Apr 15 2024

Ryu Seung-Ryong, Yang Se-Jong, & Lim Soo-Jung cast in Disney+ drama “Low Life”

Ryu Seung-Ryong, Yang Se-Jong, and Lim Soo-Jung are cast for lead roles in Disney+ drama series “Low Life.” The drama series is based on webcomic “Pain” by Yoon Tae-Ho (“Misaeng: Incomplete Life“). Background for the original webcomic “Pain” was inspired by a real life event when, in 1975, a sunken 14th century Chinese ship was discovered near Shinan, South Korea and the ship contained abundant and well preserved treasures. In the drama series “Low Life,” Ryu Seung-Ryong will play Oh Gwan-Seok and Yang Se-Jong will play his nephew Oh Hee-Dong. They are involved in criminal activity and learn of the possibility that a sunken Chinese ship may exist off the waters of Shinan, South Korea.

“Low Life” will be available to stream sometime next year.

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Apr 12 2024

Trailer and poster for Disney+ drama “House of the Owl”

Trailer video and main poster added for Disney+ drama series “House of the Owl” starring Min Tanaka & Mackenyu Arata. Caption on the political-suspense drama series asks “Is it poison or justice that saves this country?” More supporting actors for the drama series has also been announced: Satoshi Nikaido, Heidi Burger, Ryo Ikeda, Takashi Yuki, Elisa Yanagi, Ako, Kenta Daibo, Shogen, Yasushi Fuchikami, Shugo Oshinari, Kyu Tsuchiya, Qyoko Kudo, Alisa Urahama, Shima Ohnishi, Eugene Nomura, Yota Kawase, Ken Yoshizawa, Hideo Nakano Tae Kimura, and Kyozo Nagatsuka.

“House of the Owl” will be available to stream from April 24, 2024.

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Apr 11 2024

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

Date announcement teaser trailer and poster added for Netflix drama series “The 8 Show” starring Ryoo Joon-Yeol, Chun Woo-Hee, & Park Jung-Min. Drama series is directed by Han Jae-Rim (“Emergency Declaration“) and based on Bae Jin-Soo’s webcomics “Money Game.” Caption on the teaser poster states ” An irresistible but brutal TV show begins.”

“The 8 Show” will be available to stream from May 17, 2024 in South Korea.

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Apr 11 2024

Teaser trailer 2 & posters for ENA drama “Crash”

Teaser trailer 2 and posters added for ENA drama series “Crash” starring Lee Min-Ki & Kwak Sun-Young. The drama series revolves around a traffic crime investigation team that includes Cha Yeon-Ho (Lee Min-Ki), Min So-Hee (Kwak Sun-Young),  Jung Chae-Man (Heo Sung-Tae), Woo Dong-Ki (Lee Ho-Cheol), and Eo Hyun-Kyung (Moon-Hee).

Narration in the teaser goes (0:01) Heo Sung-Tae “Operation starts,” (0:01) anonymous voice “Who are you?” (0:02) Kwak Sun-Young “TCI,” (0:03) anonymous voice “What? did you come from the broadcasting station?,” (0:05) Lee Ho-Cheol “This has to be abbreviated in English to look cool like FBI, CIA, BTS,” (0:09) Heo Sung-Tae “Which country has the police named BTS?,” (0:13) Lee Min-Ki “If you don’t know the face, I’m afraid you’ll be surprised,” (0:17) anonymous voice “Who lost the suspect after a fight?,” (0:22) Baek Hyun-Jin “You are such a dummy,” (0:24) Heo Sung-Tae “Scale is too big,” (0:25) Lee Min-Ki “I will definitely catch them.” Captions in the teaser has (0:12) “Traffic Crime Investigation Team TCI,” (0:23) “Traffic crime,” (0:27) “Sweeping arrest.”

“Crash” first airs May 13, 2024 in South Korea (takes over ENA’s Monday & Tuesday 10PM time slot after “The Midnight Studio“).

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Apr 8 2024

Choi Si-Won & Jung In-Sun cast in TV Chosun drama “DNA Lover”

Choi Si-Won, Jung In-Sun, Lee Tae-Hwan, & Jung Eugene are cast in TV Chosun drama series “DNA Lover.” The romantic-comedy drama series is scripted by Jung Soo-Mi (“Born Again“) and directed by Sung Chi-Wook (“Tomorrow“). For actor Lee Tae-Hwan, “DNA Lover” marks his return to acting after being discharged from the military on December 26, 2023.

“DNA Lover” will first air June, 2024 in South Korea.

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Apr 5 2024

Teaser trailer for JTBC drama “The Atypical Family”

First teaser trailer added for JTBC drama series “The Atypical Family” starring Jang Ki-Yong & Chun Woo-Hee. The fantasy-romance drama series revolves around a family that have supernatural powers, but currently are unable to use them for different reasons. Chun Woo-Hee plays a woman comes into the family’s lives. The teaser trailer states with Chun Woo-Hee as Do Da-Hae stating “There’s a secret in that family. Their secret is that they are family with supernatural powers, but they lost their powers due to modern problems. Don’t you want to go back to the time when you were happy?”

“The Atypical Family” first airs May 4, 2024 in South Korea.

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Apr 4 2024

Poster visual and trailer added for movie “Worlds Apart”

Main trailer and poster added for movie “Worlds Apart” starring Yui Aragaki and Ikoi Hayase. The film is based on manga series “Ikoku Nikki” by Tomoko Yamashita (“The Night Beyond the Tricornered Window“) and directed by Natsuki Seta (“Georama Boy Panorama Girl“). The trailer also features the track “Yoake no Anata e” by singer-songwriter Toaka. Meanwhile, the poster features Yui Aragaki as 35-year-old Makio Kodai and Ikoi Hayase as her 15-year-old niece Asa Takumi. The two people, who do not have much in common, begin to live together after the death of Asa Takumi’s parents. Caption on the poster states “I learned that even if we don’t understand each other, we can still become close with each other.”   

“Worlds Apart” will be released June 7, 2024 in Japan.

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Apr 3 2024

Special teaser trailer for MBC drama “Chief Detective 1958”

Special teaser trailer added for MBC drama series “Chief Detective 1958” starring Lee Je-Hoon & Lee Dong-Hwi. The special teaser trailer begins with Lee Je-Hoon stating “Those who were smashed by us know. Let’s take off the rank and fight fist-to-fist.” Captions in the teaser trailer states (0:11) “Troublesome detectives” and (0:26) “Their relentless investigation begins.”

“Chief Detective 1958” first airs April 19, 2024 in South Korea.

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Apr 3 2024

Group poster and air date for JTBC drama “Although I Am Not a Hero”

Group poster and air date for JTBC drama series “Although I Am Not a Hero” (literal title) starring Jang Ki-Yong & Chun Woo-Hee. The poster features Chun Woo-Hee as Do Da-Hee standing in the forefront-bottom and Jang Ki-Yong as Bok Gwi-Joo peering out of the first window on the top left. The other people peering out of the windows are Bok Gwi-Joo’s family members: mother Bok Man-Heum (Ko Du-Shim), older sister Bok Dong-Hee (Soo-Hyun), daughter Bok Yi-Na (Park So-Yi) and father Eom Soon-Goo (Oh Man-Seok). The Bok family members have supernatural powers except for Bok Yi-Na & Eom Soon-Goo, but they are unable to use their powers for different reasons.

“Although I Am Not a Hero” will first air May 4, 2024 in South Korea (takes over JTBC’s Saturday & Sunday 10:30 PM time slot after “Hide“).

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