Jan 18 2016

Seo In-Guk, Sooyoung & Ma Dong-Seok offered lead roles in OCN drama series “38 Task Force”

Seo In-Guk, Sooyoung (Girls’ Generation) & Ma Dong-Seok have been offered lead roles in upcoming OCN drama series “38 Task Force.” All three are currently “positively considering” their offers. The drama series follows the task force chief of Seoul City Hall and a con man working together to collect large amounts of unpaid taxes.

“38 Task Force” will first air sometime June, 2016 in South Korea.

Jan 18 2016

Kang So-Ra offered lead female role in KBS2 drama series “Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho”

Actress Kang So-Ra has been offered the lead female role in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho” (literal title). Actor Park Shin-Yang was previously offered the lead male role and both of the performers are currently “postively considering” their offers. If Kang So-Ra accepts her offer, she will play Lee Eun-Zo. Her character is an attorney at large law firm.

“Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho” first airs sometime March, 2016 in South Korea.

Jan 18 2016

Hayato Ichihara cast in WOWOW drama special “Futabasou no Yujin”

Actor Hayato Ichihara is cast in upcoming WOWOW drama special “Futabasou no Yujin.” Also cast in the drama special are Asami Usuda, Tomoya Nakamura, Hana Hizuki, Takeo Nakahara & Kazuko Yoshiyuki. Premise for the drama series has Masaharu Kawamura (Hayato Ichihara) & Mie Kawamura (Asami Usuda) moving to a terrace house. Masaharu Kawamura begins a new career as a writer. He then sees a ghost in his house and becomes friendly with the ghost. Masaharu Kawamura then learns of a past incident that place in the home.

“Futabasou no Yujin” airs March 19, 2016 in Japan.

Jan 18 2016

Teaser trailer for movie “Missing You”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Missing You” (English title) starring Shim Eun-Kyung, Yoon Je-Moon & Kim Sung-Oh. Movie is directed by Mo Hong-Jin (screenwriter for 2007 film “Our Town“). Still image above is the first of actress Shim Eun-Kyung in the film. Story for the film has Shim Eun-Kyung playing a young woman whose father was killed by a serial killer 15 years earlier. She has waited for his release from prison since then.

Release date for “Missing You” is now set for sometime in March, 2016 in South Korea.

Jan 18 2016

First script reading for SBS drama series “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo”

First script reading took place recently for upcoming SBS drama series “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” (literal title) starring Lee Joon-Gi, IU, Kang Ha-Neul. The first script featured main cast members also including Hong Jong-Hyun, Baekhyun (EXO-K), Nam Joo-Hyuk, Ji Soo, Kim San-Ho & Yoon Sun-Woo.

“Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” is based on Chinese novel “Bu Bu Jing Xin” by Tong Hua and follows 2011 HBS drama series “Scarlet Heart” which is also based on the same novel. Early working title for the drama series was”Dalui Yeonin” (“Moon Lovers”), but changed to “Bobogyungsim: Ryeo” (“Scarlet Heart: Ryeo”).

“Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” first airs sometime during the second half of this year in South Korea.

Jan 15 2016

Main trailer for movie “Litchi Hikari Club”

Main trailer added for live-action film “Litchi Hikari Club” starring Shuhei Nomura, Yuki Furukawa, Shotaro Mamiya & Ayami Nakajo. Movie is based on manga “Litchi☆Hikari Club” by Usamaru Furuya and Eisuke Naito (“Let’s Make the Teacher Have a Miscarriage Club“). Story for the film is set sometime in the future in town over run by industrialization. Teenage boys from the area form the Hikari Club to eradicate the evils of the grown up world. They then create an AI machine named “Litchi.”

“Litchi Hikari Club” will be released February 13, 2016 in Japan.