Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
Sohn Ho-joon up for MBC weekend drama Blow Breeze
by | June 16, 2016 | 8 Comments
Cutie pie Sohn Ho-joon (Mrs. Cop) will be starring in his own weekend drama this coming August! Chajumma must be so proud. Sohn is currently in negotiations to play the leading role of honest and upright lawyer Lee Jang-go in upcoming MBC family drama Blow Breeze. Lee Jang-go is a pure innocent soul, with a... More »


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Ha Suk-jin, Gong Myung join tvN’s Drinking Solo
by | June 16, 2016 | 23 Comments
Okay, now I feel better about Drinking Solo, because I was worried it would be Park Ha-sun (Temptation) drinking with a bunch of idols, which just didn’t interest me that much. But now Ha Suk-jin (D-Day) has signed on to star opposite her, and Park has committed to the show as well, so things are... More »


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Lee Min-ki, Shin Mina up for fantasy romance Tomorrow With You
by | June 15, 2016 | 96 Comments
Oooh, what a pairing! I could really get behind a romance between Lee Min-ki (Shut Up: Flower Boy Band) and Shin Mina (Oh My Venus), especially a quirky, offbeat, hilarious romance from the PD of Oh My Ghostess and High School King of Savvy. Just imagine the adorable hijinks that will be had! The two... More »


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Con artists and civil servants team up in Police Unit 38
by | June 15, 2016 | 86 Comments
A changeup has been announced, and now we will be able to enjoy Seo In-gook’s (I Remember You) charismatic charm starting one day earlier. Although originally planned as a Saturday-Sunday drama, OCN’s new cop comedy drama Police Unit 38 will now be airing on Friday-Saturday instead.... More »


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tvN celebrates tenth birthday with award ceremony
by | June 15, 2016 | 101 Comments
It’s tvN’s tenth anniversary year, and the cable station has confirmed that it will be celebrating the occasion on its birthdate, October 9, with an anniversary festival, which includes an award ceremony to honor its shows. Hurrah! It’s about time all those actors and producers got a chance to take home shiny trophies too —... More »


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Jeon Do-yeon turns into legal shark for The Good Wife
by | June 14, 2016 | 32 Comments
The Good Wife, tvN’s upcoming Friday-Saturday legal drama, marks Jeon Do-yeon’s (The Shameless) first comeback to the small screen in eleven years. She will be playing dutiful housewife Kim Hye-kyung who changes into a fierce career woman in this Korean remake of the acclaimed American TV show. The Good Wife also features actor Yoo Ji-tae... More »


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Han Ji-min drops tvN fantasy romance Tomorrow With You
by | June 14, 2016 | 36 Comments
Aha, well now it makes sense how Ji Chang-wook’s potential new drama K2 is looking to be moved up on the broadcast schedule this fall, because the show that was previously aiming for the same timeslot, Tomorrow With You, has just lost Han Ji-min (Hyde, Jekyll, Me) as prospective leading lady and is facing a... More »


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Character posters for Uncontrollably Fond’s leading foursome
by | June 14, 2016 | 73 Comments
I was beginning to think this drama only had two characters in it. But new posters are out for KBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday melodrama Uncontrollably Fond, and second leads Im Joo-hwan (Oh My Ghostess) and Im Joo-eun (Heirs) are finally in the mix. Naturally, so are Suzy and Kim Woo-bin (as if we could miss them).... More »


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Crossing over into each other’s worlds in W’s first teaser
by | June 14, 2016 | 125 Comments
Finally, the first teaser for W–Two Worlds! The first trailer for MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday series is a cryptic glimpse at our main characters, and though it doesn’t do much to answer all our questions about the mysterious plot, it’s nice to finally see our leads in action. The supernatural suspense drama stars Lee Jong-seok and... More »


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Ji Chang-wook offered lead role in tvN drama K2
by | June 13, 2016 | 110 Comments
Healer-ya, you’re coming back! It’s been too long. Ji Chang-wook (Healer, Empress Ki) is eyeing his next drama project, and it’s a tvN series titled K2 that comes from the writer of SBS’s smash hit melo-thriller Yong-pal, Jang Hyuk-rin (also of OCN thriller Reset). Ji’s reps have confirmed that he’s received the offer for the... More »




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