Mar 13 2018

Teaser trailer for live-action film “3D Kanojo: Real Girl”

Teaser trailer for live-action film “3D Kanojo: Real Girl” starring Ayami Nakajo and Hayato Sano. Movie is based on manga “3D Kanojo Riaru Garu” by Mao Nanami and directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. Story for “3D Kanojo: Real Girl” follows a loner type of high school student (Hayato Sano) and a beautiful high school student (Ayami Nakajo).

“3D Kanojo: Real Girl” will be released September 14, 2018 in Japan.

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Mar 12 2018

Song Joong-Ki offered lead male role in drama series “Aseudal”

Song Joong-Ki has been offered the lead male role in new historical drama series “Aseudal.” The drama series will be directed by Kim Jin-Won and screenplay written by Kim Young-Hyun & Park Sang-Yeon. Song Joong-Ki has worked previously with all 3 staff members and he is currently considering the offer. Kim Jin-Won directed Song Joong-Ki in 2012 KBS2 drama series “The Innocent Man,” while Kim Young-Hyun & Park Sang-Yeon wrote the screenplay for 2011 SBS drama series “Tree With Deep Roots.”

Story for “Aseudal” has not yet been reveal, but it is set in historical times and will air as a pre-production (completed prior to airing). Broadcasting station for “Aseudal” also has yet to be decided, but the drama series should air sometime next year in South Korea.

* tVN has announced they will air drama series “Aseudal.”

Mar 12 2018

Taiga and Yo Yoshida cast in movie “Hahasan ga Donna ni Boku wo Kirai demo”

Taiga and Yo Yoshida are cast in movie “Hahasan ga Donna ni Boku wo Kirai demo.” Also cast in supporting roles are Win Morisaki (‘PrizmaX’), Shunya Shiraishi, Mika Akizuki, Yoichiro Saito, Hana Kino and Harutomo Koyama. The film is based on an autobiographical comic by Taiji Utagawa and directed by Osamu Minorikawa. For the movie, Taiga and Yo Yoshida will play son and mother, but they have a broken relationship. They haven’t spoken in years, but the son attempts to reconnect with his mother.

“Hahasan ga Donna ni Boku wo Kirai demo” will be released autumn, 2018 in Japan.

Mar 12 2018

Lee Jin-Wook offered lead role in OCN drama series “Voice 2”

Lee Jin-Wook has been offered the lead male role OCN sequel drama series “Voice 2.” Lee Ha-Na and Son Eun-Seo, who appeared in season 1 of “Voice,” have received offers to reprise their respective roles. If Lee Jin-Wook accepts, he will play new character Do Gang-Woo. His character is a detective and experienced a painful past relating to his family. Jang Hyuk played the lead male character in “Voice,” but he elected to not appear in the sequel.

“Voice 2” will air sometime in the second half of this year in South Korea.


Mar 12 2018

Yuta Tamamori, Riho Yoshioka and Shota Sometani cast in movie “Parallel World Love Story”

Yuta Tamamori (‘Kis-My-Ft2’), Riho Yoshioka and Shota Sometani are cast in movie “Parallel World Love Story.” The film is based on Keigo Higashino‘s 1995 novel of the same name and Yoshitaka Mori will direct the film.

For movie “Parallel World Love Story,” Yuta Tamamori and Riho Yoshioka will play lead characters Takashi Tsurug and Mayuko Tsuno. Shota Sometani will play major supporting character Tomohiko Miwa. The film will center around these three characters as they seem to exist in parallel worlds.

“Parallel World Love Story” will be released sometime next year in Japan via Shochiku.

Mar 12 2018

Lee Jong-Suk cast in SBS drama special “Praise of Death”

Lee Jong-Suk is now cast in SBS drama special “Praise of Death” (literal title). The drama special is based on the true story of Kim Woo-Jin and Yun Sim-Deok. Lee Jong-Suk will play lead male character Kim Woo-Jin. While Korea is under Japanese occupation, Kim Woo-Jin works as a stage drama writer. While studying in Japan, he falls in love with Yun Sim-Deok even though he is already married. Yun Sim-Deok would go on to release the first Korean pop song titled “Praise of Death” in 1926.

Lee Jong-Suk is reportedly not receiving payment for his performance and instead performing to support director Park Soo-Jin whom he worked with previously in 2017 SBS drama series “While You Were Sleeping.” “Praise of Death” will consist of 2 episodes and will air sometime this year in South Korea.