Jul 11 2017

Jung Kyoung-Ho and Park Hae-Soo cast in tvN drama series “Wise Prison Life”

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.

Jul 10 2017

Ryo Yoshizawa, Yuko Araki & Yosuke Sugino cast in live-action film “Anoko no Toriko”

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.

Jul 9 2017

First teaser trailer for tvN drama series “Deserving of the Name”

First teaser trailer for tvN drama series “Deserving of the Name” (literal title) starring Kim Nam-Gil and Kim A-Joong.

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.

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Jul 9 2017

Kaho, Shota Sometani & Masahiro Higashide cast in WOWOW drama series “Yocho Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha”

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.

Jul 7 2017

Teaser trailer #2 for tvN drama series “Criminal Minds”

Teaser trailer #2 added for upcoming tvN drama series “Criminal Minds” starring Lee Joon-Gi, Moon Chae-Won & Son Hyun-Joo.

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.

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