May 17 2016

Noriyuki Higashiyama & Takako Matsu cast in TBS drama special “Futsu ga Ichiban”

Noriyuki Higashiyama & Takako Matsu are cast in TBS drama special “Futsu ga Ichiban: Sakka Fujisawa Shuhei Chichi no Hitokoto.” The drama series is based on two essays by Nobuko Endo, which depicts her life as the daughter of writer Shuhei Fujisawa. In the drama special, Noriyuki Higashiyama will play writer Shuhei Fujisawa and Takako Matsu will plays his wife Masako Kosuga.

“Futsu ga Ichiban: Sakka Fujisawa Shuhei Chichi no Hitokoto” will air sometime this summer in Japan.

May 17 2016

Song Joong-Ki to make cameo appearance in KBS2 drama series “The Sound of Heart”

Popular actor Song Joong-Ki is set to make a cameo appearance in upcoming KBS2 drama series “The Sound of Heart” (literal title) starring Lee Kwang-SooJung So-Min. Song Joong-Ki is good friends with lead actor Lee Kwang-Soo and, earlier this year, Lee Kwang-Soo made a cameo appearance in the Song Joong-Ki led KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun.”

Song Joong-Ki will film his cameo appearance today, May 17, 2016. “The Sound of Heart” will air sometime this year in South Korea.

May 16 2016

ep.15 trailer for SBS drama series “The Royal Gambler”

Ep.15 trailer added for currently airing SBS drama series “The Royal Gambler” starring Jang Keun-SukYeo Jin-GooLim Ji-Yeon. Meanwhile, still images above are from a scene in ep.15. The still images features Jang Keun-Suk and Kim Sung-Oh. Setup for the scene has Baek Dae-Gil (Jang Keun-Suk) and Gaejakdoo (Kim Sung-Oh) taking part in gambling. The tension is higher than the other 2 times Baek Dae-Gil gambled after coming back from Hanyang.

Ep.15 of “The Royal Gambler” airs later tonight in South Korea.

May 16 2016

Trailer for movie “Hee”

Trailer added for movie “Hee” starring Kaori Momoi. Movie is also directed by Kaori Momoi and based on the short story of same name by Fuminori Nakamura. Story for the film has Kaori Momoi playing a Japanese woman who now lives in Los Angeles. She works as a prostitute and has lived through a horrific past. A psychiatrist she had in the past meets her again in an unexpected circumstance.

“Hee” had its world premiere in the Forum section at the Berlin International Film Festival earlier this year and will have its general release this August in Japan.

May 16 2016

Lee Yo-Won cast in movie “The Youngest”

Lee Yo-Won is cast in new movie “The Youngest” (literal title). The film is directed by first time feature film director Ma Dae-Yoon. The story for the film will revolve around four siblings and Lee Yo-Won will play the second oldest among the four siblings. Her character, Oh Soo-Kyung, works as a reporter and has a hot temper. Casting for the other main characters has yet to be announced.


May 16 2016

Kim A-Joong, Uhm Tae-Woong & Ji Hyun-Woo cast in SBS drama series “Wanted”

Actress Kim A-Joong and actors Uhm Tae-Woong & Ji Hyun-Woo are cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Wanted.” The drama series is a suspense-thriller.

For the upcoming drama series, Kim A-Joong will play Jung Hye-In. Her character is a top actress. Jung Hye-In’s son is kidnapped and to get her son back she carries out a mission given to her by the kidnapper.

Uhm Tae-Woong will play PD Shin Dong-Wook. He works at cable TV channel UCN.

Ji Hyun-Woo will play Cha Seung-In. His character is a police lieutenant at the Gangnam Police Station. Cha Seung-In is a hot-tempered detective who does his best to solve cases.

“Wanted” first airs June 22, 2016 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Wed. & Thu. 10PM time slot currently held by “Entertainer“).

May 12 2016

Tatsuya Fujiwara cast in NTV drama series “Soshite, Dare mo Inaku Natta”

Tatsuya Fujiwara is cast in NTV drama series “Soshite, Dare mo Inaku Natta.” Also cast in the drama series are Tetsuji Tamayama and Hitomi Kuroki. The drama series will be directed by Toya Sato (worked with Tatsuya Fujiwara in movie “Gambling Apocalypse Kaiji“) and Mitsuru Kubota (“Angel Heart“).

In the drama series, Tatsuya Fujiwara plays Shinichi Todo. His character leads an almost perfect life, but everything changes when someone takes his identity.

“Soshite, Dare mo Inaku Natta” first airs this July in Japan.