May 8 2024

Teaser poster & release date for JTBC drama “My Sweet Mobster”

Teaser posters and release date set for JTBC drama series “My Sweet Mobster” starring Um Tae-Goo and Han Sun-Hwa. The screenplay is based on web novel “Nolajooneun Yeoja” by Park Soo-Jung & Yool-Pi. For “My Sweet Mobster,” Um Tae-Goo will play Seo Ji-Hwan. He is a reformed ex-gangster and now the CEO of a company. Han Sun-Hwa will play Go Eun-Ha. She runs a YouTube channel for kids. Caption on the teaser poster featuring Um Tae-Goo states “I’m ready to do something pretty. I’m ready to do something bad.” Caption on the teaser poster featuring Han Sun-Hwa states “Isn’t the doll so cute? Please play gently so that it doesn’t get violent.”

“My Sweet Mobster” is now scheduled to first air June 12, 2024 (takes over JTBC’s Wednesday and Thursday 8:50 PM time slot after “Frankly Speaking“).

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May 8 2024

Yoo Yeon-Seok & Chae Soo-Bin cast in MBC drama “The Number You Have Dialed”

Yoo Yeon-Seok & Chae Soo-Bin are cast in MBC drama series “The Number You Have Dialed” (literal title). The drama series is based on web novel “Jigeum Geoshin Jeonhwaneun” by Geoneomulnyeo and directed by Park Sang-Woo (“My Secret, Terrius“). In the romance-mystery drama series, Yoo Yeon-Seok and Chae Soo-Bin will play a couple in an arranged marriage. They are not in love with each other, but their feelings change after the wife is kidnapped.

“The Number You Have Dialed” will first air winter, 2024 in South Korea.

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May 7 2024

See list of winners & nominees the 60th Annual BaekSang Arts Awards

See list of winners and nominees at the just concluded 60th Annual BaekSang Arts Awards. The award show recognizes the top movies and drama series. On the film side, the top winners were “12.12: The Day” and “Exhuma.” “12.12: The Day” won the Grand Prize Award, Best Film, and Best Actor Award for Hwang Jung-Min. On the drama series side, top winners were Disney+ drama series “Moving” and MBC drama series “My Dearest.” Drama series “Moving” won the Grand Prize Award, Best Screenplay, and Best New Actor Award for Lee Jung-Ha.

May 7 2024

Teaser trailer and poster for TVING drama “Dreaming of Cinde Fxxxing Rella”

Teaser trailer and poster added for TVING drama series “Dreaming of Cinde Fxxxing Rella” starring Pyo Ye-Jin & Lee Jun-Young. The romantic-comedy that veers towards laughs for adults revolves around Shin Jae-Rim, played by Pyo Ye-Jin, who decides to have a Cinderella like romance with rich tycoon Moon Cha-Min, played by Lee Jun-Young. Dialogue in the teaser trailer states (0:01) Ryu Seung-Soo “Meet a rich husband and live on easy street,” (0:04) Pyo Ye-Jin “Are you blatantly telling me to be Cinderella?,” (0:06) Pyo Ye-Jin “What kind of dad are you?,” (0:09) Ryu Seung-Soo “Anyway, you can’t succeed on your own,” (0:14) Pyo Ye-Jin “I will hold onto him tight and I won’t be shaken,” (0:18) Pyo Ye-Jin “Is this,” (0:20) Pyo Ye-Jin “Salvation?,” (0:23) anonymous voice “So, shall we start talking about brand new Cinderella?,” (0:27) Pyo Ye-Jin “Are you finally helping me?,” (0:30) Lee Jun-Young “I will sue you,” (0:32) Pyo Ye-Jin “F*ck.”

“Dreaming of Cinde Fxxxing Rella” is now set to be available to stream from May 31, 2024 in South Korea.

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May 2 2024

Main trailer and poster for Netflix drama “The 8 Show”

Main trailer and poster added for Netflix drama series “The 8 Show” starring Ryu Jun-Yeol, Chun Woo-Hee, & Park Jeong-Min. Caption on the poster teases “8 people, 8 floors, tragicomedy of 8 people. Money piles up infinitely as time passes.” The series is directed by Han Jae-Rim (“Emergency Declaration“) who is directing his first drama series.

“The 8 Show” will be available to stream May 17, 2024.

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May 2 2024

First teaser trailer for MBC drama “Bitter Sweet Hell”

First teaser trailer added for MBC drama series “Bitter Sweet Hell” starring Kim Hee-Seon & Lee Hye-Young. The human black comedy drama series is scripted by Nam Ji-Yeon (“So I Married The Anti-Fan“) and first time director Kim Seung-Woo (screenwriter for movie “Bring Me Home“). The first teaser trailer has dialogue that goes (0:01) Lee Hye-Young “Toast,” (0:03) unknown voice “Do you know everything?,” (0:08) unknown voice “About your family?,” (0:14) Kim Hee-Seon “Do you think our family is supposed to know everything about each other?,” (0:27) Lee Hye-Young “Still don’t get it? We are in a trap,” (0:34) Kim Hee-Seon “Absolute lie.”

“Bitter Sweet Hell” first airs May 24, 2024 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Friday & Saturday 9:50 PM time slot after “Chief Detective 1958“).

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Apr 30 2024

Fuka Koshiba cast in NTV drama “Go Home”

Fuka Koshiba is cast for the led role in NTV drama series “Go Home.” The drama series features an original screenplay that is scripted by Hiroyuki Yatsu (“Mr. Housekeeper, Mitazono“) & Tomoharu Sato (“Medium“). Fuka Koshiba will play warm, but eccentric Sakura Mita. She works in the unidentified bodies department at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department. Along with her coworker Makoto Tsukimoto, she tries to identify the deceased corpses using the clues that are left behind by them.

“Go Home” first airs July, 2024  in Japan.

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Apr 30 2024

Main trailer and poster for Disney+ drama “Uncle Sam-Sik”

Main trailer and poster for Disney+ drama series “Uncle Sam-Sik” starring Song Kang-Ho, Byun Yo-Han, & Lee Kyu-Hyung. Caption on the main poster states “In the time of chaos, everyone had different dreams.” The main trailer starts off with a converstation between Sam-Sik (Song Kang-Ho) and Kim San (Byun Yo-Han), (0:01) Song Kang-Ho “Do you know how the world works? Spring comes, summer comes, flowers bloom and flowers fall,” (0:12) Kim San “Are you talking about the rotation and revolution of the Earth?,” (0:14) Sam-Sik “Yes. I am that kind of person.”

“Uncle Sam-Sik” first airs May 15, 2024 in South Korea.

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Apr 30 2024

Teaser poster for tvN drama “The Player 2: Master of Swindlers”

Teaser poster for tvN drama series “The Player 2: Master of Swindlers” starring Song Seung-Heon & Oh Yeon-Seo. Caption on the teaser poster states “Powerful swindlers are coming! They will take back property from the people who own a lot of money from illegal method. Meanwhile, the first teaser trailer for the drama series can be viewed at AsianWiki.

“The Player 2: Master of Swindlers” will first air June 3, 2024 in South Korea.

Apr 29 2024

Han So-Hee & Jun Jong-Seo cast in drama “Project Y”

Han So-Hee and Jun Jong-Seo are cast in new drama series “Project Y” (working title). The drama series is setup as a crime noir and directed by Lee Hwan (“Park Hwa-Young“). Filming is slated to begin sometime in the second half of this year, but release date or broadcast network/ott platform has not yet been decided. Production company Climax Studio (“My Name“/”Gyeongseong Creature“) is in charge of production.

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