Jul 20 2016

Character poster and still images of Ahn Jae-Hyeon in tvN drama series “Cinderella and Four Knights”

Here’s a character poster and character cuts of actor Ahn Jae-Hyeon in upcoming tvN drama series “Cinderella and Four Knights.” In the drama series, Ahn Jae-Hyeon plays Kang Hyun-Min. His character is a Casanova type of person and he even gives farewell presents to women he breaks up with. He firmly believes he can woo any woman.

“Cinderella and Four Knights” first airs August 12, 2016 in South Korea.


Jul 20 2016

Hiroshi Tamaki cast in TV Tokyo drama special “Kyoaku wa Nemurasenai Tokuso Kenji no Gyakushu”

Hiroshi Tamaki is cast in TV Tokyo drama special “Kyoaku wa Nemurasenai Tokuso Kenji no Gyakushu.” The drama special is based on 2014 novel “Baikoku” by Jin Mayama. The drama special also marks the first time Hiroshi Tamaki will perform in a TV Tokyo drama series or special.

In drama special “”Kyoaku wa Nemurasenai Tokuso Kenji no Gyakushu,” Hiroshi Tamaki will play prosecutor Shinichi Tominaga. While he investigates a case involving illegal donations to a politician, he also learns of a scandal involving the space program. The two cases seem to be connected.

“Kyoaku wa Nemurasenai Tokuso Kenji no Gyakushu” will air sometime later this year in Japan.

Jul 20 2016

5 character posters for movie “The Last Princess”

Here’s 5 character posters for movie “The Last Princess” starring Son Ye-Jin and Park Hae-Il. The 5 character posters are for Son Ye-Jin, Park Hae-Il, Yoon Je-Moon, Ra Mi-Ran and Jung Sang-Hoon. Story for the film is set in the first half of the 20th century when Korea was under the rule of Japan. Son Ye-Jin plays Princess Deok-Hye. She is forced to move to Japan. There, Princess Deok-Hye attempts to return home. Movie is directed by Hur Jin-Ho (“Christmas in August“).

“The Last Princess” will be released sometime this August in South Korea.

Jul 20 2016

Filming for movie “Retrial” begins

Filming for movie “Retrial,” starring Jung Woo & Kang Ha-Neul, began July 17, 2016. The first scene filmed involved actor Jung Woo. Story for the film is based on a true story involving a 15 year old boy who confessed to the murder of a cab driver after police coerced a confession from him. He spent 10 years in jail. Jung-Woo will play an attorney that defends the young man and Kang Ha-Neul will play the man falsely accused of murder.

“Retrial” will open sometime during the first half of 2017 in South Korea.

Jul 19 2016

Toma Ikuta, Eita & Tsubasa Honda cast in movie “The Mole Song 2”

Toma Ikuta, Eita & Tsubasa Honda are cast in sequel film “The Mole Song 2” (placeholder title). Movie is directed by Takashi Miike & screenplay by Kankuro Kudo – they previously worked together with Tom Ikuta in the original 2014 film “The Mole Song: Undercover Agent Reiji.” Also cast in the film are Arata Furuta, Nanao, Riisa Naka, Yusuke Kamiji, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Kenichi Endo, Sarutoki Minagawa, Koichi Iwaki and Shinichi Tsutsumi.

Eita, Tsubasa Honda, Arata Furuta and Nanao are new cast members who did not appear in the first film. Story for the sequel film will be set in Hong Kong and has Reiji Kikukawa (Toma Ikuta) going undercover to tackle the Chinese mafia. Eita will play Shinya Kabuto. His character is the newly appoint chief of the organized crime division and he goes after Reiji Kikukawa. Tsubasa Honda will play Karen Todoroki. Her character is the daughter of the crime boss for the Sukiyaki gang. Arata Furuta will play yakuza Momoji Sakuraba. Actress Nanao will play Fufon. Her character is a Chinese assassin for hire.

“The Mole Song 2” will be released December 23, 2016 in Japan.

Jul 19 2016

Filming for movie “Cooperation” finishes

Filming for movie “Cooperation,” starring Hyun-BinYu Hae-Jin & Kim Ju-Hyeok, finished July 15, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. Filming took a total of 4 months to complete.

In the film “Cooperation,” Hyun-Bin plays North Korean detective Im Chul-Ryung. He is sent to South Korea to catch North Korean refugee/crime boss Cha Ki-Sung (Kim Ju-Hyeok). Im Chul-Ryung cooperates with South Korean detective Kang Jin-Tae (Yu Hae-Jin) to take out the criminal.

Jul 18 2016

Kazunari Ninomiya, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Aoi Miyazaki cast in movie “The Last Recipe”

Kazunari Ninomiya, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Aoi Miyazaki, Gou Ayano are all cast in new movie “The Last Recipe.” Also cast in the film are Daigo Nishihata, Yutaka TakenouchiYoshi Oida. Movie is based on 2014 novel “Kirin no Shita wo Motsu Otoko” by Keiichi Tanaka and directed by Yojiro Takita (“Departures“).

Story for “The Last Recipe” has Kazunari Ninomiya playing main character Mitsuru Sasaki. His character is a top chef, but he is burned out by his profession. He then receives a request to make a last dish for someone before that person dies. Mitsuru Sasaki looks for a legendary recipe by Naotaro Yamagata (Hidetoshi Nishijima) who went to Manchuria in the 1930’s.

“The Last Recipe” will be released autumn, 2017 in Japan.