Filming for upcoming movie “Haeuhhwa” finished October 17, 2015. Filming took about 4 months to complete. Movie “Haeuhhwa” features the trio of Han Hyo-Joo, Yoo Yeon-Seok & Chun Woo-Hee (whom all appeared in movie “The Beauty Inside“) in a period film revolving around two gisaengs and a top music producer. The movie is directed by Park Heung-Sik (“My Mother the Mermaid“/”Memories of the Sword“).
Release date for “Haeuhhwa” is set for sometime next year in South Korea.
Takumi Saito and Masataka Kubota are cast in new NTV drama series “Rinsho Hanzai Gakusha Himura Hideo no Suiri.” The drama series is based on 1992 novel “Himura Hideo Series” by Arisu Arisugawa. In the drama series, Takumi Saito will play criminologist Hideo Himura and Masataka Kubota will play mystery novel writer Arisu Arisugawa. Arisu Arisugawa assists his friend Hideo Himura to solve cases.
“Rinsho Hanzai Gakusha Himura Hideo no Suiri” first airs January, 2016 in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Oh My Venus” starring So Ji-Sub & Shin Min-A.
“Oh My Venus” first airs November 16, 2015 in South Korea.
Teaser poster added for upcoming live-action film “Boku Dake ga Inai Machi” starring Tatsuya Fujiwara & Kasumi Arimura. Movie is based on manga series “Boku Dake ga Inai Machi” by Kei Sanbe and directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa (“Rookies”/”Until The Break Of Dawn”). Unique story for “Boku Dake ga Inai Machi” involves a manga artist (Tatsuya Fujiwara) who goes back in time to solve a serial murder case and save his mother from the killer.
“Boku Dake ga Inai Machi” will be released March, 2016 in Japan.
Here’s 6 character posters for upcoming film “The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale.” The character posters are of Choi Min-Sik, Jeong Man-Sik, Kim Sang-Ho, Sung Yoo-Bin, Ren Osugi & Jung Suk-Won. Movie is directed by Park Hoon-Jung (“New World”).
“The Tiger: An Old Hunter’s Tale” will be released December 17, 2015 in South Korea.
Munetaka Aoki & Suzuki Matsuo are cast in upcoming NHK period drama series “Chikaemon.” Drama series is based on an original screenplay by Yuki Fujimoto (“Flower in Bloom” & “Taira no Kiyomori“), but centered around real-life historical figure Monzaemon Chikamatsu.
In drama series “Chikaemon,” Suzuki Matsuo plays Monzaemon Chikamatsu. He is a dramatist of jōruri, which is an early puppet theater precursor to bunraku and kabuki. Monzaemon Chikamatsu finds himself in a writing slump, but things change when he meets a gambler played by Munetaka Aoki.
Chikaemon” first airs January 14, 2016 in Japan.
Actor Namgung Min is cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Remember” (working title) starring Yoo Seung-Ho and Park Min-Young.
In drama series “Remember,” Namgung Min will play Nam Gyoo-Man. His character is the successor of a large chaebol corporation. Nam Gyoo-Man lives in extreme luxury and has a dissipated life. When he gets upset, he can’t control his emotions. He is the one responsible for placing Seo Jin-Woo (Yoo Seung-Ho) in a critical situation. His character is an absolute evil person.
“Remember” first airs this December in South Korea.
Tsuyoshi Muro is cast in upcoming live-action film “Himeano~ru” starring Go Morita, Gaku Hamada & Aimi Satsukawa. Movie is based on manga “Himeano~ru” by Minoru Furuya (“Himizu“) and directed by Keisuke Yoshida (“Cafe Isobe“/”Silver Spoon“).
In live-action film “Himeano~ru,” Tsuyoshi Muro will play Yuji Ando. He holds feelings for Yuka Abe (Aimi Satsukawa) who is the target of serial killer Shoichi Morita (Go Morita).
Release date for “Himeano~ru” is now set for May 28, 2016 in Japan.
Here’s an early international teaser poster for upcoming romance film “A Man and a Woman” starring Jeon Do-Yeon and Gong-Yoo. Movie is directed by Lee Yoon-Ki (“Ad Lib Night“/”My Dear Enemy“). Story for “A Man and a Woman” is set in the country of Finland and involves a forbidden romance. Filming for parts of “A Man and a Woman” was actually filmed in Finland for 1 month.
Release date for “A Man and a Woman” is targeted for sometime during the first half of 2016 in South Korea.
Actress Han Ye-Seul and actor Sung Joon are now cast in upcoming JTBC drama series “Madame Antoine.” The drama series is scripted by Hong Jin-Ah (“The King 2hearts“/”Beethoven Virus“) and directed by Kim Yun-Cheol (“Can We Love“/”Can We Get Married?“).
In the romantic-comedy drama series “Madame Antoine,” Han Ye-Seul will play famous fortune teller Ko Hye-Rim. Although she is intelligent and able to use her senses to make deductions from people’s stories, she is a fake. She goes by the name Madame Antoine and claims she is spiritually connected to Marie Antoinette. Meanwhile, Sung Joon plays psychotherapist Choi Soo-Hyun. He doesn’t believe in true love and sets out to conduct a project to prove that. Fortune teller Ko Kye-Rim takes part in his test. The name of his treatment center also happens to be “Madame Antoine.”
“Madame Antoine” first airs November 27, 2015 in South Korea.