Supporting cast announced for movie “Katte ni Furuetero” starring Mayu Matsuoka. Now cast for the film are Daichi Watanabe from rock band ‘Kuroneko Chelsea,’ Takumi Kitamura from pop/rock band ‘Dish,’Anna Ishibashi, Kanji Furutachi and Hairi Katagiri. In the upcoming film Mayu Matsuoka plays quirky 24-year-old Yoshika who enjoys looking up information on fossils late at night on her laptop. Daichi Watanabe will play Ni who confesses his feelings for Yoshika and becomes her boyfriend. Takumi Kitamura will play Ichi who has held feelings for Yoshika since their middle school days.
“Katte ni Furuetero” is scheduled for release sometime this year in Japan.
So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin have been offered the lead roles in new movie “Be With You.” Currently, they are both currently “positively considering” the offers. The movie is based on 2003 Japanese novel “Ima, Ai ni Yukimasu” by Takuji Ichikawa. The novel itself has been previously adapted into popular 2004 movie “Be with You” starring Yuko Takeuchi and Shido Nakamura and then 2005 TBS drama series “Be With You” starring Mimura and Hiroki Narimiya. If So Ji-Sub and Son Ye-Jin accepts their offers, it will be the first time for them to work together since 2001 MBC drama series “Delicious Proposal.”
English subtitled teaser trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Tokyo Ghoul” starring Masataka Kubota & Fumika Shimizu. The highly anticipated live-action film is based on manga “Tokyo Ghoul” by Sui Ishida and directed by Kentaro Hagiwara.
“Tokyo Ghoul” is set for release July 29, 2017.
Here’s the first still images of Nam Ji-Hyun in upcoming SBS drama series “Suspicious Partner” (literal title) co-starring Ji Chang-Wook. The still images are from Nam Ji-Hyun’s first day of filming for the drama series which took place April 11, 2017 at a park in Incheon, South Korea. The scene has Eun Bong-Hee (Nam Ji-Hyun) becoming embarrassed by a man (Park Sung-Geun) who suddenly appears in front of her and disrobes, but Eun Bong-Hee fights back.
“Suspicious Partner” first airs May 10, 2017 in South Korea.
9 more supporting cast members have been announced for upcoming NHK drama series “Sego-don” starring Ryohei Suzuki. Now cast in supporting roles are Keiko Kitagawa, Rin Takanashi, Yukiya Kitamura, Mitsuomi Takahashi, Arata Horii, Ikki Sawamura, Yuki Saito, Rumiko Koyanagi and Takeshi Kaga. The drama series is NHK’s 57th taiga series.
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Park Eun-Hye is cast for the lead female role in upcoming weekday morning SBS drama series “Sweet Enemy” co-starring Yu Geon. In the drama series, Park Eun-Hye will play a woman falsely accused of murder. The first script reading for “Sweet Enemy” took place April 10, 2017 and the drama series will first air June, 2017 in South Korea.
Here’s a group poster of Park Hae-Jin, Park Sung-Woong, Kim Min-Jung, Yeon Jeong-Hun, Chae Jung-An and Jeong Man-Sik for upcoming JTBC drama series “Man to Man.” The caption on the poster says “suspicious joint operation begins!”
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First teaser trailer added for upcoming period-action film “Warriors of the Dawn” (English title) starring Lee Jung-Jae & Yeo Jin-Goo. Movie previously went under the early English working title of “The Proxy Soldiers.” Movie is directed by Jeong Yoon-Chul.
“Warriors of the Dawn” first airs May 31, 2017 in South Korea.
Han Hyo-Joo has been offered the lead female role in upcoming “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” co-starring Gang Dong-Won. Jung Woo-Sung has previously received to play a major supporting character and he is still considering the offer. Movie “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” is a remake of 1999 anime film”Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade.” If Han Hyo-Joo accepts, she will play Lee Yoon-Hee. Her character is in her early 30’s. Also, Han Hyo-Joo is currently filming movie “Golden Slumber” with Gang Dong-Won, so if she accepts the pair will work in two consecutive films together. “Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade” will be directed by Kim Jee-Woon.
Hiroaki Murakami, Ayame Gouriki and Takanori Jinnai are cast in TV Tokyo drama special “Gosa.” Drama special is based on short story “Gosa” by Seicho Matsumoto. For drama special “Gosa,” Hiroaki Murakami and Ayame Gouriki will play detectives. They investigate the death of a woman at a hot spring. Takanori Jinnai plays a forensics professor.
“Gosa” will first air May 10, 2017 in Japan.