Tadanobu Asano & Rena Tanaka are cast in new movie “Osanago Warera ni Umare.” Movie will be directed by Yukiko Mishima (“A Stitch of Life“) and based on the novel “Osanago Warera ni Umare” by Kiyoshi Shigematsu. Story for the film has Tadanobu Asano & Rena Tanaka playing husband and wife and they are both remarried. The wife has 2 daughters from her prior marriage which they care for together. After she gets pregnant again, things change in the family.
“Osanago Warera ni Umare” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Yoo Seung-Ho has been offered the lead male role in new drama series “Man Living at My House” (literal title). The drama series is based on webcomic “Woorijibe Saneun Namja” by Yoo Hyun-Sook. Other drama series that has been adapted from Yoo Hyun-Sook’s webcomic are 2013 tvN drama series “Flower Boy Next Door” and 2015 tvN drama series “Ho-Goo’s Love.” If Yoo Seung-Ho accepts his offer, he will play Go Nan-Gil. His character is in his mid 20’s and former member of a legendary gang. In addition, KBS is having discussions to air “Man Living at My House” after the conclusion of the drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds.” If KBS does air the drama series at that time, it will premiere sometime October, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and poster for upcoming live-action film “Bittersweet” starring Haruna Kawaguchi & Kento Hayashi. Movie is based on manga series “Nigakute Amai” by Yumio Kobayashi and directed by Shogo Kusano (“Mogera Wogura“).
“Bittersweet” will be released September 10, 2016 in Japan.
4th teaser trailer added for KBS2 drama series “Uncontrollably Fond” starring Kim Woo-Bin and Bae Suzy.
“Uncontrollably Fond” first airs July 6, 2016 in South Korea.
Shuhei Nomura, Mugi Kadowaki, Takahiro Miura are cast in upcoming Fuji TV live-action drama special “Montage.” The drama series stars Sota Fukushi & Kyoko Yoshine. “Montage” is based on manga series “Sanoku en Jiken Kitan Montaju SINCE 1968.12.10” by Jun Watanabe and incorporates the real life incident of the unsolved 300 million yen robbery that occurred in 1968.
“Montage” will air June 25th and June 26th, 2016 in Japan.
Teaser trailer added for tvN drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost” starring Kim So-Hyun and TaecYeon (‘2PM’). The drama series is based on webcomic “Ssawooja Gwishina” by Im In-Seu.
“Let’s Fight Ghost” first airs July 11, 2016 in South Korea.
Jurina Matsui (‘SKE48’) and Shigeyuki Totsugi are cast in new TBS drama series “Death Cash.” The mystery themed drama series has Jurina Matsui playing university student Yuka Minami. Shigeyuki Totsugi will play Detective Takeshi Wakamoto. In the drama series, a friend of Yuka Minami suddenly dies with large amounts of 10,000 yen bills around her body and the 10,000 yen bills are stained in black. More people around Yuka Minami then die. Yuka Minami and Detective Takeshi Wakamoto work together to solve the mysterious deaths.
“Death Cash” first airs July 13, 2016 in Japan.
Here’s the first still images of actress Park So-Dam in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Beautiful Mind” co-starring Jang Hyuk.
In drama series “Beautiful Mind,” Park So-dam plays Gye Jin-Sung. Her character works as a traffic police officer. She gets involved in a mysterious case at the hospital. Park So-Dam began filming for the drama series on June 4, 2016.
“Beautiful Mind” will first air June 20, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s two posters for upcoming summer disaster film “The Tunnel” starring Ha Jung-Woo and Bae Doo-Na. In the film, Ha Jung-Woo plays a man who becomes trapped in a tunnel after it collapses. A media storm ensues while s series of blunders hinder the man’s chances for a rescue. Movie is directed by Kim Sung-Hoon (“A Hard Day“).
“The Tunnel” will be released this August in South Korea.
Reiko Takashima, Yoshiko Miyazaki and Atsuko Takahata are cast in TV Asahi drama series “Onnatachi no Tokusou Saizensen.” In the drama series, the three actresses play women who all work at the same police station, but none of them work as detectives. One lady works in the cafeteria, the other in the PR department and the other in general affairs. Yet, the three ladies like to gather in the cafeteria to go over cases and discover clues.
“Onnatachi no Tokusou Saizensen” first airs this July in Japan.