Teaser trailer #4 added for KBS2 drama series “I Wanna Hear Your Song” starring Yeon Woo-Jin & Kim Se-Jeong (Gugudan). Meanwhile, above and below are two main posters for the drama series. The poster above features Yeon Woo-Jin, Kim Se-Jeong, Song Jae-Rim & Park Ji-Yeon (T-ara). Caption on that posters states in Korean “1 year ago, our performance began to make different tones.” Caption on the poster below asks “His suspicious nighttime calls began!?”
“I Wanna Hear Your Song” first airs August 5, 2019 in South Korea.
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Trailer for movie “The First Supper” starring Shota Sometani, Erika Toda and Yuki Saito. Movie is written and directed by first time feature film director Shiro Tokiwa. The film centers around a family gathering for the funeral of their father (Masatoshi Nagase). The meal that their mother prepares brings back memories of their father.
“The First Supper” will be released November 1, 2019 in Japan.
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Trailer added for road film “Blue Hour” starring Kaho and Shim Eun-Kyung. Movie is written and directed by Yuko Hakota. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been revealed which is “Kiyoku, Tadashiku” by Japanese indie rock band Shikanoichizoku. Their song can be found in the trailer for “Blue Hour.”
“Blue Hour” will be released Blue Hour in Japan.
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Here’s still images from SBS drama series “Hip Hop King” (literal title). The still images are of Lee Ho-Won (ex ‘INFINITE’ member), Shin Won-Ho (‘CROSS GENE’’), Lee Na-Eun (‘April’) and Han Hyun-Min. Filming for the drama series began December, 2018 and is now completed, with post production currently ongoing. The drama series consists of 6 episodes and will air on Fridays at 11:10 PM in South Korea.
Seo In-Guk & Lee Soo-Hyuk are cast in crime film “Pipeline.” The film is scripted and directed by Yu Ha (“Gangnam Blues“). Also cast in the film are Eum Moon-Suk, Yoo Seung-Mok, Tae Hang-Ho, Bae Da-Bin & Bae Yoo-Ram. The first script reading and gosa ceremony for the film took place July 23, 2019. Images above and below are from the first script reading. For Seo In-Guk & Lee Soo-Hyuk the two men previously starred together in 2014 tvN drama series “High School King of Savvy.” Story for “Pipeline” follows a group of people who team up to steal oil hidden in a tunnel.
Filming for “Pipeline” begins prior to the end of this month in South Korea.
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Teaser trailer #4 added for OCN drama series “Strangers From Hell” (literal title) starring Im Si-Wan and Lee Dong-Wook. The teaser trailer shows Yoon Jong-Woo (Im Si-Wan) entering the boarding house where he will stay. Residents there look like strangers from Hell. At the 25 second mark of the trailer, caption appears that teases “Invite to the Apartment of Hell.” The drama series is based on webcomic “Taineun Jiokida” by Kim Yong-Ki.
Meanwhile, above and below are the first still images of Im Si-Wan from the drama series. The still images are of Yoon Jong-Woo as he moves to the cheap apartment house in Seoul. He is originally from a small city in Korea.
“Strangers From Hell” will first air August 31, 2019 in South Korea.
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Lee Sun-Kyun and Jung Ryeo-Won are cast in JTBC drama series “Inside Stories of Prosecutors” (literal title). The drama series is based on 2018 novel “Geomsanaejeon” by Kim Woong and directed by Lee Tae-Gon (“Hello, My Twenties!“). Story for the drama series will depict the lives of prosecutors who work like salarymen in the fictional city of Jinyoung. Lee Sun-Kyun will play Lee Sun-Woong, who works as a prosecutur in Jinyoung. Jung Ryeo-Won will play Cha Myung-Joo. She was a prosecutor in Seoul, but gets transferred to Jinyong.
“Inside Stories of Prosecutors” will first air sometime in late 2019 in South Korea.
Dean Fujioka & Takanori Iwata are cast in Fuji TV drama series “Sherlock.” As the recognizable title hints, the drama series is based on the famous novel series “Sherlock Holmes” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, but set in present day Tokyo. Hiroshi Nishitani (“Galileo“) will direct the drama series and the screenplay adaptation is scripted by Yumiko Inoue (“Hirugao: Love Affairs in the Afternoon“). Dean Fujioka will play Sherlock, while Takanori Iwata will play Watson.
“Sherlock” will first air October, 2019 in Japan (takes over Fuji TV’s Monday 10PM time slot after “Asagao: Forensic Doctor“).
Toma Ikuta is cast in NTV drama series “My Story is Long” (literal title). The drama series features an original screenplay by Shigeki Kaneko (“The Kitazawas: We Mind Our Own Business“) and directed by Satoru Nakajima (“The Kitazawas: We Mind Our Own Business“). Toma Ikuta and screenwriter Shigeki Kaneko previously worked together in 2008 Fuji TV drama series “Honey & Clover” and 2009 Fuji TV drama series “Voice.” For drama series “My Story is Long,” Toma Ikuta will play 31-year-old Mitsuru Kishibe. He is unemployed and comfortably lives with his mother at her home. Things change for him when his older sister and her family temporarily move back to her mother’s home.
“My Story is Long” will first air October, 2019 in Japan (takes over NTV’s Saturday 10 PM time slot after “Voice“).
Kim Da-Mi is cast for a lead role in movie “Hi, My Soul Mate” (literal title). The film is a remake of 2016 Chinese film “Soul Mate.” The Korean film version will be directed by Min Yong-Keun (“Re-encounter“). Story for “Hi, My Soul Mate” will follow the friendship of two girls over a 14 year period. Filming for “Hi, My Soul Mate” will begin sometime during the first half of 2020. Kim Da-Mi previously starred in mystery-action film “The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion.”