Apr 22 2016

Mirai Shida cast in live-action film “Yell For The Blue Sky”

Actress Mirai Shida is cast in upcoming live-action film “Yell For The Blue Sky” starring Tao Tsuchiya, Ryoma Takeuchi & Shono Hayama.

In the film “Yell For The Blue Sky,” Mirai Shida plays Yuka Mori. Her character is a senior brass band member of Tsubasa (Tao Tsuchiya). She plays the trumpet as does Tsubasa. Yuka instructs Tsubasa sometimes strictly and sometimes smoothly.

“Yell For The Blue Sky” opens August 20, 2016 in Japan.

Apr 21 2016

Teaser trailer and poster for live-action film “The Match Girl”

Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming movie “The Match Girl” starring Sumire Sato (SKE48), Yutaka Kobayashi, Takafumi Honda (Boys And Men) & Kensho Ono. Movie is based on manga series “Match Shoujo” by Sanami Suzuki and directed by first-time director Hiroshi Uchida. The original manga series is inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s short story “The Little Match Girl.”

“The Match Girl” will be released May 28, 2016 in Japan.

Apr 21 2016

Yoon Gyun-Sang & Lee Sung-Kyung cast in SBS drama series “Doctors”

Yoon Gyun-Sang & Lee Sung-Kyung are now cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Doctors” starring Park Shin-Hye & Kim Rae-Won.

In drama series “Doctors,” actor Yoon Gyun-Sang will play Jung Yoon-Do. His character became a doctor to avoid his father, who is the president of a large company, and competition to become the successor at his father’s company. He is smart and skillful as a doctor. Actress Lee Sung-Kyung will play Jin Seo-Woo. She graduated from the same high school as Hye-Jung (Park Shin-Hye) . Jin Seo-Woo is now a completing a fellowship as a neurosurgeon. Her character is also a rival of Hye-Jung.

“Doctors” first airs June 20, 2016 in South Korea.

Apr 21 2016

Gong Yoo cast in tvN drama series “Dokkaebi”

Gong Yoo is cast in new tvN drama series “Dokkaebi” which is scripted by Kim Eun-Sook (“Descendants of the Sun“). Drama series “Dokkaebi” features a unique fantasy-romance story.  In the drama series, Gong Yoo will play a “dokkaebi” which is a type of monster/demon found in many Korean folktales. His character needs to marry a human bride, but he meets up with the Angel of Death who has amensia and begins to live with the Angel of Death.

“Dokkaebi” first airs November, 2016 in South Korea.

Apr 21 2016

Rina Ikoma cast in sequel film “Corpse Party: Book of Shadows”

Rina Ikoma from idol group ‘Nogizaka46’ is cast in sequel film “Corpse Party: Book of Shadows.” The 2015 original film “Corpse Party” and sequel film “Corpse Party: Book of Shadows” are based on the video game “Corpse Party.” Also cast in “Corpse Party: Book of Shadows” are Nozomi Maeda, Ryousuke Ikeoka, Yoko Kita and Jun (Bee Shuffle), who all appeared in the first “Corpse Party” film, and new cast members Ren Ishikawa, Atomu Mizuishi and Tsunenori Aoki. Masashi Yamada also returns to direct “Corpse Party: Book of Shadows.”

“Corpse Party: Book of Shadows” will open July 30, 2016 in Japan.