Masaharu Fukuyama is cast in upcoming Fuji TV drama series “Love Song.” It’s his first drama series starring role since 2013 Fuji TV drama series “Galileo 2.” In the drama series “Love Song,” Masaharu Fukuyama plays Kohei Kamishiro. His character was a musician, but after having only 1 hit song was dropped by his recording label. He then gave up on music. Twenty years later, he meets a woman with a beautiful voice who inspires him to make music once again.
“Love Song” first airs April, 2016 in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Page Turner” starring Kim So-Hyun & Ji Soo. The drama series consists of 3 episodes and will air sometime in February, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun” starring Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-Ko. “Descendants of the Sun” first airs February 24, 2016 in South Korea.
Yuto Nakajima from boy band ‘Hey! Say! JUMP’ and Yuko Araki are cast for the lead roles in upcoming movie “Bokura no Gohan wa Ashita de Matteru.” The movie is based on 2012 novel “Bokura no Gohan wa Ashita de Matteru” by Maiko Seo and directed by Masahide Ichii (“Blindly in Love“). Story for the film follows a 7 year period (from their first date to marriage) for a young couple in love. Filming for “Bokura no Gohan wa Ashita de Matteru” began at the end of January, 2016 in Thailand and is scheduled to finish by the end of February, 2016.
“Bokura no Gohan wa Ashita de Matteru” will be released sometime in spring, 2017 in Japan.
First script reading for upcoming MBC drama series “Marriage Contract” (literal title) took place January 20, 2016 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea. At the script reading, main cast members including Lee Seo-Jin, Uee from K-pop group ‘After School,’ Kim Kwang-Kyu, Kim Yoo-Ri were in attendance. The drama series was previously known as “100 Days Wife” (“100Ilui Anae”) before picking up the title of “Marriage Contract” (“Gyeolheun Gyeyak”).
“Marriage Contract” first airs February, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser posters and teaser trailer added for upcoming horrors films “Dorome: Danshihen” & “Dorome: Joshihen” starring Aoi Morikawa, Yuta Koseki, Tatsuya Nakayama & Toko Miura. Both films are directed by Eisuke Naito (“Litchi Hikari Club“). Premise for the film takes place at a training camp for drama clubs from an all boys and an all girls high school. The two schools are set to merge in the coming year. At the training camp, the students witness horrific events and soon learn that “Dorome” is responsible.
“Dorome: Danshihen” & “Dorome: Joshihen” will have its world premiere at this year’s Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival (February 25-29, 2016) and then have its general release March 26, 2016 in Japan.
Yeo Jin-Goo is now cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Jackpot” (literal title) which has already cast Jang Keun-Suk. In the drama series, Yeo Jin-Goo will play King Yeongjo. Also, already cast in the drama series is actor Ji-Il-Joo. Actress Lim Ji-Yeon is still considering an offer to play the lead female role.
“Jackpot” first airs March 28, 2016 in South Korea.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming tvN drama series “Pied Piper” starring Shin Ha-Kyun, Jo Yoon-Hee & Yu Jun-Sang. The drama series follows a police crisis negotiation team as they try resolve cases peacefully. “Pied Piper” first airs this March in South Korea.
Trailer added for upcoming movie “Scanner” starring Mansai Nomura, Hiroyuki Miyasako, Fumino Kimura & Hana Sugisaki. The unusual premise for the film follows comedy duo member Kazuhiko Sengoku (Mansai Nomura) who has a special gift of reading memories from inanimate objects. He becomes involved in a missing woman case.
“Scanner” will be released April 29, 2016 in Japan.
Main trailer added for upcoming horror film “The Stare” starring Tomomi Itano (AKB48), Shunya Shiraishi & Mari Iriki. Movie is directed by Koichiro Miki (“Goose Bumps“). Story for “The Stare” follows an assistant director (Tomomi Itano) at a TV station. She investigates a case involving the death of a young man who claimed someone was watching him. Soon, the assistant director feels like someone is watching her.
“The Stare” will be released April 2, 2016 in Japan.