First script reading for upcoming tvN drama series “Pied Piper” starring Shin Ha-Kyun, Jo Yoon-Hee and Yu Jun-Sang took place January 1, 2016 at CJ E&M Center in Sangam-dong, Seoul, South Korea. Drama series revolves around a police crisis negotiation team as they try to solve cases peacefully. “Pied Piper” first airs sometime March, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s two posters from upcoming KBS2 drama series “The Promise” (English title) starring Lee Yu-Ri, Song Jong-Ho, Park Ha-Na and Seo Jun-Young. The two posters feature actress Lee Yu-Ri in the roles of her two characters Lee Na-Yeon and Baek Do-Hee. Shooting for the posters took place January 6, 206 at a studio in Deogyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
The poster on the left has Lee Yu-Ri in the role of Lee Na-Yeon. Her character has a bright personality. She delivers lunch boxes for work. She does anything for her family and boyfriend. The second poster is of Lee Yu-Ri in the role of Baek Do-Hee. She is the only daughter from a wealth family. Her character is arrogant and tough. She works as a reporter at a weekly magazine.
“The Promise” first airs February 1, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s a visual of Fumi Nikaido and Kento Yamazaki for upcoming live-action film “Wolf Girl and Black Prince.” The visual shows actor Kento Yamazaki having blonde hair for the first time. Movie “Wolf Girl and Black Prince” is based on manga series”Okami Shojo to Kuro Oji” by Ayuko Hatta and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki (“Strobe Edge“). Release date for “Wolf Girl and Black Prince” is now set for May 28, 2016 in Japan.
Seo In-Guk, Sooyoung (Girls’ Generation) & Ma Dong-Seok have been offered lead roles in upcoming OCN drama series “38 Task Force.” All three are currently “positively considering” their offers. The drama series follows the task force chief of Seoul City Hall and a con man working together to collect large amounts of unpaid taxes.
“38 Task Force” will first air sometime June, 2016 in South Korea.
Actress Kang So-Ra has been offered the lead female role in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho” (literal title). Actor Park Shin-Yang was previously offered the lead male role and both of the performers are currently “postively considering” their offers. If Kang So-Ra accepts her offer, she will play Lee Eun-Zo. Her character is an attorney at large law firm.
“Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho” first airs sometime March, 2016 in South Korea.
Actor Hayato Ichihara is cast in upcoming WOWOW drama special “Futabasou no Yujin.” Also cast in the drama special are Asami Usuda, Tomoya Nakamura, Hana Hizuki, Takeo Nakahara & Kazuko Yoshiyuki. Premise for the drama series has Masaharu Kawamura (Hayato Ichihara) & Mie Kawamura (Asami Usuda) moving to a terrace house. Masaharu Kawamura begins a new career as a writer. He then sees a ghost in his house and becomes friendly with the ghost. Masaharu Kawamura then learns of a past incident that place in the home.
“Futabasou no Yujin” airs March 19, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Missing You” (English title) starring Shim Eun-Kyung, Yoon Je-Moon & Kim Sung-Oh. Movie is directed by Mo Hong-Jin (screenwriter for 2007 film “Our Town“). Still image above is the first of actress Shim Eun-Kyung in the film. Story for the film has Shim Eun-Kyung playing a young woman whose father was killed by a serial killer 15 years earlier. She has waited for his release from prison since then.
Release date for “Missing You” is now set for sometime in March, 2016 in South Korea.