Jun 27 2019

Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-Kyo announce breakup

Representatives for Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-Kyo have announced today that the two popular actors are in the process of getting divorced. The two famous performers married on October 31, 2017. UAA Entertainment, which represents Song Hye-Ko, issued a statement in Korean that said “..right now Song Hye-Ko is in the process of getting a divorce. The reason for the divorce is due to personality differences. The couple were not able to get over that issue.” Song Joong-Ki also released a statement in Korean which said “I and Song Hye-Ko are in the process getting a divorce. I hope to conclude the divorce proceedings smoothly, without blaming either side for fault. I can’t talk about the details of the divorce. Getting over the divorce, I will do my best as an actor.”

Song Joong-Ki is currently starring in tvN drama series “Arthdal Chronicles,” while Song Hye-Ko last appeared in tvN drama series “Encounter.” The couple famously starred together in 2016 KBS drama series “Descendants of the Sun” and developed a relationship during that time.

Jun 26 2019

Teaser trailer #2 for KBS2 drama series “Justice”

Teaser trailer #2 added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Justice” starring Choi Jin-Hyuk, Son Hyun-Joo and Nana. Teaser trailer #2 shows the first meeting between Lee Tae-Kyung (Choi Jin-Hyuk) and Song Woo-Yong (Son Hyun-Joo). Lee Tae-Kyung is looking for justice for the death of his younger brother. Song Woo-Yong offers to help Lee Tae-Kyung if he gives him what he wants. Meanwhile below, are the first still images of Choi Jin-Hyuk, Son Hyun-Joo and Nana in the drama series.

“Justice” first airs July 17, 2019 in South Korea.

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Jun 26 2019

Lee Yo-Won & Choi Gwi-Hwa cast in OCN drama series “The Defender: Human Rights”

Lee Yo-Won and Choi Gwi-Hwa are cast for lead roles in OCN drama series “The Defender: Human Rights” (English title). Also cast for major supporting character roles are Jang Hyun-Sung and Oh Mi-Hee. The drama series will have Lee Yo-Won and Choi Gwi-Hwa playing investigators for the Human Rights Promotion Commission. They investigate cases were potential human rights violations occur.

“The Defender: Human Rights” will first air sometime mid-September, 2019 in South Korea (takes over OCN’s Wednesday & Thursday 11 PM time slot after “Class of Lies“).

Jun 26 2019

Main poster and trailer #2 for movie “The King’s Letters”

Main poster and trailer #2 added for movie “The King’s Letters” starring Song Kang-Ho and Park Hae-Il. The main poster above features main characters King Sejong (Song Kang-Ho), Monk Shinmi (Park Hae-Il), Queen Sohun (Jeon Mi-Sun), Crown Prince Moonjong (Kim Joon-Han) while they work on an original Korean alphabet. Trailer #2 begins with Song Kang-Ho stating in Korean “I was creating letters which anyone can easily learn and use.” Below are character posters of Song Kang-Ho, Park Hae-Il and Jeon Mi-Sun.

“The King’s Letters” will be released July 24, 2019 in South Korea.

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Jun 26 2019

Still images of Lee Dong-Wook’s cameo appearance in ep.7 of tvN drama series “Search: WWW”

Here’s still images of Lee Dong-Wook and Lim Soo-Jung in currently airing tvN drama series “Search: WWW.” Lee Dong-Wook makes a cameo appearance in ep.7 of “Search: WWW” which airs later tonight, June 26, 2019 in South Korea. Lee Dong-Wook accepted the cameo appearance due to his good relationship with director Jung Ji-Hyun and the production staff. A glimpse of Lee Dong-Wook’s cameo appearance can also be seen in the teaser trailer for ep.7 on AsianWiki. In that scene and the still images, Lee Dong-Wook steps out of an elevator and tells “Long time no see” to Bae Ta-Mi (Lim Soo-Jung).

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Jun 26 2019

Teaser trailer for movie “After the Matinee”

Teaser trailer added for romance film “After the Matinee” starring Masaharu Fukuyama and Yuriko Ishida. The movie is based on novel “Machine no Owari ni” by Keiichiro Hirano and directed by Hiroshi Nishitani (“Suspect X“). Captions in the teaser trailer state in Japanese around the 5 second mark “Classical guitarist and journalist,” around the 14 second mark “Wherever you are in the wold.” and 16 second mark “I think of you.”

“After the Matinee” will be released November 1, 2019 in Japan.

Jun 25 2019

Character posters for MBC drama series “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Ryung”

Here’s 3 character posters for upcoming MBC drama series “Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Ryung” starring Shin Se-Kyung, Cha Eun-Woo and Park Ki-Woong. The character posters are of Shin Se-Kyung as Goo Hae-Ryung, Cha Eun-Woo as Lee Rim and Park Ki-Woong as Lee Jin.

Caption on Shin Se-Kyung’s character poster states in Korean “I am seeing you prince as a historian. Goo Hae-Ryung / Shin Se-Kyung.” On the poster Shin Se-Kyung is holding a history book and a calligraphy brush. Caption on Cha Eun-Woo’s character poster states “I … don’t have any notion to let you go. Lee Rim / Cha Eun-Woo.” Caption on Park Ki-Woong’s character poster states “Even though people betray the nation, I won’t betray the people. Lee Jin / Park Ki-Woong.”

“Rookie Historian Goo Hae-Ryung” first airs July 17, 2019 in South Korea.

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Jun 25 2019

Teaser trailer #1 for JTBC drama series “Moment at Eighteen”

First teaser trailer added for JTBC drama series “Moment at Eighteen” starring Ong Seong-Wu, Kim Hyang-Gi and Shin Seung-Ho. Teaser trailer #1 has Choi Joon-Woo (Ong Seong-Wu) and Yoo Soo-Bin (Kim Hyang-Gi) meeting near a bicycle parking rack. At the 27 second mark of the teaser, One Seong-Wu’s voice over appears and he teases in Korean “Anyway this moment, anyway eighteen.”

“Moment at Eighteen” first airs July 22, 2019 in South Korea.

Jun 24 2019

Teaser trailer #1 for SBS drama series “Doctor John”

First teaser trailer added for SBS drama series “Doctor John” (English title) starring Ji Sung and Lee Se-Young. The literal title of the drama series is “Doctor Yo-Han.” The teaser trailer features Ji Sung as main character Cha Yo-Han. The teaser trailer starts off with Ji Sung’s narration of “Painful life. Peaceful death. Peaceful Life. Painful death. People who stand on the boundary.”

“Doctor John” first airs July 19, 2019 in South Korea.

Jun 24 2019

Release date & still images for movie “The Divine Fury”

Release date & still images added for mystery-horror-action film “The Divine Fury” starring Park Seo-Joon, Ahn Sung-Ki and Woo Do-Hwan. The movie is now set for release July 31, 2019 in South Korea. Meanwhile, above and below are still images of Park Seo-Joon, Ahn Sung-Ki and Woo Do-Hwan in the movie. In the film, Park Seo-Joon plays MMA fighter Yong-Hoo. A strange stigmata like wound appears on his hand. Because of the wound, he meets Priest An (Ahn Sung-Ki). The priest performs exorcisms. For Woo Do-Hwan who plays evil character Ji-Shin, he had to wear special f/x makeup to play his character. It took more than 5 hours to apply the makeup to play Ji-Shin. Movie is written and directed by Kim Joo-Hwan (“Midnight Runners“).

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