Ep.1 trailer added for KBS2 drama series “Gracious Revenge” starring Choi Myoung-Gil and Cha Ye-Ryun. The drama series slots into KBS2’s Monday-Friday 7:50 pm time slot after “A Place in the Sun.” Ep.1 trailer has Choi Myoung-Gil narrating at the 18 second mark with “Murderer … there is nothing in my life now. I lost everything.” At around the 30 second mark, Choi Myoung-Gil states “It has been 30 years.” At the 32 second mark, Cha Ye-Ryun’s voice appears and she states “Finally, it has been 30 years.” Meanwhile, above and below are two posters for the drama series.
“Gracious Revenge” first airs November 4, 2019 in South Korea.
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Teaser trailer and teaser poster added for JTBC drama series “Chocolate” starring Yoon Kye-Sang & Ha Ji-Won. Captions in the teaser trailer states in Korean (0:05) “I have gotten lost before” and (0:27) “In the endless despair, I met longing.”
“Chocolate” first airs November 29, 2019 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer #4 and 3 character posters added for tvN drama series “Psychopath Diary” starring Yoon Si-Yoon, Jung In-Sun & Park Sung-Hoon. Teaser trailer #4 begins with Yoon Si-Yoon narrating with “This diary is telling me that I’m a serial killer. And I can run 4 kilometers at once tirelessly.” In the teaser trailer, Yoon So-Yoon is struggling after running while Jung In-Sun as Police Officer Sim Bo-Kyung peeks out at him. The 3 character posters are of Yoon So-Yoon as Yook Dong-Sik, Jung In-Sun as Sim Bo-Kyung, and Park Sung-Hoon as Seo In-Woo.
“Psychopath Diary” first airs November 20, 2019 in South Korea.
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Yuji Oda, Nanako Matsushima, Shunsuke Kazama, and Yukiyoshi Ozawa are cast in WOWOW drama series “Nozaki Shuhei President of Bank” (literal title). The drama series is based on manga series “Todori Nozaki Shuhei” by Ryouka Shuu and is a sequel to 2018 WOWOW drama series “Nozaki Shuhei Auditor of Bank.” Yuji Oda and Nanako Matsushima will reprise their respective roles of Shuhei Nozaki & Sachiko Tachikawa in the sequel drama series, while Shunsuke Kazama and Yukiyoshi Ozawa will play new characters. Also cast in the drama series are Goro Kishitani, Miori Takimoto, Taro Suruga, Rika Izumi, Katsuya Kobayashi, Shota Watanabe (‘Snow Man’), Masaki Miura, Mantaro Koichi, Toru Nomaguchi, Naomi Nishida, Kazuyuki Aijima, Ichirota Miyakawa, Takashi Ukaji and Ikko Furuya.
“Nozaki Shuhei President of Bank” first airs January 19, 2019 in Japan (takes over WOWOW’s Sunday Drama-W slot after “Butterfly’s Mechanics: Murder Analysis Squad.”).
Trailer and poster added for movie “Red” starring Kaho and Satoshi Tsumabuki. Movie is based on novel “Red” by Rio Shimamoto (“Narratage“) and directed by Yukiko Mishima (“The Antique“). Caption on the poster states in Japanese “To love was to live.”
“Red” will be released February 21, 2020 in Japan.
Main trailer and 3 character posters added for movie “Bring Me Home.” The character posters are of Lee Young-Ae, Yoo Jae-Myung, and Park Hae-Joon. Caption on Lee Young-Ae’s character poster states in Korean “I will be sure to find you.” Caption on Yoo Jae-Myung’s character poster states “You know I am a police officer?” Lastly, caption on Park Hae-Joon’s character poster states “Our Yoon-Soo, he will surely come back.” The trailer shows a tense nightmarish thriller, involving a mother who travels to a small town on an island to find her missing child.
“Bring Me Home” first airs November 27, 2019 in South Korea.
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Hana Sugisaki is cast in NHK drama series “Ochoyan.” The drama series is NHK’s 103rd asadora or morning drama. The screenplay will be scripted by Hiroyuki Yatsu (“Naoki Hanzawa“) and directed by Yoshiro Nagikawa (“Hitomi“) & Makoto Bonkobara (“Carnation“). For “Ochoyan,” Hana Sugisaki will play actress Chieko Naniwa. The drama series is based on the life of actress Chieko Naniwa (November 19, 1907 – December 22, 1973). Filming for the drama series will begin April, 2020.
“Ochoyan” will first air (tentatively) September 27, 2020 in Japan (follows NHK’s asadora “Eru“).
Kim So-Hyun, Jung Ga-Ram & Song Kang are cast in Netflix drama series “Love Alarm Season 2.” All three performers will reprise their respective characters from season 1 of “Love Alarm.” The drama series is based on webcomic of “Joahamyun Woolrineun” by Cheon Kye-Young. Further details of the new drama series has yet to be revealed.
Expect “Love Alarm Season 2” to be available to stream on Netflix sometime next year.
Kasumi Arimura and Masaki Suda are cast in romance film “Loved Like a Flower Bouquet” (literal title of “Hanataba Mitaina Koi o Shita”). The film will be directed by Nobuhiro Doi (“Flying Colors“) and scripted by Yuji Sakamoto (“Crying Out Love, in the Center of the World“). Filming for the movie will being sometime in 2020 and the movie will be released during of next year in Japan.
Main trailer & poster added for live-action film “Kaiji Final Game” starring Tatsuya Fujiwara, Sota Fukushi & Nagisa Sekimizu. Movie is based on manga series “Kaiji” by Nobuyuki Fukumoto and is the third installment in the Kaiji films. In addition, more supporting cast members have been revealed in the film. The newly announced members are Yuki Amami, Suzuki Matsuo, Katsuhisa Namase, Ikusaburo Yamazaki, Masato Ibu and Toshiki Seto. Ikusaburo Yamazaki, Masato Ibu and Toshiki Seto will play new characters and did not appear in the prior films.
“Kaiji Final Game” will be released January 10, 2020 in JApan.