuki Nishida. Now cast in the film in supporting roles are Machiko Ono, Nijiro Murakami, Kento Hayashi, Riko Narumi, Mugi Kadowaki, & Masato Hagiwara. Movie is based on novel “Namiya Zakkaten no Kiseki” by Keigo Higashino & directed by Ryuichi Hiroki. Story for the film revolves around the Namya General Store where some kids find a letter from the year 1980 and decide to reply to the letter.

“The Miracles of the Namiya General Store” will be released September 23, 2017 in Japan.