Teaser #2 for upcoming MBC drama series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” starring Lee Sung-Kyung & Nam Joo-Hyuk. Ep.1 of “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” airs November 16, 2016 in South Korea (premieres same time and same day as SBS drama series “The Legend of The Blue Sea“).
First script reading for upcoming MBC drama series “The Universe’s Star” starring Suho (‘EXO-K’) and Ji-Woo took place September, 2016 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea. The first script reading featured main cast members Suho, Ji-Woo, Shin Hyun-Soo, Na Hae-Ryung (‘BESTie’), Yoon Jin-Sol, Ko Kyu-Pil, Lee Si-Un and Joo Jin-Mo. Story for the 3 episode drama series revolves around the romance between a genius singer/songwriter (Suho) and an angel of death (Ji-Woo).
“The Universe’s Star” will air sometime next year in South Korea.
Bae Suzy & IU are set to make cameo appearances in upcoming action-noir film “Real” starring Kim Soo-Hyun. Their cameo appearances were facilitated in part by Kim Soo-Hyun who worked with the Bae Suzy and IU previously in 2011 KBS2 drama series “Dream High.”
“Real” will be released sometime next year in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and a shorter international version teaser trailer added for upcoming disaster film “Pandora” starring Kim Nam-Gil, Kim Young-Ae & Moon Jeong-Hee. Movie is directed by Park Jung-Woo (“Deranged“). Story for the film revolves around a nuclear disaster with Kim Nam-Gil playing main character Jae-Hyeok as he tries to save his family and country.
“Pandora” opens this December in South Korea.
Here’s a special poster for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Hwarang” starring Park Seo-Joon & Go Ara. The drama series has also reverted back to the title of “Hwarang” from “Hwarang: The Beginning.” The special poster shows cast members Park Seo-Joon, Park Hyung-Sik, Minho (‘SHINee’), Do Ji-Han, Jo Yoon-Woo and Kim Tae-Hyung (‘BTS’).
“Hwarang” first airs December 19, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s still images of Gianna Jun and Lee Min-Ho in upcoming SBS drama series “The Legend of The Blue Sea.” The still images are from a flashback scene in the Joseon Dynasty period. Lee Min-Ho’s still is of Dam Ryung who is a newly appointed governor. Gianna Jun’s still is of her as a mermaid with a terrified face and surrounded by lotus. She is captured by greedy people and Dam Ryung appears in front of her.
“The Legend of the Blue Sea” first airs November 16, 2016 in South Korea.
Hana Sugisaki cast in upcoming live-action film “Blade of the Immortal” starring Takuya Kimura. The live-action film is based on manga series “Mugen no Junin” by Hiroaki Samura and directed by Takashi Miike.
For movie “Blade of the Immortal,” Hana Sugisaki will play lead female character Rin Asano. Her character seeks out to avenge the murders of her family. She hires Manji (Takuya Kimura) as a bodyguard in her quest for revenge. “Blade of the Immortal” is now set for release April 29, 2017 in Japan.
Cho Jae-Hyun is cast for a major supporting character role in upcoming JTBC drama series “Solomon’s Perjury.” The drama series is based on 2011 Japanese novel “Solomon no Gisho” by Miyuki Miyabe which was previously adapted into two part films “Solomon’s Perjury 1: Suspicion” and “Solomon’s Perjury 2: Judgment.” In the Korean drama series version, Cho Jae-Hyun will play Han Kyung-Moon. His character is Jin-Hoon’s adoptive father. He works as a lawyer and holds a secret to the case. Jin-Hoon is a student who leads the school court trial.
“Solomon’s Perjury” will first air December, 2016 (takes over JTBC’s Friday and Saturday 8:30PM time slot after “My Wife’s Having an Affair this Week“).