First teaser trailer for OCN drama series “Quiz from God: Reboot” starring Ryu Deok-Hwan. The brief 15 second teaser shows clips of Ryu Deok-Hwan as Han Jin-Woo from past seasons of “Quiz of God” and then flashes a quick shot of Han Jin-Woo in upcoming “Quiz from God: Reboot.”
“Quiz from God: Reboot” first airs November 7, 2018 in South Korea.
Here’s 3 main posters for upcoming tvN drama series “Room No. 9” starring Kim Hee-Seon, Kim Young-Kwang and Kim Hae-Sook. The drama series has death row convict Jang Hwa-Sa (Kim Hae-Sook) and attorney Eulji Hae-Yi (Kim Hee-Seon) somehow switching bodies in room no. 9 at a prison. The poster with just Kim Hee-Seon and Kim Hae-Sook has a caption stating in Korean “Unbeautiful truth hidden behind a beautiful lie.” The other two posters has Kim Hee-Seon and Kim Hae-Sook dressed like the other person. Caption on those two posters states “Everything began there.”
“Room No. 9” first airs October 6, 2018 in South Korea.
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Jung Hae-In and Kim Go-Eun are now cast in upcoming movie “Yoo Yeol’s Music Album” (working and literal title). Jung Hae-In will play lead male character Hyun-Woo. He has a bright personality even though he lives in a harsh situation. Kim Go-Eun will play lead female character Mi-Soo. She lives her life diligently. Movie is set during the IMF crisis period and directed by Jung Ji-Woo (“Eungyo“).
Filming for “Yoo Yeol’s Music Album” will begin in the second half of this year and the film will be released sometime next year in South Korea.
Lee Seo-Jin and Sung Dong-Il are cast in new OCN drama series “Trap.” The drama series will have Lee Seo-Jin playing news anchorman Kang Woo-Hyun. He gets involved in a tragedy with his family. Sung Dong-Il will play Ko Dong-Kook. He works as a detective and investigates the case involving Kang Woo-Hyun.
“Trap” will air sometime during the first half of next year in South Korea.
Hiroshi Tamaki is cast in new WOWOW drama series “Nusumareta Kao.” The drama series is based on 2012 novel “Nusumareta Kao” by Keisuke Hada. For the drama series, Hiroshi Tamaki will play Takamasa Shirato. He works as a detective, but catches criminals solely by their faces. The photo below is of novel writer Keisuke Hada and actor Hiroshi Tamaki.
“Nusumareta Kao” first airs January, 2019 in South Korea.
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Main trailer and 4 character posters for OCN drama series “The Player” starring Song Seung-Heon and Krystal. The drama series follows a team of Kang Ha-Ri (Song Seung-Heon), Cha A-Ryeong (Krystal), Im Byung-Min (Lee Si-Un) and Do Jin-Woong (Tae Won-Seock) as they attempt to steal from those who made their profits illegally.
“The Player” first airs September 29, 2018 in Suoth Korea.
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Main trailer and poster added for movie “Run! T High School Basketball Club” starring Jun Shison, Hayato Sano and Akari Hayami. The film follows a high school basketball team led by Yoichi Tadokoro (Jun Shison). Movie is based on 2007 novel “Hashire! T Ko Basuketto Bu” by Hiroshi Matsuzaki.
“Run! T High School Basketball Club” will be released November 3, 2018 in Japan.
Lee Yeol-Eum is cast in KBS2 drama special “My Mother’s Third Marriage” (literal title). For the drama series, Lee Yeol-Eum will the play lead role of university student Oh Eun-Soo. She becomes unhappy after learning her mother will marry for the third time. The drama special is part of the 2018 series of “KBS Drama Specials”
“My Mother’s Third Marriage” will air sometime this November in South Korea.
Teaser poster for JTBC drama special “Ping Pong Ball” starring Yoo Jae-Myung and Ji Soo. “Ping Pong Ball” is the second drama special in the “JTBC Drama Festa” series of specials. The drama special follows a university student (Ji Soo) as he bonds with a homeless man (Yoo Jae-Myung) who lives nearby.
“Ping Pong Ball” consists of 2 episodes and will air September 17 and September 18, 2018 in South Korea.
Main trailer and poster for movie “The Seven Conferences” (literal title) starring Mansai Nomura, Teruyuki Kagawa and Mitsuhiro Oikawa. Movie is based on 2012 novel “Nanatsu no Kaigi” by Jun Ikeido and directed by Katsuo Fukuzawa. Author Jun Ikeido recently had another one of his novels “Soratobu Taiya” adapted into the movie “Recall” after WOWOW aired the drama series version “The Flying Tire” back in 2009. Like that novel, “The Seven Conferences” was first adapted into 2013 NHK drama series “The Seven Conferences.” Movie also features Yo Yoshida, Tao Tsuchiya and Junpei Mizobata in supporting roles.
“The Seven Conferences” will be released February 1, 2018 in Japan.