“W” first airs July 20, 2016 in South Korea.
Ep.1 air date for upcoming SBS drama series “Second to Last Love” starring Ji Jin-Hee & Kim Hee-Ae has been delayed 1 week. The premiere episode was originally scheduled to air July 23, 2016, but has now been rescheduled to air July 30, 2016. The delay is to give actor Ji Jin-Hee time to recuperate from an injury he received while filming a scene for the drama series. The injury occured on July 5, 2016. During that accident, he was struck in the face by another actor. “Second to Last Love” is a remake of 2012 Fuji TV drama series “Second to Last Love” (“Saigo Kara Nibanme no Koi”).
In addition, supporting cast members have been announced which includes Ren Kiriyama, Tomoharu Hasegawa, Hiro Komura, Yoko Shimada, Yumi Takigawa and Honami Suzuki. Story for movie “Kanon” revolves around three adult aged sisters who reunite for their grandmother’s funeral. There, they learn about their mother. Actor Ren Kiriyama will play Satoshi. He is the boyfriend of Ai (Manami Higa).
“Kanon” will be released October, 2016 in Japan.
In “Jealousy Incarnate,” Ko Gyung-Pyo plays Ko Jung-Won. His character is from a rich family and runs a high-end retail store. Ko Jung-Won and Lee Hwa-Shin (Cho Jung-Seok) are very close friends, but they are in love triangle with Pyo Na-Ri (Kong Hyo-Jin).
“Jealousy Incarnate” first airs August 17, 2016 in South Korea.
Tatsuya Fujiwara & Hideaki Ito are cast in new movie “22 nenme no Kokuhaku.” The movie is a remake of 2012 South Korean film “Confession of Murder” and will be directed by Yu Irie (“8000 Miles“). In the film “22 nenme no Kokuhaku,” Hideaki Ito will play detective Ko Makimura. He was in charge of a serial murder case back in 1995, but the killer has been able to evade police to this day. Then, a writer played by Tatsuya Fujiwara publishes a book claiming to be the killer from the serial murder cases.
“22 nenme no Kokuhaku” will be released sometime during summer, 2017 in Japan.
In the upcoming drama series, Seo In-Guk will play Louie. His character has a good looking appearance and grew up lonely in Europe. Nam Ji-Hyun will play Ko Bok-Sil. Her character came from a mountain village and she has a bright personality. Yoon Sang-Hyun will play Cha Joong-Won. He works as a director for an online shopping mall. He is charismatic and a workaholic. Lastly, Im Se-Mi will play Baek Ma-Ri. She is smart and a warm person.
“Shopping King Louie” will first air September, 2016 in South Korea,
First script reading for upcoming tvN drama series “Drinking Solo” starring Ha Seok-Jin and Park Ha-Sun took place June 28, 2016 at CJ E&M Center in Sangam-dong, Seoul, South Korea. Main cast members that attended the first script reading included Ha Seok-Jin, Park Ha-Sun, Hwang Woo Seul Hye, Gong Myung & Key (‘SHINee’).
“Drinking Solo” first airs September 5, 2016 in South Korea.
Jun Matsumoto (‘Arashi’) & Kasumi Arimura are cast in new movie “Narratage.” The movie is based on 2005 novel “Narratage” by Rio Shimamoto and will be directed by Isao Yukisada. In the film, Kasumi Arimura will play Izumi Kudo. Her character is about to begin her second year at a university. Jun Matsumoto will play Takashi Hayama. His character is the former high school teacher of Izumi Kudo. Izumi Kudo then receives a phone call from Takashi Hayama asking her to take part in a high school graduation performance. They both hold conflicted feelings for each other.
“Narratage” will be released sometime during autumn, 2017 in Japan.