Archive for the ‘Drama Casting & News’ Category

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Kyun-sang joins Ha Ji-won’s The Time I’ve Loved You
by | May 6, 2015 | 53 Comments
Oh yay, I love this up-and-coming actor, and I’m so happy to see him getting bigger roles. Yoon Kyun-sang got his breakthrough in last year’s Pinocchio as Lee Jong-seok’s tortured and broody brother, earning him lots of attention as a supporting actor and rising star. He made his debut in Faith as one of the... More »


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Breezy island romance in Warm and Cozy’s posters
by | May 6, 2015 | 59 Comments
Was this poster concept There is so much cute here that we had to use every shot? I guess when you take Yoo Yeon-seok and Kang So-ra and put them on picturesque Jeju Island, aka the honeymoon capital of the country, every shot is pretty and romantic and you just have to use them all.... More »


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Jo Jung-seok, Park Bo-young couple up for Oh My Ghostess
by | May 6, 2015 | 56 Comments
What an adorable pairing: Park Bo-young (Hot-Blooded Youth) is indeed taking on the new tvN drama Oh My Ghostess, and joining her is Jo Jung-seok (You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin). Woohoo! I love them both separately, and I’m sure I’ll love them together, so this has me very excited. Plus, let’s not forget the outrageously... More »


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Kim Seung-woo headlines remake of Midnight Diner for SBS
by | May 5, 2015 | 21 Comments
It seems like all the stations are jumping to experiment with their weekend timeslots these days. SBS is trotting out a new late-night Saturday drama, a remake of the popular Japanese television show Midnight Diner, or Shinya Shokudo, and Kim Seung-woo (IRIS 2, Third Ward) has signed on to headline. The human drama is about... More »


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Kim Sun-ah, Joo Sang-wook’s first stills for Masked Prosecutor
by | May 5, 2015 | 48 Comments
Kim Sun-ah is back! (Okay, I’m also happy that Joo Sang-wook is back, but the guy’s done a lot of shows recently and I’ve enjoyed most of them, so my anticipation right now is more about her. Sorry dude, but that’s just how the law of scarcity works!) KBS’s Masked Prosecutor has begun shooting, and... More »


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Let’s Eat 2 dishes out two extra servings
by | May 4, 2015 | 51 Comments
Thanks to a solid ratings performance and positive viewer response, cable drama Let’s Eat 2 is getting a two-episode extension, putting its total episode count at 18. The drama has been pulling in respectable ratings numbers for tvN in the 2% range; the most recent episode drew an average rating of 2.3% with a high... More »


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Byun Yo-han in talks to join Six Flying Dragons
by | May 4, 2015 | 36 Comments
It’s been a while since I’ve seen an actor skyrocket to fame so quickly, but I’m happy for Byun Yo-han, who followed up his star-making role in Misaeng with the soon-to-premiere Ex-Girlfriend Club, and is now in talks to join another drama right afterward, the SBS historical drama Six Flying Dragons. When you’re on a... More »


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Chaebol’s Daughter adds UEE, Im Ji-yeon, and new title
by | May 4, 2015 | 66 Comments
After some initial casting setbacks, SBS’s new money-or-love melodrama Chaebol’s Daughter, the new series from the team behind A Warm Word, is back on track with a pair of leading ladies. The series has a new title as well: It’ll be called True Romance, which I guess is thematically relevant, though I sort of liked... More »


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News bites: May 2, 2015
by | May 2, 2015 | 37 Comments
Yunho, Kim Ga-eun The upcoming web-to-cable drama I’ll Take a Serving of You has cast Yunho of DBSK (Records of a Night Watchman) and Kim Ga-eun (Sincere Min Deul-le, Age of Feeling) as the leads. Based on the same-named web novel, the plot revolves around a romance that develops at a small shop that makes... More »


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Bashful high school crushes in Orange Marmalade
by | May 1, 2015 | 68 Comments
The second teaser is out for KBS’s fantasy romance Oranage Marmalade, and in contrast to the first one’s pain and tears, this teaser’s full of sweet and cute. Phew! Why didn’t they lead with this one? Not that I have anything against sensitive, heartwrenching teen stories about impossible interspecies romance, but too much angsting had... More »


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Kim Myung-min considers Six Flying Dragons opposite Yoo Ah-in
by | May 1, 2015 | 33 Comments
Awwww yeah. Anthony’s coming back to dramaland! Kim Myung-min (A New Leaf, King of Dramas) is weighing an offer to return to television this fall in the new SBS sageuk Six Flying Dragons, which is currently also courting Yoo Ah-in to star. If they sign on, Kim Myung-min will play Jung Do-jeon to Yoo Ah-in’s... More »