Jun 16 2016

Ha Seok-Jin & Park Ha-Sun cast in tvN drama series “Drinking Solo”

Ha Seok-Jin and Park Ha-Sun are now cast for the lead roles in upcoming tvN drama series “Drinking Solo” (literal title). In the drama series, Ha Seok-Jin will play an arrogant, but popular instructor at a private institute for those prepping for their civil service exams. Park Ha-Sun will play a rookie instructor at the same private institute. The two will have romantic interests in each other while Park Ha-Sun’s character attempts to survive as a rookie instructor.

“Drinking Solo” first airs September, 2016 in South Korea.

Jun 16 2016

Shin Min-A and Lee Min-Ki offered lead roles in tvN drama series “Tomorrow With You”

Shin Min-A and Lee Min-Ki have been offered the lead roles in upcoming tvN drama series “Tomorrow With You” (literal title). Both of the performers are currently “positively considering” the offers. For actor Lee Min-Ki, if he accepts the role, this will be his first acting performance since being discharged from the military on August 3, 2016. Story for the drama series follows a time traveler and his wife.

Jun 16 2016

Trailer for movie “Emi-Abi”

Trailer for movie “Emi-Abi” starring Ryu Morioka, Tomoya Maeno, Haru Kuroki & Hirofumi Arai. Movie tells the story of a man who was part of a manzai comedy duo. His partner died in a car accident and he is left to ponder his own situation.

“Emi-Abi” will have its world premiere at this year’s Japan Cuts film festival in New York City on July 24, 2016 and its general release September 3, 2016 in Japan.

Jun 15 2016

Hyun-Bin cast in movie “Ggoon”

Hyun-Bin is now cast in upcoming movie “Ggoon.” Movie is directed by first time director Jang Chang-Won. In the film, Hyun-Bin will play a swindler out to catch another swindler via a scheme. Actor Yoo Ji-Tae has been offered a major supporting role in the film and he is “positively considering” the offer. Actor Yoo Ji-Tae is now cast to play prosecutor Park Hee-Soo.

Filming for “Ggoon” begins later this year in South Korea.

Jun 15 2016

Yasuko Matsuyuki, Ai Hashimoto, Riko Narumi cast in movie “Koto”

Yasuko Matsuyuki, Ai Hashimoto, Riko Narumi are cast in movie “Koto.” The film is based on 1962 novel “Koto” by Yasunari Kawabata. Yasunari Kawabata became the first Japanese recipient of the Novel Prize for Literature in 1968.

In movie “Koto,” Yasuko Matsuyuki will play twin sisters Chieko Sanda & Mitsuko Nakata. The twin sisters were separated when they were infants, but live in the Kyoto area. Ai Hashimoto will play the daughter of Chieko Sanda and Riko Narumi will play the daughter of Mitsuko Nakata.

“Koto” will be released December 3, 2016 in Japan.