Nam Joo-Hyuk has been offered the lead male role in Netflix drama series “Nurse Teacher An Eun-Young” (literal title) co-starring Jung Yu-Mi. Currently, Nam Joo-Hyuk is “positively considering” the offer. If he accepts, Nam Joo-Hyuk will play Hong In-Pyo. The character of Hong In-Pyo works as a high school teacher and his family founded the high school. His strong energy also helps An Eun-Young (Jung Yu-Mi) eradicate bad ghosts. The drama series is based on 2015 novel “Bogungyosa Aneunyoung” by Jung Se-Rang.
“Nurse Teacher An Eun-Young” will be available to stream sometime later this year.
Rio Uchida is cast for the lead role in NTV-YTV drama series “Mukai no Bazuru Kazoku.” In the drama series, Rio Uchida will play cafe manager Akari. She then garners buzz on social media because of a video.
“Mukai no Bazuru Kazoku” first airs April 4, 2019 in Japan.
An early first teaser trailer added for upcoming MBC drama series “Special Labor Inspector” starring Kim Dong-Wook, Park Se-Young and Ryu Deok-Hwan. The teaser trailer consists of a brief animation clip of a can of soda that says “Jangpoong Cider.” The word “cider” has a double meaning and in this situation refers to someone (main character Jo) who punishes those that did an unjust thing.
“Special Labor Inspector” first airs April, 2019 in South Korea.
First teaser trailer for MBC drama series “The Banker” starring Kim Sang-Joong. The drama series is based on manga series “Kansayaku Nozaki Shuhei” by Ryouka Shuu & Shigeru Noda. 2018 WOWOW drama series “Nozaki Shuhei Auditor of Bank” is also based on the same manga series. The teaser trailer has a brief narration around the 35 second mark in Korean that states “From today, No Dae-Ho’s audit begins.” Below are still images of Kim Sang-Joong in the drama series.
“The Banker” first airs March 27, 2019 in South Korea.
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IU and Yeo Jin-Goo are cast for lead roles in tvN drama series “Hotel del Luna.” The drama series is set at a hotel where its clientele consists of ghosts. For the drama series, IU will play Jang Man-Wol. She is the CEO of the hotel and has been stuck there because of an error she made many years ago. Yeo Jin-Goo will play Koo Chan-Sung. He begins to work at the hotel as a manager.
“Hotel del Luna” first airs sometime during the second half of this year in South Korea.
Teaser trailer #3 added for KBS2 drama series “My Fellow Citizens” starring Choi Si-Won, Lee Yoo-Young and Kim Min-Jung. Teaser trailer #3 shows Kim Min-Jung as Park Hoo-Ja for the first time. The teaser trailer shows swindler Yang Jung-Kook (Choi Si-Won) tied up and Park Hoo-Ja sitting in front of him. She proposes that they work together and their target will be fellow citizens.
“My Fellow Citizens” first airs April 1, 2019 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer #4 added for SBS drama series “Big Issue” starring Joo Jin-Mo and Han Ye-Seul. Caption at the 9 second mark in the teaser trailer states in Korean “Photographer who fell into a bottomless pit,” then around the 12 second mark caption states “Become the worst paparazzi” and at the 17 second mark caption states “Daughter or photograph.” Meanwhile, above and below are character posters of Han Seok-Joo (Joo Jin-Mo) and Ji Soo-Hyun (Han Ye-Seul).
“Big Issue” first airs March 6, 2019 in South Korea.
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Alan Shirahama (‘GENERATIONS’/’EXILE’) is cast for the lead role in Fuji TV drama series “Fiction King” (literal title). Also cast in major supporting character roles are Yu Koyanagi and Nanami Sakuraba. The drama series is based on 2016 novel “Shosetsu O” by Kazumasa Hayami (“Our Family“). The drama series will have Alan Shirahama playing writer Toyotaka Yoshida.
“Fiction King” consists of 10 episodes and will first air April 22, 2019 in Japan.
Jo Bo-Ah is cast for the lead female role in drama series “Secret” (working title) co-starring Park Hae-Jin. In drama series “Secret,” Jo Bo-Ah will play Jung Young-Jae. Her character is a resident of a university hospital. She is a passionate and active doctor.
“Secret” will air sometime in the second half of this year in South Korea.
Arata Furuta is cast for the lead role in NTV drama series “My Skirt, Where Did It Go?” (literal title of “Ore no Sukato, Doko Itta?”). The drama series features an original screenplay by Tomonari Sakurai and Takuya Kato. Shunsuke Kariyama and Itaru Mizuno will direct the drama series. For “My Skirt, Where Did It Go?,” Arata Furuta will play Nobuo Harada. He is a teacher who likes to dress like a woman.
“My Skirt, Where Did It Go?” first airs April 20, 2019 in Japan.