Dec 25 2015

First teaser trailer for KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun”

First teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun” starring Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-Ko. The drama series features the return of Song Joong-Ki after a two year hiatus due to serving his compulsory military service. The first teaser trailer features a scene from the drama series with Song Joong-Ki’s character saying “… about the kiss I gave you without permission.” Song Hye-Ko’s character replies “That kiss. Until I bring it up …” and Song Joong-Ki says “What should I do? Should I apologize or confess?”

“Descendants of the Sun” first airs sometime this February in South Korea.

Dec 25 2015

Hiroshi Abe, Kirin Kiki & Yoko Maki cast in movie “Umi Yorimo Mada Fukaku”

Hiroshi Abe, Kirin Kiki & Yoko Maki are all cast in movie “Umi Yorimo Mada Fukaku.” The movie is written and directed by Hirokazu Koreeda (“Like Father, Like Son”). Story for the film revolves around Ryota (played by Hiroshi Abe) and his family of ex-wife (Kyoko), mother (Kirin Kiki) and 11-year-old son (Taiyo Yoshizawa). They all gather at the apartment of Ryota’s mother when a typhoon passes and they all must spend the night there.

“Umi Yorimo Mada Fukaku” will be released May 21, 2016 in Japan.

Dec 24 2015

Park Shin-Hye offered lead role in SBS drama series “Female Gangster Hye-Jung”

Popular actress Park Shin-Hye has been offered the lead role in upcoming SBS drama series “Female Gangster Hye-Jung” (literal and working title). The drama series will be scripted by Ha Myung-Hee (“High Society“). If Park Shin-Hye accepts the role she will play title character Hye-Jung. The character of Hye-Jung grew up in a difficult background. She fought all the time and was very good at fighting, but she also did well with her studies. Even though she grew up like a thug, Hye-Jung has now become a doctor.

“Female Gangster Hye-Jung” is tentatively scheduled to air sometime during summer, 2016 in South Korea.

Dec 24 2015

Kaho Mizutani cast in horror film “Valentine Nightmare”

Kaho Mizutani is cast in horror film “Valentine Nightmare.” The movie is based on a horror game developed by Ivory Dice and directed by Yasumasa Konno. Premise for the film has high school students on a graduation trip. They become haunted by the spirit of a classmate who committed suicide on Valentine’s Day, one year ago. The students must overcome their fears and find out the truth about what happened one year ago.

“Valentine Nightmare” will be released sometime January, 2016 in Japan.

Dec 23 2015

2 main posters for OCN drama series “Neighborhood’s Hero”

Here’s two main posters for upcoming OCN drama series “Neighborhood’s Hero” (literal title). The poster on the left features the five main performers who are Park Si-Hoo, Cho Seong-Ha, Lee Soo-Hyuk, Kwon Yu-Ri (Girls’ Generation) and Jeong Man-Sik. The second poster on the right features the five main performers and actor Yoon Tae-Young.

Ep.1 of “Neighborhood’s Hero” airs January 23, 2016 in South Korea.