Jun 30 2017

Teaser trailer and poster for MBC drama series “Man Who Dies to Live”

Teaser trailer and poster added for upcoming MBC drama series “Man Who Dies to Live” (literal title) starring Choi Min-Soo and Gang Ye-Won. Story for the drama series follows Jang Dal-Goo (Choi Min-Soo). He lives a luxurious life in a small kingdom in the Middle East, but decides to return to South Korea to find his daughter.

“Man Who Dies to Live” first airs July 19, 2017 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Wednesday and Thursday 10 PM time slot after “Ruler: Master of the Mask“).

Jun 30 2017

2nd main trailer for movie “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas”

2nd main trailer added for upcoming movie “I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” (literal title) starring Shun Oguri, Keiko Kitagawa, Takumi Kitamura and Minami Hamabe. Movie is based on novel “Kimi no Suizo wo Tabetai” by Yoru Sumino and directed by Sho Tsukikawa. In addition a new poster for the film was also released. The theme song for the movie has also been announced which is “Himawari” by rock band Mr.Children.

“I Want to Eat Your Pancreas” will be released July 28, 2017 in Japan.

Jun 30 2017

Fumino Kimura cast in TBS-MBS drama series “Ito-kun A to E”

Fumino Kimura is cast for the lead role in upcoming TBS-MBS drama series “Ito-kun A to E.” Also cast for major supporting female character roles are Nozomi Sasaki, Mirai Shida, Elaiza Ikeda and Kaho. All 5 of these women will appear in the movie version of “Ito-kun A to E” as well. The drama series is based on 2013 novel “Ito-kun A to E” by Asako Yuzuki. Story for the drama series will have Fumino Kimura playing washed up screenwriter Rio Yazaki. From a questionnaire she has an audience answer, she notices that 4 women are dating the same man. She decides to write a drama series about the 4 women. The 4 women are played by Nozomi Sasaki, Mirai Shida, Elaiza Ikeda and Kaho. Also cast in the drama series are Yuki Yamada, Kei Tanaka and Tomoya Nakamura.

Drama series “Ito-kun A to E” will first air August 15, 2017 in Japan.

Jun 29 2017

Teaser trailer for movie “The Last Recipe”

Teaser trailer added for movie “The Last Recipe” starring Kazunari Ninomiya. Still images for supporting characters played by Hidetoshi Nishijima, Gou Ayano, Aoi Miyazaki and Yutaka Takenouchi have also been released.

In the upcoming film, Hidetoshi Nishijima will play Naotaro Yamagata. He is a chef in the 1930’s. He is able to make an exact dish just by tasting it once, which Mitsuru Sasaki (Kazunari Ninomiya) is also able to do. Gou Ayano will play Ken Yanagisawa. He grew up in the same orphanage as Mitsuru Sasaki and is the only one who understands him. Aoi Miyazaki will play Chizu Yamagata. She is the wife of  Naotaro Yamagata. Yutaka Takenouchi will play Taizo Miyake. He is a colonel in the army.

“The Last Recipe” opens November 3, 2017 in Japan.

Jun 29 2017

Park Joong-Hoon, Kang Ha-Neul & Joo Jin-Mo cast in OCN drama series “Bad Guys 2”

Park Joong-Hoon, Kang Ha-Neul & Joo Jin-Mo are cast in upcoming OCN drama series “Bad Guys 2.” They join Um Tae-Goo who is already cast for one of the primary roles.

For “Bad Guys 2,” Park Joong-Hoon will play Woo Je-Moon. His character works as a prosecutor. Kang Ha-Neul will play No Jin-Pyeong. His character has worked as a prosecutor for 3 years. He becomes shaken after witnessing the death of a mentor. Joo Jin-Mo will play Heo Il-Hoo. He struggles to solve a case where it appears that justice has collapsed.

“Bad Guys 2” will first air sometime during the second half of this year on Saturday and Sunday (takes over weekend time slot after “Black“).


Jun 29 2017

First still images from tvN drama series “Deserving of the Name”

Here’s the first still images of Kim Nam-Gil and Kim A-Joong in upcoming tvN drama series “Deserving of the Name” (literal title). The still images are from the a scene that Heo Im (Kim Nam-Gil) and Choi Yeon-Kyung (Kim A-Joong) meet for the first time. Heo Im somehow travels through time from the Joseon period to present day Seoul. He is a practitioner of oriental medicine and is acknowledged as the best in acupuncture. Meanwhile, Choi Yeon-Kyung (Kim A-Joong) is a surgeon in the present day. She is an excellent surgeon and does not trust traditional oriental medicine.

“Deserving of the Name” first airs August, 2017 in South Korea.

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