Movie “Seobok,” starring Gong Yoo & Park Bo-Gum, is now set for release April 15, 2021 in South Korea. The movie will be released simultaneously in theaters and online streaming platform TVing. “Seobok” was originally scheduled for release December, 2020, but was delayed to the Covid-19 outbreak. TVing is an online streaming platform for the South Korean market, that is a joint partnership between CJ Entertainment (distributor of “Seokbok”) and JTBC.Read more »
Tori Matsuzaka, Kumiko Aso, and Arata Iura are cast in TV Asahi drama series “Ano Toki Kiss Shite Okeba.” The drama series is scripted by Shizuka Oishi (“Your Home is My Business!“) and directed by Keita Motohashi, Ken Higurashi, Yuki Saito. Tori Matsuzaka will play main character Nozomu Momochi. He works at a supermarket and is a big manga fan. Kumiko Aso will play manga writer Tomoe Yuizuki. Arata Iura will play two characters.
“Ano Toki Kiss Shite Okeba” first airs April, 2021 in Japan (takes over TV Asahi’s Friday 11:15 PM time slot after “24 Japan“).Read more »
Kang Ha-Neul is cast the lead role in movie “Streaming.” The film is scripted and directed by Jo Jang-Ho. In the movie, Kang Ha-Neul will play Woo-Sang. He live streams videos related to crime profiling.
Filming for the movie began today, March 2, 2021. Release date has not yet been revealed.Read more »
Teaser trailer #3 added for tvN drama series “Navillera” starring Park In-Hwan & Song Kang. Captions in teaser trailer #3 state (0:10) “Seventy, began challenge” and (0:17) “23, Wandering began.” Narration has Park In-Hwan stating at the beginning of the teaser “I’ve never done what I wanted to do,” followed by Song Kang’s voice (0:09) “I don’t know if what you said is cursed, but I don’t live well. I dont know how to live my life. I don’t know whether I have a tomorrow or not,” (0:18) Park In-Hwan “Chae-Rok, there’s only one life. So this time is precious to me,”
(0:26) Song Kang “Grandfather, why do you want to do ballet?” Meanwhile, above and below are two special posters for the drama series. Original webcomic writers Jun and Ji-Min drew the second poster.
“Navillera” first airs March 22, 2021 in South Korea.Read more »
Ai Yoshikawa and Rihito Itagaki are cast in NTV-YTV live-action drama series “Colorful Love.” The drama series is based on manga series “Genderless Danshi ni Aisareteimasu” by Tameko. Ai Yoshikawa will play unstylish editor Wako Machida and Rihito Itagaki will play stylish model Meguru Soma. They get into a romantic relationship.
“Colorful Love” first airs April 1, 2021 in Japan (takes over NTV’s Thursday 23:59 time slot after “Edomoiselle“).Read more »
Character trailer and new poster added for movie “Kiba: The Fangs of Fiction” starring Yo Oizumi, Koichi Sato, & Mayu Matsuoka. The film is based on novel “Damashie no Kiba” by Takeshi Shiota and directed by Daihachi Yoshida (“The Kirishima Thing“). The auther Takeshi Shiota has stated he wrote the story with the idea of Yo Oizumi playing the lead male character.
“Kiba: The Fangs of Fiction” will be released March 26, 2021 in Japan.Read more »
Trailer added for Netflix drama series “Love Alarm Season 2” starring Kim So-Hyun, Jung Ga-Ram, & Song Kang. The second of season “Love Alarm” will revolve around the Love Alarm app that has been updated to version 2.0. Above and below are character posters for the drama series.
“Love Alarm Season 2” will be available to stream from March 12, 2021 on Netflix.Read more »
Seo Kang-Joon has been offered the lead male role in new drama series “Zero (0).” Currently, Seo Kang-Joon is considering the offer. The drama series is scripted as a sci-fi chase thriller. Khan Lee (“The Divine Move 2: The Wrathful“) will direct the drama series and the screenplay will be written by Lee Soo-Yeon (“Stranger“/”Stranger 2“). Other details like plot details, broadcasting station, other castings has not yet been decided.
As soon as casting is finished, filming is expected to start for “Zero (0).”
Kei Tanaka is cast in Hulu drama series “Shinigami San.” The drama series will consist of 6 episodes. Kei Tanaka will play Detective Kennin Gido in the drama series. Kennin Gido’s nickname is “Shinigami” (“Grim Reaper”). The photo above shows Kei Tanaka as Kennin Gido and drama series director Yukihiko Tsutsumi.
“Shinigami San” will stream on Hulu sometime during autumn, 2021.Read more »
Lee Jae-In is cast for the lead female role in SBS drama series “Racket Boys” (literal title) co-starring Oh Na-Ra. Lee Jae-In plays student Han Se-Yoon. She dreams of becoming the youngest member of the national badminton team. Her school’s badminton coach is Ra Young-Ja (Oh Na-Ra).
“Racket Boys” will first air May, 2021 in South Korea and will also be available to stream on Netflix.Read more »