First script reading for SBS drama series “Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim,” starring Han Suk-Kyu & Seo Hyun-Jin, took place September 13, 2016 at SBS Ilsan Production Studios in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
Besides Seo Hyun-Jin, all main cast members attended including Han Suk-Kyu, Yoo Yeon-Seok, Jin Kyung, Lim Won-Hee and Kim Min-Jae. Seo Hyun-Jin could not attend the first script reading due to stomach cramps.
Ep.1 of “Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim” airs November 7, 2016.
Kou Shibasaki is cast in new TV Asahi drama special “Ice on the Tracks” (literal title). The drama special is based on the 2016 novel “Koori no Wadachi” by Shino Sakuragi and directed by Tomoyuki Takimoto.
In “Ice on the Tracks,” Kou Shibasaki will play a detective with a secret about her birth. Meanwhile, two old men’s bodies are found. Their seems unrelated, but the detective makes a connection.
“Ice on the Tracks” will air November 5, 2016 in Japan.
First script reading for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Man Living at My House,” starring Soo-Ae & Kim Young-Kwang, took place September 12, 2016 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. At the first script reading, main cast members Soo-Ae, Kim Young-Kwang, Lee Soo-Hyuk, Jo Bo-Ah & Kim Ji-Hoon all attended.
“Man Living at My House” first airs October 24, 2016 in South Korea.
New ep.1 trailer added for upcoming tvN drama series “The K2” starring Ji Chang-Wook, Yoona, Song Yoon-A & Cho Seong-Ha. The b/w promotional image above is from a filming set for ep.1 of “The K2.”
Ep.1 of “The K2” airs later tonight (September 23rd) in South Korea.
Han Ji-Min is set to make a cameo appearance in ep.11 of currently airing SBS drama series “Jealousy Incarnate” starring Kong Hyo-Jin & Cho Jung-Seok. Han Ji-Min decided to make her special appearance due to her working relationship with director Park Shin-Woo. She previously starred in 2015 SBS drama series “Hyde Jekyll, Me” which Park Shin-Woo directed.
For Han Ji-Min’s cameo appearance, she will play a woman on a blind date with Lee Hwa-Shin (Cho Jung-Seok).
Ep.11 of “Jealousy Incarnate” will air September 28, 2016 in South Korea.
Ryo Nishikido (‘Kanjani Eight’) is cast for the lead role in upcoming live-action film “Hitsuji no Ki.” Also cast in supporting roles for the film are Fumino Kimura, Kazuki Kitamura, Yuka, Mikako Ichikawa, Shingo Mizusawa, Min Tanaka and Ryuhei Matsuda. Movie is based on the manga series “Hitsuji no Ki” by Tatsuhiko Yamagami and directed by Daihachi Yoshida (“The Kirishima Thing“).
In the upcoming film, Ryo Nishikido will play Hajime Tsukisue. His character works as a city employee in the decaying port city of Uobuka. Six strangers move into the city and Hajime Tsukisue is tasked with welcoming to the city. The strangers carry a strange vibe about them. Hajime Tsukisue learns that the strangers are ex-prisoners, all convicted of murder and released under a new government parole system.
Filming for “Hitsuji no Ki” will begin October, 2016 and the movie is scheduled to be released sometime during 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer #2 added for upcoming Dramax drama series “Something About 1%” starring Ha Seok-Jin & Jeon So-Min. Drama series is a remake of 2003 MBC drama series “Something About 1%” which starred Kim Jung-Hwa & Gang Dong-Won.
“Something About 1%” first airs October 5, 2016 in South Korea.
Kaho Mizutani is cast in upcoming NHK drama series “The Sniffer” starring Hiroshi Abe. The drama series is a remake of Ukrainian TV series “The Sniffer.” Kaho Mizutani won the role after taking part in an audition among 50 other hopefuls, who were pulled from a pool of 400 applicants.
In the upcoming drama series, Kaho Mizutani will play Misato. She is the daughter of main character Shinichiro Hanaoka (Hiroshi Abe). Shinichiro Hanaoka works as a consultant who possesses a special sense of smell. He uses his special ability to solve cases.
“The Sniffer” first airs October 22, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser trailer for movie “Partners: The Movie IV” starring Yutaka Mizutani & Takashi Sorimachi.
In addition, supporting cast for the upcoming has been revealed. Actors who will play new characters in the film are Kazuki Kitamura, Mayu Yamaguchi and Takeshi Kaga. While, Mitsuhiro Oikawa, Koji Ishizaka and Yukie Nakama will play their respective characters that they have done so previously in earlier “Partners”/”Aibou” titles.
“Partners: The Movie IV” will be released February 11, 2017 in Japan.
Main trailer for movie “Asura: The City of Madness” starring Jung Woo-Sung, Hwang Jung-Min & Ju Ji-Hoon. In addition, a second main poster for the film has been released.
“Asura: The City of Madness” will be released September 28, 2016 in South Korea.