Teaser trailer for movie “A Gambler’s Odyssey 2020” starring Takumi Saito. Movie is based on novel “Mahjong Horoki” by Takehiro Irokawa and directed by Kazuya Shiraishi. Just announced for the film are supporting cast members Momo (Charan Po Rantan), Becky, Koji Matoba, Taiiku Okazaki, Masami Horiuchi, Masao Komatsu and Naoto Takenaka.
“A Gambler’s Odyssey 2020” will be released April 5, 2019 in Japan.
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Trailer for live-action film “Tora-san” starring Hiromitsu Kitayama and Mikako Tabe. Movie is based on manga “Tora san” by Mina Itaba and directed by Masaya Kakei. The film follows manga writer Suzuo Takahata (Hiromitsu Kitayama) as he is reincarnated into a cat for a month. Above is the main poster for the film.
“Tora-san” will be released February 15, 2019 in Japan.
Teaser trailer #5 added for tvN drama series “Touch Your Heart” starring
Lee Dong-Wook and Yoo In-Na. With Frankie Valli’s “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” playing in the background jukebox, teaser trailer #5 has Kwon Jung-Rok (Lee Dong-Wook) proposing to Oh Yoon-Seo (Yoo In-Na). Kwon Jung-Rok ends the trailer with the statement “I think i am sincerely falling in love with you.”
“Touch Your Heart” first airs January 30, 2019 in South Korea.
Two character teaser trailers added for MBC drama series “Item” starring Ju Ji-Hoon, Jin Se-Yun and Kim Kang-Woo. The first character teaser is of Jin Se-Yun as Shin So-Young. She works as a criminal profiler. The second character teaser is of Kim Kang-Woo as Jo Se-Hwang. At the end of the second character teaser, Kimg Kang-Woo asks “Do I look a monster?”
“Item” will first air February 11, 2019 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Monday and Tuesday 10 PM time slot after “Less than Evil“).
Sayuri Yoshinaga & Yuki Amami are cast in movie “Way To Find The Best Life” (literal title of “Saiko no Jinsei no Mitsuke Kata”). The film is a remake of 2007 U.S. movie “The Bucket List” starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. Isshin Inudo (“Josee, the Tiger and the Fish“) will direct the film. In the film, Sayuri Yoshinaga will play housewife Yukie Kitahara and Yuki Amami will play wealthy businesswoman Mako Goda. They are both diagnosed with a terminal disease and they decide to carryout the bucket list of a 12-year-old girl.
“Way To Find The Best Life” will be released sometime this autumn in Japan
Ep.1 trailer added for tvN drama series “Romance is a Bonus Book” starring Lee Na-Young and Lee Jong-Suk. Ep.1 trailer shows actual footage from the drama for the first time. Meanwhile, above is a group poster for the drama series. Appearing on the group poster are (left to right) Kang Ki-Doong, Kim Sun-Young, Kim Yu-Mi, Wi Ha-Joon, Lee Na-Young, Lee Jong-Suk, Jung Eugene, Kim Tae-Woo, Jo Han-Chul and Park Gyu-Young.
“Romance is a Bonus Book” first airs January 26, 2019 in South Korea.
The first script reading for upcoming SBS drama series “The Fiery Priest” (English title) took place October 26, 2018 at SBS Ilsan Production Center in Tanhyun, South Korea. Main cast members including Kim Nam-Gil, Kim Sung-Kyun, Lee Ha-Nee, Go Joon, Keum Sae-Rok, Lee Moon-Sik and Jeon Sung-Woo all attended. The first script reading took about 4 hours to finish. Story for “The Fiery Priest” follows a very hot-tempered priest played by Kim Nam-Gil who looks into a murder case. Trailer #1 on AsianWiki shows the drama series will have plenty of action and some comedy.
“The Fiery Priest” first airs February, 2019 in South Korea and it will become SBS’ first drama series to air on Fridays and Saturdays.
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Ong Seong-Wu, Kim Hyang-Gi and Shin Seung-Ho are cast in JTBC drama series “Moment of Eighteen” (literal title). Ong Seong-Wu and Kim Hyang-Gi will play lead characters and Shin Seung-Ho will play a major supporting role. The drama series will revolve around 18-year-old high school transfer student (Ong Seong-Wu) and his effect on two students there. Kim Hyang-Gi plays a high school student whose life is dominated by her mother.
“Moment of Eighteen” will air sometime this year in South Korea.
Main trailer for movie “Innocent Witness” (English title) starring Jung Woo-Sung and Kim Hyang-Gi. Movie is the latest film from Lee Han (“Punch “) who previously previously worked with Kim Hyang-Gi in 2014 film “Thread of Lies.” Story for “Innocent Witness” follows a lawyer (Jung Woo-Sung) who works on a case that has an autistic girl (Kim Hyang-Gi) as its only witness.
“Innocent Witness” will be released February, 2019 in South Korea.
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English subtitled trailer added for upcoming movie “Day and Night” starring Shinnosuke Abe, Masanobu Ando and Kaya Kiyohara. Movie is directed by Michihito Fujii and produced by well known actor Takayuki Yamada. Movie “Day and Night” looks at how good and evil can be viewed differently by the acts people take. Shinnosuke Abe plays Koji Akashi. He returns to his hometown after his father’s suicide. His father was a whistleblower of an automotive company where he worked.
“Day and Night” will be released January 26, 2019 in Japan.
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