Oct 21 2020

First script reading for JTBC drama “Run On”

First script reading for JTBC drama series “Run On,” starring Im Si-Wan & Shin Se-Kyung, took place July, 2020 at JTBC Building in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea. Also attending the first script reading were Director Lee Jae-Hoon, screenwriter Park Min-Sook, Sooyoung, Kang Tae-Oh, Park Young-Gyu, Cha Hwa-Yeon, Lee Bong-Ryun, Ryu Abel, Yeon Je-Wook, Lee Jeong-Ha, Choi Jae-Hyun, Kim Dong-Young, and Kim Si-Eun. Director Lee Jae-Hoon stated during the first script reading “I will film all the actors and actresses sincerely and listen sincerely. I will do my best to make the actors, actresses, and staff think that we worked joyfully and with good people until the filming ended.”

“Run On” first airs December, 2020 in South Korea (takes over JTBC’s Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 PM time slot after “Private Lives.”).

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Oct 21 2020

Serena Motola cast in TV Tokyo drama “Tokyo Design Story”

Serena Motola is cast for the lead role in TV Tokyo drama series “Tokyo Design Story” (“Tokyo Design ga Umareru Hi”). Also cast in the drama series are Megumi, Junpei Goto, Momo, Marika Ito, Iku Arai, and Yuya Nara. The drama series is scripted by Masashi Shimizu (“Otokomeshi“) and directed by Tetsuya Chihara. The drama series will follow Serena Motola as rookie designer Mutsumi Ono. She works for design company Lemon Design.

“Tokyo Design Story” will first air December 2, 2020 in Japan.

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Oct 21 2020

Main trailer for movie “Angry Rice Wives”

Main trailer added for movie “Angry Rice Wives” starring Mao Inoue. Movie is set in the year 1918 during the “Rice Riots,” which was a serious of real life incidents that took place in Japan during that time. Meanwhile, the movie’s theme song has been announced which is “Ai o Komete” by pop rock band Kome Kome Club. The theme song also appears in the main trailer.

“Angry Rice Wives” will be released January 8, 2021 in Japan.

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Oct 21 2020

Two teaser posters & release date for movie “Seobok”

Two teaser posters and release date added for movie “Seobok” (working title) starring Gong Yoo & Park Bo-Gum. One teaser poster features Gong Yoo as ex-agent Ki Hun and the other poster features Park Bo-Gum as Seo Bok. His character is the first human clone. Captions on Gong Yoo’s poster states “Live Now” and “Last Misson of Life” and Park Bo-Gum’s poster states “Live Forever” and “Immortal Being.” Movie is written and directed by Lee Yong-Joo (“Architecture 101“).

“Seobok” will be released December, 2020 in South Korea.

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Oct 20 2020

Teaser trailer #2 for JTBC drama “Live On”

Teaser trailer #2 added for JTBC drama series “Live On” starring Minhyun & Jung Da-Bin. Narration in teaser trailer #2 has Minhyun stating in Korean (0:02) “We will start 3 seconds later,” (0:07) “Three” (0:10) “Two” (0:11) “Don’t get nervous” (0:12) “I know you will do well” (0:13) (Jung Da-Bin) “I will do well” (0:14) “One,” (0:15) (Group Voice) “Fighting,” (0:22) “Our Story,” (0:23) (Jung Da-Bin) “Is Broadcast Live.”

“Live On” first airs November 17, 2020 in South Korea.

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Oct 20 2020

Sakurako Konishi & Oshiro Maeda cast in TV Tokyo-Paravi drama “Cat”

Sakurako Konishi and Oshiro Maeda are cast in TV Tokyo-Paravi drama series “Cat.” The romance themed drama series is scripted by Junichi Kanai and directed by Junichi Kanai & Hana Matsumoto. The screenplay was inspired by the song “Neko” by pop-rock band DISH//. The drama series’ theme song will also be “Neko: The First Take Ver” by DISH//.

“Cat” will first stream on Paravi on November 6, 2020 and air on TV Tokyo on November 13, 2020.

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Oct 20 2020

Movie “Call” to be released via Netflix

Movie “Call,” starring Park Shin-Hye & Jun Jong-Seo, will be released via Netflix on November 27, 2020 worldwide and will skip a theatrical release in South Korea. The film was originally scheduled for release earlier this year, but was postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. “Call” revolves around two women from different eras who are able to speak to each through a phone.

Oct 20 2020

Trailer & poster for movie “The Day I Died: Unclosed Case”

Trailer and new poster added for movie “The Day I Died: Unclosed Case” starring Kim Hye-Soo, Lee Jung-Eun, & Roh Jeong-Eui. The film is set in a small town on a island. Kim Hye-Soo plays Detective Kim Hyun-Soo, who is sent there to investigate a missing girl case. On the new poster for the film, captions state “Life began again. And…”

“The Day I Died: Unclosed Case” will be released November 12, 2020 in South Korea.

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Oct 20 2020

Hidaka Ukisho & Sei Shiraishi cast in movie “Mune ga Narunoha Kimi no Sei”

Hidaka Ukisho (‘Bishounen’) and Sei Shiraishi are cast in live-action film “Mune ga Narunoha Kimi no Sei.” The film is based on manga series of same name by Risa Konno and first time feature film director Hiroto Takahashi. The script depicts a teen romance between Hayato Arima (Hidaka Ukisho) and Tsukasa Shinohara (Sei Shiraishi).

“Mune ga Narunoha Kimi no Sei” will be released sometime next year in Japan.

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Oct 19 2020

Main cast announced for BTS inspired drama series “Youth”

Seo Ji-Hoon, Ro Jong-Hyun, Ahn Ji-Ho, Seo Young-Joo, Kim Yoon-Woo, Jung Woo-Jin, and Jeon Jin-Seo are cast in drama series “Youth.” The script for the drama series is inspired by BU, which is about popular boyband BTS, but mixes fiction and the band member’s true stories. Each of the newly announced cast members will play a member from BTS. Seo Ji-Hoon will play Kim Seok-Jin (Jin), Ro Jong-Hyun will play Min Yoon-Gi (Suga), Ahn Ji-Ho will play Jung Ho-Seok (J-Hope), Seo Young-Joo will pay Kim Nam-Joon (RM), Kim Yoon-Woo wil play Park Ji-Min (Jimin), Jung Woo-Jin will play Kim Tae-Hyung (V), and Jeon Jin-Seo will play Jeon Jung-Kook (Jungkook).

The drama series will first air sometime next year in South Korea, but exact network and date has not yet been decided.

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