Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Everybody say cheese
by | November 26, 2015 | 26 Comments
More posters for tvN’s webtoon adaptation Cheese in the Trap, or perhaps more accurately, Kim Go-eun in Park Hae-jin’s trap. The group posters feature different configurations of the enormous cast — Seo Kang-joon, Lee Sung-kyung, Nam Joo-hyuk, and Park Min-ji, just to name a few — and take the cheese concept pretty literally. Guess we’re... More »

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Murim School’s foursome invites you to its mysterious school
by | November 26, 2015 | 32 Comments
I still can’t tell what in the heck they teach at this school, but the posters are out for KBS’s new youth action romance drama Murim School and it looks pretty Hogwartsy to me. I mean, I don’t think they’re wizards, but these are not regular students learning “virtue and honor and sacrifice,” right? That... More »

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JTBC pushes Madame Antoine, rebroadcasts Padam Padam
by | November 24, 2015 | 32 Comments
Hm, interesting decision. It had been previously reported that JTBC was intending to air Madame Antoine, its psychiatrist-fortuneteller rom-com starring Han Ye-seul and Sung Joon, as its next Friday-Saturday drama following disaster drama D-Day, which wrapped this past Saturday. Instead, JTBC has decided to rebroadcast an old drama, 2011’s fantasy-romance melo Padam Padam — The... More »

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Yoo Seung-ho and cat co-star at press conference for Imaginary Cat
by | November 24, 2015 | 80 Comments
Okay, how in the world did they get that cat to go to a press conference??? My cat would NOT stand for that, not even a little. I mean, I could probably get him there, but someone would be losing an eye. Either that is the most well-behaved cat in the history of cats, or... More »

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Daniel Henney up for Goodbye Mr. Black
by | November 23, 2015 | 134 Comments
Well it’s good to know that the new revenge drama Goodbye Mr. Black has found itself a new home at MBC and has withstood rounds of rumors that it would never make it on the air. It’s now being planned for a March broadcast, and has begun casting again for supporting characters. An offer is... More »

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Fortunes of romance and fate for Cheese in the Trap
by | November 23, 2015 | 75 Comments
Here are a couple more teasers to whet our appetites for tvN’s upcoming campus-set romance-thriller drama Cheese in the Trap, though I’m still trying to figure out where the mystery and thrills come from. So far it looks like a straightforward rom-com with a coolly perfect hero and a plucky everygirl, but every description makes... More »

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Bu Bu Jing Xin remake Moon Lovers courts Nam Joo-hyuk
by | November 23, 2015 | 126 Comments
At this rate, every flower boy actor in dramaland will be cast in this drama. Totally not a complaint, by the way, but then you probably already knew that. Moon Lovers, the Korean drama remake of the hit Chinese series Bu Bu Jing Xin, is adding another name to the “considering-favorably” list of cast hopefuls.... More »

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News bites: November 22, 2015
by | November 22, 2015 | 49 Comments
Ji-soo Cutie Ji-soo (Sassy Go Go, Angry Mom) has been cast as the lead in KBS’s drama special Page-Turner. The latest from writer Park Hye-ryun (Pinocchio, I Hear Your Voice) features two teens, a genius pianist and an athlete with a bulldozer personality, who are involved in an unexpected accident that alters the course of... More »

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Entourage remake in plans for 2016 airdate on tvN
by | November 22, 2015 | 32 Comments
javabeans: Remember how tvN was gonna remake HBO’s Entourage? girlfriday: Oh yeaaaaaah are they still doing that? javabeans: That news first surfaced two years ago that they’d licensed the rights, but we had no further reports and I’m pretty sure most of us forgot about it. But tvN has just announced that they’re still doing... More »

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Double the Yoo Seung-ho in Remember’s fragmented memory teasers
by | November 20, 2015 | 25 Comments
We’ve got cryptic teasers, multiple Yoo Seung-hos, and an adjusted title for SBS’s new legal thriller Remember, which is now going by the full title Remember—Son’s War. Just in case we forget what it’s about. Though really, if anyone’s gonna to forget anything around here, it’s our hero with the mega-memory who’s about to lose... More »

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Character posters for Cheese in the Trap’s campus crew
by | November 19, 2015 | 55 Comments
Time to check back in with Cheese in the Trap, tvn’s upcoming drama adaption of the webtoon with a mania following about a mysterious campus romance. The show has been shooting steadily this fall, but with the premiere coming up in early January, we’re finally seeing posters and teasers and all that good stuff. Tags:... More »

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