Main trailer added for upcoming Sion Sono directed film “Antiporno” starring Ami Tomite & Mariko Tsutsui. Movie is a part of Nikkatsu’s “Roman Porno Reboot Project” which is made to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the movie company’s “Roman Porno” pink films.
“Antiporno” will be released January 28, 2017 in Japan.
First teaser poster for upcoming MBC drama series “Missing Nine” starring Jung Kyoung-Ho & Baek Jin-Hee. The teaser poster features Jung Kyoung-Ho and Baek Jin-Hee with the caption “Trust, We Will Leave Here Alive.”
“Missing Nine” will be released January 18, 2017 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for MBC drama series “Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People” starring Yoon Gyun-Sang, Chae Soo-Bin, Lee Ha-Nui & Kim Ji-Suk.
“Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People” first airs January 30, 2017 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Night Light“).
Masaharu Fukuyama and Koji Yakusho are cast in as of yet untitled film written and directed by Hirokazu Koreeda. The film will have Masaharu Fukuyama playing elite lawyer Shigemori. He takes on a murder case involving accused murderer Mikuma (Koji Yakusho). Mikuma has a criminal record related to a murder that took place 30 years ago and he has confessed to the new murder charge. Yet, Mikuma begins to have doubts about his client’s guilt.
The as of yet untitled Hirokazu Koreeda film will be released September, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer and poster added for movie “Stray Dogz 5” starring Tsunenori Aoki & Yuki Yamada. Story for the film follows loan shark boss Tadaomy Ando (Yuki Yamada) and his employee Tukasa Sudo (Tsunenori Aoki). A new client is introduced in the 5th installment of “Stray Dogz” played by Daikichi Sugawara.
“Stray Dogz 5” will be released January 14, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser #2 for upcoming SBS drama series “Defendant” starring Ji Sung, Kwon Yuri (Girls’ Generation) & Uhm Ki-Joon.
Meanwhile, still images above are the first of Kwon Yuri in SBS drama series “Defendant.” In the drama series, Kwon Yuri plays Seo Eun-Hye. Her character is a rookie lawyer and a righteous person. She is the only one to hold out a hand to Park Jung-Woo (Ji Sung). He has been sentenced to death for killing his wife and daughter.”Defendant” first airs January 23, 2017 in South Korea.
Uhm Jung-Hwa and Ku Hye-Sun are cast in new MBC weekend drama series “You Are Too Much” (literal title). They join already cast Kang Tae-Oh from idol group ‘5urprise’. Story for “You Are Too Much” will revolve around Yoo Ji-Na (Uhm Jung-Hwa) and Jung Hae-Dang (Ku Hye-Sun). Yoo Ji-Na has been a popular singer for the past 20 years and Jung Hae-Dang works as an impersonator of Yoo Ji-Na to support her family.
“You Are Too Much” will first air February, 2017 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Saturday and Sunday 8:40 PM time slot after “Blow Breeze“).
Teaser trailer added for movie “A Single Rider” starring Lee Byung-Hun, Kong Hyo-Jin & Ahn So-Hee.
“A Single Rider” will be released February, 2017 in South Korea.
5 guest appearances have been announced for upcoming TV Tokyo drama series “Byplayers.” The guest appearances will have Koji Yakusho (ep.1), YosiYosi Arakawa (ep.2), Sosuke Ikematsu (ep.2), Sayaka Yamaguchi (ep.3) & Kenichi Takito (ep.3). For each of the guest appearances they will play themselves.
The drama series stars veteran actors Kenichi Endo, Ren Osugi, Tomorowo Taguchi, Susumu Terajima, Yutaka Matsushige & Ken Mitsuishi. Story for the drama series has the 6 veteran actors receiving roles in a big budget drama series. They are then asked by the director to live together for 3 months at a share house.
“Byplayers” first airs January 13, 2017 in Japan.
Main poster for movie “Confidential Assignment” starring Hyun-Bin and Yu Hae-Jin. Movie is directed by Kim Sung-Hoon (“A Wonderful Moment“) and produced by Yoon Je-Kyun (“Ode To My Father“).
“Confidential Assignment” will be released January 18, 2017 in South Korea.