Jul 5 2016

Ma Dong-Seok & Kim Young-Kwang cast in movie “Wonderful Life”

Ma Dong-Seok & Kim Young-Kwang are cast in new movie “Wonderful Life.” In the film which is setup as a fantasy-human drama, Ma Dong-Seok plays a widower living with his daughter.  He ends up helping a police officer played by Kim Young-Kwang. Movie is directed by Jo Won-Hee (“Enemy at the Dead End“).

Filming for “Wonderful Life” begins sometime later this year and the movie will be released next year in South Korea.

Jul 5 2016

Erika Toda still image from live-action film “Death Note: Light Up The New World”

Here’s the first still image of Erika Today in upcoming live-action film “Death Note: Light Up The New World.” In the scene, Misa Amane (Erika Toda) looks at a Death Note which she is holding in a dressing room. Misa Amane has lost her memory about the Death Note since she lost ownership of a Death Note 10 years ago.

“Death Note: Light Up The New World” will be released October 29, 2016 in Japan.

Jul 5 2016

Early teaser posters for movie “Real”

Here’s an early teaser poster for upcoming movie “Real” starring Kim Soo-Hyun. Filming for the upcoming action-noir-thriller film finished June 30, 2016 and the movie took 6 months to complete.

“Real” will be released sometime next year in South Korea.

Jul 4 2016

Supporting cast and release date for movie “Haruko Azumi Is Missing”

Supporting cast has been announced for upcoming film “Haruko Azumi Is Missing” starring Yu Aoi and singer Huwie Ishizaki. Cast in the film in supporting roles are Mitsuki Takahata, Taiga, Shono Hayama, Ryo Kase, Akiko Kikuchi, Serina (ex-SDN48 member), Motoki Ochiai and Maho Yamada. Movie is based on 2013 novel “Azumi Haruko wa Yukuefumei” by Mariko Yamauchi and directed by Daigo Matsui.

In the upcoming film, Mitsuki Takahata will play 20-year-old Aina. Her character belongs to a group including characters played by Taiga and Shono Hayama. They draw graffiti on the streets. Aina has feelings for the character played by Taiga and he’s the primary reason she joined their group. Ryo Kase will play a police constable.

“Haruko Azumi Is Missing” is now scheduled for release sometime this December in Japan.

Jul 4 2016

Kim Myung-Min & Byun Yo-Han cast in movie “A Day”

Kim Myung-Min & Byun Yo-Han are cast in new movie “A Day” (literal title). The two actors previously worked together in 2015 SBS drama series “Six Flying Dragons.” In the film “A Day,” Kim Myung-Min plays a famous surgeon. His character sees his daughter in front of him in an accident. Afterwards, that same day repeats itself and Kim Myung-Min’s character attempts to uncover the truth with the help of an ambulance driver played by Byun Yo-Han.

Filming for “A Day” began June 29, 2016 in Incheon, South Korea.


Jul 4 2016

Sota Fukushi cast in live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds”

Sota Fukushi is cast in upcoming live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds.” The live-action film is based on manga series “Donten ni Warau” by Karakara-Kemuri and will be directed by Katsuyuki Motohiro (“Bayside Shakedown“). In the film, Sota Fukushi will play Tenka Kumo. His character is one of three brothers who go up against the giant snake Orochi.

Filming for the movie begins June 18, 2016 and will finish by middle of August, 2016. “Laughing Under the Clouds” will be released sometime next year in Japan.