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Drama Casting & News
News bites: Recent casting calls
by | May 1, 2010 | 26 Comments
Han Yeo-woon, Song Joong-ki, Park Hyo-joo Haven’t done one of these in ages! Here’s a collection of some of the recent casting tidbits making the rounds… Han Yeo-woon, the angel-faced actress of last year’s Story of a Man, stars in a 2-episode special drama called Love’s Miracle. Sounds like a weepie: The main characters are... More »

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Posters for KBS’s upcoming My Country Calls
by | May 1, 2010 | 15 Comments
My Country Calls will be airing once Birth of the Rich is over, and has released its official posters. The romantic-comedy series pairs a cute but accident-prone policewoman (Lee Soo-kyung) with a spy who’s a stickler for the rules (Kim Sang-kyung). Ryu Jin and Horan fill out the main cast; the former is both a... More »

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Rain confirms new drama with Chuno team
by | April 30, 2010 | 76 Comments
As previously teased (and teased again), Rain (Jung Ji-hoon) is coming back with a drama this year, and the news has finally been confirmed. He will be teaming with the writer and director of Chuno, PD Kwak Jung-hwan (also of Conspiracy in the Court) and writer Chun Sung-il (also of Level 7 Civil Servant). The... More »

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Hong Sisters’ Gumiho drama set for August premiere
by | April 27, 2010 | 75 Comments
After writing such beloved, zesty dramas as You’re Beautiful and Hong Gil Dong, the Hong sisters are coming back with a fantasy drama called My Girlfriend Is A Gumiho (a mythical nine-tailed fox), which has nabbed a slot in SBS’s upcoming schedule. It’ll take up the Wednesday-Thursday timeslot following the upcoming Kim Sun-ah ajumma-rock-band vehicle... More »

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“Goddess spy” Horan in My Country Calls
by | April 27, 2010 | 17 Comments
The first cast promos and stills have already come out for My Country Calls, and now we have a couple more of one of the drama’s stars, Clazziquai singer Horan in her acting debut. Horan plays a skilled spy in the upcoming KBS romantic comedy, whose Eun-seo character offers up a stark contrast to the... More »

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First look at UEE in Birdie Buddy
by | April 27, 2010 | 23 Comments
The first still to be released from golf drama Birdie Buddy is of its lead actress UEE, the pop star of girl group After School who has recently turned to acting. Her role as a bratty pop star in last year’s You’re Beautiful was a character we loved to hate, but whom she played pretty... More »

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Juni added to I Am Legend
by | April 26, 2010 | 15 Comments
Actress Juni of IRIS and Beethoven Virus has been added to the cast of I Am Legend, the SBS drama starring Kim Sun-ah as an ajumma turned rock singer. The drama also has cast Jang Shin-young as the band’s drummer and manager, and now Juni will become another of the band’s members. Juni’s a bit... More »

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Stills from SBS’s upcoming Giant
by | April 25, 2010 | 9 Comments
SBS’s Giant, set in the 1970s, begins airing next month, and the production has been busy filming this past month. The early portions have been filmed, which feature young actors Kim Soo-hyun and Nam Ji-hyun, notably re-teaming after playing the young lovers in Will It Snow for Christmas. (Kim Soo-hyun doesn’t play the main character,... More »

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Historical drama Kim Suro goes 3D
by | April 22, 2010 | 23 Comments
Er, what now? Apparently MBC’s Kim Suro, the sageuk drama based on the founding myth of the Kaya nation, is going 3D, a first for a Korean television series. According to producers, next month the drama will unveil its 3D portions (titles and making-of videos) after production has been completed. A sprawling battle scene that... More »

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A look at KBS’s upcoming My Country Calls
by | April 22, 2010 | 29 Comments
Mondays and Tuesdays will soon be getting a new romantic comedy, My Country Calls, to replace Birth of the Rich. Several key leads play spies, but this’ll be a far cry from the action thrills of the IRIS franchise, and aims for a more comic bent. Lee Soo-kyung plays a lowly, accident-prone officer who meets... More »

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Song Seung-heon back in My Princess
by | April 21, 2010 | 73 Comments
Song Seung-heon has announced his next drama, My Princess (working title). This comes a year after the end of his last drama, East of Eden. Its scriptwriter Kim Eun-sook is the writer of hit dramas City Hall, On Air, and Lovers In Paris, which already makes this a buzz project. Not much has been identified... More »