Jul 10 2016

Lee Ha-Na drops out of SBS drama series “Our Gab-Soon”

Actress Lee Ha-Na has dropped out of upcoming weekend SBS drama series “Our Gab-Soon” co-starring Song Jae-Rim. The first script reading for the drama series took place July 2, 2016 at SBS Ilsan Production Studios in Goyang, South Korea and Lee Ha-Na took part in the first script reading. A few days later though, Lee Ha-Na has decided to not act in the drama series. The drama series staff is now seeking a replacement actress to play the lead female role of Gab-Soon.

“Our Gab-Soon” is currently scheduled to first air this August in South Korea.


Jul 9 2016

Supporting cast for live-action film “P and JK”

Supporting cast has been announced for upcoming live-action film “P and JK” starring Kazuya Kamenashi (‘KAT-TUN’) and Tao Tsuchiya. Now cast in supporting roles are Mahiro Takasugi, Tina Tamashiro, Daigo Nishihata, Aya Omasa , Jun Murakami , Rie Tomosaka and Tomorowo Taguchi. Movie is based on manga series “P to JK” by Maki Miyoshi and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki.

In the upcoming film Mahiro Takasugi will play disorderly student Heisuke Okami. Tina Tamashiro will play Mikado Yaguchi. Her character is friends with Kako (Tao Tsuchiya). Daigo Nishihata will play Jiro Nagakura. His character is classmates with Kako. Aya Omasa will play Fumi Komori. Her character is a police colleague of Kota (Kazuya Kamenashi). Jun Murakami & Rie Tomosaka will play parents of Kako. Finally, Tomorowo Taguchi will play Shuichi Yamamoto. His character is senior police colleague of Kota.

“P and JK” will be released sometime during spring, 2017 in Japan.

Jul 9 2016

Taishi Nakagawa & Marie Iitoyo cast in live-action film “Kyo no Kira-kun”

Taishi Nakagawa & Marie Iitoyo are cast in live-action film “Kyo no Kira-kun.” Movie is based on manga series “Kyo no Kira kun” by Rin Mikimoto and directed Yasuhiro Kawamura (“L-DK“). In live-action film “Kyo no Kira-kun,” Taishi Nakagawa & Marie Iitoyo play high school classmates who are also next door neighbors. Taishi Nakagawa’s character is terminally ill and only has a year to live.

“Kyo no Kira-kun” opens February 25, 2017 in Japan.

Jul 8 2016

Teaser poster and release date for movie “My Dad and Mr. Ito”

Teaser poster and release date added for upcoming movie “My Dad and Mr. Ito” starring Juri Ueno, Lily Franky & Tatsuya Fuji. Movie is based on novel “Otousan to Itou san” by Hinako Nakazawa and directed Yuki Tanada (“One Million Yen and the Nigamushi Woman“). Premise for the film has Juri Ueno played a 30 something year old woman living with her boyfriend, played by Lily Franky, who is 20 years her senior.  Then out of the blue, the woman’s father, played by Tatsuya Fuji, appears and moves in with them.

“My Dad and Mr. Ito” is now scheduled to be released October 8, 2016 in Japan.

Jul 8 2016

New still images for KBS2 drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds”

New still images for KBS2 drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” starring Park Bo-GumKim You-Jung. The still images are of Park Bo-Gum as Crown Prince Hyomyeong and Kim You-Jung as Hong Ra-On. “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” is based on web novel “Gooreumi Geurin Dalbit” written by Yoon Yi-Soo.

“Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” will first air August 15, 2016 in South Korea (takes over the time slot currently occupied by “Beautiful Mind“).

Jul 7 2016

Still images & ep.2 trailer for currently airing KBS2 drama series “Uncontrollably Fond”

Still images & ep.2 trailer for currently airing KBS2 drama series “Uncontrollably Fond” starring Kim Woo-BinBae Suzy.

The still images above are of Kim Woo-Bin and Bae Suzy from a scene that was shot in Ansan, South Korea on December 12, 2015. This scene will appear in ep.2 which airs July 7, 2016.

Meanwhile, actress Park Hwan-Hee, having previously appeared in a supporting role in hit KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun,” will make a cameo appearance in ep.2 of “Uncontrollably Fond.” Park Hwan-Hee will play teenage Ko Na-Ri (adult version played by Kim Min-Young) and friend of No-Eul (Bae Suzy).