Aug 29 2016

Yoo In-Na and Yook Sung-Jae cast in tvN drama series “Goblin”

Yoo In-Na and Yook Sung-Jae (‘BTOB’) are now cast in upcoming tvN drama series “Goblin” starring Gong Yoo & Kim Go-Eun.

In the upcoming drama series, Yoo In-Na will play Kim Sun. Her character is also known as Sunny. She is an attractive woman. After she squandered away money, she went through various hardships in life. She changes after she meets Wang Yeo (Lee Dong-Wook).

Yook Sung-Jae from idol group ‘BTOB’ will play Yoo Duk-Hwa. He is the eldest son of a family who runs a large company. Kim Shin (Gong Yoo) is his uncle. His character is defiant, but he lives a different life through Kim Shin.

First script reading for “Goblin” is scheduled to take place on August 30, 2016.

Aug 29 2016

Sol Kyung-Gu & Siwan cast in movie “Robber”

Sol Kyung-Gu & Siwan (ZE:A) are cast in upcoming movie “Robber” (literal title). Movie is written and directed by Byun Sung-Hyun (“Whatcha Wearin’?“). Cast in supporting roles are Kim Hee-Won, Jeon Hye-Jin, Lee Kyoung-Young, Heo Jun-Ho & Kim Sung-Oh.

Story for movie “Robber” has Sol Kyung-Gu playing prison kingpin Jae-Ho. Siwan will play new prisoner Hyun-Soo. Hyun-Soo is the type who refuses to submit to others, while Jae-Ho makes the rules at the prison. Meanwhile, Jae-Ho has eyes on the top position in the criminal gang he belongs to once he is released from prison.

Filming for “Robber” began August 18, 2016.

Aug 29 2016

First still image of Kim Ha-Neul in KBS2 drama series “On the Way to the Airport”

Here’s Kim Ha-Neul’s first still image from upcoming KBS2 drama series “On the Way to the Airport.” The still image is from her first day of filming for the drama series. The scene has Choi Soo-A (Kim Ha-Neul) riding down an escalator at the airport while dressed in her flight attendant uniform. Choi Soo-A has worked for 12 years as a flight attendant and is married with one daughter.

“On the Way to the Airport” first airs September 21, 2016 in South Korea.

Aug 29 2016

Oh Yeon-Seo cast in movie “Cheese in the Trap”

Oh Yeon-Seo is cast for the lead female role in upcoming movie “Cheese in the Trap” co-starring Park Hae-Jin. Movie is based on popular webcomic “Cheese in the Trap” by Soon Ggi which was previously adapted in 2016 tvN drama series “Cheese in the Trap.”  For the movie version, Oh Yeon-Seo will play Hong Seol. Initially, the movie planned on selecting the lead actress through auditions, but after an unsatisfactory initial round the auditions were cancelled.

The director for “Cheese in the Trap” will be decided by September, 2016 and filming will begin February, 2017.

Aug 28 2016

Character posters for movie “Sanada Ten Braves”

Here’s 12 character posters for upcoming movie “Sanada Ten Braves.” The character posters are of Kankuro Nakamura, Tori Matsuzaka, Yuko Oshima, Kento Nagayama, Kazuki Kato, Mitsuomi Takahashi, Taro Suruga, Ryouta Murai, Atsushi Arai, Ayumu Mochizuki, Ken Aoki and Masaya Kato. Movie “Sanada Ten Braves” revolves around a group of ninja and is based on the stage play “Sanada Juyushi” by Nozomi Makino.

“Sanada Ten Braves” opens September 22, 2016 in Japan.

Aug 26 2016

Ryoo Seung-Ryong & Shim Eun-Kyung cast in movie “Psychokinesis”

Ryoo Seung-Ryong & Shim Eun-Kyung are cast in new movie “Psychokinesis” (literal title). The film is slated to become the second live-action film directed by Yeon Sang-Ho. His first live-action film “Train To Busan” was released earlier this summer and the movie has already become the highest grossing film in South Korea this year (over 11 million admissions so far).

For movie “Psychokinesis,” Ryoo Seung-Ryong will play a father who gains supernatural powers. His daughter, played by Shim Eun-Kyung, becomes involved in an accident and the father attempts save her life.

Filming for “Psychokinesis” will begin in 2017.

Aug 26 2016

Main trailer for movie “Birthday Card”

Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Birthday Card” starring Ai Hashimoto & Aoi Miyazaki. Movie is written and directed by Yasuhiro Yoshida (“Enoshima Prism“).

Story for “Birthday Card” revolves around Noriko (Ai Hashimoto) who is set to marry. She receives birthday cards from her mother (Aoi Miyazaki) annually. Her mother actually passed away when she was young, but she penned the birthday cards before her death and to be mailed to her daughter annually.

“Birthday Card” will be released October 22, 2016 in Japan.


Aug 26 2016

Yuji Oda & Tao Tsuchiya cast in TBS drama series “IQ246”

Yuji Oda & Tao Tsuchiya are cast in new TBS drama series “IQ246.” Also cast in supporting roles are Dean Fujioka & Miki Nakatani.

In the drama series “IQ246,” Yuji Oda plays Sharaku Homonji. He is the eldest son from the Homonji family. The family is well known for studying crime for generations. The eldest son from the Homonji family has traditionally held an IQ of 246 and Sharaku Homonji possess an IQ of 246. Tao Tsuchiya plays Soko Wato. Her character is assigned to the investigation section #1 team, but rather than investigating cases she is tasked with escorting Sharaku Homonji.

“IQ246” first airs this October in Japan.