Kim Ha-Neul & Lee Sang-Yoon are cast in upcoming KBS2 drama series “On the Way to the Airport” (literal title). The drama series will be directed by Kim Cheol-Kyu (“Emergency Couple“) and scripted by Lee Sook-Yun (“April Snow“).
In drama series “On the Way to the Airport,” Kim Ha-Neul will play Choi Soo-A. Her character works as a purser for an airline and she is married to a pilot and they have a daughter. Lee Sang-Yoon will play Seo Do-Woo. His character works as a part-time architecture instructor and he is married with a daughter. When Choi Soo-A and Seo Do-Woo meet, their lives changes.
“On the Way to the Airport” will first air this September in South Korea.
Jin Young (‘B1A4’) is cast in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” starring Park Bo-Gum & Kim You-Jung.
In the drama series, Jin Young will play the major supporting character Kim Yoon-Sung. In addition, rookie actor Lee Seo-Won is also cast in the drama series and he will play Kim Byung-Yeon. His character is a a public officer and serves Crown Prince Hyomyeong (Park Bo-Gum). The first script reading took place May 26, 2016 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea.
“Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” first airs August 1, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser #3 added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Uncontrollably Fond” starring Kim Woo-Bin and Bae Suzy. “Uncontrollably Fond” first airs July 6, 2016 in South Korea.
Actress Juri Ueno and Sho Wada from rock group “Triceratops” married today, May 26, 2016. The couple first began to date around autumn, 2016 and they officially registered as a married couple today. Plans for a wedding or wedding reception are undecided.
Haruma Miura is cast in upcoming NHK taiga drama series “Onna Joshu Naotora” starring Kou Shibasaki. Also cast in supporting character roles are Tetta Sugimoto, Naomi Zaizen, Gin Maeda, Kaoru Kobayashi, Issei Takahash, Yuya Yagira, Shihori Kanjiya, Tsuyoshi Muro, Takashi Ukaji, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Shunsuke Kariya, Denden, Toshio Kakei and Baijaku Nakamura.
In “Onna Joshu Naotora,” Haruma Miura will play Naochika Ii. His character is the fiancé of Naotora (Kou Shibasaki). “Onna Joshu Naotora” first airs January, 2017 in Japan.
Ha Seok-Jin is cast in MBC drama series “Something About 1%.” Drama series is based on 2002 novel “1%ui Eoddungut” by Hyun Go-Woon which was previously adapted into 2003 MBC drama series “Something About 1%” starring Kim Jung-Hwa & Gang Dong-Won. Story for the drama series will have Ha Seok-Jin playing the attractive, but arrogant Lee Jae-In. He is ordered by his grandfather to enter into a 10 month contract engagement with a teacher that he has never met.
“Something About 1%” will air sometime this year in South Korea.
Actress Riria is cast in upcoming movie “The Werewolf Game: Prison Break.” Also cast in the film are Yutaro Watanabe, Kasumi Yamaya, Naoya Shimizu and Natsumi Okamoto. Movie is based on 2016 novel “Jinro Gemu Prison Break” by Ryo Kawakami.
“The Werewolf Game: Prison Break” will be released July 2, 2016 in Japan.
Kim Go-Eun has been offered the lead female role in upcoming tvN drama series “Goblin” (literal title) starring Gong Yoo. Currently, she is positively considering the offer. In addition, director Lee Eung-Bong who directed smash hit “Descendants of the Sun” is in discussion to direct “Goblin.” This would also pair together again director Lee Eung-Bong with screenwriter Kim Eun-Wook who wrote the screenplay for “Descendants of the Sun.”
First teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Beautiful Mind” starring Jang Hyuk and Park So-Dam. Casting for Park So-Dam was a bit difficult, because she is already cast for the lead female role in drama series “Cinderella and Four Knights” which has yet to settle on a network. HB Entertainment which produces “Cinderella and Four Knights” was concerned that “Beautiful Mind” and “Cinderella and Four Knights” may air against each other, but now that scenario seems highly unlikely as scheduling for the summer season is about complete and Park So-Dam is now cast for “Beautiful Mind.”
Actual filming for “Beautiful Mind” begins next week after Jang Hyuk returns from China.
tvN has extended currently airing drama series “Another Miss Oh” starring Eric and Seo Hyun-Jin from 16 episodes to 18 episodes. According to tvN, the production team and cast discussed extending the drama series as they felt 16 episodes was not enough to tell its story.
Episode 9 airs May 30, 2016 in South Korea.