Sep 13 2016

Tsubasa Honda cast in NTV drama series “Pretty Proofreader”

Tsubasa Honda is cast in upcoming NTV drama series “Pretty Proofreader” starring Satomi Ishihara & Masaki Suda. For the drama series, Tsubasa Honda plays Toyoko Morio. Her character was a junior of Etsuko (Satomi Ishihara) back in high school, but she now works as an editor of a fashion magazine.

Also cast in supporting roles are Munetaka Aoki, Goro Kishitani, Masato Wada, Noriko Eguchi, Hiromasa Taguchi & Rika Adachi.

“Pretty Proofreader” first airs October 5, 2016 in Japan.

Sep 13 2016

Kim Jae-Won, Park Eun-Bin, Lee Tae-Hwan and Lee Soo-Kyung cast in MBC drama series “Father, I’ll Take Care of You”

Kim Jae-Won, Park Eun-Bin, Lee Tae-Hwan and Lee Soo-Kyung are all cast in upcoming MBC weekend drama series “Father, I’ll Take Care of You” (literal title).

In the upcoming drama series, Kim Jae-Won plays Lee Hyun-Woo. He is the CEO of an investment company and works as a manager of an apartment building construction site. He has been waiting to take revenge for his entire life.

Park Eun-Bin plays Oh Dong-Hee. She works under a slave like condition as a writer helper. Her older brother gives her a hard time over a secret involving her birth.

Lee Tae-Hwan plays Han Sung-Joon. He works as a director for an entertainment company. His job is to read TV drama scripts from all over Asia. He is a faithful and handsome man.

Lee Soo-Kyung plays Han Jung-Eun. She has multiple jobs like travel writer, singer, songwriter, guitarist, cafe owner and radio show script writer.

“Father, I’ll Take Care of You” will first air this November in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Saturday and Sunday 10PM time slot after “The Flower in Prison“).

Sep 13 2016

Takumi Kitamura, Minami Hamabe, Shun Oguri & Keiko Kitagawa cast in movie “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas”

Takumi Kitamura, Minami Hamabe, Shun Oguri & Keiko Kitagawa are cast in upcoming movie “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” (literal title). The movie is based on 2015 novel “Kimi no Suizo wo Tabetai” by Yoru Sumino and directed by Sho Tsukikawa (“Kurosaki kun no Iinari ni Nante Naranai“).

In the movie, Takumi Kitamura and Shun Oguri will play the same character. Takumi Kitamura will play “I” as a high school student in the past and Shun Oguri will play “I” in the present days. Minami Hamabe will play Sakura Yamauchi. As a high school student, she wrote a diary in which she reveals she is suffering from a pancreatic disease and “I” finds the diary. Keiko Kitagawa will play Kyoko.

Filming for “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” began September 10, 2016 and the movie will be released sometime next summer in Japan.