Masao Kusakari is cast for the lead role in WOWOW drama series “Operation Z.” The drama series is based on 2017 novel novel “Operation Z” by Jin Mayama (“Hagetaka: Road to Rebirth“) and directed by Shosuke Murakami (“Pandora IV: AI War“). For the drama series, Masao Kusakari will play Prime Minister Takamori Ejima. The drama series will consist of 6 episode and first air March, 2020 in Japan.Read more »
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Teaser trailer #2 added for KBS2 drama series “The Tale of Nokdu” (English title) starring Jang Dong-Yoon and Kim So-Hyun. The drama series is based on webcomic “Nokdujeon” by Hye Jin Yang. While teaser trailer #1 focused on Jang Dong-Yoon as Jeon Nok-Du, teaser trailer #2 focuses on Kim So-Hyun as Dong Dong-Ju. At around the 17 second mark of teaser trailer #2, caption appears in Korean that introduces our lead female character with “Awfully bright apprentice gisaeng, Dong Dong-Ju.” Meanwhile, below are the first still images of Kim So-Hyun in the drama series.
“The Tale of Nokdu” first airs September 30, 2019 in South Korea.Read more »
Here’s two early teaser posters for movie “Homme Fatale” starring Lee Joon-Ho (2PM) and Jung So-Min. The literal title of the movie is “Gibang Bachelor.” The period comedy film follows Heo Saek (Lee Joon-Ho) who becomes a male gisaeng.
“Homme Fatale” will be released June, 2019 in South Korea.Read more »
Park Hee-Soon, Choo Ja-Hyun, Oh Man-Seok and Cho Yeo-Jeong are cast in JTBC drama series “Beautiful World” (literal title). Park Hee-Soon and Choo Ja-Hyun will play a married couple whose son is seriously injured at school due to violence. Oh Man-Seok and Cho Yeo-Jeong will play a wealthy married couple. Their son is a troublemaker.
“Beautiful World” first airs April, 2019 (takes over JTBC’s Friday and Saturday 11pm time slot after “Legal High“).
Here’s the first three still images of Kim You-Jung in upcoming JTBC drama series “Clean With Passion For Now” (literal title). The drama series is based on webcomic “Ildan Ddeugeobge Chungsohara” by Aaengo. “Clean With Passion For Now” was originally scheduled to air from April, 2018, but Kim You-Jung had to receive treatment for hypothyroidism which delayed production. In the drama series, Kim You-Jung plays Gil O-Sol. She struggles to find a decent paying job and goes through various part-time jobs. She doesn’t have time to worry about her appearance and usually wears an old sweatsuit.
“Clean With Passion For Now” is now scheduled to first air November 26, 2018 in South Korea (takes over JTBC’s Monday and Tuesday 9:30 PM time slot after “The Beauty Inside“).
Main trailer for horror film “It Comes” starring Junichi Okada, Haru Kuroki, Nana Komatsu, Takako Matsu and Satoshi Tsumabuki. Movie is based on novel “Bogiwan ga Kuru” by Ichi Sawamura and directed by the always intriguing Tetsuya Nakashima. Below is a new still image of Junichi Okada in the film.
“It Comes” will be released December 7, 2018 in Japan.
Teaser trailer #3 for upcoming SBS drama series “Switch: Change the World” starring Jang Keun-Suk, Han Ye-Ri and Jung Woong-In. Meanwhile, still images above are 3 character cuts from the drama series. The character cuts are of Jang Keun-Suk, Han Ye-Ri and Jung Woong-In. In the drama series, Jang Keun-Suk plays 2 different characters: Sa Do-Chan who is a swindler and Baek Joon-Soo who is a prosecutor. Han Ye-Ri plays an enthusiastic rookie prosecutor and Jung Woong-In plays Geum Tae-Woong. His official title is the CEO of an art gallery, but he runs a large drug distribution organization.
“Switch: Change the World” first airs March 28, 2018 in South Korea.
Actor Jeon Tae-Soo died January 21, 2018 at the age of 34. According to his talent agency, he has suffered from depression for years and his exact cause of death has not been released. He is also the younger brother of actress Ha Ji-Won. Ha Ji-Won has cancelled all upcoming appearances, including her scheduled promotional appearance for the release of Chinese film “Manhunt.”