First script reading for upcoming drama series “Cinderella and Four Knights” took place recently in South Korea. Main cast members including Jung Il-Woo, Park So-Dam, Ahn Jae-Hyeon, Lee Jung-Shin (‘CNBLUE’) and Son Na-Eun (‘A Pink’) all attended. Exact air date and specific network channel has yet to be decided.
Teaser trailer and poster added for tvN drama series “Memory” starring Lee Sung-Min, Kim Ji-Su, Lee Joon-Ho (2PM) and Park Jin-Hee. In the drama series, Lee Sung-Min will play an attorney diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
“Memory” will first air March 18, 2016 in South Korea.
Hiroaki Murakami, Ayame Gouriki & Takanori Jinnai are cast as leads in new TV Tokyo drama SP “Soshitsu no Girei.” In the drama special, all three performers will play detectives. Story for the drama special revolves around two murders that take place in Shizuoka Prefecture and Tokyo. Both victims attended a medical seminar in Shizuoka Prefecture. Detective Kyosuke Otsuka (Hiroaki Murakami) and his rookie detective partner Hiroaki Murakami (Ayame Gouriki) join forces with Detective Kouhei Suda (Takanori Jinnai) in Tokyo to find the murderer.
“Soshitsu no Girei” will air sometime this spring in Japan.
Here’s 3 teaser posters for upcoming SBS weekend drama series “Yeah, That’s How It Is” starring Lee Soon-Jae, Kang Bu-Ja, Seo Ji-Hye, Shin So-Yul, Jo Han-Sun, Nam Gyu-Ri and Wang Ji-Hye. In addition, a main trailer captioned “The Beginning” has been added on AsianWiki.
“Yeah, That’s How It Is” first airs February 13, 2016 in South Korea.
Main trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun” starring Song Joong-Ki & Song Hye-Kyo. “Descendants of the Sun” first airs February 24, 2016 in South Korea.
Masahiro Higashide, Sosuke Ikematsu and Masaki Suda are all cast in live-action film “Death Note 2016.” Movie is based on popular manga series “Death Note” by Tsugumi Ohba and directed by Shinsuke Sato (“Gantz“).
In movie “Death Note 2016,” Masahiro Higashide plays Tsukuru Mishima. His character is an investigator of the Death Note Special Task Force Headquarter Team. He has made a thorough investigation into the Kira case from 10 years ago. He is a Death Note otaku.
Sosuke Ikematsu plays private investigator Ryuzaki. His character is the rightful successor of L. He was born with L’s gene which L left before he died. He chases after the Death Note with Tsukuru Mishima.
Masaki Suda plays Yuki Shion. He is a cyber terrorist. His entire family was murdered by a crazy man and Yuki is the only survivor. Kira killed the crazed man who murdered his family. Since then, Yuki worships Kira as a god. He entices Tsukuru and Ryuzaki with his excellent hacking skills.
“Death Note 2016” will be released sometime this autumn in Japan.
Here’s the first still images of Onew from idol group ‘SHINee’ in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun” starring Song Joong-Ki & Song Hye-Kyo. In “Descendants of the Sun,” Onew plays Lee Chi-Hoon. His character is a first year resident in thoracic surgery. His character comes from a wealth family. Since he was in medical school, he hopes to follow in the path of medical-missionary Albert Schweitzer. He is happy to be sent to disaster areas as a member of the volunteer medical service team at Haesung Hospital.
“Descendants of the Sun” will first air February 24, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s 4 character posters for upcoming movie “One Way Trip.” The character posters are of the four lead actors Ji Soo, Suho, Ryoo Joon-Yeol, Kim Hee-Chan. Movie had its world premiere at last year’s Busan International Film Festival. Story for the film revolves around 4 friends who take a trip to the beach for 1 night. One of the 4 friends is about to join the navy. At the beach, they see a woman being beaten by a man and they run to help her. Their lives are about to change forever.
“One Way Trip” opens sometime March, 2016 in South Korea.
Trailer added for upcoming 1960’s period film “A Cappella” starring Sosuke Ikematsu, Riko Narumi, Takumi Saito & Nina Endo. Movie is based on 1990 novel “Mubansou” by Mariko Koike and directed by Hitoshi Yazaki (“Sweet Little Lies“).
Movie “A Cappella” is having its world premiere at the Goteburg Film Festival (January 29-February 8, 2016) and will have its general release March 26, 2016 in Japan.
Song Jong-Ho is cast in upcoming movie “Broker” (working title) which has already cast Kim Young-Kwang, Lee Sung-Kyung & Lim Ju-Hwan in leading roles. In the film, Song Jong-Ho will play Min-Joon. His character is a cold-blooded man who kills without emotion. Min-Joon is also a man of few words. Movie is directed by Kim Hong-Sun (“Traffickers“/”The Con Artists“).
Filming for “Broker” begins February 4, 2016.