Feb 3 2016

Haru Kuroki, Joe Odagiri, Kentaro Sakaguchi cast in TBS drama series “Juhan Shuttai!”

Haru Kuroki, Joe Odagiri and Kentaro Sakaguchi are cast in upcoming TBS live-action drama series “Juhan Shuttai!” The drama series about working in the manga publishing industry is based on manga “Juhan Shuttai!” by Yana Toboso and directed by Nobuhiro Doi (“Tears for You“). In the drama series, Haru Kuroki plays main character Kokoro Kurosawa. Her character was a judo athlete, but begin a new career in the manga publishing industry. The company experiences turbulent times as they must deal with new technologies like ebooks. Also cast in supporting roles are YosiYosi Arakawa, Yutaka Matsushige & Ken Yasuda.

“Juhan Shuttai!” first airs sometime this April in Japan.

Feb 2 2016

Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo offered leading roles in MBC drama series “W”

Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo have been offered the leading roles in upcoming MBC drama series “W.” The drama series will be directed by Jung Dae-Yoon (“The King 2hearts“) and written by Song Jae-Jung (“Coffee House“). Both Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo are in discussion with the production company over their roles. The drama series has a high probability to air sometime this July in South Korea.

Feb 2 2016

Park Shin-Yang and Kang So-Ra cast in KBS2 drama series “Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho”

Park Shin-Yang and Kang So-Ra are now cast in KBS2 drama series “Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho.” Ryu Soo-Young and Park Sol-Mi are already cast for the major supporting roles in the drama series.

In the drama series, Park Shin-Yang  will play Jo Deul-Ho. His character works as a prosecutor and he becomes involved in a political scandal. The scandal leads to him getting fired from his job. He then becomes a neighborhood lawyer. Kang So-Ra will play Lee Eun-Zo. Her character is a daring elite lawyer. In addition to the two leads, Kim Dong-Joon from boy band “ZE:A” is also cast. In the drama series, he will play Kim Yoo-Shin.

“Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho” will first air March 21, 2016 in South Korea.

Feb 1 2016

Siwan, Seo Kang-Joon, Cho Jin-Woong and Lee Kwang-Soo offered roles in tvN drama series “Entourage”

Siwan from ZE:A, Seo Kang-Joon, Cho Jin-Woong and Lee Kwang-Soo have been offered leading roles in new tvN drama series “Entourage.” All four of the actors are currently “positively considering” their offers. The drama series is a remake of U.S. drama series “Entourage” which aired on HBO from 2004-2011.

If they accept their offers, Siwan will play Lee Ho-Jin. His character is the friend and manager of Cha Young-Bin played by Seo Kang-Joon. Cha Young-Bin is a top actor. Cho Jin-Woong would play Kim Eun-Gab. His character is the CEO of an entertainment company which Cha Young-Bin works with. Lee Kwang-Soo would play Cha Joon. His character is a cousin of  Cha Young-Bin and works as a supporting actor.

“Entourage” will first air sometime June, 2016 in South Korea.