Kyoko Fukada and Kenichi Matsuyama are cast in new Fuji TV drama series “Tonari no Kazoku wa Aoku Mieru.” The duo will play a married couple who move into a new house and try to have a baby. “Tonari no Kazoku wa Aoku Mieru” will first air January, 2018 in Japan.
Yoon Doo-Joon (‘Highlight’) is cast for the lead male role in new KBS2 drama series “Radio Romance” (working title). Story for the drama series will revolve around a top star who becomes a radio DJ. The DJ must then deal with various problems. “Radio Romance” will first air January, 2018 in South Korea. KBS2 hasn’t decided whether the drama series will air on Mondays and Tuesdays or Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Mugi Kadowaki is cast in NTV drama series “Kiss that Kills” co-starring Kento Yamazaki. In the drama series, Mugi Kadowaki will play a mysterious woman who is able to kill with a kiss. She appears in front Otaro Dojima (Kento Yamazaki) and chases Otaro Dojima.
“Kiss that Kills” first airs January, 2018 in Japan.
First two teaser trailers added for SBS drama series “Nothing to Lose” starring Park Eun-Bin and Yeon Woo-Jin. Meanwhile, the still images above are the first of Park Eun-Bin in the drama series. Filming for the drama series began in late October, 2017 and the still images of Park Eun-Bin are from her first day of filming. Filming for this scene took place at Seoul National University of Education metro station in Seoul.
“Nothing to Lose” first airs November 22, 2017 in South Korea.
IU has been offered the lead female role in tvN drama series “My Ajusshi” co-starring Lee Sun-Kyun. If IU accepts, she will play Lee Ji-An. The character of Lee Ji-An is scripted as a woman in her 20’s and she lives with her sick grandmother. She supports herself and her grandmother by working as a contract worker. Lee Ji-An also doesn’t have any dreams or future goals. She will meet a man in his 40’s played by Lee Sun-Kyun. The drama series will be directed by Kim Won-Suk and scripted by Park Hae-Young.
Filming for “My Ajusshi” begins at the end of this month and the drama series will first air sometime in the first half of next year in South Korea.
Kang Ji-Young (ex Kara member) is cast in Tokai TV drama series “Orphan Black.” The drama series is a remake of Canadian TV series “Orphan Black” which first aired on Space and BBC America in 2013. In the drama series, Kang Ji-Young will play 7 different characters including a single mother, a graduate student and an assassin. One of her characters, Sara Aoyama learns that she is a clone.
“Orphan Black” will first air December 2, 2017 in Japan.
Here’s the first still images of Yoo Seung-Ho and Chae Soo-Bin appearing together in MBC drama series “I’m Not a Robot.” The still images are from a scene with Kim Min-Kyu (Yoo Seung-Ho) and Jo Ji-A (Chae Soo-Bin) meeting for the first time. Kim Min-Kyu is a major shareholder of a finance company and a handsome young man, but he has never had a girlfriend due to his allergy of people. Chae Soo-Bin plays Jo Ji-A and Aji 3. Aji 3 is a humanoid robot.
“I’m Not a Robot” first airs sometime this month or beginning of next month in South Korea.
Haru Kuroki and Shuhei Nomura are cast in movie “Biburia Koshodo no Jiken Techo.” Movie is set based on the novel series “Biblia Koshodo no Jiken Techou” novels by En Mikami. 2013 Fuji TV drama series “Antiquarian Bookshop Biblia’s Case Files,” starring Ayame Gouriki and Akira, is also based on the same novel series. For the movie version, Haru Kuroki plays Shioriko Shinokawa. She is an extremely shy person, but, when it comes to old books, her knowledge is expansive and she can’t stop talking about them. Shuhei Nomura will play Daisuke Goura. He works as a clerk at the bookstore owned by Shioriko Shinokawa. Movie is directed by Yukiko Mishima.
“Biburia Koshodo no Jiken Techo” will be released sometime next year in Japan.