Shingo Katori (former member of ‘SMAP’) is cast in movie “Nagi Machi.” The film is directed by Kazuya Shiraishi (“The Devil’s Path“) and the screenplay by Masato Kato. In the film, Shingo Katori will play a man who loses his job and moves to the hometown of his live-in partner. Small troubles build up there. Filming for “Nagi Machi” began middle of last month and will finish the middle of this month.
“Nagi Machi” will be released sometime in 2019 in Japan.
Seo Ji-Hye is cast for the lead female role in upcoming SBS drama series “Thoracic Surgery” co-starring Ko Soo and Uhm Ki-Joon. For the drama series, Seo Ji-Hye will play a prideful thoracic surgeon. She creates a dilemma in the drama series story.
“Thoracic Surgery” first airs September, 2018 in South Korea.
Trailer for live-action film “Kasane” starring Tao Tsuchiya and Kyoko Yoshine. Movie is based on manga series “Kasane” by Daruma Matsuura and directed by Yuichi Sato. The theme song for the movie, which is “Black Bird” by singer Aimer, is featured in the movie trailer.
“Kasane” opens September 7, 2018 in Japan.
Kim Hyun-Joong is now cast for upcoming KBS W drama series “That Time When Time Stops” (literal title). For the drama series, Kim Hyun-Joong will play lead male character Joon-Woo. He has a supernatural power. This is Kim Hyun-Joong’s first acting role since being discharged from the military early last year.
Drama series “That Time When Time Stops” will air on cable channel KBS W from October, 2018 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and poster for movie “The Suzuki Family’s Lie” starring Ittoku Kishibe, Hideko Hara, Mai Kiryu and Ryo Kase. The film is written and directed by Katsumi Nojiri. The film follows the Suzuki family who lies to their mother that their son is alive.
“The Suzuki Family’s Lie” opens November 16, 2018 in Japan.
First two teaser trailers added for upcoming MBN drama series “Witch’s Love” starring Hyun Woo and Yoon So-Hee.
“Witch’s Love” first airs July 25, 2018 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer #2 added for SBS drama series “Let Me Introduce Her” starring Nam Sang-Mi and Kim Jae-Won. The drama series follows a woman who loses her memory after undergoing plastic surgery.
“Let Me Introduce Her” first airs July 14, 2018 in South Korea.
First teaser trailer added for tvN drama series “Familiar Wife” starring Ji Sung and Han Ji-Min. The teaser trailer runs for 1 minute and two shorter versions are also available to watch on AsianWiki.
“Familiar Wife” first airs August 1, 2018 in South Korea.
Two character teaser trailers added for upcoming OCN drama series “Voice 2” starring Lee Jin-Wook and Lee Ha-Na. The character teaser trailers features Lee Ha-Na as Kang Kwon-Joo and Lee Jin-Wook as Do Kang-Woo. In the character teaser trailer for Lee Ha-Na, a voiceover by her appears around the 16 second mark and she says in Korean, “There is someone else at the crime scene.” For Lee Jin-Wook’s teaser trailer, his voiceover also appears around the 16 second mark and he says in Korean “As long as I see the crime scene, I can see into the criminal’s mind.”
“Voice 2” first airs August 11, 2018 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Love At Least” starring Shuri and Masaki Suda. The film is based on novel “Ikiteru Dake de, Ai” by Yukiko Motoya (“Funuke Show Some Love, You Losers!“) and directed by Kosai Sekine. The theme song for the movie is also featured in the teaser trailer which is the lush track “1/5000” by Hiroko Sebu.
“Love At Least” will be released November 9, 2018 in Japan.