Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
Scarlet Heart’s princes share bath time, games, and a lady love
by | August 15, 2016 | 210 Comments
They bathe together? Did Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Goryeo turn into fanfic when I wasn’t looking? The second teaser is out for the upcoming SBS fantasy saguek, which is turning out to be fantasy in more ways than one: Our 21st-century heroine gets transported to Goryeo, where a ginormous family of beautiful princes seems to... More »

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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Aug. 8-14, 2016
by | August 14, 2016 | 250 Comments
The Olympic pre-emptions continued this week, wreaking schedule havoc not only on the weekend circuit, but in the primetime slots as well. The absence of competition from KBS at the beginning of the week seems to have only helped Doctors, which finally managed to break that coveted 20% mark. Not that Beautiful Mind took a... More »

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Three’s a crowd in SBS rom-com Jealousy Incarnate
by | August 13, 2016 | 86 Comments
Jealousy is one thing that looks great on Jo Jung-seok (Oh My Ghostess), unlike his misguided attempt at a mustache. As if a jealous Jo Jung-seok and the famous Gongvley charm wasn’t enough incentive to get us to tune in, SBS has just released a new teaser, beginning the countdown till the first broadcast of... More »

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News bites: August 13, 2016
by | August 13, 2016 | 48 Comments
Jo Jin-woong, Bae Soo-bin He’s currently filming Sheriff, and he’s already agreed to reunite with director Yoon Jong-bin again (Kundo: Age of the Rampant): Jo Jin-woong is completing my dream cast by joining Lee Sung-min, Hwang Jung-min and Joo Ji-hoon in Maneuver. I wish the details on the film weren’t so stingy (all we’ve been... More »

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Mermaid-sellers and cast reunions lined up for Legend of the Blue Sea
by | August 12, 2016 | 15 Comments
Na Young-hee, Hwang Shin-hye, Sung Dong-il Legend of the Blue Sea is the modern retelling of a Joseon classic fable about a mermaid caught by a fisherman, who was then saved and released back into the ocean. In the new drama, a mermaid struggling to adapt to human life in Seoul and a cynical con... More »

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Friends turn to rivals in politics and love in Moonlight Drawn By Clouds
by | August 12, 2016 | 59 Comments
Guh, this drama looks so prettyyyyy. Or is that just Park Bo-gum? We’re D-10 until the premiere of KBS’s youth romance Moonlight Drawn By Clouds, and the latest teaser features the love triangle in full force, pitting two friends against each other for political power and the love of one girl. Frankly, I don’t even... More »

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Lee Jung-shin, Jung Da-bin join My Sassy Girl
by | August 12, 2016 | 14 Comments
Finally, we’re moving on in the casting process for SBS’s sageuk drama remake of My Sassy Girl, which seemed to spend an inordinate amount of time casting its lead actress (and then changing its mind in the end anyway). Now the drama is adding CNBLUE’s Lee Jung-shin (Cinderella and the Four Knights), who’s reportedly very... More »

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Lee Sun-bin, Cao Lu to be part of Picnic party
by | August 11, 2016 | 38 Comments
Lee Sun-bin, Cao Lu MBC’s castaway comedy drama Picnic has added Lee Sun-bin (Police Unit 38) and Fiestar’s Cao Lu to its party of stranded idols. Originally titled Gaia, Picnic is about the survival of the members of an idol-filled plane, which crashes onto an uninhabited island. Young beautiful people in forced close proximity, golly... More »

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Eccentrics and noona-lovers for cheery romance Fantastic
by | August 11, 2016 | 116 Comments
Hot on the heels of the main leads, the second leads of JTBC’s upbeat human/romance drama Fantastic have their own character posters now, bringing the total count up to five. The initial posters featured series stars Kim Hyun-joo playing a drama writer with a terminal illness and Joo Sang-wook as the terrible actor who falls... More »

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Seo Hyun-jin joins the Let’s Eat cameo crew in Bring It On, Ghost
by | August 11, 2016 | 28 Comments
Ask, and ye shall receive? When Let’s Eat alums Lee Soo-kyung, Shim Hyung-tak, and Lee Do-yeon all dropped by to make guest appearances for their old PD’s new show, Bring It On, Ghost, I’d wanted Let’s Eat 2′s Seo Hyun-jin (also of Oh Hae-young Again) to come back too, and now she is.... More »

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