Sota Fukushi & Nana Komatsu are cast in movie “Boku wa Ashita, Kinou no Kimi to Date Suru.” The film is based on 2014 novel “Boku wa Ashita, Kinou no Kimi to Date Suru” by Takafumi Nanatsuki and directed by Takahiro Miki (“We Were There“/”Hot Road“).
In movie “Boku wa Ashita, Kinou no Kimi to Date Suru,” university student Takatoshi Minamiyama (Sota Fukushi) sees Emi Fukuju (Nana Komatsu) and falls in love. The two begin to date and enjoy their time together, but Emi Fukuju reveals her secret to Takatoshi Minamiyama.
“Boku wa Ashita, Kinou no Kimi to Date Suru” will be released December, 2016 in Japan.
Actress Park So-Dam and Lee Jung-Shin from Kpop group CNBLUE have been offered roles in upcoming drama series “You’re The First.” Jung Il-Woo (lead male role) and Ahn Jae-Hyeon (major supporting role) have been previously offered roles in the drama series and all are currently considering the offers. Drama series “You’re The First” is based on 2011 novel”Cinderellawa Nemyungui Kisa” by Baek Myo.
If Park So-Dam accepts her offer, she will play lead female character Eun Ha-Won. Her character is a bright high school student, but her home life is far from bright. She lives with her father, step-mother and step-sister. After she saves a mysterious older man, she begins to live in a mansion with three brothers and their bodyguard.
“You’re The First” will air sometime during the second half of this year. Exact network which will air the drama series has yet to be determined.
Actress Kim So-Yeon is cast in upcoming MBC weekend drama series “Happy Home.” She will play a housewife for the first time in her acting career.
In the drama series, Kim So-Yeon will portray Bong Hae-Ryung. Her character is the daughter of Bong Sam-Bong (“Kim Young-Chul“) who runs a Chinese restaurant. She has been married for 13 years and her husband works for a large corporation. Her mother-in-law is a famous hanbok (traditional Korean dress) designer. Bong Hae-Ryung has a bright personality, but she often feels sadness due to her husband’s cold manner and her mother-in-law who treats her nicely outside of their home only.
“Happy Home” first airs February 27, 2016 in South Korea.
First script reading for upcoming KBS2 weekday drama series “The Promise” (English title) starring Lee Yu-Ri, Song Jong-Ho, Park Ha-Na & Seo Jun-Young took place January 1, 2016 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. Main cast members, including Lee Yu-Ri, Song Jong-Ho, Park Ha-Na, Seo Jun-Young, all attended the script reading.
“The Promise” first airs February 1, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s a teaser and two character posters for upcoming movie “Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet” starring Kang Ha-Neul & Park Jung-Min. Movie is based on the life of Yun Dong-Ju and directed by Lee Joon-Ik (“The Throne“). Teaser trailer for the film can be viewed on AsianWiki.
“Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet” will be released February 18, 2016 in South Korea.
Lee Seo-Jin and Uee (from K-pop girl group ‘After School’) have now accepted offers to play lead roles in upcoming MBC drama series “Marriage Contract” (working & literal title). The drama series just picked up the new working title and its previous working title was “100Ilui Anae” (“100 Days Wife”).
In drama series “Marriage Contract,” Lee Seo-Jin will play Han Ji-Hoon. His character is arrogant and cold hearted. He is the son from a wealthy family and he has a great sense for business.
Uee will play Kang Hye-Soo. Her character is a single mother, raising a daughter alone after her husband died. Her character is in large debt which her husband left behind. Kang Hye-Soo learns that she has brain tumor. To find a guardian for her daughter, she enters into a contract with Han Ji-Hoon as his time-limited wife.
“Marriage Contract” first airs February, 2016 in South Korea.
Main trailer added for movie “Unforgettable” (English title) starring Do Kyung-Soo (‘EXO-K’), Kim So-Hyun, David Lee, Joo Da-Young, Park Yong-Woo. “Pure Love” will be released February 24, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser poster added for upcoming romance film “A Man and A Woman” starring Jeon Do-Yeon and Gong Yoo. Movie is directed by Lee Yoon-Ki (“Ad Lib Night“/”My Dear Enemy“/”Come Rain Come Shine“). Portions of the film was shot on location in Finland.
Release date “A Man and A Woman” is now set for sometime February, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s the first still images from upcoming romantic-comedy film “Like for Likes” starring Lee Mi-Yeon, Yoo Ah-In, Kim Ju-Hyeok, Choi Ji-Woo, Kang Ha-Neul and Esom. Movie is directed by Park Hyun-Jin (“Lovers of Six Years“). Teaser trailer for “Like for Likes” can be viewed at AsianWiki.
“Like for Likes” will be released February 18, 2016 in South Korea.
Tao Tsuchiya, Ryoma Takeuchi & Shono Hayama are cast in upcoming live-action film “Yell For The Blue Sky.” The movie is based on manga series “Aozora Yell” by Kazune Kawahara and directed by Takahiro Miki (“We Were There“/”Hot Road“). In movie “Yell For The Blue Sky,” Tao Tsuchiya plays Tsubasa Ono. Her character wanted to attend Shirato High School after watching the school’s brass band cheer on its baseball team during the Koshien baseball team tournament. Now, she is a first year student at the high school and a member of its brass band. She then meets Daisuke Yamada (Ryoma Takeuchi) who is member of the school’s baseball team.
“Yell For The Blue Sky” will be released sometime in August, 2016 in Japan.