Actress Kong Hyo-Jin is cast in two new movies “Bbaengban” and “Door Lock.” For movie “Bbaengban,” Cho Jung-Seok has been offered the lead male role and Ryoo Joon-Yeol a major supporting character role. The title of the film “Bbaengban” is a shortened term for “Bbaengsoni Sago Josaban” which means literally “Hit And Run Accident Investigation Team.” In the film, Kong Hyo-Jin will play a police officer and a member of the hit and run accident investigation team. Movie will be directed by Han Jun-Hee (“Coin Locker Girl“) and filming begins spring, 2018.
The second film Kong Hyo-Jin is cast for is “Door Lock.” The film is setup as a mystery-thriller and revolves around a woman’s psychological horror. Filming for “Door Lock” begins January, 2018.
Here’s two main posters tvN drama series “Wise Prison Life” (literal title) starring Park Hae-Soo and Jung Kyoung-Ho. The drama series is scheduled to first air November 22, 2017, taking over tvN’s Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 PM time slot after “Avengers Social Club.”
Riho Yoshioka, Kenta Kiritani and Osamu Mukai are cast in TBS live-action drama series “You Always Inhabit My Heart” (literal title). The drama series is based on manga “Kimi ga Kokoro ni Sumitsuita” by Kirin Tendo. Story for “You Always Inhabit My Heart” follows Kyoko Ogawa (Riho Yoshioka) and her relationship with two guys: Kenta Kiritani plays manga editor Kojiro Yoshizaki who is generally a nice guy and Osamu Mukai plays Kyoko Ogawa’s former boyfriend Ren Hoshina. He was controlling and treated her bad when they dated in college. Ren Hoshina then appears as her boss at her job.
“You Always Inhabit My Heart” will first air January, 2018 in Japan.
First script reading for SBS drama series “Nothing to Lose” took place October 23, 2017 at SBS Ilsan Production Center in Tanhyun, South Korea. The first script reading featured main cast members including Park Eun-Bin, Yeon Woo-Jin, Dong Ha, Na Hae-Ryung (‘BESTie’) and Lee Deok-Hwa. Story for “Nothing to Lose” has Park Eun-Bin playing a judge. She tries to reveal the secret of her older brother’s death and gets help from a fellow judge played by Yeon Woo-Jin.
“Nothing to Lose” first airs November 22, 2017 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot after “While You Were Sleeping“).
Teaser trailer for movie “Laplace’s Witch” starring Sho Sakurai, Suzu Hirose and Sota Fukushi. Movie is based on 2015 novel “Rapurasu no Majo” by Keigo Higashino and directed by Takashi Miike. In addition, supporting cast of Tao, Masanobu Takashima, Mirai Shida, Eriko Sato, Rei Dan, Hiroshi Tamaki, Lily Franky and Etsushi Toyokawa have all been announced to appear in the film.
“Laplace’s Witch” will be released during Golden Week, 2018 in Japan.
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Here’s still images of Yoon Gyun-Sang and Lee Sung-Kyung making a cameo appearance in SBS drama series “While You Were Sleeping.” Yoon Gyun-Sang and Lee Sung-Kyung accepted the cameo roles because they previously worked with Director Oh Choong-Hwan in SBS drama series “Doctors” and they are also friends with Lee Jong-Suk. For their cameo appearance, Yoon Gyun-Sang and Lee Sung-Kyung will play a couple. Their cameo appearance will appear tonight, November 1, 2017 in South Korea.
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First script reading for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Jugglers” took place October 26, 2017 at Largo Ville Resort, Kanghwa, Incheon, South Korea. Attending the first script reading were main cast members including Daniel Choi, Baek Jin-Hee, Kang Hye-Jung, Lee Won-Geun & Kim Chang-Wan. The first script reading took more than 3 hours to finish and the cast & staff stayed there for 1 night and 2 days.
“Jugglers” first airs December 4, 2017 in South Korea.
Shuhei Nomura is cast in TV Tokyo live-action drama series “Denei Shojo: Video Girl Ai 2018.” The drama series is based on manga series “Denei Shojo: Ai-hen” by Masakazu Katsura, but set 25 years after the manga. The drama series’ main character is Sho Moteuchi (Shuhei Nomura). He begins to live with his uncle Yota Moteuchi after his parents divorces. Yota Moteuchi is the main character in the original manga series. Sho Moteuchi then discovers a broken old VCR at his uncles house and fixes it. A video of girl plays and she introduces herself Video Girl Ai. Video Girl Ai steps out of the video and begins to live with Sho Moteuchi.
“Denei Shojo: Video Girl Ai 2018” will first air January, 2018 in Japan.
Ha Yeon-Soo has been offered the lead female role in drama series “Rich Man, Poor Woman.” The drama series is a remake of 2012 Fuji TV drama series “Rich Man, Poor Woman” starring Shun Oguri and Satomi Ishihara. If Ha Yeon-Soo accepts the offer, she would play a college student who begins working at a company in the IT field. Filming for “Rich Man, Poor Woman” is scheduled to begin December, 2017 in South Korea.
Supporting cast has been announced for upcoming TV Asahi drama series “BG: Personal Bodyguard” starring Takuya Kimura. Cast in supporting roles are Takumi Saito, Nanao, Shotaro Mamiya, Takaya Kamikawa, Yosuke Eguchi and Yuriko Ishida. Story for the drama series follows Akira Shimazaki (Takuya Kimura) as he begins work as a bodyguard again. For the supporting characters, Takumi Saito will play Masaya Takanashi. He works at the same private security company as Akira Shimazaki (Takuya Kimura). He’s very good at his job and tends to look down on others because of it. Nanao will play Mayu Suganuma. She is the only female bodyguard working at the private security company. Shotaro Mamiya will play Seitaro Sawaguchi. He is the youngest bodyguard at the private security company.
“BG: Personal Bodyguard” first airs January, 2018 in Japan.