Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
Im Joo-eun completes love square for Lightly, Ardently
by | November 11, 2015 | 59 Comments
I’m always happy to be seeing more of Im Joo-eun (Empress Ki, Heirs) in dramaland, even though it’s in another supporting role. She’s currently entertaining an offer to join KBS’s Lightly, Ardently, the new romance melodrama starring Kim Woo-bin and Suzy. If she signs on, she’ll be reuniting with What’s Up costar Im Joo-hwan, who’s... More »

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Lee Jun-ki in talks to take Bu Bu Jing Xin remake drama
by | November 11, 2015 | 124 Comments
According to latest reports, Lee Jun-ki (Scholar Who Walks the Night) is considering taking on the remake of the popular Chinese drama Bu Bu Jing Xin, retitled Moon Lovers, with his management confirming that he has received the offer. All the usual caveats apply, about how the discussions are positive but not yet finalized, etc.... More »

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Yoon Doo-joon and Kim Seul-gi’s time-slip fantasy romance
by | November 10, 2015 | 87 Comments
This looks like such a cute drama — why is it only two episodes?? Yoon Doo-joon (Let’s Eat 2) and Kim Seul-gi (Oh My Ghostess) make a pretty adorable pairing for MBC’s new drama short Splish Splash Love (Pongdang Pongdang Love), a time-slip fantasy drama about a high school girl who gets transported to Joseon... More »

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Madame Antoine pairs Jang Mi-hee with Jung Jin-woon in May-December romance
by | November 10, 2015 | 49 Comments
This is quite the unexpected pairing: JTBC’s upcoming quirky rom-com series Madame Antoine has just cast veteran actress Jang Mi-hee (Unkind Women) to act opposite Jung Jin-woon (Marriage Not Dating) in a May-December romance that’ll form one of the supporting storylines. I’m not sure anybody could have seen that one coming — she’s long been... More »

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MBC adapts contract marriage webtoon Cat and Dog
by | November 9, 2015 | 185 Comments
This new drama sounds a little bit crazy but also kinda cute. MBC is planning a new romance drama based on the webtoon Cat and Dog by artist-writer Park Hee-jung, about a 19-year-old girl and a celebrity who enter into an arranged marriage because of their families. It’s basically Sweet 18 and My Little Bride,... More »

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More cat cuddles for Yoo Seung-ho
by | November 9, 2015 | 50 Comments
Turns out there’s no such thing as too many cute pictures of Yoo Seung-ho and cat. More stills, more teasers, and more cuddling are ahead for his new cable drama Imaginary Cat, about the healing relationship between cat and human. The short 8-episode drama, based on a webtoon of the same name, is about a... More »

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Oh My Venus teases secret heirs and diets
by | November 9, 2015 | 65 Comments
New teaser(s) for Oh My Venus are out! (The qualified plural is because one was released days ago but KBS made it difficult to find a copy that was viewable internationally. And of course, now that that one’s uploaded to Youtube, they’ve made the newest one unavailable for embedding here, so you’ll have to hop... More »

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News bites: November 8, 2015
by | November 8, 2015 | 27 Comments
Choi Jung-won Witch’s Castle, the daily drama which will take the place of Return of Hwang Geum-bok, is finalizing its cast. The show will be about three women: a mother-in-law, daughter-in-law and sister-in-law, all living together in one house after having become single again. At first, the three women will be at odds, but they’ll... More »

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Script read for SBS’s legal thriller Remember
by | November 6, 2015 | 79 Comments
Yoo Seung-ho must have scheduled some kind of wormhole travel this winter, because he’ll simultaneously be playing a cat-lover in Imaginary Cat and a genius lawyer in SBS’s new legal thriller Remember, and the two shows will be airing at the same time. On the upside, Yoo Seung-ho three times a week. There is no... More »

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Yoo Seung-ho gets friendly with his Imaginary Cat
by | November 5, 2015 | 63 Comments
Augh, this drama is going to be so cute. Yoo Seung-ho + cat = happiness. That’s just fact. There are a few more stills out for the new short cable drama Imaginary Cat that’s getting ready to air on MBC Every1 later this month, about a grumpy young man and his grumpy cat healing each... More »

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First official still from tvN’s Cheese in the Trap
by | November 4, 2015 | 50 Comments
Webtoon-adapted campus drama Cheese in the Trap has stirred quite a bit of buzz even before we’d seen a single frame from it—the webtoon has really avid fans—but at least now the show has released its first official still, giving us a peek at the two leads. Park Hae-jin (Bad Guys) plays Yoo-jin, described as... More »

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