Filming finished January 14, 2016 for upcoming film “Take Off 2” starring Soo-Ae, Oh Dal-Su, Oh Yeon-Seo, Kim Seul-Gi, Jin Ji-Hee. Filming took about 3 months to complete. Like its predecessor, 2009 box-office hit “Take Off,” movie follows a newly formed national Korean team as they prepare to take part in international competition. This time around, the team consists of women, as they form the country’s first female national ice hockey team.
In the film, Soo-Ae will star as Ji-Won. Her character is North Korean defector. She played on the national women’s ice hockey for North Korea.
Oh Dal-Su will play the coach for the national women’s ice hockey team.
Oh Yeon-Seo will play a character who was kicked off the short track team and decides to join the women’s ice hockey team.
Release date for “Take Off 2” will take place sometime this year in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming live-action film “Kodaike no Hitobito” starring Haruka Ayase and Takumi Saito. Movie is based on manga series “Kodaike no Hitobito” by Kozueko Morimoto and directed by Masato Hijikata (“The After-Dinner Mysteries“). “Kodaike no Hitobito” will be released June 4, 2016 in Japan.
Lee Gi-Kwang from boy band “Beast” and actress Lee Yeol-Eum are cast in supporting roles for upcoming MBC drama series “Monster.” Actor Seo Kang-Joon and actress Hwang Jung-Eum are currently weighting offers to play lead roles in the drama series.
In drama series “Monster.” Lee Gi-Kwang and Lee Yeol-Eum will play Kang Ki-Tan and Cha Soo-Yeon respectively. They will play 20-year-old somethings of their characters. They will appear in 4 episodes of the drama series. The drama series will follow a man in during the 1997 financial crisis up to the present days.
“Monster” first airs sometime this April in South Korea.
First script reading for upcoming tvN drama series “Pied Piper” starring Shin Ha-Kyun, Jo Yoon-Hee and Yu Jun-Sang took place January 1, 2016 at CJ E&M Center in Sangam-dong, Seoul, South Korea. Drama series revolves around a police crisis negotiation team as they try to solve cases peacefully. “Pied Piper” first airs sometime March, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s two posters from upcoming KBS2 drama series “The Promise” (English title) starring Lee Yu-Ri, Song Jong-Ho, Park Ha-Na and Seo Jun-Young. The two posters feature actress Lee Yu-Ri in the roles of her two characters Lee Na-Yeon and Baek Do-Hee. Shooting for the posters took place January 6, 206 at a studio in Deogyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
The poster on the left has Lee Yu-Ri in the role of Lee Na-Yeon. Her character has a bright personality. She delivers lunch boxes for work. She does anything for her family and boyfriend. The second poster is of Lee Yu-Ri in the role of Baek Do-Hee. She is the only daughter from a wealth family. Her character is arrogant and tough. She works as a reporter at a weekly magazine.
“The Promise” first airs February 1, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s a visual of Fumi Nikaido and Kento Yamazaki for upcoming live-action film “Wolf Girl and Black Prince.” The visual shows actor Kento Yamazaki having blonde hair for the first time. Movie “Wolf Girl and Black Prince” is based on manga series”Okami Shojo to Kuro Oji” by Ayuko Hatta and directed by Ryuichi Hiroki (“Strobe Edge“). Release date for “Wolf Girl and Black Prince” is now set for May 28, 2016 in Japan.
Main trailer added for upcoming romance film “A Man and a Woman” starring Jeon Do-Yeon and Gong Yoo. Movie is directed by Lee Yoon-Ki (“Ad Lib Night“/”My Dear Enemy“). “A Man and a Woman” will be released sometime next month in South Korea.
English subtitled trailer added for upcoming romance film “After Love” starring Park Si-Hoo and Yoon Eun-Hye. Movie is directed by Eo Il-Seon (“Plastic Tree“).
“After Love” will be released sometime in the second half of this year in South Korea.
English subtitled teaser trailer added for upcoming romantic-comedy film “Like for Likes” starring Lee Mi-Yeon, Yoo Ah-In, Kim Ju-Hyeok, Choi Ji-Woo, Kang Ha-Neul & Esom. “Like for Likes” will be released February 18, 2016 in South Korea.
Seo In-Guk, Sooyoung (Girls’ Generation) & Ma Dong-Seok have been offered lead roles in upcoming OCN drama series “38 Task Force.” All three are currently “positively considering” their offers. The drama series follows the task force chief of Seoul City Hall and a con man working together to collect large amounts of unpaid taxes.
“38 Task Force” will first air sometime June, 2016 in South Korea.