Teaser poster added for movie “Romance Doll” starring Issey Takahashi and Yu Aoi. Movie is based on 2009 novel “Romance Doll” by Yuki Tanada and also directed by her. Yuki Tanada has previously worked with actor Issey Takahashi in 2019 TV Asahi drama series “Tokyo Bachelors” and with actress Yu Aoi in 2008 movie “One Million Yen and the Nigamushi Woman.” Story for “Romance Doll” follows a husband and wife who both have secrets. The husband’s secret is that he makes sex dolls.
“Romance Doll” is now set for release January 24, 2020 in Japan.
Song Kang-Ho and Lee Byung-Hun are cast in movie “Emergency Declaration” (literal title). The film will deal with an airplane that must declare an emergency and do an emergency landing. Movie will be directed by Han Jae-Rim. He has previously worked with Song Kang-Ho in 2007 movie “The Show Must Go On” and 2013 movie “The Face Reader.” This is the first time Han Jae-Rim and Lee Byung-Hun will work together. Filming for the movie will take sometime in the first half of 2020.
Hwang Jung-Eum, Yook Sung-Jae (‘BTOB’), Choi Won-Young and Lee Joon-Hyuk are all cast in JTBC drama series “Ssanggab Cart Bar.” The drama series is based on webcomic “Ssanggabpocha” by Bae Hye-Soo and directed by Jeon Chang-Geun (“The Package“). The drama series will have Hwang Jung-Eum playing main character Wol-Joo. She runs a mysterious food cart that opens only at night and on the rooftop of a building. Customers include both the living and the dead. Filming begins September, 2019.
“Ssanggab Cart Bar” will first air sometime during the first half of 2020 in South Korea.
Ayami Nakajo is cast in movie “Flight on the Water” (literal title of “Suijo no Furaito”). The film is directed by Atsushi Kaneshige (“Kiseki: Sobito of That Day “) and scripted by Akihiro Dobashi (“Samurai Hustle“) and Atsushi Kaneshige. The film will have Ayami Nakjo playing an athlete who becomes paralyzed form the waist down. She then takes part in the sport of paracanoe. Filming for “Flight on the Water” will begin August, 2019 and finish mid-September, 2018. Filming locations will include Tokyo and Central Japan.
“Flight on the Water” will be released sometime in 2020 in Japan.
Kim Seo-Hyung is cast for the lead role in SBS drama series “No One Knows” (literal title). The drama series will have Kim Seo-Hyung playing Detective Cha Young-Jin. She chases after a serial killer who killed her friend 19 years ago.
“No One Knows” will first air sometime in the first half of 2010 in South Korea.
First two teaser trailers for tvN drama series “Melting Me Softly” starring Ji Chang-Wook and Won Jin-A. The first teaser trailer features Ji Chang-Wook as Ma Dong-Chan and the second teaser trailer features Won Jin-A as Ko Mi-Ran. Teaser trailer #1 starts with Ji Chang-Wook stating “I dreamed of becoming a legend in the broadcasting industry via a freezing human project. 2019? I woke up 20 years later. 20 years.” Teaser trailer #2 has Won Jin-A narrating with “Freezing human being project. I was supposed to be unfrozen 24 hours later … but I woke up 20 years later. What am I supposed to do now?”
“Melting Me Softly” first airs September 28, 2019 in South Korea.
Kim Kang-Woo is now cast for the lead male role in KBS2 drama series “Woman of 9.9 Billion” (literal title) co-starring Cho Yeo-Jeong. The duo last worked together in 2012 KBS2 drama series “Lovers of Haeundae.” For “Woman of 9.9 Billion,” Kim Kang-Woo will play ex-detective Kang Tae-Woo. He quit his job as a detective after being falsely accused of accepting a bribe. He tries to find the truth behind the death of his younger sibling and meets Jung Seo-Yeon (Cho Yeo-Jeong).
“Woman of 9.9 Billion” first airs November, 2019 in South Korea.
Teaser poster and supporting cast added for live-action film “Love and Murder of Sheep and Wolf” (literal title) starring Yosuke Sugino and Haruka Fukuhara. Movie is based manga series “Ana Satsujin” by Rahson and directed by Kayoko Asakura (“Dokumushi: Toxic Insects “). Newly announced supporting cast members for the film are Noriko Eguchi, Manami Enosawa, Sho Kasamatsu, Naoya Shimizu and Wataru Ichinose. Caption on the teaser poster asks “Am I going to be killed by the woman that I like so much?”
“Love and Murder of Sheep and Wolf ” will be released November 29, 2019 in Japan.
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Main trailer and poster added for movie “The Promised Land” starring Gou Ayano, Hana Sugisaki and Koichi Sato. Movie is based on short stories by Shuichi Yoshida (“Villain“) and directed by Takahisa Zeze. The movie’s theme song has also been revealed which is “Ichiru” by singer-actress Mone Kamishiraishi. The theme song is featured in the main trailer. Below are still images for the movie.
“The Promised Land” will be released October 18, 2019 in Japan.
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Teaser trailer #2 added for SBS drama series “Vagabond” starring Lee Seung-Gi and Bae Suzy. Teaser trailer #2 starts with Lee Seung-Gi stating in no uncertain terms “You know what? You picked the wrong person. Whoever you are. Wherever you hide. I will hunt you down to Hell.” Meanwhile, below are new still images from the drama series. The still images are from a scene filmed on a beach in Morocco around October-November, 2018.
“Vagabond” first airs September 20, 2019 in South Korea.
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