Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
The mission begins and the cameras roll on SBS’s Wanted
by | June 9, 2016 | 29 Comments
I like this second teaser for SBS thriller Wanted even more than its first; it’s allowing me to feel cautiously optimistic about the drama and its suspenseful premise featuring a mysterious villain who orders a famous actress to carry out missions on live television in order to get her kidnapped son back. Kim Ah-joong plays... More »


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Kim Woo-bin rocks out for Uncontrollably Fond
by | June 9, 2016 | 108 Comments
Kim Woo-bin is going to play a rock star in this drama? I don’t know why, but that seems really odd to me. I guess when they described his character as a top star, I automatically pictured him playing an actor. But there he is, with a guitar, looking like he’s supposed to be a... More »


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Yoo Seung-ho offered webtoon adaptation The Man Living in Our House
by | June 8, 2016 | 67 Comments
It’s double the good news: Yoo Seung-ho (Remember—Son’s War) is considering a new drama, and it’s a comedy! Not that I don’t appreciate Yoo Seung-ho’s tears — I just think he had enough sadness for two lifetimes in his last drama, and could use a sunny, comical character this time around. He’s considering an offer... More »


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Let’s Eat spinoff Drinking Solo lines up its drinkers
by | June 8, 2016 | 46 Comments
Park Ha-sun, Key, Hwang Woo Seul-hye The Let’s Eat drinking spinoff series Drinking Solo is headed to tvN on Mondays and Tuesdays this fall, and casting is underway for the drama that’ll center around drinking (of course) and the Noryangjin neighborhood of Seoul, home to gazillions of academies and gosiwons all filled to the brim... More »


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The ghost makes its first appearance for Bring It On, Ghost
by | June 8, 2016 | 46 Comments
It’s only the briefest of teasers, but our first look at tvN’s fantasy-ghost-romance Bring It On, Ghost manages to squeeze in a bit of a chill. The video starts off with a happy-looking Kim So-hyun, telling us that on July 11, “A ghost appears at tvN.”... More »


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Jung Il-woo to star in Thai drama Love and Lies
by | June 7, 2016 | 63 Comments
It seems like we’re going to be seeing quite a lot of Jung Il-woo (Records of a Night Watchman) before he has to enlist in the army. He has wrapped up filming for tvN’s 100% pre-produced Cinderella and the Four Knights, and on June 5, he went to Thailand to start filming for his new... More »


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Jeon So-min romances Ha Suk-jin in 1% of Anything remake
by | June 7, 2016 | 23 Comments
The upcoming marriage-contract drama 1% of Anything now has a leading lady in Jeon So-min (Maids, Princess Aurora), who’ll star alongside Ha Suk-jin (D-Day) in the remake of the 2003 MBC series of the same name. The drama, which was adapted from a popular internet novel, centers around a haughty third-generation chaebol who expected he... More »


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Kwak Shi-yang to romance Kim Hee-ae in Second to Last Love
by | June 6, 2016 | 26 Comments
After romancing Yoo Ah-in in Secret Love Affair, it’s not even shocking anymore that Kim Hee-ae (Mrs. Cop) is getting a twentysomething love interest in her new drama, SBS’s Second to Last Love. Up-and-coming supporting actor Kwak Shi-yang (Mirror of the Witch) is up for the role, and is in final negotiations to sign on.... More »


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His scandal, her story in tvN’s The Good Wife
by | June 6, 2016 | 33 Comments
Here’s our first moody, enigmatic peek at tvN’s remake of The Good Wife, the American legal and political drama about a woman who returns to her law career when her husband goes to prison for a messy public scandal. It’s a great premise and a successful series that’s been on the air for seven seasons... More »


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Jang Hyuk becomes dangerous and life-saving for Beautiful Mind
by | June 6, 2016 | 31 Comments
It’s a day of teasers, with another set here for KBS’s upcoming medical-mystery drama Beautiful Mind, starring Jang Hyuk (Master of Trade—Inn 2105) as a neurosurgery expert who can’t feel feelings, who gets caught up in a string of mysterious deaths. Still no sign of leading lady Park So-dam (Because It’s the First Time) in... More »




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