Aug 25 2016

Yoo In-Na offered major supporting character role in tvN drama series “Goblin”

Actress Yoo In-Na has been offered a major supporting character role in upcoming tvN drama series “Goblin” starring Gong Yoo, Kim Go-Eun & Lee Dong-Wook. Yoo In-Na is currently “positively considering” the offer. If she accepts, “Goblin” will be her first Kim Eun-Sook scripted drama series since 2010 SBS drama series “Secret Garden.” Yoo In-Na’s potential role in the drama series is that of Kim Sun. Her character is scripted as being poor, but possessing a bright face.

First script reading for “Goblin” takes place next week and filming for the drama series begins mid-September, 2016 in Canada.

 

Aug 25 2016

Ren Kiriyama cast in live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds”

Ren Kiriyama is cast in upcoming live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds” starring Sota FukushiYuma NakayamaKirato Wakayama.

For live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds,” Ren Kiriyama will play Shirasu Kinjo. Shirasu Kinjo suffers a serious injury and collapses at the Kumo shrine. He is saved by Tenka Kumo (Sota Fukushi ). Since then, Shirasu Kinjo lives with Tenka Kumo and his two younger brothers Soramaru (Yuma Nakayama) and Chutaro (Kirato Wakayama). Shirasu Kinjo becomes best friends with Tenka Kumo and cares about his two younger brothers like they were his own brothers.

“Laughing Under the Clouds” will be released sometime 2017 in Japan.

Aug 25 2016

Lee Jung-Jae & Yeo Jin-Goo cast in movie “Daerib Forces”

Lee Jung-Jae & Yeo Jin-Goo are now cast in upcoming movie “Daerib Forces” (working and literal title of “Daeribgoon”). Also cast in supporting roles are Kim Moo-Yul, Park Won-Sang, Esom & Bae Soo-Bin. Movie is set during the Joseon dynasty and directed by Jeong Yoon-Chul (“A Man who was Superman“).

Setup for the film has King Seonjo fleeing to Ming dynasty to avoid invading Japanese forces. Yeo Jin-Goo will play Prince Gwanghae who takes over for King Seonjo. Meanwhile, Lee Jung-Jae will play To-Woo. His character leads the Daerib Forces. The group consists of fighters who are paid to take the place of others in the military.

Filming for “Daerib Forces” begins September 5, 2016.

Aug 24 2016

Machiko Ono cast in TV Asahi drama SP “Sogeki”

Machiko Ono is cast in upcoming TV Asahi drama SP “Sogeki.” Also cast in the drama special are Sadao Abe & Koichi Sato. The drama special is based on 2010 novel “Sogeki Chika Sosakan” by Shunsuke Nagase. In the drama series, Machiko Ono will play Detective Ryoko Kozuki. Her character recently received a demotion for having an affair with a superior. She then takes on the case “The Prime Ministerial Candidate Snipe Case” which occured 15 years earlier.

“Sogeki” will air sometime this autumn in Japan.