Trailer for movie “Choki” starring Riko Masuda & Hisashi Yoshizawa. Movie is written & directed by Junichi Kanai (“Again“). Story for “Choki” involves the relationship between a man who runs a beauty salon and a girl who once learned calligraphy at a class taught by the man’s wife. The wife has passed away and the young girl is now a woman, but completely blind.
“Choki” will be released December 3, 2016 in Japan.
Park Hyung-Sik (‘ZE:A’) is cast for lead male role in upcoming JTBC drama series “Strong Woman Do Bong-Soon” also starring Park Bo-Young. In the drama series, Park Hyung-Sik will play An Min-Hyuk. He is a young man who is the CEO of company he built up himself.
Filming for the drama series begins in October and the drama series will first air January, 2017 in South Korea.
Junya Ikeda, Ryuya Wakaba and Eita Okuno are cast in live-action film “Laughing Under the Clouds” starring Sota Fukushi, Yuma Nakayama (‘NYC’) & Kirato Wakayama.
Junya Ikeda, Ryuya Wakaba and Eita Okuno will play original characters that are not from the original manga series “Donten ni Warau” by Karakara-Kemuri.
In the upcoming live-action film, Junya Ikeda plays Hayakage who has an overwhelming physical ability. Ryuya Wakaba plays Kiryu who does not express his feelings at all and Eita Okuno plays Raiga who is good at manipulating people. The three belong to the strongest ninja group. They engage in secret maneuvers at Ozu to dominate the world.
“Laughing Under the Clouds” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
First still image of Lee Je-Hoon & Shin Min-A in tvN drama series “Tomorrow With You.” The still image is from the first day of filming for the drama series which took place earlier this month.
“Tomorrow With You” first airs in the first half of next year in South Korea.
Kento Yamazaki is cast in live-action film “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” to be directed by Takashi Miike. The movie is based on manga series “Jojo no Kimyona Boken Part 4 Daiyamondo wa Kudakenai“ by Hirohiko Araki. Cast in supporting roles are Ryunosuke Kamiki, Nana Komatsu, Masaki Okada, Mackenyu, Takayuki Yamada, Yusuke Iseya,Jun Kunimura & Arisa Mizuki. Kento Yamazaki will play the character of Josuke Higashikata.
Filming for “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” will take place mostly around the suburbs of Barcelona, Spain. “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure” will be released sometime during summer, 2017 in Japan.
Here’s the first still images of Song Ji-Hyo in upcoming JTBC drama series “My Wife’s Having an Affair this Week” also starring Lee Sun-Kyun. Drama series is a remake of 2007 Fuji TV drama series “My Wife’s Having an Affair this Week?!”
In the upcoming drama series, Song Ji-Hyo plays Jung Soo-Yeon. She is a competent team leader at a graphic design firm and also takes good care of her family. She is fully trusted and loved by her husband Do Hyun-Woo (Lee Sun-Kyun).
“My Wife’s Having an Affair this Week” will first air October 28, 2016 in South Korea.
Aya Ueto and Takumi Saito are cast in movie “Hirugao.” Movie is a continuation of 2014 Fuji TV drama series “Hirugao” (starring Aya Ueto and Takumi Saito) and is set 3 years after the drama series. Director Hiroshi Nishitani & screenwriter Yumiko Inoue are also taking part in the movie version.
“Hirugao” will be released sometime during summer, 2017 in Japan.
Here’s the first still images from upcoming tvN drama series “Entourage.” The larger still image features Lee Dong-Hwi, Lee Kwang-Soo, Park Jung-Min & Seo Kang-Joon, while Cho Jin-Woong appears in the two smaller images. Drama series “Entourage” is a remake of popular American TV series “Entourage” which aired on HBO from 2004-2011.
Filming for the drama series just completed in South Korea and took 4 months to finish. “Entourage” is scheduled to first air November 4, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer for live-action film “Haruta & Chika” starring Shori Sato (‘Sexy Zone’) and Kanna Hashimoto. Movie is based on manga series “Haruchika” by Sei Hatsuno and directed by Masahide Ichii.
In addition, actor Keisuke Koide is now cast for the upcoming live-action film. Keisuke Koide will play Kusakabe. He used to be a promising conductor. He now instructs a music club which takes part in a contest.
Release date for “Haruta & Chika” is now set for March 4, 2017.
Gou Ayano & Nijiro Murakami are cast in new movie “Mukoku.” Movie is based on 2012 novel “Mukoku” by Shu Fujisawa and will be directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri. Story for the film follows Kengo Yatabe played by Gou Ayano. Kengo Yatabe is talented in kendo as was his now comatosed father. He gives up kendo and spends his time drinking and working as a security guard. He then meets a high school student played by Nijiro Murakami. The teenager rekindles his interest in kendo.
“Mukoku” will be released sometime next year in Japan.