Jul 6 2021

Kim Hyun-Joo cast in Netflix movie “Jung-E”

Kim Hyun-Joo is cast for the lead role in Netflix sci-fi film “Jung-E.” Actor Ryoo Kyung-Soo is also cast for a major supporting character role and actress Kang Soo-Yeon was previously announced to play a major supporting character role. The film will be directed by Yeon Sang-Ho (“Train To Busan“). For the film, Kim Hyun-Joo will play soldier Jung-E. She takes part in a brain cloning experiment. The movie is set in the 22nd century, where humans live in a man made shelter due to climate change and a war erupts between the inhabitants.

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Jul 5 2021

Teaser trailer & poster for movie “99.9 Criminal Lawyer: The Movie”

New teaser trailer and poster added for movie “99.9 Criminal Lawyer: The Movie” starring Jun Matsumoto, Teruyuki Kagawa, and Hana Sugisaki. In addition, Jin KatagiriMagiAzusa Babazono, & Toru Baba have been announced as supporting actors in the film. All four of the new cast members will play employees at Madarame Law Firm. 

“99.9 Criminal Lawyer: The Movie” will be released sometime this winter in Japan.

Jul 5 2021

So Ji-Sub cast in MBC drama “Dr. Lawyer”

So Ji-Sub is cast for the lead role in new MBC drama series “Dr. Lawyer.” The drama series will be directed by Lee Yong-Seok (“Haechi“) and scripted by Jang Hong-Cheol (“Class of Lies“). In “Dr. Lawyer,” So Ji-Sub will play Han Yi-Han. He was once an elite surgeon, but one surgery ruined his career. 4 years later, he works as an attorney, specializing in medical malpractice suits.

“Dr. Lawyer” will first air sometime during the first half of 2022 in South Korea.

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Jul 2 2021

Kim Hee-Seon cast in MBC drama “Tomorrow”

Kim Hee-Seon is cast for the lead role in MBC drama series “Tomorrow” (literal title). The fantasy themed drama series is based on webcomic “Naeil” by Ra Ma. In “Tomorrow,” Kim Hee-Seon will play a charismatic angel of death. She is part of a crisis management team that tries to save suicidal people from taking their own lives.

“Tomorrow” will first air during the first half of 2022 in South Korea.

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Jul 2 2021

Mugi Kadowaki & Naotaro Moriyama cast in TV Tokyo drama “Swim Ring”

Mugi Kadowaki and Naotaro Moriyama are cast in TV Tokyo live-action drama series “Swim Ring: More Than Friends, Less Than An Affair” (literal title). The drama series is based on manga series “Ukiwa” by Munehiro Nomura. For the drama series, Mugi Kadowaki will play main character Maiko Nakayama. She learns her husband is having an affair and becomes closer to her husband’s boss/next door neighbor, played by Naotaro Moriyama.

“Swim Ring: More Than Friends, Less Than An Affair” first airs August, 2021 in Japan.

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Jun 30 2021

Hiroshi Abe cast in movie “Transfer Order Is To The Musical Band”

Hiroshi Abe is cast in movie “Transfer Order Is To The Musical Band” (literal title of “Ido Jirei wa Ongakutai!”). The film is written and directe by Eiji Uchida. In the film, Hiroshi Abe will play Detective Tsukasa Naruse. His boss transfers him to the police musical band as punishment. Director Eiji Uchida became inspired to the make the movie after watching a flash mob police musical band perform on YouTube.

Filming for “Transfer Order Is To The Musical Band” begins at the start of August, 2021 and will be released during summer, 2022.

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