2nd teaser trailer added for upcoming SBS drama series “The Legend of the Blue Sea” starring Gianna Jun & Lee Min-Ho. The 2nd teaser trailer features over a minute of actual footage from the drama series and it certainly provides hints on where the story goes. In the drama series, Gianna Jun plays the last mermaid on the planet and Lee Min-Ho plays a dashing modern day swindler.
“The Legend of the Blue Sea” first airs November 16, 2016 in South Korea.
Lee Je-Hoon is cast in new biopic film “Park Yeol.” The film will be directed by Lee Joon-Ik and is based on the life of Korean independence activist & anarchist Park Yeol. Lee Je-Hoon will play the title character. Park Yeol was forced to move to Japan in 1919. There, he eventually forms an anarchist group and concocts a plan to kill Crown Prince Hirohito.
Filming for “Park Yeol” begins January, 2017.
Here’s the first still image of Jung Yong-Hwa (‘’CNBLUE’) and Lee Yeon-Hee in upcoming JTBC drama series “The Package.” Filming for this scene took place in France. In early September, 2016 the cast including Jung Yong-Hwa, Lee Yeon-Hee, Choi Woo-Sik, Yoon Park, Ryu Seung-Soo, Ha Shi-Eun, Jeong Gyu-Su, Lee Ji-Hyeon and Park Yoo-Na all traveled to Paris, France for filming of the drama series. Filming in France took place from September through October, 2016 and films in South Korea during November, 2016.
The drama series has Lee Yeon-Hee playing Yoon So-So. She works as a travel guide in France. She leads a group of tourists on a package tour of the area.
“The Package” first airs sometime next year in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming romance-fantasy film “Will You Be There?” starring Kim Yun-Seok & Byun Yo-Han. Movie is based on 2006 French novel “Seras-tu là?” by Guillaume Musso. Story for the film involves a man who comes across a pill that allows him to travel through time. He collaborates with his younger self to save his girlfriend who died because of him. Movie is directed by Hong Ji-Young (“The Naked Kitchen“).
“Will You Be There?” opens this December in South Korea.
Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming action-crime film “Master” starring Lee Byung-Hun, Gang Dong-Won and Kim Woo-Bin. Movie is directed by Cho Ui-Seok (“Cold Eyes“).
The teaser poster features the three lead actors (from top to bottom) Gang Dong-Won, Lee Byung-Hun and Kim Woo-Bin. In the movie, Gang Dong-Won plays Kim Jae-Myung. He leads a white collar crime investigation team. Lee Byung-Hun plays President Jin. He is a notorious swindler. Lastly, Kim Woo-Bin plays Park Jang-Goon. He is the brain for President Jin.
“Master” will be released sometime this December in South Korea.
Here’s the first still images of Lee Yo-Won in upcoming MBC drama series “Night Light” co-starring Jin Goo & Uee.
Lee Yo-Won’s still images are from her first day of filming for the drama series. In drama series “Night Light,” Lee Yo-Won plays Seo Yi-Kyung. She is the sole successor of the largest financial company that is run by her Korean-Japanese father in Kansai, Japan. She has received very strict training to become the successor. She arrives in South Korea and jumps into a fierce battle for power and money.
“Night Light” first airs November 21, 2016 in South Korea.
Shinichi Tsutsumi & Kyoko Koizumi are cast in live-action NTV drama series “Super Salaryman Mr. Saenai.” The drama series is based on manga series “Chunen Supaman Saenai si” by Fujiko F. Fujio and directed by Yuichi Fukuda (“33 Minute Detective“/”HK: Forbidden Super Hero“).
In drama series “Super Salaryman Mr. Saenai,” Shinichi Tsutsumi plays main character Mr. Saenai. He works as a regular salaryman and has a wife (Kyoko Koizumi) and two kids. Things turn unregular, when he crosses paths with an old man that makes him put on a super suit with super human powers.
“Super Salaryman Mr. Saenai” first airs this January in Japan.
New poster and trailer added for JTBC drama series “My Wife’s Having an Affair this Week” starring Lee Sun-Kyun & Song Ji-Hyo. The drama series is a remake of 2007 Fuji TV drama series “My Wife’s Having an Affair this Week?!” which starred Yusuke Santamaria & Yuriko Ishida.
“My Wife’s Having an Affair this Week” premieres October 28, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming MBC drama series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” starring Lee Sung-Kyung & Nam Joo-Hyuk.
Meanwhile, still images above are of Lee Sung-Kyung from a scene in the upcoming drama series. The scene was filmed on October 9, 2016 at a gym in Korean National University of Physical Education. Setup for the scene has Kim Bok-Joo (Lee Sung-Kyung) training in weightlifting. To prepare for her role in the drama series, Lee Sung-Kyung has been training in weightlifting for the past 2 months.
“Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” first airs November 23, 2016 in South Korea.
Release date and main posters added for upcoming movie “Because I Love You” starring Cha Tae-Hyun & Kim You-Jung. Story for the film revolves around Lee Hyeong (Cha Tae-Hyun). He is songwriter who plans to propose to his girlfriend, but he gets into a car accident. He soon wakes up in another person’s body and loses memory of his former self. He learns though that he can retrieve his consciousness in other people’s bodies.
“Because I Love You” will be released November 16, 2016 in South Korea.