Here’s the first four still images from upcoming live-action film “Setoutsumi” starring Sosuke Ikematsu, Masaki Suda & Ayami Nakajo. Movie is based on manga series “Setoutsumi” by Kazuya Konomoto and directed by Tatsushi Omori (“Tada’s Do-It-All-House“). Premise for the film follows the everyday chitchat between two high school boys. Release date for “Setoutsumi” is now set for July 2, 2016 in Japan.
Main poster and trailer added for upcoming mystery-thriller film “Musudan” starring Lee Ji-Ah, Kim Min-Jun and Do Ji-Han. Story for “Musudan” is set along the Korean DMZ with teams from South and North Korea given 24 hours to figure out what happened. Release date for “Musudan” is now set for February 25, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser poster added for upcoming film “Fukigen na Kako” starring Kyoko Koizumi, Fumi Nikaido, Kengo Kora & Itsuji Itao. In addition, release date is now set for June 25, 2016 in Japan. “Fukigen na Kako” follows the relationship between a high school student (Fumi Nikaido) and her aunt (Kyoko Koizumi) who suddenly reappears in her life. Movie is written and directed by Shiro Maeda (“The Extreme Sukiyaki“).
Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo have been offered the leading roles in upcoming MBC drama series “W.” The drama series will be directed by Jung Dae-Yoon (“The King 2hearts“) and written by Song Jae-Jung (“Coffee House“). Both Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo are in discussion with the production company over their roles. The drama series has a high probability to air sometime this July in South Korea.
In the drama series, Park Shin-Yang will play Jo Deul-Ho. His character works as a prosecutor and he becomes involved in a political scandal. The scandal leads to him getting fired from his job. He then becomes a neighborhood lawyer. Kang So-Ra will play Lee Eun-Zo. Her character is a daring elite lawyer. In addition to the two leads, Kim Dong-Joon from boy band “ZE:A” is also cast. In the drama series, he will play Kim Yoo-Shin.
“Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho” will first air March 21, 2016 in South Korea.
Siwan from ZE:A, Seo Kang-Joon, Cho Jin-Woong and Lee Kwang-Soo have been offered leading roles in new tvN drama series “Entourage.” All four of the actors are currently “positively considering” their offers. The drama series is a remake of U.S. drama series “Entourage” which aired on HBO from 2004-2011.
If they accept their offers, Siwan will play Lee Ho-Jin. His character is the friend and manager of Cha Young-Bin played by Seo Kang-Joon. Cha Young-Bin is a top actor. Cho Jin-Woong would play Kim Eun-Gab. His character is the CEO of an entertainment company which Cha Young-Bin works with. Lee Kwang-Soo would play Cha Joon. His character is a cousin of Cha Young-Bin and works as a supporting actor.
“Entourage” will first air sometime June, 2016 in South Korea.
Actress Lee Soo-Kyung is cast for the lead female role in upcoming MBC drama series “My Little Baby.” Actor Oh Ji-Ho has been already cast for the lead male role. In addition, Kim Min-Jae and Nam Ji-Hyun from idol group “4minute” are cast in supporting roles for the drama series. The drama series follows a detective (Oh Ji-Ho) from a special investigation unit as he begins to take care of his niece. Meanwhile, Lee Soo-Kyung will play Han Ye-Seul. Her character is the first love of the detective and she also a single mother of a 5-year-old.
“My Little Baby” first airs this March in South Korea.
Masaharu Fukuyama is cast in upcoming Fuji TV drama series “Love Song.” It’s his first drama series starring role since 2013 Fuji TV drama series “Galileo 2.” In the drama series “Love Song,” Masaharu Fukuyama plays Kohei Kamishiro. His character was a musician, but after having only 1 hit song was dropped by his recording label. He then gave up on music. Twenty years later, he meets a woman with a beautiful voice who inspires him to make music once again.
“Love Song” first airs April, 2016 in Japan.