Jun 4 2016

Ryuhei Matsuda cast in Fuji TV drama series “Eigyo Bucho Kira Natsuko”

Ryuhei Matsuda is cast in upcoming Fuji TV drama series “Eigyo Bucho Kira Natsuko” starring Nanako Matsushima. In the drama series, Ryuhei Matsuda will play Keisuke Takagi. His character works as a creative director at an advertising firm. When he first started his job, he had a hard time and worked under Natsuko Kira (Nanako Matsushima). Natsuko Kira then took a maternity leave for 3 years and she has now returned to the company. Keisuke Takagi isn’t very nice to Natsuko upon her return, but he wants to show her that he has improved at his job.

“Eigyo Bucho Kira Natsuko” will be released this July in South Korea.

Jun 3 2016

See list of winners at the 52nd PaekSang Arts Awards

The 52nd PaekSang Arts Awards just finished tonight in South Korea. Big winners include Lee Joon-Ik winning the “Grand Prize” in the movie division for his films “Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet” and “The Throne.” Movie “Assassination” received the “Best Film” award. On the drama series side, the “Grand Prize” went to KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun” and “Best Drama” award went to tvN drama series “Signal.”

Jun 3 2016

Park Bo-Young offered lead role in JTBC drama series “Powerful Woman Do Bong-Soon”

Actress Park Bo-Young has been offered the title character role in upcoming JTBC drama series “Powerful Woman Do Bong-Soon” (literal title). The drama series is scripted by Baek Mi-Kyeong (“My Love Eun-Dong“) and directed by Lee Hyeong-Min (“Winter Sonata“). Currently in Park Bo-Young is “positively considering” the offer and they are in final stage of discussions about the role. If Park Bo-Young accepts, she will play central figure Do Bong-Soon. The drama series will follow several women, with Do Bong-Soon being a central character in the story.

“Powerful Woman Do Bong-Soon” will first air January, 2017 in South Korea.

Jun 2 2016

Ayame Gouriki cast in live-action TV Asahi drama series “Gu Ra Me!”

Ayame Gouriki is cast in live-action TV Asahi drama series “Gu Ra Me!” The drama series is based on manga series “Gu Ra Me!~Daisaishou no Ryourinin~” by Mitsuru Nishimura. In the drama series, Ayame Gouriki plays Kurumi Ichiki. She works as a waitress at a high end traditional Japanese restaurant and is talented with cooking. She crosses paths with the executive secretary (Kenichi Takito) of the prime minister and eventually begins to work as a cook at the prime minister’s residence. Supporting actors include Kenichi Takito, Issei Takahashi, Yua Shinkawa & Risa Naito.

“Gu Ra Me!” first airs this July in Japan.

Jun 2 2016

Teaser trailer for SBS drama series “Wanted”

First teaser trailer added for SBS drama series “Wanted” starring Kim A-Joong and Uhm Tae-Woong.

Meanwhile, the still images above are of Kim A-Joong from a scene in “Wanted.” Filming for this scene took place recently at an abandoned factory in Paju, South Korea.  The scene has Jung Hye-In (Kim A-Joong) attending a press conference for the movie “Mom” which she starred in.