Web drama series “City Couple’s Way of Love: My Lovely Camera Thief,” starring Ji Chang-Wook & Kim Ji-Won, will stream on Netflix in addition to Kakao TV. Each episode will be available to stream on the Netflix platform about 2 hours after it is made available on Kakao TV, with episode 1 premiering on December 8, 2020. Meanwhile, above is the main poster for the drama series and below are still images of Ji Chang-Wook and Kim Ji-Won in the drama series.Read more »
First teaser trailer added for KBS2 drama series “Secret Royal Inspector” (literal title) starring Kim Myung-Soo, Kwon Na-Ra, and Lee Yi-Kyung. Captions in teaser trailer #1 states (0:02) “Age of turmoil, Joseon,” (0:08) “The turbulent age is over now.” Kim Myung-Soo’s voice then appears around the 16 second mark as he declares in Korean “Here comes Secret Royal Inspector.” Below is also the first teaser poster for the drama series.
“Secret Royal Inspector” first airs December 21, 2020 in South Korea.Read more »
Mone Kamishiraishi & Nanao are cast in TBS drama series “Oh! My Boss! Love Is A Bonus Book” (literal title of “Oh! My Boss! Koi wa Bessatsu de”). Also cast in supporting roles are Yuta Tamamori (Kis-My-Ft2) and Shotaro Mamiya. The drama series will have Mone Kamishiraishi playing Nami Suzuki. From her small town background, she begins to work for a fashion magazine in Tokyo. Nanao will play Reiko Horai. She works as an editor at the fashion magazine and Nami Suzuki’s boss.
“Oh! My Boss! Love Is A Bonus Book” first airs January, 2021 in Japan.Read more »
Kim Hye-Soo is cast in Netflix drama series “Juvenile Judgement” (literal title). The drama series will be directed by Hong Jong-Chan (“Her Private Life“). Kim Hye-Soo’s previous drama series “Hyena” had her play a sharp personal attorney and for “Juvenile Judgement” she will make the jump to the other side of the courtroom and play a judge. More specifically, Kim Hye-Soo will play Sim Eun-Seok who is judge at a local juvenile court.
Release date for “Juvenile Judgement” has not yet been revealed, but it will be available to stream worldwide through Netflix.Read more »
Satomi Ishihara is cast in TV Tokyo drama special “Greatest Gift of Life” (literal title of “Jinsei Saiko no Okurimono”). The drama special is scripted by Yoshikazu Okada and directed by Kan Ishibashi. “Greatest Gift of Life” will have Satomi Ishihara play Yuriko Tabuchi. She decides to visit her father out of the blue and doesn’t state why or how long she will stay with her father. She does have a secret.
“Greatest Gift of Life” will air January 4, 2021 in Japan.Read more »
Fuka Koshiba is cast in TV Asahi drama series “Mokomi: She’s A Little Weird” (literal title). The drama series is scripted by Atsuko Hashibe (“Freeter, Ie wo Kau“) and directed by the trio of Hajime Takezono, Jota Tsunehiro, Toshiaki Kamada. The drama series will have Fuka Koshiba playing main character Mokomi Shimizu. She is considered a weird person, because she talks to inanimate objects and can feel their emotions.
“Mokomi: She’s A Little Weird” first airs January, 2021 in Japan (takes over TV Asahi’s Saturday 11PM time slot after “Equation To Erase The Teacher“).Read more »
Lee Je-Hoon and Esom are cast in SBS drama series “Deluxe Taxi.” Kim Eui-Sung & Lee Na-Eun are also cast for major supporting character roles. In “Deluxe Taxi,” Lee Je-Hoon will play Kim Do-Ki. He works as a taxi driver for Rainbow Taxi Company and he was once a member of a military special forces team. Esom will play Kang Ha-Na. She is an enthusiastic and highly determined prosecutor. Kim Eui-Sung will play Jang Sung-Cheol. He is the CEO of Rainbow Taxi Company. Lastly, Lee Na-Eun will play Go Eun. She is a hacker and employee of Rainbow Taxi Company. The drama series is based on webcomic “Mobeomtaxi” written by Carlos.
“Deluxe Taxi” first airs sometime next year in South Korea.Read more »
Sequel film “The Blood of Wolves II” has been announced, which will again be directed by Kazuya Shiraishi (“The Devil’s Path“). The original film “The Blood of Wolves” was released in 2018 and starred Koji Yakusho & Tori Matsuzaka. Casting for the sequel film has not yet been announced, but the promotional visual above shows glimpses of the cast members. Filming for the sequel started September 29, 2020 and finished on November 8, 2020.
“The Blood of Wolves II” will be released sometime next year in Japan.Read more »
First teaser trailer added for Netflix drama series “Sweet Home” starring Song Kang, Lee Jin-Wook, Lee Si-Young, & Lee Do-Hyun. The drama series is based on webcomic “Sweet Home” by Kim Kan-Bi & Hwang Young-Chan. Meanwhile, above and below are the first still images of the four main characters from the drama series. Song Kang plays Cha Hyun-Soo. He is a recluse. His family moves to a new apartment complex. Lee Jin-Wook plays Pyeon Sang-Wook. He is a former detective, but people mistake him for a gangster. Lee Si-Young plays Seo Yi-Kyung. She is an ex-firefighter from a special unit. Lee Do-Hyun plays Lee Eun-Hyeok. He leads the residents of the apartment complex where he lives.
“Sweet Home” will be available to stream on Netflix from December 18, 2020.Read more »
Teaser trailer #3 and group poster added for tvN drama series “Mr. Queen” (English title) starring Shin Hye-Sun & Kim Jung-Hyun. The drama series previously had the early working English title of “No Touch Princess,” before the production company made the change to “Mr. Queen.”
Meanwhile, narration in teaser trailer #3 goes (0:11) Kim Jung-Hyun “March made in heaven,” (0:18) Kim Jung-Hyun “Even I have thought ten million times,” (0:23) Kim Jung-Hyun “I still am amazed every day,” (0:29) Kim Jung-Hyun “I’m sure that person,” (0:35) Shin Hye-Sun “Wow, will ginseng wine,” (0:39) Shin Hye-Sun “Oh yes,” (0:41) Kim Jung-Hyun “The person seems from another world,” (0:44) Shin Hye-Sun “What are you looking at?” Below is a group poster of the drama series and features Kim Jung-Hyun, Shin Hye-Sun, Bae Jong-Ok, and Kim Tae-Woo.
“Mr. Queen” first airs December 12, 2020 in South Korea.Read more »