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.
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.
Teaser trailers added for upcoming tvN drama series “Chicago Typewriter” starring Yoo Ah-In, Lim Soo-Jung & Ko Gyung-Pyo. The new teasers are the first that feature the main stars from the drama series.
“Chicago Typewriter” first airs April 7, 2017 in South Korea.
Trailer for live-action film “Ani ni Aisaresugite Komattemasu” starring Tao Tsuchiya, Ryota Katayose & Yudai Chiba. Movie is based on manga “Ani ni Ai Saresugite Komattemasu” by Rina Yagami and directed by Hayato Kawai.
“Ani ni Aisaresugite Komattemasu” will be released June 30, 2017 in Japan.
Ji Hyun-Woo has been offered the lead male role in upcoming MBC drama series “Bad Thief, Good Thief” co-starring Seohyun (‘Girls’ Generation’). Currently, Ji Hyun-Woo is considering the offer positively.
“Bad Thief, Good Thief” first airs May, 2017 in South Korea.
Trailer added for upcoming movie “Flower and Sword” starring Mansai Nomura & Kamejiro Ichikawa. Movie is based on 2011 novel “Hana Ikusa” by Tadashi Onitsuka and directed by Tetsuo Shinohara.
“Flower and Sword” is set for release June 3, 2017 in Japan.
First trailer for movie “The Sheriff In Our Town” starring Lee Sung-Min, Cho Jin-Woong & Kim Sung-Kyun. Story for “The Sheriff In Our Town” follows ex-detective Dae-Ho (Lee Sung-Min). He considers himself the sheriff in his neighborhood. Then, a Seoul businessman (Cho Jin-Woong) moves into the neighborhood and Dae-Ho begins to suspect that he is a drug dealer.
“The Sheriff In Our Town” opens May, 2017 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Queen of Mystery” starring Kwon Sang-Woo & Choi Gang-Hee. The teaser trailer features the track “Easier” by Aussie band Mansionair as well as the impeccable dancing of Kwon Sang-Woo and Choi Gang-Hee.
“Queen of Mystery” first airs April 5, 2017 in South Korea.
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.
Trailer and poster added for movie “A Beautiful Star” starring Lily Franky, Kazuya Kamenashi, Tomoko Nakajima & Ai Hashimoto. Movie is based on 1962 novel “Utsukushii Hoshi” by Yukio Mishima and directed by Daihachi Yoshida. Story for “A Beautiful Star” follows a seemingly ordinary family as they begin to believe they are aliens … and they set out to save humankind.
“A Beautiful Star” opens May 26, 2017.