Uee from Kpop group “After School” has been offered the lead female role in upcoming MBC drama series “Night Light” (literal title). If she accepts the role, Uee will play Lee Se-Jin. Her character’s parents died when she was little and she grew up poor. An incident causes Lee Se-Jin’s life to change. Currently, Uee is “positively considering” the offer.
“Night Light” is scheduled to air beginning this November in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Woman with a Suitcase“).
Here’s new ep.6 still images from currently airing SBS drama series “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo” starring Lee Joon-Gi, IU and Kang Ha-Neul.
The still images are of Lee Joon-Gi, IU and Kang Ha-Neul. The scene from the still images has Hae-Soo (IU) potentially becoming a sacrificial lamb in an arranged marriage. Wang So (Lee Joon-Gi) and Wang Wook (Kang Ha-Neul) try to save her.
Ep.6 of “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo” airs later tonight in South Korea.
Release date & supporting cast updated for upcoming live-action films “March Comes in Like a Lion” and “March Comes in Like a Lion 2.”
The films are now set for release March 18, 2017 & April 22, 2017 respectively in Japan. Also new supporting cast actors announced for the film are Issei Takahashi, Ryo Iwamatsu, Shigeru Saiki, Tomoya Nakamura, Hiroyuki Onoue, Eita Okuno, Masahiro Komoto and Yuka Itaya. Both films are based on manga series “San gatsu no Lion” by Chica Umino and stars Ryunosuke Kamiki.
Story for “Nidome no Natsu, Nidoto Aenai Kimi” has Nijiro Murakami & Madoka Yoshida playing high school students who form a band to play at a school festival. The girl collapses after their performance and becomes hospitalized. It turns out she has a terminal disease and dies a few weeks later. The boy then travels back in time to when he first met her.
Filming for “Nidome no Natsu, Nidoto Aenai Kimi” begins October 1, 2016 and the movie will be released autumn, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming MBC drama series “Woman with a Suitcase” starring Choi Ji-Woo & Joo Jin-Mo.
“Woman with a Suitcase” premieres September 26, 2016 in South Korea.
Rin Takanashi is cast in upcoming Hulu drama series “Daisho” co-starring Shun Oguri. In the online streaming drama series, Rin Takanashi will play lead female character Makoto Shiraishi. She has as a strong sense of justice and works as an attorney. Makoto Shiraishi works at her father’s law office with her fiance Keisuke (Shun Oguri). Something about Keisuke gives Makoto Shiraishi strange vibes and she begins to investigate into his past. She feels fear and insecurity.
“Daisho” will begin to stream on Hulu sometime this autumn in Japan and USA.
2nd teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Kiseki: Sobito of That Day” starring Tori Matsuzaka & Masaki Suda. Movie is based on the true story of Japanese pop-rock group “GreeeeN” and their hit song”Kiseki.”
“Kiseki: Sobito of That Day” will be released January 28, 2017 in Japan.
KBS is in discussions to extended popular KBS2 drama series “Love in the Moonlight,” starring Park Bo-Gum & Kim You-Jung, by 2 episodes. If the discussions are successful, “Love in the Moonlight” will go up to a total of 20 episodes for the series. Ratings for last night’s episode #6 came in first place in Seoul for the first time with 21% viewership ratings according to TNmS.
Trailer for ep.7 of “Love in the Moonlight” can be viewed at AsianWiki.
Actress Park So-Dam is cast in upcoming movie “Fifth Column” starring Song Kang-Ho, Jung Woo & Ryoo Seung-Ryong. Movie will be directed by Won Shin-Yeon (“The Suspect“). In the upcoming film, Park So-Dam will play a staff staff sergeant. Story for the film has Kang Jong-Duk (Song Kang-Ho) investigating a case 15 days before he is due to be discharged from the military. He soon finds himself up against a conspiracy.
Filming for “Fifth Column” begins later this year in South Korea.
Kim Dong-Joon (‘ZE:A”‘) is cast for lead male role in upcoming KBS1 weekday evening drama series “I Still Love You” (literal title). The drama series follows two woman who were once student and teacher. 7 years later, they become sister-in-laws after marrying brothers and then become stepsisters after their parents remarry.
“I Still Love You” first airs this October in South Korea.