Apr 5 2021

Teaser poster for movie “Endless Rain”

Teaser poster added for movie “Endless Rain” starring Kang Ha-Neul & Chun Woo-Hee, Caption on the poster states in Korean “A letter that began by accident. My faded days became clear.” Trailer for the movie has been added on AsianWiki. The film revolves around a letter that is sent to an old childhood friend, but her younger sister receives the letter.

“Endless Rain” will be released April 28, 2021 in South Korea.

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Apr 5 2021

Ep.1 air date & still images for KBS2 drama “Youth of May”

Ep.1 air date for KBS2 drama series “Youth of May,” starring Lee Do-Hyun & Go Min-Si, is now set for May 3, 2021 in South Korea. The drama series will take over KBS2’s Monday & Tuesday 9:30 PM time slot after “River Where The Moon Rises.” Meanwhile above and below are the first still images of Go Min-Si and Lee Do-Hyun in the drama series. Go Min-Si plays Kim Myung-Hee. She has worked as a nurse for 3 years. She falls in love with med student Hwang Hee-Tae (Lee Do-Hyun).

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Apr 5 2021

Music trailer for movie “The Fable: A Contract Killer Who Doesn’t Kill”

Music trailer added for movie “The Fable: A Contract Killer Who Doesn’t Kill” (literal title) starring Junichi Okada, Fumino Kimura, & Shinichi Tsutsumi. The music trailer features the movie’s theme song which is U.S. pop song “Rain On Me” by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande.

Meanwhile, the movie’s release date is now set for June 18, 2021 in Japan. The movie was originally scheduled for release earlier this year, but the pandemic caused the release date to be postponed.

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Apr 2 2021

Shin Min-A & Kim Sun-Ho cast in tvN drama “Seaside Village Chachacha”

Shin Min-A & Kim Sun-Ho are cast in tvN drama series “Seaside Village Chachacha” (literal title). The drama series is a remake of 2004 movie “Mr. Hong,” which starred Uhm Jung-Hwa & Kim Ju-Hyeok in the lead roles. The drama series version will be directed by Yoo Je-Won (“Hi Bye Mama“) and scripted by Shin Ha-Eun (“The Crowned Clown“).

“Seaside Village Chachacha” will air sometime in the second half of this year.

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Mar 31 2021

Aya Omasa cast in WOWOW drama “Enjoy Drinking Alone”

Aya Omasa is cast the lead role in live-action WOWOW drama series “Enjoy Drinking Alone.” The drama series is based on manga series “Hitori de Nomeru Mon!” by Misato Konari. For the drama series, Aya Omasa will play Mei Benikawa. She is beautiful and has a successful work career that leads to her co-workers being jealous of her, but she enjoys treating herself to a drink & meal at a nearby inexpensive restaurant.

“Enjoy Drinking Alone” first airs June 4, 2021 in Japan.

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Mar 31 2021

Main cast announced for Netflix drama “The House of Paper”

Main cast announced for Netflix drama series “The House of Paper” (working title). The drama series is a remake of Spanish television series “Money Heist” (“La casa de Papel”), which also streamed on Netflix. The script will reinterpret the original drama series and have it set in South Korea. Now cast for lead roles in the drama series are Yoo Ji-TaeKim YunjinPark Hae-SooJun Jong-SeoLee Won-JongPark Myoung-HoonKim Sung-OhKim Ji-Hoon, Jang Yoon-JuLee Joo-BinPark Jung-Woo, Kim Ji-Hoon, and Lee Kyu-Ho. Actor Yoo Ji-Tae will play the role of the Professor, who schemes an elaborate heist. Kim Yunjin will play Sun Woo-Jin, who leads the crisis negotiation team at the National Police Agency. The 8 recruited members for the Professor’s robbery team who take city names are: Park Hae-Soo (“Berlin”), Jun Jeong-Seo (“Tokyo”), Lee Won-Jong (“Moscow”), Kim Ji-Hoon (“Denver”), Jang Yoon-Ju (“Nairobi”), Park Jung-Woo (“Rio”), Kim Ji-Hoon (Helsinki”)  and Lee Kyu-Ho (“Oslo”). 

Airdate for “The House of Paper” has not yet been revealed.

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Mar 31 2021

Teaser trailer 3 for JTBC drama “Undercover”

Teaser trailer #3 added for JTBC drama series “Undercover” starring Ji Jin-Hee & Kim Hyun-Joo. Meanwhile, below are the first still images of Kim Hyun-Joo in the drama series. She plays Lawyer Choi Yeon-Soo. She works as a civil rights lawyer and is nominated for the chief position in Civil Servant Corruption Investigation Unit. This leads her to become involved in an uncontrollable situation. She is married to Han Jung-Hyun (Ji Jin-Hee).

“Undercover” first airs April 23, 2021 in South Korea.

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