First visual (poster) of Sota Fukushi for upcoming live-action film “Bleach.” For the live-action film, Sota Fukushi plays high school student Ichigo Kurosaki. His character absorbs the power of a Soul Reaper and the visual shows him in such a state, while holding the zanpakuto. The caption states “Soul Reaper, have the honor of meeting.” Movie is based on popular manga “BLEACH” by Tite Kubo and directed by Shinsuke Sato.
“Bleach” will be released sometime next summer in Japan.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming SBS drama series “Reunited Worlds” starring Yeo Jin-Goo and Lee Yeon-Hee.
Meanwhile, still images above is of Jung Chae-Yeon (‘DIA’). The still images are from a scene filmed recently in Taean, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea. Jung Chae-Yeon plays lead female character Jung Jung-Won during her high school days. As a high school student, she was an outgoing student, but a terrible accident takes place that is caused by something she did. Since the accident, her bright personality changes.
“Reunited Worlds” first airs July 19, 2017 in South Korea.
Kim Ji-Won is now cast for the lead female role in movie “Detective K: 3” (working title) starring Kim Myung-Min and Oh Dal-Su. For the film, Kim Ji-Won will play a woman who has lost her memory. She tries to solve case(s) with Detective Kim Min (Kim Myung-Min) and Seo-Pil (Oh Dal-Su). Additionally, actor Lee Min-Ki is cast for a special appearance in the movie. He will play Heuk Do Po. He is a mysterious figure and central to the story.
Like its predecessors 2011 film “Detective K: Secret Of Virtuous Widow” and 2015 film “Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island,” “Detective K: 3” will be released around Lunar New Year (February, 2018).
First script reading for KBS2 drama series “Man-Hole: Feel So Good” (English title) took place June 29, 2017 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. At the first script reading, main cast members including Kim Jae-Joong (‘JYJ’), Uee, Jung Hye-Seong, Baro (‘B1A4’) and all attended.
In the drama series, Kim Jae-Joong plays Bong-Pil. He travels in time, between the past an present, to prevent the imminent wedding of Soo-Jin (Uee). Bong Peel and Soo-Jin have been friends since they were children, but Bong-Pil has held a secret crush for her.
“Man-Hole: Feel So Good” first airs August 9, 2017 in South Korea.
Kim Tae-Ri is cast in new drama series “Mr Sunshine” co-starring Lee Byung-Hun. The drama series is scripted by Kim Eun-Sook and directed by Lee Eung-Bok, who previously worked together in tvN drama series “Goblin” and KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun.” For the drama series, Kim Tae-Ri will play lead female character Ae-Shin. She comes the family Go who are the spiritual leaders of Joseon.
“Mr Sunshine” first airs during the first half of 2018.
Shihori Kanjiya and Shunsuke Daito are cast in movie “Bokyo.” The film is based on two short stories by Kanae Minato and directed by Takeo Kikuchi. Tae Kimura and Naoto Ogata are also cast in supporting roles. In addition, a teaser trailer for the film has been added on AsianWiki.
“Bokyo” will be released September 16, 2017 in Japan.
Masahiro Higashide & Erika Karata cast in movie “Netemosametemo.” The film is based on 2010 novel “Netemosametemo” by Tomoka Shibasaki and directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi. Premise for the film has Masahiro Higashide playing two different characters: Baku and Ryohei. Baku is a mysterious man with a free spirit, while Ryohei is a salaryman with a sincere personality. Erika Karata plays Asako. She falls in love with Baku, but he suddenly disappears. Two years later, she meets Ryohei who looks just like Baku, but he has a completely different personality.
“Netemosametemo” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Kim Ji-Won has been offered the lead female role in upcoming movie “Detective K: 3” (working title) co-starring Kim Myung-Min and Oh Dal-Su. Currently, Kim Ji-Won is “positively considering” the offer. If accepted, Kim Ji-Won would follow leading ladies Han Ji-Min in “Detective K: Secret Of Virtuous Widow” and Lee Yeon-Hee in in “Detective K: Secret of the Lost Island.”
“Detective K: 3” is planned for release February, 2018 around Lunar New Year’s in South Korea.
Character teaser trailer added for upcoming MBC drama series “King Loves.” The character teaser trailer features the 3 main leads: Siwan as Wang Won, Yoona as Eun San and Hong Jong-Hyun as Wang Rin.
“King Loves” first airs July 17, 2017 in South Korea.
Ayami Nakajo and Hayato Sano (‘M!LK’) are cast in live-action film “3D Kanojo: Real Girl.” The movie is based no manga “3D Kanojo Riaru Garu” by Mao Nanami and will be directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa. In the upcoming live-action film, Hayato Sano will play high school otaku Hikaru Tsutsui. He feels like an outcast at school, but beautiful high school student Iroha Ikarashi (Ayami Nakajo) tells him that she likes him.
“3D Kanojo: Real Girl” will be released sometime next year in Japan.