Teaser poster and teaser trailer #8 for tvN drama series “Dear My Friends” starring an ensemble cast of Ko Hyun-Jung, Kim Young-Ok, Kim Hye-Ja, Na Moon-Hee, Joo Hyun, Shin Goo, Youn Yuh-Jung, Park Won-Suk, Ko Du-Shim. The drama series is scripted by No Hee-Kyung who wrote the screenplay for 2014 SBS drama series “It’s Ok, This is Love.” “Dear My Friends” also features cameo appearances from Zo In-Sung, Lee Kwang-Soo & Sung Dong-Il who all appeared in drama series “It’s Ok, This is Love.”
“Dear My Friends” first airs May 13, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming suspense-comedy film “Black Widow Business” starring Shinobu Otake & Etsushi Toyokawa. Movie deals with grifters attempting to con wealthy elderly men out of their money via marriage.
“Black Widow Business” will be released August 27, 2016 in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming JTBC drama series “Mirror of the Witch” starring Yoon Si-Yoon, Kim Sae-Ron, Lee Sung-Jae and Yum Jung-Ah. “Mirror of the Witch” premieres May 13, 2016 in South Korea.
Main trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Mars” starring Taisuke Fujigaya, Masataka Kubota & Marie Iitoyo. Movie is based on manga series “Mars” by Fuyumi Soryo and directed by Saiji Yakumo (“My Pretend Girlfriend“).
“Mars” will be released June 18, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and teaser poster added for Park Chan-Wook‘s upcoming film “The Handmaiden” starring Ha Jung-Woo and Kim Min-Hee. “The Handmaiden” will have its world premiere in the competition section at this year’s Cannes Film Festival (May 11-22, 2016).
“The Handmaiden” will be released sometime this June in South Korea.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming MBC drama series “Lucky Romance” starring Hwang Jung-Eum, Ryoo Joon-Yeol, Lee Soo-Hyuk & Lee Chung-Ah. Drama series is based on webcomic “Woonbbalromaenseu” by Kim Dal-Nim.
“Lucky Romance” premieres May 25, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Long Excuses” starring Masahiro Motoki, Pistol Takehara, Keiko Horiuchi & Eri Fukatsu. The movie is directed by Miwa Nishikawa (“Dear Doctor“/”Dreams for Sale“) and based on her 2015 original novel “Nagai Iiwake.” The film is Miwa Nishikawa’s 5th feature length directed film.
Story for “Long Excuses” follows a popular writer played by Masahiro Motoki and a truck driver played by Pistol Takehara. The popular writer loses his wife in a bus accident and has to act heart-broken, even though they did not love each other. The truck driver also lost his wife in the same bus accident and the writer on a whim offers to take care of his two children.
“Long Excuses” will be released October 14, 2016 in Japan.
Shido Nakamura is set to once again voice the character of Ryuk in upcoming live-action film “Death Note 2016.” Shida Nakamura previously voiced the Death God Ryuk in movies “Death Note” and “Death Note: The Last Name.” The still image above is also the first of Ryuk in upcoming movie “Death Note 2016.”
“Death Note 2016” will be released October 29, 2016 in Japan.
Kim You-Jung is cast for lead female role in upcoming KBS2 period drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” also starring Park Bo-Gum and Yook Sung-Jae (‘BTOB’).
In drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds,” Kim You-Jung will play Hong Ra-On. To make money, she disguises herself as a man and later enters the palace as a eunuch. Hong Ra-On and Crown Prince Lee Young (Park Bo-Gum) develop a friendship and romantic relationship. A love triangle occurs with Kim Yoon-Sung (Yook Sung-Jae).
“Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” first airs August 1, 2016 in South Korea.
Actor Kang Ha-Neul has been offered the lead male role in upcoming drama series “Gaia.” Story for the drama series involves a plane crash on a island. A passenger on the plane is a male idol group member with a feisty personality which would be played by Kang Ha-Neul if he accepts and the other lead character is scripted as an ordinary woman. Currenty, Kang Ha-Neul is “positively considering” the offer.
In addition, MBC is currently in negotiations to air the drama series. If MBC agrees to air the drama series, “Gaia” will air Mondays & Tuesdays 10PM from September 19, 2016 (taking over the time slot currently held by “Monster“). Screenplay for the drama is scripted by Song Ji-Na (“Faith“/”Healer“).