Kengo Kora is cast for a supporting role in movie “Summer, About Time to Reach” (literal title of “Natsu, Itaru Koro”) starring Yuki Kura, Roi Ishiuchi & Nari Saito. The film also has actress Elaiza Ikeda making her debut as a feature film director. In the film, Kengo Kora will play a teacher named Kobayashi. Filming for “Summer, About Time to Reach” began August 20, 2019.
” Summer, About Time to Reach” will be released summer, 2020 in Japan.
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Teaser trailer #1 and teaser posters added for romance film “The Most Common Date” (literal title) starring Kim Rae-Won and Kong Hyo-Jin. Movie is written and directed by first time feature film director Kim Han-Gyul. Caption on Kong Kyo-Jin’s teaser poster below asks in Korean “Is it going to be different with you?” and caption on Kim Rae-Won’s teaser poster asks “Is it difficult only to me?”
“The Most Common Date” is now slotted for release sometime this October in South Korea.
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Ep.1 trailer added for tvN drama series “The Great Show” starring Song Seung-Heon and Lee Sun-Bin. Ep.1 trailer begins with Song Seung-Heon stating in Korean “Even if a monkey falls from a tree, it’s still a monkey. But, if a member of the National Assembly is defeated in an election, that person is no longer a human being.” Meanwhile, above and below are two main posters for the drama series.
“The Great Show” first airs August 26, 2019 in South Korea.
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Ai Hashimoto is cast in NTV drama series “Colleagues’ Sakura” (literal title) starring Mitsuki Takahata. In the drama series, Ai Hashimoto will play supporting character Yuri Tsukimura. She is a colleague of Sakura (Mitsuki Takahata) at a construction company. She is a young woman who is straightforward.
“Colleagues’ Sakura” first airs October, 2019 in Japan.
Jung Hae-In and Chae Soo-Bin are cast in tvN drama series “Half of a Half” (literal title). The drama series resides in the romance genre, with Jung Hae-In playing AI programmer Ha Won and Chae Soo-Bin playing a music recording engineer. Lee Sang-Yeob (“Familiar Wife“) and scripted by Lee Sook-Yun (“On the Way to the Airport“).
“Half of a Half ” will air sometime during the first half of 2020 in South Korea.
First teaser trailer and Yang Se-Jong‘s character poster added for upcoming JTBC drama series “My Country.” Teaser trailer #1 features Yang Se-Jong as Seo Hwi. Yang Se-Jong narrates the teaser with “I will grow strong. I have a person to protect.”
“My Country” is now slotted to first air October, 2019 in South Korea.
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First teaser trailer added for KBS2 drama series “When the Camellia Blooms” starring Kong Hyo-Jin and Kang Ha-Neul. The drama series marks the return of actor Kang Ha-Neul after he completed his mandatory military service requirement. Teaser trailer #1 begins with the soundtrack of The Knack’s “My Sharona” and Kang Ha-Neul stating to Kong Hyo-Jin’s character “If you like, go straight. Dong-Baek.” At the 23 second mark, Kong Hyo-Jin asks “Would you like to have peanuts?” At the 27 second mark, Kang Ha-Neul replies “What… peanuts?”
“When the Camellia Blooms” is now scheduled to first air September 18, 2019 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Wednesday & Thursday 10 PM time slot after “Justice.”).
Kaho and Satoshi Tsumabuki are cast in movie “Red.” The film is based on 2014 novel “Red” by Rio Shimamoto. 2017 movie “Narratage,” starring Jun Matsumoto and Kasumi Arimura, is also based on a novel by Rio Shimamoto. Story for “Red” will follow two ex-lovers who meet for the first time in 10 years and have an affair. Filming for “Red” is currently ongoing in the suburbs of Kanto and Niigata. Filming is scheduled to finish August, 2019. Movie is directed by Yukiko Mishima (“Bread of Happiness“).
“Red” will be released February, 2020 in Japan.
Teaser trailer #3 for JTBC drama series “Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency” starring Kim Min-Jae, Kong Seung-Yeon and Seo Ji-Hoon. Meanwhile, below are still images from the upcoming drama series. The first set is of Kong Seung-Yeon as Gae-Ddong. She works to make a living and dresses like a man. The second set is of Kim Min-Jae as Ma Hoon. He is the best matchmaker and carries a 99.9% success rate. Lastly, the third set is of Kim Min-Jae as Ma Hoon, Park Ji-Hoon as Ko Young-Soo and Byeon Woo-Seok as Do Joon. These 3 handsome men are matchmakers from the Flower Crew Matchmaking Agency
“Flower Crew: Joseon Marriage Agency” first airs September 16, 2019 in South Korea.
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Yutaka Matsushige is cast in TV Tokyo live-action drama series “Solitary Gourmet Season 8.” Yutaka Matsushige has played main character Goro Inogashira in every season of the dram series to date. Story for the drama series revolves around Goro Inogashira’s business trips as he seeks out delicious restaurants.
“Solitary Gourmet Season 8” first airs October 2019 in Japan (takes over TV Tokyo’s Friday 24:12 time slot after “I Turn.”).