Jung Kyoung-Ho and Park Hae-Soo are cast in new tvN drama series “Wise Prison Life” (literal title). The drama series earlier went under the working title of just “Prison” (“Gamok”). As the title of the drama series suggests, the screenplay will revolve around life at a prison. Jung Kyoung-Ho and Park Hae-Soo will play lead roles. The exact air date for the drama series has yet to be finalized, but they are currently targeting a premier in October, with the series airing on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Teaser posters and teaser trailer #3 added for KBS2 drama series “School 2017” starring Kim Se-Jeong, Kim Jung-Hyun and Jang Dong-Yoon. The poster shooting took place recently at a school in the suburbs of Seoul where the drama series is being filmed.
“School 2017” first airs July 17, 2017 in South Korea.
Ryo Yoshizawa, Yuko Araki & Yosuke Sugino are cast for upcoming live-action film “Anoko no Toriko” Movie is based on the manga of same name by Yuki Shiraishi and directed by first time movie director Ryo Miyawaki. Story for “Anoko no Toriko” involves three childhood friends who vowed that they would become stars, but they eventually went their separate ways. Now as high school students, Shizuku Tachibana (Yuko Araki) is a model and Subaru Tojo (Yosuke Sugino) is an actor, but Yori Suzuki (Ryo Yoshizawa) is a plain high school student with glasses. Both boys also have feelings for Shizuku Tachibana.
“Anoko no Toriko” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Yoo Yeon-Seok is cast in upcoming drama series “Mr. Sunshine” co-starring Lee Byung-Hun and Kim Tae-Ri. Yoo Yeon-Seok will play second lead male character Goo Dong-Mae. He falls in love with Go Ae-Shin (Kim Tae-Ri) and he stakes everything on his love for her. The drama series is set around the years 1900-1905. Drama series is written by Kim Eun-Sook and Lee Eung-Bok.
“Mr. Sunshine” first airs in the first half of 2018.
Meanwhile, still images below are from Kim Nam-Gil’s first day of filming for the drama series, which took place June 22, 2017 around the Cheonggyecheon, Seoul, South Korea. Setup for the scene has Heo Im (Kim Nam-Gil) traveling through time and finding himself in present day Seoul.
“Deserving of the Name” first airs August, 2017 in South Korea.
Kaho, Shota Sometani & Masahiro Higashide are cast in WOWOW drama series “Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha.” The drama series is based on the play “Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha” by Tomohiro Maekawa and is also a spin-off of movie “Before We Vanish.” Award winning director Kiyoshi Kurosawa will direct the drama series as he also directed the movie “Before We Vanish.” The main characters in “Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha” are different from “Before We Vanish,” but the story for the drama series will deal with aliens that invade the bodies of humans.
“Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha” first airs September 18, 2017 in Japan.
Trailer #3 for live-action film “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable” starring Kento Yamazaki. Movie is based on manga “Jojo no Kimyona Boken Part 4 Daiyamondo wa Kudakenai” by Hirohiko Araki and directed by Takashi Miike.
“JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable” opens August 4, 2017 in Japan.
Meanwhile still images above and below are Lee Joon-Gi and Moon Chae-Won. In the drama series, Lee Joon-Gi plays NCI Agent Kim Hyun-Joon. He excels as a criminal profiler, but he doesn’t necessarily believe in profiling. Moon Chae-Won plays NCI Agent Ha Sun-Woo. Her specialty is behavior analysis. She doesn’t retreat even when facing imminent danger. Ha Sun-Woo also holds a secret. The drama series is a remake of U.S. TV series “Criminal Minds.”
“Criminal Minds” will first air July 26, 2017 in South Korea.
Character teaser trailer added for OCN drama series “Save Me” starring TaecYeon and Seo Ye-Ji. The character teaser trailer features males characters Han Sang-Hwan (TaecYeon), Seok Dong-Cheol (Woo Do-Hwan), Woo Jung-Hoon (David Lee) and Choi Man-Hee (Ha Hwe-Jung).
“Save Me” first airs August 5, 2017 in South Korea.