Ryoo Joon-Yeol ,who just finished performing in popular tvN drama series “Reply 1988,” is cast in upcoming movie “The King” which Zo In-Sung, Jung Woo-Sung, Bae Sung-Woo and Lee Joo-Yeon are already cast. In the film, he will play Tae-Soo’s (Zo In-Sung) friend who becomes a gang boss. Meanwhile, actress Kim A-Joong has been offered the lead female role and she is currently considering the offer. If she accepts the offer, she will play the wife of Zo In-Sung’s character. Movie is directed by Han Jae-Rim (“The Face Reader“).
Filming for “The King” begins next month in South Korea.
Main trailer for upcoming movie “If Cats Disappeared From the World” starring Takeru Satoh and Aoi Miyazaki. Movie is based on novel “Sekai kara Neko ga Kieta nara” by movie producer Genki Kawamura and directed by Akira Nagai (“Judge!“). Portions of the film was shot on location in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
“If Cats Disappeared From the World” will be released May 14, 2016 in Japan.
First teaser poster for upcoming film “Joshiko” starring AKB48 member Minami Minegishi & Riho Takada. Movie is written and directed by Koki Yamamoto. Story takes place among a high school reunion for six women. Things to go as planned, as a gunshot is fired and a mysterious text message is received from someone who died years ago.
“Joshiko” will be released sometime this spring in Japan.
Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming mystery-thriller film “Musudan” starring Lee Ji-Ah and Kim Min-Jun. Story for the film takes place along the Korean Demilitarized Zone. A string of missing persons turned deaths take place on the DMZ. A unit led by Jo Jin-Ho (Kim Min-Jun) and Shin Yoo-Hwa (Lee Ji-Ah) have 24 hours to figure out the truth.
“Musudan” will be released February, 2016 in South Korea.
Actor Lee Sang-Woo is cast in upcoming MBC drama series “Happy Home” which has also cast Kim So-Yeon, Lee Pil-Mo, Yoon Jin-Yi and Park Min-Woo.
In drama series “Happy Home,” Lee Sang-Woo will play Seo Ji-Gun. His character is an excellent doctor, but also eccentric (wearing different color socks, constantly eating instant food due to inability to cook, bedhead, etc). He falls into a love triangle with characters played by Kim So-Yeon and Lee Pil-Mo.
This will be the second time Lee Sang-Woo will work with director Lee Dong-Yoon and screenwriter Jo Eun-Jung. The trio previously worked together in 2012 MBC drama series “Feast of the Gods.”
“Happy Home” first airs February 27, 2016.
First teaser trailer for upcoming SBS drama series “Come Back Mister” starring Rain, Lee Min-Jung and Oh Yeon-Seo. The first teaser trailer features mostly supporting cast members with Lee Min-Jung briefly shown. Drama series “Come Back Mister” is based on Japanese novel “Tsubakiyama Kacho no Nanokakan” by Jiro Asada which was previously adapted into the 2006 film “Tsubakiyama kacho no nanoka-kan” and 2009 TV Asahi drama special “Tsubakiyama Kacho no Nanokakan.”
“Come Back Mister” first airs February 24, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s 6 character stills for upcoming MBC drama series “One More Happy Ending.” The character stills are of Jang Na-Ra, Jung Kyoung-Ho, Kwon Yool, Yoo In-Na, You Da-In and Seo In-Young. Ep.1 trailer for “One More Happy Ending” can be viewed at AsianWiki. The drama series premieres later tonight in South Korea.
Filming finished January 14, 2016 for upcoming film “Take Off 2” starring Soo-Ae, Oh Dal-Su, Oh Yeon-Seo, Kim Seul-Gi, Jin Ji-Hee. Filming took about 3 months to complete. Like its predecessor, 2009 box-office hit “Take Off,” movie follows a newly formed national Korean team as they prepare to take part in international competition. This time around, the team consists of women, as they form the country’s first female national ice hockey team.
In the film, Soo-Ae will star as Ji-Won. Her character is North Korean defector. She played on the national women’s ice hockey for North Korea.
Oh Dal-Su will play the coach for the national women’s ice hockey team.
Oh Yeon-Seo will play a character who was kicked off the short track team and decides to join the women’s ice hockey team.
Release date for “Take Off 2” will take place sometime this year in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Kodaike no Hitobito” starring Haruka Ayase and Takumi Saito. Movie is based on manga series “Kodaike no Hitobito” by Kozueko Morimoto and directed by Masato Hijikata (“The After-Dinner Mysteries“). “Kodaike no Hitobito” will be released June 4, 2016 in Japan.
Lee Gi-Kwang from boy band “Beast” and actress Lee Yeol-Eum are cast in supporting roles for upcoming MBC drama series “Monster.” Actor Seo Kang-Joon and actress Hwang Jung-Eum are currently weighting offers to play lead roles in the drama series.
In drama series “Monster.” Lee Gi-Kwang and Lee Yeol-Eum will play Kang Ki-Tan and Cha Soo-Yeon respectively. They will play 20-year-old somethings of their characters. They will appear in 4 episodes of the drama series. The drama series will follow a man in during the 1997 financial crisis up to the present days.
“Monster” first airs sometime this April in South Korea.