Jan 5 2018

Kim Hyun-Joo offered lead female role in KBS2 drama series “Miracle That We Met”

Kim Hyun-Joo has been offered the lead female role in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Miracle That We Met” (literal title). Actor Kim Myung-Min and actress Ra Mi-Ran have already received offers to play lead male character and major supporting character roles respectively. Currently, all three performers are considering their offers. If Kim Hyun-Joo accepts, she will play Sun Hye-Jin. She fell in love with a man and married him, but her life faces a crisis.

“Miracle That We Met” will first air April, 2018 in KBS2’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot (follows the conclusion of “Radio Romance“).

Jan 4 2018

Teaser trailer for movie “Saraba Seishun, Saredo Seishun”

Teaser trailer for movie “Saraba Seishun, Saredo Seishun” starring Hiroshi Okawa and Fumika Shimizu. Movie is based on a screenplay by Ryuho Okawa and directed by Hiroshi Akabane. Story for “Saraba Seishun, Saredo Seishun” follows a young man (Hiroshi Akabane) with a promising future, but he has a secret. He is able to speak with God(s) after a spiritual awakening experience. He falls for a woman (Fumika Shimizu) at his workplace.

“Saraba Seishun, Saredo Seishun” opens summer, 2018 in Japan.

Jan 4 2018

First script reading for JTBC drama series “Eulachacha Waikiki”

First script reading for upcoming JTBC drama series “Eulachacha Waikiki” took place December 18, 2017 at JTBC building in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea. Main cast members including Kim Jung-Hyun, Lee Yi-Kyung, Son Seung-Won, Jung In-Sun, Go Won-Hee and Lee Joo-Woo attended.

Story for “Eulachacha Waikiki” has three friends, Kang Dong-Goo (Kim Jung-Hyun), Cheon Joon-Ki (Lee Yi-Kyung) and Bong-Doo-Sik (Son Seung-Won), running guest house Waikiki, but the guest house is facing bankruptcy. A single mother Yoon-A (Jung In-Sun) and her 3-month-old daughter then appear at Waikiki.

“Eulachacha Waikiki” is now set to first air February 5, 2018 in South Korea.

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Jan 4 2018

Character posters for movie “Psychokinesis”

Here’s 5 character posters for upcoming comedy-fantasy film “Psychokinesis” starring Ryoo Seung-Ryong, Shim Eun-Kyung, Park Jung-MinKim Min-Jae and Jung Yu-Mi. Movie is also the second live-action film directed by Yeon Sang-Ho (“Train To Busan“). Story for “Psychokinesis” follows a father (Ryoo Seung-Ryong) as he uses his newly found telekinetic powers to save his daughter (Shim Eun-Kyung).

“Psychokinesis” opens January, 2018 in South Korea.

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Jan 3 2018

Myung Se-Bin, Lee Chun-Hee and Yoo Eun-Mi cast in “tvN Drama Stage: Our Place’s Tasty Soybean Paste”

Myung Se-Bin, Lee Chun-Hee and Yoo Eun-Mi are cast for tvN drama special “Our Place’s Tasty Soybean Paste” (literal title). The drama special is the 8th installment in the tvN’s “Drama Stage” series to discover talented new storytellers. In drama special “Our Place’s Tasty Soybean Paste,” Yoo Eun-Mi will play young teen Han A-Yi. Her mother (Han Jung-Hee) is a former songwriter, but she got involved in a scandal with a married producer and has been a recluse ever since. For her daughter, she takes a job at a restaurant run by Jang Ki-Bok (Lee Chun-Hee).

“tvN Drama Stage: Our Place’s Tasty Soybean Paste” will air January 20, 2018 in South Korea.

Jan 3 2018

Yoon Sang-Hyun offered lead role in MBC drama series “Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch The Sunset”

Yoon Sang-Hyun has been offered the lead male role in upcoming MBC drama series “Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch The Sunset” (literal title). Han Hye-Jin has already received an offer to play the lead female role. Both performers are currently “positively considering” their offers. If Yoon Sang-Hyun accepts, he will play Kim Do-Young. His character works as an architect. Due to his forward thinking in architecture, his business does not do very well. He receives help from his father-in-law and his wife Nam Hyun-Joo, but his wife asks for a divorce.

“Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch The Sunset” will first air sometime this March in South Korea.

 

Jan 3 2018

Kenichi Endo, Ren Osugi, Tomorowo Taguchi, Yutaka Matsushige and Ken Mitsuishi cast in TV Tokyo sequel drama series “The Supporting Actors 2”

Kenichi Endo, Ren Osugi, Tomorowo Taguchi, Yutaka Matsushige and Ken Mitsuishi are all cast in TV Tokyo sequel drama series “The Supporting Actors 2.” The drama series is a sequel to 2017 TV Tokyo drama series “The Supporting Actors” (“Byplayers”). The only main character actor from the first season of the drama series to not appear in the sequel is Susumu Terajima. He will not appear in the sequel due to scheduling issues. Premise for “The Supporting Actors 2” has Kenichi Endo, Ren Osugi, Tomorowo Taguchi, Yutaka Matsushige and Ken Mitsuishi all taking part in TV Tokyo morning drama series “Shimakko-san.” While going to a filming location for the morning drama series, they somehow find themselves on a deserted island and must figure out how to survive. Kana Kita will also return in the sequel drama series and again play the supporting actor’s manager Jasmine.

“The Supporting Actors 2” first airs February 7, 2018 in Japan.