Nov 29 2016

Kinya Kitaoji, Shigeru Izumiya and Kotaro Shiga cast in TV Tokyo drama series “Sanbiki no Ossan 3”

Kinya Kitaoji, Shigeru Izumiya and Kotaro Shiga are set to reprise their respective characters in TV Tokyo drama series “Sanbiki no Ossan 3.” Also cast in supporting roles and reprising their respective roles are Takuro Ohno and Azusa Mine. Drama series revolves around 3 elderly men who become involved in patrolling their neighborhood against crime.

“Sanbiki no Ossan 3” first airs January, 2017 in Japan.

Nov 29 2016

First still images from movie “Young Cop”

First still images from movie “Young Cop” (literal title) starring Park Seo-Joon, Kang Ha-Neul & Park Ha-Sun. The still images are from the first day of filming for the movie which took place November 21, 2016 at the former campus of the Korean National Police University in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.

Setup for this scene has Ki-Joon (Park Seo-Joon) and Hee-Yeol  (Kang Ha-Neul) meeting for the first time during orientation for new students at the Korean National Police University. About 300 extras took part in filming this scene. Park Seo-Joon and Kang Ha-Neul also had their hair cut during a scene on the first day of filming.

“Young Cop” will be released sometime during 2017 in South Korea.

Nov 29 2016

Main trailer for movie “Karera ga Honki de Amu Toki wa”

Main trailer for movie “Karera ga Honki de Amu Toki wa” starring Toma Ikuta, Kenta Kiritani & Rinka Kakihara. Premise for the film follows a young girl named Tomo (Rinka Kakihara) who finds herself alone after her mother abandons her. She goes to her uncle’s (Kenta Kiritani) house and begins to live with him and his transgender girlfriend (Toma Ikuta). Movie is written and directed by Naoko Ogigami.

“Karera ga Honki de Amu Toki wa” will be released February 25, 2017 in Japan.

Nov 28 2016

Bae Suzy cast in SBS drama series “While You Were Sleeping”

Bae Suzy from idol group ‘Miss A’ is cast in upcoming SBS drama series “While You Were Sleeping” co-starring Lee Jong-Suk. The drama series is written byPark Hye-Ryun who worked with Bae Suzy in KBS2 drama series “Dream High” and with Lee Jong-Suk in SBS drama series “I Can Hear Your Voice” and “Pinocchio.” Story for the drama series has Bae Suzy playing a woman who sees accidents happening in the future from her dreams and Lee Jong-Suk will play a prosecutor attempting to stop her dreams from becoming reality.

Filming for “While You Were Sleeping” begins during the first half of next year in South Korea.

Nov 27 2016

Jun Shison and Yuta Koseki cast in live-action film “Anonymous Noise”

Jun Shison and Yuta Koseki are cast in upcoming live-action film “Anonymous Noise” starring Ayami Nakajo. Both actors will play characters involved in a love triangle with Nino Arisugawa (Ayami Nakajo).

In live-action film “Anonymous Noise,” Jun Shison will play Kanade Yuzuriha. He holds special feelings for Nino Arisugawa. Yuta Koseki will play Momo Sakaki. He is the first love of Nino Arisugawa. “Anonymous Noise” is based on manga series “Fukumenkei Noizu” by Ryoko Fukuyama.

“Anonymous Noise” will be released autumn, 2017 in Japan.

Nov 25 2016

See list of winners at the 37th Blue Dragon Film Awards

The 37th Blue Dragon Film Awards just concluded in South Korea. Big winners at the award ceremony include movies “Inside Men,” “The Wailing” and “The Handmaiden.”

“Inside Men” won “Best Film” award and “Best Actor” award for Lee Byung-Hun. “The Wailing” picked up “Best Director” award for Na Hong-Jin and “Best Supporting Actor” award for Jun Kunimura. Meanwhile, Park Chan-Wook‘s “The Handmaiden” picked up the “Best Actress” award for Kim Min-Hee & “Best New Actress” award for Kim Tae-Ri.