Rin Takanashi is cast in upcoming Hulu drama series “Daisho” co-starring Shun Oguri. In the online streaming drama series, Rin Takanashi will play lead female character Makoto Shiraishi. She has as a strong sense of justice and works as an attorney. Makoto Shiraishi works at her father’s law office with her fiance Keisuke (Shun Oguri). Something about Keisuke gives Makoto Shiraishi strange vibes and she begins to investigate into his past. She feels fear and insecurity.
“Daisho” will begin to stream on Hulu sometime this autumn in Japan and USA.
KBS is in discussions to extended popular KBS2 drama series “Love in the Moonlight,” starring Park Bo-Gum & Kim You-Jung, by 2 episodes. If the discussions are successful, “Love in the Moonlight” will go up to a total of 20 episodes for the series. Ratings for last night’s episode #6 came in first place in Seoul for the first time with 21% viewership ratings according to TNmS.
Trailer for ep.7 of “Love in the Moonlight” can be viewed at AsianWiki.
Actress Park So-Dam is cast in upcoming movie “Fifth Column” starring Song Kang-Ho, Jung Woo & Ryoo Seung-Ryong. Movie will be directed by Won Shin-Yeon (“The Suspect“). In the upcoming film, Park So-Dam will play a staff staff sergeant. Story for the film has Kang Jong-Duk (Song Kang-Ho) investigating a case 15 days before he is due to be discharged from the military. He soon finds himself up against a conspiracy.
Filming for “Fifth Column” begins later this year in South Korea.
Kim Dong-Joon (‘ZE:A”‘) is cast for lead male role in upcoming KBS1 weekday evening drama series “I Still Love You” (literal title). The drama series follows two woman who were once student and teacher. 7 years later, they become sister-in-laws after marrying brothers and then become stepsisters after their parents remarry.
“I Still Love You” first airs this October in South Korea.
Trailer for movie “Bokura no Gohan wa Ashita de Matteru” starring Yuto Nakajima (‘Hey! Say! JUMP’) & Yuko Araki. Movie is based on 2012 novel “Bokura no Gohan wa Ashita de Matteru” by Maiko Seo and directed by Masahide Ichii (“Blindly in Love“).
“Bokura no Gohan wa Ashita de Matteru” will be released January 7, 2017 in Japan.
For “Man Living at My House,” Lee Soo-Hyuk will play major supporting character Kwon Duk-Bong. His character comes from a wealthy family who runs a company and he is ambitious with a strong desire to win. Kwon Duk-Bong is also unable to love after being betrayed by his first love. After he gets involved with Hong Na-Ri (Soo-Ae) and Go Nan-Gil (Kim Young-Kwang), he begins to change. Actress Jo Bo-Ah has also been offered a major supporting role and she is still considering.
“Man Living at My House” first airs October 24, 2016 in South Korea.
Yuriko Yoshitaka is cast in upcoming live-action NTV drama series “Tokyo Tarareba Musume.” The drama series is based on manga “Tokyo Tarareba Musume” by Akiko Higashimura and screenplay by Yuko Matsuda (“Gokusen“). In the upcoming drama series, Yuriko Yoshitaka plays Rinko Kamata – a single woman in her 30’s. She works as a not so successful screenwriter. While she meets with her two girlfriends regularly at a bar, she goes over what if scenarios with her life. She decides to go after happiness in love and work.
“Tokyo Tarareba Musume” will first air beginning this January in Japan.