Yudai Chiba is cast in upcoming movie “Girls in the Dark” (literal title) starring Fumika Shimizu & Marie Iitoyo. Movie is based on novel “Ankoku Joshi” by Rikako Akiyoshi and directed by Saiji Yakumo.
In movie “Girls in the Dark,” Yudai Chiba plays a teacher named Hojo. He is an advisor to the literature club at Seibo Maria Girls High School. He seems a bit naive, but he also has a secret.
“Girls in the Dark” will be released April 1, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer for upcoming crime-action film “Fabricated City” (literal title) starring Ji Chang-Wook & Shim Eun-Kyung. Movie is written and directed by Park Kwang-Hyun. Park Kwang-Hyun’s prior film “Welcome to Dongmakgol” was released in 2005.
“Fabricated City” will be released February, 2017 in South Korea.
Teaser poster for upcoming movie “Yozora wa Itsudemo Saiko Mitsudo no Aoiro da” starring Shizuka Ishibashi & Sosuke Ikematsu. Movie is directed by Yuya Ishii and based on the poetry book “Yozora wa Itsudemo Saiko Mitsudo no Aoiro da” by Tahi Saihate.
“Yozora wa Itsudemo Saiko Mitsudo no Aoiro da” will be released May 13, 2017 in Japan.
First script reading for KBS2 drama series “Chief Kim,” starring Namgung Min & Nam Sang-Mi, took place December 15, 2016 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. The first script was attended by main cast members Namgung Min, Nam Sang-Mi, Lee Joon-Ho (‘2PM’) & Jung Hye-Seong.
“Chief Kim” first airs January 25, 2017 in South Korea.
Here’s 8 character posters for upcoming tvN drama series “Introverted Boss” starring Yeon Woo-Jin & Park Hye-Soo. The 8 character posters are of (first row left to right) Yeon Woo-Jin, Park Hye-Soo, Yoon Park, Kong Seung-Yeon, (second role left to right) Ye Ji-Won, Jun Hyo-Seong (‘Secret’), Heo Jeong-Min & Han Jae-Suk. In addition, a 5th teaser trailer has been added on AsianWiki.
“Introverted Boss” first airs January 16, 2017 in South Korea.
Rena Tanaka is cast in new Fuji TV drama series “Mahiru no Akuma.” For the drama series, Rena Tanaka will play a doctor for the first time in her career. “Mahiru no Akuma” is based on 1980 novel of same name by Shusaku Endo. The drama series will revolve a beautiful doctor with a dark side.
“Mahiru no Akuma” will first air February 4, 2017 in Japan.
Character teaser trailers added for upcoming tvN drama series “Tomorrow With You” starring Lee Je-Hoon & Shin Min-A. The time-travel themed drama series will premiere February 3, 2017 in South Korea.
Trailer and still image for upcoming TBS drama series “Rental no Koi” starring Ayame Gouriki. The still image is from a scene in ep.1 of the drama series. Ayame Gouriki as Remi Takasugi is dressed up like Evangelion Unit 01. In the drama series, Remi Takasugi frequently dresses up in costumes for her clients.
Ep. 1 of “Rental no Koi” airs January 18, 2017 in Japan.
Here’s two official still images from upcoming movie “Okja” directed by Bong Joon-Ho. The still images are of Ahn Seo-Hyun and Lily Collins.. The film “Okja” is a Netflix film that will premiere on the streaming website and also see a theatrical release in various countries including South Korea. Story for “Okja” follows a young girl (Mi-Ja) as she attempts to find her friend Okja who is a massive animal. It turns out there’s a conspiracy of sorts involving a multi-national company. International cast for the film also features Jake Gyllenhaal Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano & Giancarlo Esposito.
Gang Dong-Won & Han Hyo-Joo are cast in new movie “Golden Slumber.” The film is based on 2007 Japanese novel “Golden Slumber” by Kotaro Isaka and a remake of 2010 film “Golden Slumber” starring Masato Sakai & Yuko Takeuchi in the lead roles. Movie will be directed by No Dong-Seok. Also cast in supporting roles are Kim Dae-Myung, Kim Sung-Kyun and Kim Eui-Sung.
Filming for “Golden Slumber” will begin sometime during the first half of 2017 in South Korea.