Teaser #3 added for KBS2 drama series “Sweet Stranger and Me” starring Soo-Ae & Kim Young-Kwang.
Meanwhile, still images above are of Soo-Ae and supporting actor Kim Ji-Hoon. In the drama series, Kim Ji-Hoon plays Jo Dong-Jin. He and Hong Na-Ri (Soo-Ae) have dated for 9 years, but he has an affair with her co-worker Do Yeo-Joo (Jo Bo-Ah).
“Sweet Stranger and Me” first airs October 24, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s the first still images of Lee Sung-Kyung in upcoming MBC drama series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” co-starring Nam Joo-Hyuk.
The still images are from a scene film on October 1, 2016 at Jeongneung, Seoul, South Korea. For Lee Sung-Kyung to portray her character of Kim Bok-Joo, she had to gain weight and practice weightlifting.
“Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” first airs November 23, 2016 in South Korea.
Shota Sometani is cast in upcoming movie “Kukai” which is co-production between China and Japan. The movie will be directed by Chen Kaige and is based on 2004 novel “Samon Kukai Tou no Kuni nite Oni to Utagesu” by Baku Yumemakura.
In the upcoming film, Shota Sometani will play Buddhist monk Kukai. He travels to China to learn about the culture and the people there. In China, he becomes involved in a mystery.
3 character posters and an early teaser trailer for upcoming movie “Brother” starring Cho Jung-Seok, Park Shin-Hye and Do Kyung-Soo (‘EXO-K’). The teaser trailer is a video clip that foretells the upcoming trailer which will be released October 19, 2016.
Release date for “Brother” is now set for late November, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s Han Suk-Kyu’s first still images from SBS drama series “Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim” also starring Seo Hyun-Jin & Yoo Yeon-Seok.
The still images are from Teacher Kim’s (Han Suk-Kyu) first surgery scene. Filming for this scene took place October 10, 2016 at set in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
“Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim” first airs November 7, 2016 in South Korea.
First script reading for SBS series drama “The Legend of the Blue Sea,” starring Gianna Jun & Lee Min-Ho, took place October 8, 2016 in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea. The first script reading took place for 3 hours and covered ep.1-4. Interesting enough, filming for the drama series began in late August, 2016 before the first script reading.
In the drama series, Gianna Jun will play Sim Chung. Her character is a mermaid and in fact the last mermaid on Earth. She meets a swindler played by Lee Min-Ho and must adapt to live on land. The drama series is set in the present day.
“The Legend of the Blue Sea” first airs November 16, 2016 in South Korea.
Filming began for MBC drama series “Father, I’ll Take Care of You,” starring Kim Jae-Won, Park Eun-Bin, Lee Tae-Hwan & Lee Soo-Kyung, late September, 2016 in Taiwan. Filming then wrapped up in Taiwan by early October, 2016 and is now taking place in South Korea.
“Father, I’ll Take Care of You” first airs November 12, 2016.
Manami Higa is cast in upcoming WOWOW drama series “Honjitsu wa, Ohigara mo Yoku.” Also cast in the drama series are Kyoko Hasegawa, Dai Watanabe, Mokomichi Hayami & Renji Ishibashi. The drama series is based on novel 2010 novel “Honjitsu wa, Ohigara mo Yoku” by Maha Harada. Drama series has Manami Higa playing main character Kotoha Ninomiya. She deals with a transfer from general affairs to the PR department at a confection company. In addition, the man she holds secret feelings for and she has known for years is now getting married to another woman. At his wedding ceremony, she becomes inspired by a speech writer.
“Honjitsu wa, Ohigara mo Yoku” will first air January 14, 2017 in Japan.
Poster added for movie “Kimi to 100 Kaime no Koi” starring Kentaro Sakaguchi & Miwa. Story for “Kimi to 100 Kaime no Koi” revolves around college student Riku Hasegawa (Kentaro Sakaguchi). He gets into an accient and wakes up a week before his accident.
“Kimi to 100 Kaime no Koi” will be released February 4, 2017 in Japan.
First script reading for MBC drama series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo,” starring Lee Sung-Kyung & Nam Joo-Hyuk, took place August, 2016 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea. The drama series is based on the true story of female weightlifter Jang Mi-Ran.
“Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” first airs November, 2016 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Wednesday & Thursday 10PM time slot after “Shopping King Louis“).