Actor Ryoo Joon-Yeol is cast in upcoming movie “Little Forest” co-starring Kim Tae-Ri. The film is based on manga “Little Forest” by Daisuke Igarashi which already spawned Japanese films “Little Forest: Summer & Autumn” and “Little Forest: Winter & Spring.” Also cast today in supporting roles are Moon So-Ri & Jin Ki-Joo. Movie will be directed by Yim Soonrye.
In upcoming movie “Little Forest,” Ryoo Joon-Yeol will play Jae-Ha. His character is the hometown friend of Hye-Won (Kim Tae-Ri). Moon So-Ri will play the mother of Hye-Won. Her character disappeared suddenly. Jin Ki-Joo will play Eun-Sook. She is a friend of Hye-Won.
“Little Forest” will be released sometime during 2018 in South Korea.
Nam Joo-Hyuk has been offered the lead male role in upcoming tvN drama series “Bride of the Water God 2017” (literal and working title). Currently, Nam Joo-Hyuk is positively considering the offer. If he accepts, Nam Joo-Hyuk will play water god Ha Baek.
The drama series is loosely based on webcomic “Habaekui Shinboo” by Yoon Mi-Kyung, but the time period is changed from a historical setting to the present day. Kim Byung-Soo (“Nine: Nine Times Time Travel“) will direct the drama series and Jung Yoon-Jung (“Misaeng“) will write the screenplay adaptation.
Gaku Hamada & Alice Hirose are cast in TV Tokyo live-action drama series “Tsuribaka Nisshi Season 2.” The drama series is based on fishing manga series “Tsuribaka Nisshi” by Juzo Yamasaki. Also returning from season 1 of TV Tokyo’s “Tsuribaka Nisshi” are Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Kitaro, Shono Hayama, Momoko Tanabe, Tatsuo Nadaka & Ryo Ono.
“Tsuribaka Nisshi Season 2” will air April, 2017 in Japan.
Lee Sung-Yeol (‘INFINITE’) and Lee Ye-Hyun are cast in new drama special “Cold Case Provisional Task Force” (literal title). Lee Ye-Hyun is a rookie actress. Story for the drama special has Lee Sung-Yeol playing an aspiring detective with dyslexia. He becomes the first intern detective. Meanwhile, Lee Ye-Hyun plays a former soccer athlete turned intern reporter. She gets fired from her job though. The two characters then team up on a case.
Filming for “Cold Case Provisional Task Force” will begin this month in South Korea. Exact network or air date for the drama special has yet to be announced.
Here’s two teaser posters for upcoming movie “Fabricated City” (literal title) starring Ji Chang-Wook & Shim Eun-Kyung. Movie is the long awaited third film from director Park Kwang-Hyun. His last film “Welcome to Dongmakgol” was a box-office hit, but released 12 years ago.
“Fabricated City” will be released sometime February, 2017 in South Korea.
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Confidential Assignment” starring Hyun-Bin & Yu Hae-Jin. The main trailer gives a first look at the supporting actors including Kim Ju-Hyeok and Yoona from ‘Girls’ Generation.’
“Confidential Assignment” will be released January 18, 2017 in South Korea.
First teaser trailer added for MBC drama series “Ruler: Master of the Mask” starring Yoo Seung-Ho & Kim So-Hyun. “Ruler: Master of the Mask” will first air May, 2017 in South Korea.
New teaser trailer and character poster added for upcoming SBS drama series “Saimdang, Light’s Diary” starring Lee Young-Ae & Song Seung-Heon. In addition, ep.1 is now scheduled to air January 26, 2017 in South Korea.
Here’s the first still images of Lee Joon-Ho (‘2PM’) in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Chief Kim” starring Namgung Min & Nam Sang-Mi. The still images are from a scene filmed on December 28, 2016 at a set in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. In the drama series, Lee Joon-Ho plays Seo Yool. His character works as a prosecutor, but he is scouted for company TQ. He begins to work there as a finance director. First teaser trailer has also been added.
“Chief Kim” first airs January 25, 2017 in South Korea.
Script reading and opening gosa ceremony took place for upcoming movie “Room 7,” starring Shin Ha-Kyun & Do Kyung-Soo, on December 22, 2016. The traditional gosa ceremony is a shamanistic ritual to avoid misfortune and bring about good luck. Filming for “Room 7” is expected to start January 2, 2017. Setting for “Room 7” takes place at a DVD bang, which is a DVD rental shop that offers semi-private rooms to watch the films.