First script reading for upcoming tvN drama series “100 Days My Prince,” starring Do Kyung-Soo (‘EXO’)and Nam Ji-Hyun, took place March, 2018 in Sangamdong, Seoul, South Korea. Main cast members including Do Kyung-Soo, Nam Ji-Hyun, Cho Seong-Ha, Kim Sun-Ho and Han So-Hee were all in attendance. Story for the drama series follows the 100 day romance between Won-Deuk (Do Kyung-Soo) who has amnesia and doesn’t know he is a crown prince and Hong-Sim (Nam Ji-Hyun).
“100 Days My Prince” is now set to air from September 10, 2018 in South Korea (takes over tvN’s Monday and Tuesday 9:30 PM time slot after “Let’s Eat 3“).
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Teaser trailer and teaser poster added for upcoming movie “The Great Battle” starring Zo In-Sung, Nam Joo-Hyuk and Park Sung-Woong. Caption on the teaser poster states in Korean “We did not learn how to retreat.” The film is set during the late Baekje Kingdom period and follows 88 days in which Ansi Fortress is attacked by overwhelming Tang forces. Movie is directed by Kim Kwang-Sik.
Release date for “The Great Battle” is now set for September 19, 2018 in South Korea.
Erika Toda & Tsuyoshi Muro are cast in new TBS drama series “Great Love: With You Who Forget Me” (literal title of “Dai Renai: Boku o Wasureru Kimi to”). The drama series is based on an original screenplay by Shizuka Oishi and directed by Fuminori Kaneko. Story for the drama series is a romance melodrama with Erika Toda and Tusyoshi Muro playing two people who have fallen in love, but Erika Toda’s character is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
“Great Love: With You Who Forget Me” first airs October, 2018 in Japan.
Ep.1 trailer added for tvN drama series “Familiar Wife” starring Ji Sung and Han Ji-Min. Ep.1 airs Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in South Korea (takes over tvN’s Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 PM time slot from “What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim“).
Teaser trailer added for upcoming live-action film “We Hope for Blooming” starring Tao Tsuchiya and Takumi Kitamura. Movie is based on manga series “Harumatsu Bokura” by Anashin and directed by Yuichiro Hirakawa.
“We Hope for Blooming” will be released December 14, 2018 in Japan.
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Ma Dong-Seok, Kim Sang-Joong, Kim A-Joong, Chang Ki-Yong and Gang Ye-Won are all cast in spin-off movie “Bad Guys: The Movie” (working title). The film is a spin-off of 2014 OCN drama series “Bad Guys.” Ma Dong-Seok, Kim Sang-Joong and Gang Ye-Won will reprise their respective characters from that drama series. Also, Han Jung-Hoon who wrote the screenplays for drama series “Bad Guys” and sequel drama series “Bad Guys: Vile City,” will write the screenplay for the movie version.
Filming for “Bad Guys: The Movie” begins September, 2018 and the movie will be released sometime next year in South Korea.
Teaser trailer and poster added for movie “Million Dollar Man” starring Takeru Satoh and Issei Takahashi. Movie is based on 2014 novel by movie producer and author Genki Kawamura and directed by Keishi Ohtomo. The crime caper film follows a young man (Takeru Satoh) who wins the lottery, but his money is then stolen by a friend (Issei Takahashi). Supporting cast also features Erika Sawajiri, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Haru Kuroki, Kazuki Kitamura and Elaiza Ikeda.
“Million Dollar Man” opens October 19, 2018 in Japan.
Song Joong-Ki, Jang Dong-Gun and Kim Ji-Won are now cast in new tvN drama series “The Chronicles of Aseudal” (literal title). The drama series is scripted by Kim Young-Hyun and Park Sang-Yeon who has worked together in popular drama series “The Great Queen Seondeok,” “Tree With Deep Roots” and “Six Flying Dragons” and directed by Kim Won-Suk (“Misaeng“/”My Mister“). The drama series is set as an epic period drama, but set in the fictional city nation of Aseudal.
“The Chronicles of Aseudal” will first air sometime in the first half of 2019 in South Korea.
Ayaka Miyoshi is cast for the lead role in comedy film “Dance With Me.” The movie is written and directed by Shinobu Yaguchi (“Waterboys“/”Swing Girls“). The unusual story follows a young woman who is placed under hypnosis. Because of this, she sings and dances whenever she hears music (even a ringtone). She wants to break the hypnosis, but she can’t find the hypnotist. Filming for the movie will begin at the end of July, 2018 and finish September, 2018. Ayaka Miyoshi won the lead role after going through auditions with 500 other participants.
“Dance With Me” will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Filming for movie “Time of Hunting” (working & literal title) finished July 15, 2018 in Incheon, South Korea and took about 6 months to complete. The last scene filmed was a large demonstration scene. The movie stars popular young actors Lee Je-Hoon,Choi Woo-Sik, Park Jung-Min and Ahn Jae-Hong. The film is also directed by Yoon Sung-Hyun who previously worked with Lee Je-Hoon and Park Jung-Min in award winning film “Bleak Night.”
“Time of Hunting” is currently in post-production. No ETA on when the movie will be released.
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