Mar 10 2021

Main poster & air date for JTBC drama “Law School”

Main poster and ep.1 air date added for JTBC drama series “Law School” starring Kim Myung-Min, Kim Beom, and Ryoo Hye-Young. Ep.1 of “Law School” is now scheduled to air April 14, 2021 in South Korea. The drama series will take over JTBC’s Wednesday and Thursday 9PM time slot after “Sisyphus: The Myth.” Meanwhile, the main poster features 10 cast members: Kim Myung-Min, Kim Beom, Ryoo Hye-Young, Lee Jung-Eun, Lee Soo-Kyung, David LeeKo Yoon-Jung, Hyun WooGil Hae-Yeon and Oh Man-Seok. Below are the first still images of Kim Myung-Min, Kim Beom, and Ryoo Hye-Young in the drama series.

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Mar 10 2021

Kenshi Okada cast in TV Asahi drama “Cherry Blossom’s Tower”

Kenshi Okada is cast in TV Asahi drama series “Cherry Blossom’s Tower” (literal title) starring Hiroshi Tamaki & Ryoko Hirosue. For the drama series, which is set at the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department, Kenshi Okada will play Detective Asuma Togashi. He works well as a detective and gets noticed for his work by Ren Kamijo’s (Hiroshi Tamaki) attention. 

“Cherry Blossom’s Tower” will air April, 2021 in Japan.

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Mar 9 2021

Park Min-Young & Song Kang offered lead roles in JTBC drama “Office Romance Cruelty”

Park Min-Young and Song Kang have been offered lead roles in new JTBC drama series “Office Romance Cruelty” (literal title). Currently both performers are “considering” their offers. The drama series will be directed by Cha Young-Hoon (“When the Camellia Blooms“). The drama series will be set at the Korea Meteorological Administration.

“Office Romance Cruelty” will air sometime later this year in South Korea.

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Mar 9 2021

Main poster for movie “The Box”

Main poster updated for music film “The Box” starring Chanyeol (EXO) & Jo Dal-Hwan. The film revolves around a music producer and a street performer who can only sing when wears a box. Caption on the main poster asks “Where do we go to now?” The launching teaser trailer for the movie can be viewed at AsianWiki and below are two character posters for the movie.

“The Box” will be released March 24, 2021 in South Korea.

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Mar 8 2021

Trailer & poster for live-action film “Kakegurui Part 2”

Trailer and poster added for live-action film “Kakegurui Part 2” starring Minami Hamabe & Mahiro Takasugi. The Japanese title for the movie is now also set as “Eiga Kakegurui Zettai Zetsumei Russian Roulette.” The theme song for the film has also been announced as “Checkmate” by singer Milet. Theme song “Checkmate” plays in the movie’s trailer as well.

“Kakegurui Part 2” will be released April 29, 2021 in Japan.

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Mar 8 2021

First script reading for KBS2 drama “The Chronicle of Haunted Real Estate”

First script reading for KBS2 drama series “The Chronicle of Haunted Real Estate” (working title), starring Jang Na-Ra & Jung Yong-Hwa, took place December 28, 2020 at KBS Annex Building in Yeouido, Seoul. For lead male actor Jung Yong-Hwa, this is his first acting role since he was discharged from the South Korean military on November 3 2019. The first script reading was attended by main actors Jang Na-Ra, Jung Yong-Hwa, Kang Mal-Geum, Kang Hong-Suk Ahn Kil-Kang, Heo Dong-Won, and director Park Jin-Suk.

In addition, “The Chronicle of Haunted Real Estate” is now scheduled to first air April 14, 2021 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 PM time slot after “Hello, Me!“).

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Mar 8 2021

Lee Na-Eun dropped from SBS drama “Taxi Driver”

Lee Na-Eun from idol group “April” is dropped from upcoming SBS drama series “Taxi Driver” due to bullying accusations made against her. Le Na-Eun was cast to play major supporting character Go Eun in the drama series, but, according to production company StudioS, Lee Na-Eun has dropped out of the drama series. About 60% of the filming for the drama series has already completed. As soon as a new actress is cast to play Go Eun, she will refilm all scenes of Go Eun that was already filmed by Lee Na-Eun. Taxi driver stars Lee Je-Hoon & Esom.

Lee Na-Eun’s departure from the drama series was caused by an online post, that was made on February 28, 2021, via online community website Nate Pann. In that post, the younger brother of ex-April member Lee Hyun-Joo accused the other group members of bullying his sister

Meanwhile, “Taxi Driver” is still tentatively scheduled to air from April 9, 2021 in South Korea.

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Mar 8 2021

Kento Nakajima & Honoka Matsumoto cast in movie “My Dearest, Like A Cherry Blossom”

Kento Nakajima (‘Sexy Zone’) and Honoka Matsumoto are cast in Netflix movie “My Dearest, Like A Cherry Blossom” (working title). The film is based on novel “Sakura no Yona Boku no Koibito” by Keisuke Uyama (“Color Me True“) and directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa (“Restaurant From The Sky“).

“My Dearest, Like A Cherry Blossom” will be released sometime next year on Netflix.

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