Mar 20 2017

Lee Je-Hoon & Na Moon-Hee cast in movie “I Can Speak”

Lee Je-Hoon & Na Moon-Hee are cast in new movie “I Can Speak.” The film will be directed by Kim Hyun-Seok (“Cyrano Agency“). In the upcoming movie, Lee Je-Hoon plays low-level civil servant employee Park Min-Jae. He is flooded with complaints filed by elderly woman Na Ok-Boon played Na Moon-Hee. Na Ok-Boon is the type that feels she should be compensated whenever she is wronged. Somehow, Park Min-Jae begins giving English lessons to Na Moon-Hee.

Filming for “I Can Speak” begins at the end of this month.

Mar 19 2017

Osamu Mukai & Takumi Saito cast in WOWOW drama series “Akira and Akira”

Osamu Mukai & Takumi Saito are cast in new WOWOW drama series “Akira and Akira” (literal title). The drama series is based on novel “Akira to Akira” by Jun Ikeido. Numerous Jun Ikeido novels have been adapted into drama series with his most successful being “Hanzawa Naoki.” In drama series “Akira and Akira,” Osamu Mukai and Takumi Saito will play two men with the name of Akira. They come from different backgrounds, but end up working at the same bank.

“Akira and Akira” first airs July, 2017 in Japan.

Mar 17 2017

Noritake Kinashi & Takeru Satoh cast in live-action film “Inuyashiki”

Noritake Kinashi & Takeru Satoh are cast in live-action film “Inuyashiki.” The live-action film is based on manga series “Inuyashiki” by Hiroya Oku and directed by Shinsuke Sato. Story for “Inuyashiki” follows elderly man Ichiro (Noritake Kinashi) as he becomes involved in a mysterious explosion. He wakes up with cyborg like powers. Meanwhile, teenager Hiro (Takeru Satoh) was also involved in the same explosion and gains similar powers. Ichiro decides to help others in need, while Hiro decides to kill those he doesn’t like.

Also cast in supporting roles are Kanata Hongo (Hiro’s childhood friend), Fumi Nikaido (high school student that likes Hiro), Ayaka Miyoshi (daughter of Ichiro), Nayuta Fukuzaki (son of Ichiro), Mari Hamada (wife of Ichiro), Yuki Saito (mother of Hiro) and Yusuke Iseya (detective who chases Hiro).

“Inuyashiki” will be released next year in Japan.