According to management companies Blossom Entertainment & United Artists Agency (who represent each performer), Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-Kyo will marry on October 31, 2017. The couple famously starred together in 2016 KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun.” The couple developed a romantic relationship since then. There were rumors that the two stars were dating, but they both denied the rumors until their marriage announcement today.
Park Bo-Gum has been offered a lead role in upcoming tvN drama series “Hwayuki.” Cha Seung-Won has already received an offered to play a co-lead character and he is still “positively considering” the offer. Park Bo-Gum is also considering his offer. The drama series is based on classic Chinese novel “Journey to the West,” but set in the present day and with a romantic twist. The screenplay will be scripted by Hong Jung-Eun and Hong Mi-Ran. If Park Bo-Gum accepts, he will play Son O-Gong (the character of Sun Wukong in original novel “Journey to the West”). If Cha Seung-Won accepts he will play King Wooma (Bull Demon King).
“Hwayuki” is tentatively scheduled to air from December, 2017 in South Korea.
Supporting cast announced for movie “Ansi Fortress” (literal title) starring Zo In-Sung. Now cast in supporting roles are Nam Joo-Hyuk, Park Sung-Woong, Bae Sung-Woo, Um Tae-Goo, Park Byung-Eun, Oh Dae-Hwan, Sung Dong-Il, Jung Eun-Chae and Yu Oh-Seong. Seol Hyun (‘AOA’) was already announced for a supporting character role. Movie is a historical film and directed by Kim Kwang-Sik.
First teaser trailer for upcoming SBS drama series “Falsify” (literal title) starring Namgung Min, Uhm Ji-Won and Yu Jun-Sang. Meanwhile, here’s the first still images of Namgung Min, Yu Jun-Sang and Moon Sung-Geun from the drama series. For “Falsify,” Namgung Min plays Reporter Han Moo-Young. He works at a small newspaper company and is passionate about his job. Yu Jun-Sang plays Reporter Lee Seok-Min. He is a veteran reporter at a large newspaper company and he is respected by his peers. Lastly, Moon Sung-Geun plays supporting character Koo Tae-Won. His character is evil.
“Falsify” first airs July 24, 2017 in South Korea.
Trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Destiny Kamakura Monogatari” starring Masato Sakai and Mitsuki Takahata. Movie is based on manga “Kamakura Monogatari” by Ryohei Saigan and directed by Takashi Yamazaki. Mega box-office hit “Always: Sunset on Third Street” and its two sequels are also based on an original manga by Ryohei Saigan and directed by Takashi Yamazaki.
“Destiny Kamakura Monogatari” will be released December 9, 2017 in Japan.
Lee Seo-Won is cast in upcoming MBC drama series “Hospital Ship” starring Ha Ji-Won & Kang Min-Hyuk (‘CNBLUE’). Lee Seo-Won will play secondary lead male character Kim Jae-Gul. He works as an oriental doctor, has good appearance and comes from a family of doctors. But, when he was a child, his family often compared him to his older brother who was smarter than him and he had conflicts with his father. To anger his father, Kim Jae-Gul chose to become an oriental doctor. Now, he boards the hospital ship and faces Song Eun-Jae (Ha Ji-Won). She insists that oriental medicine is unscientific.
“Hospital Ship” first airs August, 2017 in South Korea.
Here’s the first still images of Yeo Jin-Goo in upcoming SBS drama series “Reunited Worlds” (literal title). The still images are from Yeo Jin-Goo’s first day of filming for the drama series, which took place recently in a residential area in Sacheon, South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.
Filming for movie “Dokjeon” (working title) began July 1, 2017 in South Korea. The movie stars Cho Jin-Woong, Ryoo Joon-Yeol and Kim Ju-Hyeok. Actor Cha Seung-Won will also make a special appearance in the film. Kim Sung-Ryoung headlines the supporting cast for the film. Movie is directed by Lee Hae-Young.
Trailer added for upcoming TBS drama series “Sorry, I Love You” starring Tomoya Nagase and Riho Yoshioka. Drama series is a remake of 2004 Korean drama series “Sorry, I Love You” which stars So Ji-Sub and Lim Soo-Jung in the respective lead roles.
“Sorry, I Love You” is set to first air July 9, 2017 in Japan.