Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
Park Sung-woong’s chicken run in new Man to Man teaser
by | March 26, 2017 | 20 Comments
Park Hae-jin’s (Cheese in the Trap) latest drama, Man to Man, looks like it’ll be a mix of everything awesome: a little bit of action, a little bit of comedy, and a whole lot of bromance. In the newly released teaser, the unlikely relationship between top Hallyu star Park Sung-woong (Remembers—Son’s War) and ghost agent... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Mar. 20-26, 2017
by | March 26, 2017 | 89 Comments
It’s a bit sad to see Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People’s viewership dropping, though it also would be safe to say that Defendant coming to an end this week (at a whopping 28.3%) may have influenced every other show in the time slot. Next week will be sure to shake things up, though it’s... More »


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News bites: March 25, 2017
by | March 25, 2017 | 49 Comments
Lee Je-hoon, Na Mun-hee I’m getting warm fuzzies just thinking about this age-gap friendship: Lee Je-hoon (Tomorrow With You) and Na Mun-hee (Father I’ll Take Care of You) are confirmed for the film I Can Speak. Na’s character cannot stand the way her town is being run and files endless civil complaints to the city... More »


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Seo Kang-joon offered role as swindler robot in KBS’s political drama
by | March 24, 2017 | 57 Comments
Originally, Seo Kang-joon (Entourage) had signed on to be one of the leads in webtoon adaptation From A Distance, A Green Spring, but that drama was scrapped (or at least indefinitely postponed) by KBS in favor of airing Third-Rate My Way and Sang-shik and Nara during its May timeslot openings. So it looks like Seo... More »


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Jang Hee-jin replaces ill Gu Hye-sun in currently airing You’re Too Much
by | March 24, 2017 | 86 Comments
Gu Hye-sun, Jang Hee-jin Bad news for Gu Hye-sun, who is being forced to quit her relatively new weekend drama, You’re Too Much, due to health concerns. According to reports, a severe allergy recently triggered anaphylaxis and brought on dizzy spells and difficult breathing. She was taken to the emergency room and is currently receiving... More »


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Yoo Seung-ho becomes the prince behind the mask in new Ruler–Master of the Mask teaser
by | March 23, 2017 | 81 Comments
A second teaser has been released for MBC’s sageuk romance Ruler–Master of the Mask, starring Yoo Seung-ho (Remember–Son’s War) as a lonely crown prince forced to hide his face behind a mask. But… why on earth would anybody hide that face? It’s a crime against humanity, I say. Apparently it’s a mystery to the prince... More »


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Cha Tae-hyun joins variety drama The Best Hit as actor and director
by | March 23, 2017 | 30 Comments
Actor Cha Tae-hyun (The Producers) will be co-producing upcoming KBS variety drama The Best Hit with 1 Night 2 Days PD Yoo Ho-jin, serving as both director and actor on set. That’s super interesting, as it will be Cha’s first attempt at taking on a directorial role. From the current plot description, it sounds like... More »


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Woman of Dignity lands on JTBC’s weekend schedule
by | March 23, 2017 | 17 Comments
Finally, some news about Kim Hee-sun and Kim Sun-ah’s drama Woman of Dignity! It feels like the drama was announced ages ago and then all went silent on it, and I’d been wondering if it would ever get a broadcaster or a timeslot. It’s cable station JTBC that has picked it up, which announced that... More »


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Chun Woo-hee, Yoo Joon-sang consider new SBS legal thriller Falsify
by | March 23, 2017 | 45 Comments
We’re about to be up to our eyeballs in prosecutors, which seems to be the hot career choice for drama characters this year. On the heels of their latest hit drama Defendant, SBS has announced that they’re going to produce a new legal drama called Falsify, about prosecutors and reporters. Offers are out to Chun... More »


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Yeon Woo-jin offered lead in sageuk romance Seven Day Queen
by | March 22, 2017 | 87 Comments
I didn’t even ask for this, but now that it’s been announced as a possibility, it’s all I ever wanted for this show: Yeon Woo-jin (Introverted Boss) has been offered the lead in new KBS sageuk romance Seven Day Queen, which comes from Healer’s PD and is being considered by Park Min-young (Remember—Son’s War) and... More »