Trailer added for upcoming movie “Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned” starring Gang Dong-Won & Shin Eun-Soo. Movie is written and directed by Uhm Tae-Hwa (“Ingtoogi: The Battle of Internet Trolls“). Story for the film follows a group of children as they go into the forest. When a girl (Shin Eun-Soo) exits the forest she finds that her friends have disappeared. Later, a man (Gang Dong-Won) appears and claims to be a boy that disappeared in the forest just a few days earlier.
“Vanishing Time: A Boy Who Returned” will be released sometime this November in South Korea.
Jin Goo and Uee (‘After School’) are now cast in upcoming MBC drama series “Night Light” which has already cast Lee Yo-Won in a leading role.
In the upcoming drama series, Jin Goo is set to play Park Gun-Woo. His character is scripted as being handsome and smart. He is also a successor to the large corporation Moojin, but he goes to Japan to make music. There, he meets Seo Yi-Kyung (Lee Yo-Won) and believes he is in love with her, but his love is broken. He goes back to Korea and works at Moojin. 12 years later, he meets Seo Yi-Kyung again. Ue will play Lee Se-Jin. She was born to a poor family, but is now highly ambitious. After Seo Yi-Kyung appears, Lee Se-Jin begins to take after Seo Yi-Kyung.
“Night Ligh” is currently scheduled to begin airing this November in South Korea.
Siwan and Yoona (Girls’ Generation) are cast in new drama series “King Loves” (literal title). The drama series is a historical drama series, but centered around a love triangle between a crown prince (Siwan), his bodyguard and a young woman (Yoona) that the two young men both fall in love with. Filming for the drama series will begin November, 2016 and the production company is currently in discussions to air early, 2017 on MBC.
Teaser #6 & character posters for upcoming MBC drama series “Woman with a Suitcase” starring Choi Ji-Woo, Joo Jin-Mo, Jeon Hye-Bin & Lee Joon.
“Woman with a Suitcase” first airs September 26, 2016 in South Korea.
Lee Jong-Hyun (‘CNBLUE’) and Kong Seung-Yeon are cast in new drama series “My Only Love Song.” Lee Jong-Hyun and Kong Seung-Yeon previously appeared together in MBC TV show “We Got Married.”
Storyline for “My Only Love Song” has Kong Seung-Yeon playing an arrogant and superficial celebrity. She somehow goes through a time slip and ends up in the Joseon era. There, she meets a man played by Lee Jong-Hyun who seems to care only about money, but is very generous to the poor.
Exact network and airing time has yet to be determined, but the drama series is tentatively slated to begin airing this February in South Korea.
Han Suk-Kyu, Seo Hyun-Jin and Yoo Yeon-Seok are now cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim.”
For the drama series, Han Suk-Kyu will player title character Teacher Kim. He is a talented surgeon who once carried the nickname of “God’s Hand.” Seo Hyun-Jin will play Yoon Seo-Jung. She is a passionate surgeon. Meanwhile, Yoo Yeon-Seok will play surgeon Kang Dong-Joo.
In addition, Lim Won-Hee, Jin Kyung and Kim Min-Jae are cast in supporting roles for the drama series.
“Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim” will first air this November in South Korea (will take over SBS’ Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after”Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo“).
Tsuyoshi Domoto (‘KinKi Kids’) cast in upcoming live-action film “Gintama” starring Shun Oguri. Also, newly announced supporting actors now include Hirofumi Arai, Jiro Sato, Nanao, Ken Yasuda & Akari Hayami.
For Tsuyoshi Domoto, movie “Gintama” will mark his first movie acting role since 2005 film “Fantastipo.” In live-action film “Gintama,” Tsuyoshi Domoto will play Shinsuke Takasugi. His character is a master of kenjutsu and Gintoki Sakata’s (Shun Oguri) rival. He leads Kiheitai which is a radical armed group that aspires to expel foreigners. For the intense battle scenes between Gintoki Sakata (Shun Oguri) and the Kiheitai group, an action directing team from South Korea was invited on Shun Oguri’s suggestion.
“Gintama” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Lee Yo-Won is now cast in upcoming MBC drama series “Night Light.” Currently, Jin Goo and Uee are weighing offers to play lead roles in the drama series.
For drama series “Night Light,” Lee Yo-Won will play Seo Yi-Kyung. Her character is scripted as a cold-blooded businesswoman with wealth and determination.
“Night Light” first airs this November in South Korea.
Bae Doo-Na offered lead role in new OCN drama series “The Voice.” Currently, Bae Doo-Na is “positively considering” the offer. The drama series will be set at a 112 call center. The 112 call centers in South Korea handle crime related emergency phone calls. If Bae Doo-Na takes the offer she will play main character Kang Kwon-Joo. Kang Kwon-Joo graduated with top marks at a police university and works as a call team leader.
“The Voice” will premiere later this year or early next year in South Korea.
Actress Kim Tae-Ri is cast in movie “Little Forest” directed by Yim Soonrye.
“Little Forest” is based on the manga series of the same name by Daisuke Igarashi which was previously adapted into 2 part film “Little Forest: Summer & Autumn” and “Little Forest: Winter & Spring” starring Ai Hashimoto. Premise for the film has Kim Tae-Ri playing main character Hye-Won. She leaves the big city and moves back to her hometown in the countryside. There, she reconnects with her environment.
“Little Forest” will be released sometime next year in South Korea.