May 12 2016

Tatsuya Fujiwara cast in NTV drama series “Soshite, Dare mo Inaku Natta”

Tatsuya Fujiwara is cast in NTV drama series “Soshite, Dare mo Inaku Natta.” Also cast in the drama series are Tetsuji Tamayama and Hitomi Kuroki. The drama series will be directed by Toya Sato (worked with Tatsuya Fujiwara in movie “Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji“) and Mitsuru Kubota (“Angel Heart“).

In the drama series, Tatsuya Fujiwara plays Shinichi Todo. His character leads an almost perfect life, but everything changes when someone takes his identity.

“Soshite, Dare mo Inaku Natta” first airs this July in Japan.

May 12 2016

SBS drama series “Entertainer” extended to 18 episodes

Currently airing SBS drama series “Entertainer,” starring Ji Sung & Hyeri, has been extended to 18 episodes from its originally scheduled 16 episodes. Ratings for the drama series has steadily increased, while the following drama series in its time slot (“Wanted“) has yet to finalize its casting. “Entertainer” will now conclude on June 16, 2016 with episode 18 and “Wanted” will now premiere on June 22, 2016.

May 12 2016

First script reading for SBS drama series “Doctors”

First script reading for SBS drama series “Doctors” took place April 28, 2016 at at SBS Ilsan Production Studios in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. At the first script reading, main cast members Kim Rae-Won, Park Shin-Hye, Yoon Gyun-Sang, Lee Sung-Kyung, Kim Young-Ae & Ji Soo all attended.

“Doctors” first airs June 20, 2016 in South Korea (takes over SBS Monday & Tuesday 10PM time slot after the conclusion of “The Royal Gambler“).

May 12 2016

Moon Geun-Young cast in movie “Glass Garden”

Moon Geun-Young is cast in new movie “Glass Garden” (literal title). The film will be directed by Shin Su-Won (“Pluto“/”Madonna“). In the upcoming film, Moon Geun-Young will play Jae-Yeon. Her character is doctoral student and works as a researcher in artificial blood. She has her own hidden place at a green house. Jae-Yeon then crosses paths with a writer, previously caught in a plagiarism scandal.

Filming for “Glass Garden” begins May, 2016 in South Korea.

May 11 2016

Teaser trailer and poster for movie “Somebody” (“Nanimono”)

Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “Somebody” (“Nanimono”) starring Takeru Satoh, Masaki SudaKasumi Arimura, Fumi Nikaido, Masaki Okada & Takayuki Yamada. The film is based on novel “Nanimono” by Ryo Asai (“The Kirishima Thing“) and directed by Daisuke Miura (“Love’s Whirlpool“). Premise for the film follows 5 college students as they seek out jobs.

“Somebody” will be released October 15, 2016 in Japan.

May 10 2016

First still images of Hwang Jung-Eum and Ryoo Joon-Yeol from MBC drama series “Lucky Romance”

Here’s the first still images of Hwang Jung-Eum and Ryoo Joon-Yeol in upcoming MBC drama series “Lucky Romance.” The still images are from a scene filmed in mid-April, 2016. Setup for the scene has Sim Bo-Nui (Hwang Jung-Eum), who works part-time jobs, and CEO of a game company Je Soo-Ho (Ryoo Joon-Yeol) meeting for the first time at a casino. This scene will appear in ep.1 of “Lucky Romance” which is scheduled to air May 25, 2016 in South Korea

 

May 10 2016

Yuina Kuroshima & Fuma Kikuchi cast in NTV drama series “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time”

Yuina Kuroshima and Fuma Kikuchi (‘Sexy Zone’) are cast in upcoming NTV drama series “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time.” The drama series is based on sci-fi novel “Toki wo Kakeru Shojo” by Yasutaka Tsutsui.

In drama series “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time,” Yuina Kuroshima plays high school student Mihane Yoshiyama. After smelling a lavender scent in the science lab, she gains the power to leap through time. Meanwhile, Fuma Kikuchi plays her classmate Shohei Fukamachi. Shohei Fukamachi is actually from the future.

“The Girl Who Leapt Through Time” first airs July, 2016 in Japan.