Main trailer added for upcoming Japanese-Turkish film “Kainan 1890” starring Seiyo Uchino, Kenan Ece and Shiori Kutsuna. Movie is directed by Mitsutoshi Tanaka and screenplay by Eriko Komatsu. Director Mitsutoshi Tanaka and screenwriter Eriko Komatsu previously worked together in 2014 film “Blossom Bloom” & 2013 film “Ask This of Rikyu.”
Movie “Kainan 1890” tells two stories. One story is set in 1890 and follows the Turkish battleship Ertugrul that sinks off the coast of Japan. Local residents make a valiant effort to save the Turkish crew members. The second story is set in 1985 and follows Japanese nationals that are trapped in Iran during the Iran-Iraq war. Turkey nationals attempt to save the Japanese nationals.
“Kainan 1890” will be released December 5, 2015 in Japan.
First script reading for upcoming MBC every1 drama series “Imaginary Cat” took place recently at MBC Dream Center in Ilsan, South Korea. At the script reading, main cast members Yoo Seung-Ho, Cho Hye-Jung and Scholar (from Kpop girl group ‘MAMAMOO’) all attended. Drama series “Imaginary Cat” is based on webcomic “Sangsanggoyangi” by Kim Gyung.
“Imaginary Cat” first airs November 24, 2015 in South Korea.
Actor Park Seo-Joon, actress Go Ara and actor Park Hyung-Sik (ZE:A) have been offered lead roles in new period drama series “Hwarang.” The title of the drama series refers to an elite group of young men known as “Hwarang” or “Flowering Knights” that existed during the Silla Kingdom. The Hwarang were accomplished in physical activities like horsemanship and swordsmanship, but also known for their beauty.
Currently all three lead actors are “considering” offers to take part in the drama series. In addition, KBS2 has been in discussions to air the drama series beginning this January in South Korea.
First teaser trailer for upcoming period film “The Magician” starring Yoo Seung-Ho & Go Ara.
“The Magician” will be released sometime this December in South Korea.
Here’s new still images of actor So Ji-Sub in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Oh My Venus” also starring Shin Min-A.
The new still images were shot during filming for the drama series on October 24, 2015 at Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital in Seoul, South Korea. Filming took about 3 hours to complete.
Meanwhile, a second teaser trailer featuring So Ji-Sub working out can be viewed at AsianWiki.
“Oh My Venus” first airs November 16, 2015 in South Korea.
New teaser poster added for upcoming live-action film “Terra Formars” starring Hideaki Ito, Emi Takei, Takayuki Yamada & Shun Oguri. Movie is based on manga “Tera Fomazu” by Yu Sasuga and directed by Takashi Miike (“Crows Zero“).
The new teaser poster reveals the main characters played by Hideaki Ito, Emi Takei, Takayuki Yamada and Shun Oguri in a spacesuit for the first time. Premise for the film features an epic battle between humans and genetically mutated cockroaches on Mars.
Release date for “Terra Formars” is now set for April 29, 2016 in Japan.
Actress Choi Jung-Won is cast in new SBS weekday morning drama series “Witch’s Castle” also starring Seo Ji-Suk, Yoo Ji-In & Shin Dong-Mi. This will be Choi Jung-Won’s first acting role in a weekday morning drama series.
Story for “Witch’s Castle” follows a young divorcee (Choi Jung-Won) who begins to live with her former mother-in-law and sister-in-law after they also divorce.
“Witch’s Castle” first airs December 14, 2015 in South Korea.
Here’s two teaser posters for upcoming movie “The Sound of a Flower” starring Ryoo Seung-Ryong & Bae Suzy. Movie is based on an traditional Korean folk song “Dorihwaga” and directed by Lee Jong-Pil (“Born To Sing“).
“The Sound of a Flower” will be released November 25, 2015 in South Korea.
First character cuts from upcoming SBS drama series “Saimdang, the Herstory” starring Lee Young-Ae and Song Seung-Heon.
The character cuts are of leads Lee Young-Ae and Song Seung-Heon. Shooting for the character cuts took place on October 18, 2015 in Hwaseong, South Korea. Actress Lee Young-Ae last starred in a drama series in 2003 MBC drama series “A Jewel in the Palace.”
Saimdang, the Herstory will first air sometime during the first half of 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s the first teaser poster and two still images for upcoming film “Cherry Blossom Memories” starring Maika Yamamoto & Koudai Asaka. Movie is directed by Atsushi Ueda (“School Girl’s Gestation”) and is based on the 2012 novel “Sakura no Ame” by halyosy (which itself based on the song “Sakura no Ame” by halyosy).
Release date for “Cherry Blossom Memories” is now set for sometime this March in Japan.