Jul 14 2016

Seo In-Guk & Nam Ji-Hyun are cast in MBC drama series “Shopping King Louie”

Seo In-Guk & Nam Ji-Hyun are now cast for the lead roles in upcoming MBC drama series “Shopping King Louie.” Also cast in major supporting roles are Yoon Sang-Hyun and Im Se-Mi.

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,

 

Jul 14 2016

Jun Matsumoto & Kasumi Arimura cast in movie “Narratage”

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.

Jul 13 2016

Supporting cast announced for movie “L”

Supporting cast has been announced for upcoming movie “L” starring Alice Hirose. Now cast in the movie are Yuki Furukawa, Maryjun Takahashi, Yuta Hiraoka, Yasuyuki Maekawa, Yuta Takahata, Seika Furuhata, Mihiro, Mikako, Yoji Tanaka & Hitomi Takahashi.

Movie “L” is based on rock album “L” by Acid Black Cherry (solo project by Japanese musician Yasu). Story for the film will follow a woman name L, played by Alice Hirose, as she goes through life looking for love.

In the upcoming movie Yuki Furukawa will play Ovesu. His character is in love with L (Alise Hirose). Maryjun Takahashi will play Anna. She works with L at a cabaret. Yuta Hiraoka will play a member of a theatrical company. Yasuyuki Maekawa will play the cabaret owner and Yuta Takahata will play a bakery owner.

“L” will be released sometime this autumn in Japan.

Jul 13 2016

Kim So-Eun cast in SBS drama series “Our Gab-Soon”

Actress Kim So-Eun is cast for lead female role in upcoming SBS weekend drama series “Our Gab-Soon” co-starring Song Jae-Rim. Lee Ha-Na was first cast to play the lead female role, but she dropped out of the series shortly after the first script reading. Song Jae-Rim and Kim So-Eun previously appeared together in TV show “We Got Married” from 2014-2015.

In drama series, “Our Gab-Soon,” Kim So-Eun will play Shin Gab-Soon. She is the youngest child in an ordinary family. She prepares for her civil service exam and works part-time.

“Our Gab-Soon” first airs this August in South Korea.

Jul 13 2016

Lim Ji-Yeon cast in MBC drama series “Blow Breeze”

Lim Ji-Yeon is cast for the lead female role in upcoming MBC weekend drama series “Blow Breeze” (literal title). Already cast in supporting roles are Geum Bo-Ra, Son Chang-Min and Lee Il-Hwa.

In the drama series, Lim Ji-Yeon will play Kim Mi-Poong. Her character is a student majoring in dance at a university in Pyongyang, North Korea. She is popular there, but she flees to South Korea after many complications.

Lim Ji-Yeon is currently practicing North Korean dialect to play her role. Casting for the lead male character has yet to be finalized, but actor Son Ho-Jun is currently considering an offer to play the part. “Blow Breeze” first airs this August in South Korea.

Jul 12 2016

Ep.3 trailer for KBS2 drama series “Uncontrollably Fond” + cameo appearances

Ep.3 trailer added for currently airing KBS2 drama series “Uncontrollably Fond” starring Kim Woo-Bin & Bae Suzy.

In addition, Lee Joon-Ho (‘2PM’) and actress Lee Yoo-Bi will make cameo appearances in ep.4 of “Uncontrollably Fond.” Both Lee Joon-Ho and Lee Yoo-Bi worked together with Kim Woo-Bin in 2015 movie “Twenty.” In ep.4 of “Uncontrollably Fond,” Lee Joon-Ho and Lee Yoo-Bi will play a famous star couple. The famous couple date at night secretly to avoid publicity and they will use their real names in the drama series. Filming for this scene took place January 26, 2016 along the waterfront by the Han River in Seoul, South Korea.

Ep.3 of “Uncontrollably Fond”airs later tonight in South Korea and ep.4 airs Thursday, July 14, 2016.