Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Misbehavior” starring Kim Ha-Neul, Yu In-Young & Lee Won-Geun. Movie is written and directed by Kim Tae-Young (“Set Me Free“). Story for “Misbehavior” revolves around 2 female teachers and a male high school student. Kim Ha-Neul plays Hyo-Joo. She isn’t tenured at the school, but presumes to become so in the near future. The school board chairman’s daughter played by Yu In-Young then comes to the school as a new tenured teacher. Hyo-Joo then witnesses Yu In-Young’s character in a passionate embrace with a male student played by Lee Won-Geun.
“Misbehavior” will be released sometime January, 2017 in South Korea.
Masataka Kubota is cast in new WOWOW drama series “Hitoya no Toge.” The drama series is based on 2014 novel “Hitoya no Toge” by Takeaki Daimon and will be directed by Hideyuki Hirayama. Also cast in supporting roles are Yukiyoshi Ozawa, Shigeru Izumiya, Narushi Ikeda, Masato Hagiwara, Maho Nonami, Ryusuke Komakine, Yoji Tanaka, Yoshiki Arizono, Morooka Moro, Yukijiro Hotaru & Ikuji Nakamura.
In drama series “Hitoya no Toge,” Masataka Kubota will play main character Ryota Takeshima. He works as a guard at Kitakanto Prison which is rife with corruption. A new prison warden played by Yukiyoshi Ozawa is appointed.
“Hitoya no Toge” first airs March 19, 2017 in Japan.
Here’s still images of Cho Jung-Seok‘s cameo appearance in ep.7 of SBS drama series “The Legend of the Blue Sea” starring Gianna Jun & Lee Min-Ho.
Setup for the scene has Cho Jung-Seok playing Jung-Hoon. He is aware of Sim Chung’s (Gianna Jun) secret. Filming for Cho Jung-Seok’s cameo scene took place December 2, 2016 with Gianna Jun and Lee Min-Ho.
Ep.7 of “The Legend of the Blue Sea” airs later tonight in South Korea.
Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Haruta & Chika” starring Shori Sato (‘Sexy Zone’) and Kanna Hashimoto. Movie is based on novel “Haruchika” by Sei Hatsuno.
“Haruta & Chika” will be released March 4, 2017 in Japan.
Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming live-action film “Daytime Shooting Star” starring Mei Nagano, Shohei Miura & Aran Shirahama. Movie is based on manga series “Hirunaka no Ryuusei” by Mika Yamamori and directed by Takehiko Shinjo (“Heavenly Forest“).
“Daytime Shooting Star” will be released March 24, 2017 in Japan.
Here’s still images of Kim Go-Eun and Yook Sung-Jae‘s (‘BTOB’) first scene together in currently airing tvN drama series “Goblin.”
The scene has Ji Eun-Tak ( Kim Go-Eun) and Yoo Duk-Hwa (Yook Sung-Jae) meeting for the first time in a bookstore. Filming for this scene took place in Bucheon, South Korea on September 19, 2016. This scene will air in ep.3 of “Goblin” on December 9, 2016 in South Korea.
Takeru Satoh & Tao Tsuchiya are cast in based-on-a-true-story film “Bride for 8 Years” (literal title). The movie is based on autobiographical novel “8 Nen Goshi no Hanayome Kimi no Me ga Sametanara” by Hisashi Nakahara and Mai Nakahara. Takahisa Zeze will direct the film.
Story for the film will have Takeru Satoh & Tao Tsuchiya playing Hisashi and Mai respectively. They are engaged, but Mai becomes seriously ill due to a brain disease. She eventually goes into a coma. Hisashi though doesn’t abandon his fiance. Mai does wake up from her coma, but she has lost all memory of her fiance.
“8 Nen Goshi no Hanayome” will be released sometime during winter, 2017 in Japan.
Lily Franky is cast in upcoming live-action TV Tokyo drama series “Gin to Kin” starring Sosuke Ikematsu. Also cast in supporting roles are Makita Sports, Asami Usuda & Jun Murakami. In the drama series, Lily Franky will play Ginji Hira aka Gin-san (Mr. Silver). He is a tycoon trouble-solving broker and someone Tetsuo Morita (Sosuke Ikematsu) aspires to become. Drama series is based on manga series “Gin to Kin” by Nobuyuki Fukumoto
“Gin to Kin” first airs January 7, 2017 in Japan.
Lee Yoo-Young has been offered the lead female role in upcoming OCN drama series “Tunnel.” Actor Choi Jin-Hyuk has already received an offered to play the lead male role. Both performers are currently “positively considering” their offers. The drama series has no relations to the 2016 South Korean film “Tunnel.”
If Lee Yoo-Young accepts her offer, she will play Shin Jae-Yi. Her character was born and raised in England. She received a doctorate degree for a paper written on female serial killers. She now works in South Korea as a lecturer. Meanwhile, if Choi Jin-Hyuk accepts he will play Detective Park Gwang-Ho. His character travels in time from 1986 to the present day to save his daughter.
“Tunnel” will first air March, 2017 in South Korea.
Here’s 3 character visuals of Shun Oguri, Masaki Suda and Kanna Hashimoto from upcoming live-action film “Gintama.” The character visuals are of Gintoki Sakata (Shun Oguri), Shinpachi Shimura (Masaki Suda) and Kagura (Kanna Hashimoto). Movie is based on popular manga series “Gintama” by Hideaki Sorachi and directed by Yuichi Fukuda. More character visuals are expected to be released in the coming months. The character visuals also reveal that the film will be released sometime during summer, 2017 in Japan.