Actress Kim Hyun-Joo has been offered the lead female role in SBS drama series “Wanted.” Currently, Kim Hyun-Joo is “positively considering” the offer. If she accepts the offer, she will play a woman who is one of the top actresses in South Korea. Her son gets kidnapped and she takes on a mission in a reality TV show following the orders of her son’s kidnapper.
Drama series “Wanted” will air from June 15, 2016 in South Korea (takes over the SBS Wed. & Thurs. 10PM time slot from “Entertainer“).
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Horror Stories III” starring Im Seul-Ong, Kyung Soo-Jin, Park Jung-Min & Hong Eun-Hee. Like its predecessors 2012 film “Horror Stories” and 2013 film “Horror Stories II,” “Horror Stories III” is set up as an omnibus film with 3 separate stories. This time around, the three stories are set in the past, present and future. Min Kyu-Dong will direct a segment that ties the three stories together.
“Horror Stories Ⅲ” opens June 2, 2016 in South Korea.
Gang Ye-Won is cast in new 4 episode KBS2 drama series “Baek-Hee Has Returned” (literal title). In addition, teen actress Jin Ji-Hee is currently considering an offer to play a major supporting character in the drama series. For the upcoming drama series, Gang Ye-Won will play a woman who returns to a quiet island after 18 years. She appears there under a new identity.
“Baek-Hee Has Returned” will first air June 6, 2016 (takes over the KBS2 Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot from “My Lawyer, Mr. Jo“).
Teaser trailer for live-action film “Cutie Honey: Tears” starring Mariya Nishiuchi. In addition, supporting cast members have been revealed for the upcoming film which includes Takahiro Miura, Sousuke Takaoka, Tasuku Nagase & Ren Imai.
For Takahiro Miura he will play Seiji Hayami. His character was born from the lower floors, but now lives in the upper floors and works as a journalist. Sousuke Takaoka will play Kazuhito Uraki. His character is a resistance leader of the lower floors. He lost his wife and child due to an infectious disease caused by polluted rain. Tasuku Nagase will play Ryuta Kimura and Ren Imai will play Yukiko Kiyose. Both of their characters are members of the resistance.
Lastly, release date for “Cutie Honey: Tears” is now set for October 1, 2016 in Japan.
Ji Jin-Hee is cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Second To Last Love.” The drama series is a remake of 2012 Fuji TV drama series “Second To Last Love.”
In the drama series, Ji Jin-Hee will play Ko Sang-Sik. His character works as the section chief at an environment facility in city hall. He gets involved in a relationship with TV producer Kang Min-Joo. At first they don’t get along well, but develop romantic interest in each other.
“Second To Last Love” first airs this July in South Korea.
Osamu Mukai is cast in new TBS drama series “Kami no Shita wo Motsu Otoko.” Also cast in supporting roles are Fumino Kimura and Jiro Sato. The drama series will be set in various hot springs located in remote areas and unknown to most people. Osamu Mukai will play Ranmaru Tomonaga. His character is naive, cute and possessing a special ability. His special ability revolves around his tongue which can analyze things in certain ways including gas chromatography. Along with Hikaru (Fumino Kimura) and Kanji (Jiro Sato), Ranmaru Tomonaga drives around to remote hot springs in search of a hot spring geisha named “Miyabi.”
“Kami no Shita wo Motsu Otoko” first airs this July in Japan (Fridays at 10PM).
Here’s teaser posters for upcoming JTBC drama series “Mirror of the Witch” starring Yoon Si-Yoon and Kim Sae-Ron. In addition to Yoon Si-Yoon and Kim Sae-Ron the teaser posters features supporting actors Lee Sung-Jae, Yum Jung-Ah and Kwak Si-Yang.
“Mirror of the Witch” first airs May 13, 2016 in South Korea.
Yuto Nakajima (‘Hey! Say! JUMP’) is cast in new Fuji TV drama series “Hope: Kitai Zero no Shinnyu Shain.” The drama series is a remake of 2014 tvN drama series “Misaeng” which starred Siwan in the main character role. For Yuto Nakajima, this is his first main character role in a golden time drama series.
“Hope: Kitai Zero no Shinnyu Shain” first airs Sundays at 9PM beginning this July in Japan.
Actress Kim So-Hyun is cast in new tvN drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost” (literal title). The drama series is based on webcomic “Ssawooja Gwishina” by Im In-Seu.
In drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost,” Kim So-Hyun plays a a former 19-year-old student who died and is now a ghost wandering the world. She then meets an exorcist. The two listen to stories from other ghosts and sends them on their way to the next world.
“Let’s Fight Ghost” first airs this July in South Korea.
Here’s 6 relationship posters for upcoming movie “The Handmaiden” directed by Park Chan-Wook. The relationship posters are of main performers Ha Jung-Woo, Kim Min-Hee, Kim Tae-Ri andCho Jin-Woong. “The Handmaiden” will have its world premiere in the competition section at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and then its general premiere sometime this June in South Korea.