Apr 15 2016

Teaser trailer for Miwa Nishikawa’s “Long Excuses”

Teaser trailer added for upcoming movie “Long Excuses” starring Masahiro Motoki, Pistol Takehara, Keiko Horiuchi & Eri Fukatsu. The movie is directed by Miwa Nishikawa (“Dear Doctor“/”Dreams for Sale“) and based on her 2015 original novel “Nagai Iiwake.” The film is Miwa Nishikawa’s 5th feature length directed film.

Story for “Long Excuses” follows a popular writer played by Masahiro Motoki and a truck driver played by Pistol Takehara. The popular writer loses his wife in a bus accident and has to act heart-broken, even though they did not love each other. The truck driver also lost his wife in the same bus accident and the writer on a whim offers to take care of his two children.

“Long Excuses” will be released October 14, 2016 in Japan.

Apr 14 2016

Kim You-Jung cast in KBS2 drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds”

Kim You-Jung is cast for lead female role in upcoming KBS2 period drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” also starring Park Bo-Gum and Yook Sung-Jae (‘BTOB’).

In drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds,” Kim You-Jung will play Hong Ra-On. To make money, she disguises herself as a man and later enters the palace as a eunuch. Hong Ra-On and Crown Prince Lee Young (Park Bo-Gum) develop a friendship and romantic relationship. A love triangle occurs with Kim Yoon-Sung (Yook Sung-Jae).

“Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” first airs August 1, 2016 in South Korea.

 

Apr 14 2016

Kang Ha-Neul offered lead role in drama series “Gaia”

Actor Kang Ha-Neul has been offered the lead male role in upcoming drama series “Gaia.” Story for the drama series involves a plane crash on a island. A passenger on the plane is a male idol group member with a feisty personality which would be played by Kang Ha-Neul if he accepts and the other lead character is scripted as an ordinary woman. Currenty, Kang Ha-Neul is “positively considering” the offer.

In addition, MBC is currently in negotiations to air the drama series. If MBC agrees to air the drama series, “Gaia” will air Mondays & Tuesdays 10PM from September 19, 2016 (taking over the time slot currently held by “Monster“). Screenplay for the drama is scripted by Song Ji-Na (“Faith“/”Healer“).

Apr 14 2016

Main trailer for movie “Godzilla Resurgence”

Main trailer added for upcoming movie “Godzilla Resurgence” starring Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi & Satomi Ishihara. Movie is directed by Shinji Higuchi (“Attack on Titan“). The film has also announced 325 more cast members with notable performers like Kengo Kora, Ren Osugi, Akira Emoto, Mikako Ichikawa, Kimiko Yo, Jun Kunimura, Pierre Taki, Takumi Saito, Arata Furuta, Atsuko Maeda, Takahiro Miura, Shinya Tsukamoto & Suzuki Matsuo all set to appear in the film. The main trailer also displays Godzilla’s full body for the first time.

“Godzilla Resurgence” stomps its way to the Japanese box-office beginning July 29, 2016.

Apr 14 2016

Yoon Kye-Sang cast in tvN drama series “The Good Wife”

Yoon Kye-Sang is now cast in upcoming tvN drama series “The Good Wife” also starring Jeon Do-Yeon and Yoo Ji-Tae. The drama series is a remake of U.S. TV series “The Good Wife.”

In drama series “The Good Wife,” Yoon Kye-Sang will play Seo Joong-Won. Seo Joong-Won is a supporter of Kim Hye-Kyung (Jeon Do-Yeon) and helps her become a true lawyer. Seo Joong-Won is also the co-CEO of a law firm. His character is gentle, well groomed and sometimes makes biting remarks. He is kind to his clients, but does not trust his clients completely.

“The Good Wife” first airs July, 2016 in South Korea.

 

Apr 13 2016

Hiroshi Abe cast in movie “Shippu Rondo”

Hiroshi Abe is cast in upcoming movie “Shippu Rondo.” The movie is based on 2013 novel of same name by popular mystery writer Keigo Higashino and directed by Teruyuki Yoshida (“Japanese Salaryman NEO“).

Story for the film revolves around a stolen secret biological weapon from a university lab. Hiroshi Abe will play Kazuyuki Kuribayashi. His character works at the lab and he is tasked for a mission to retrieve the biological weapon. Filming for “Shippu Rondo” began February 24, 2016 and the movie will be released November 26, 2016 in Japan.