Sep 3 2019

Cho Seung-Woo cast in tvN drama series “Stranger Season 2”

Cho Seung-Woo is cast in tvN drama series “Stranger Season 2” (placeholder title). The drama series is a sequel to 2017 tvN drama series “Stranger.” Actress Bae Doo-Na has also been offered to reprise her lead female role of Han Yeo-Jin and she is still considering her offer. For “Stranger 2,” Cho Seung-Woo will reprise his lead male character role of Prosecutor Hwang Shi-Mok. The screenplay for “Stranger 2” will also be written by Lee Soo-Yeon who wrote the screenplay for the first season. Park Hyun-Suk, who has largely worked with KBS up to this point, will direct the drama series.

Filming for “Stranger Season 2” will begin sometime during the first half of 2020 in South Korea.

Sep 2 2019

Teaser poster for movie “My Punch-Drunk Boxer”

Teaser poster added for movie “My Punch-Drunk Boxer” starring Um Tae-Goo and Hyeri (Girl’s Day). The film is written and directed by Jung Hyuk-Ki. Story for “My Punch-Drunk Boxer” follows a former professional boxer (Um Tae-Goo) as he tries to make a comeback with his “pansori boxing” style. He is also diagnosed with punch-drunk syndrome.

“My Punch-Drunk Boxer” already screened at 20th Jeonju International Film Festival and the movie will have its general release October, 2019 in South Korea.

Sep 1 2019

Tsubasa Honda cast in NTV-YTV drama series “Cheat”

Tsubasa Honda is cast for the lead role new NTV-YTV drama series “Cheat.” Also cast in supporting roles are Daichi Kaneko, Shuhei Uesugi, Haruka Fukuhara, Miu Tomita, Mayuu Yokota, Sho Kiyohara, Mansaku Ikeuchi, Ren Kiriyama and Shunsuke Kazama.  The drama series will follow 25-year-old Saki Hoshino (Tsubasa Honda). She is a member of swindler team Cheat and also secretly a member of an unpopular idol group.

“Cheat” will first air October 3, 2019 in Japan.

Aug 30 2019

Takahiro Miura & Kaho cast in TV Tokyo drama series “Eat And Sleep at Camp Alone”

Takahiro Miura and Kaho are cast in TV Tokyo drama series “Eat And Sleep at Camp Alone” (literal title of “Hitori Kyanpu de Kutte Neru”). The drama series will be directed by Satoko Yokohama (“Bare Essence of Life“) and Masanori Tominaga (“The Pavillion Salamandre“). The drama series will revolve around two people who become fascinated with food by spending time at campgrounds.

“Eat And Sleep at Camp Alone” will first air October 18, 2019 in Japan.

Aug 30 2019

Teaser trailer #2 & teaser poster for KBS2 drama series “When the Camellia Blooms”

Teaser trailer #2 and teaser poster added for KBS2 drama series “When the Camellia Blooms” starring Kong Hyo-Jin and Kang Ha-Neul. The trailer starts off with cute dialogue between Kong Hyo-Jin’s Dong-Baek and Kang Ha-Neul’s Hwang Yong-Sik. In the teaser, Kong Hyo-Jin tells Kang Ha-Neul that “You are not type of my guy.” Kang Ha-Neul then asks “What is your ideal type of guy?” Kong Hyo-Jin then replies with the name of actor “Gong Yoo.” Below is the first teaser poster for the drama series and still images of the two leads.

“When the Camellia Blooms” first airs September 18, 2019 in South Korea.

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Aug 29 2019

Hye-Soo & Ju Ji-Hoon cast in SBS drama series “Hyena”

Kim Hye-Soo and Ju Ji-Hoon are cast for lead roles in SBS drama series “Hyena.” Song Hye-Ko was first offered the lead female role, but she declined. The drama series centers around two attorneys, played by Kim Hye-Soo and Ju Ji-Hoon, who work for the top one percenters in society. The drama series will be directed by Jang Tae-Yoo (“Tree With Deep Roots“/”My Love From the Star“). “Hyena” was originally scheduled to air on KBS2, but has moved to SBS.

“Hyena” is tentatively scheduled to air from February, 2020 in South Korea.

Aug 29 2019

Teaser posters for KBS2 drama series “The Tale of Nokdu”

Here’s the first two teaser posters for KBS2 drama series “The Tale of Nokdu” starring Jang Dong-Yoon and Kim So-Hyun. The teaser posters features Jang Dong-Yoon as Jeon Nok-Du and Kim So-Hyun as Dong Dong-Ju. Caption on Jang Dong-Yoon’s poster states “Jeon Nok-Du – man dresses up like a woman who has a secret.” Kim So-Hyun’s poster states “Dong Dong-Ju – Fairy in bobbed hair of widow village.”

“The Tale of Nokdu” first airs September 30, 2019 in South Korea.

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