Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
Jang Hee-jin replaces ill Gu Hye-sun in currently airing You’re Too Much
by | March 24, 2017 | 101 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 | 82 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 | 88 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 »


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Petty rants and bickering partners in Mystery Queen’s mockumentary teaser
by | March 22, 2017 | 25 Comments
I love the second teaser released by Mystery Queen—sure, it’s not as eccentric as the first, but as a huge fan of Modern Family and Parks And Rec, I enjoyed the mockumentary feel as both main characters complained about each other to the cameraman. The plot of the upcoming KBS drama is about mysteryholic ajumma... More »


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Child actress-turned-grownup Lee Se-young courted for The Best Hit
by | March 22, 2017 | 35 Comments
Lee Se-young was one of those actresses who had been in the industry for so long that I would recognize her but not remember any of the projects she had been in. So she was without a real breakout role until her most recent family drama Laurel Tree Tailors; she managed to snag the 2016... More »


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Oh Snap! Lee Bo-young’s dangerous Whisper
by | March 22, 2017 | 41 Comments
It’s only fitting that the posters for SBS’s new legal thriller Whisper would feature a secretive whisper between our leads (literal, but hot!), and the behind-the-scenes stills of the photo shoot add a fun contrast to the moody tone of the posters. The taglines read: “You were my enemy, and my nest, and my only... More »


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Seven Day Queen courts Park Min-young, Lee Jin-wook, Jin Gu to star
by | March 22, 2017 | 79 Comments
I liked Park Min-young (Remember–Son’s War) best in Healer, so it’s happy news that she’s planning to reunite with Healer PD Lee Jung-sub for his new drama Seven Day Queen, headed to KBS this summer. The sageuk romance tells the story of Queen Dangyeong of Joseon, who was crowned and deposed in one week’s time.... More »