Archive for the ‘Drama Casting & News’ Category

Drama Casting & News
No mission too impossible for the Healer
by | November 17, 2014 | 38 Comments
We’ve already seen the brief teaser of Ji Chang-wook leaping tall buildings in a single bound, and now we at least get a bit more context for it with Healer’s first official teaser. And I’ll say, this show looks pretty snazzy. The teaser starts out with Ji Chang-wook strolling into a building looking like a... More »


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News bites: November 15, 2014
by | November 15, 2014 | 49 Comments
So Ji-sub, Kim Ji-won So Ji-sub (Master’s Sun) and Kim Ji-won (Gap-dong) are collaborating on a web drama titled Good Day. Filming has begun, and the production company is being very secretive about the experimental project. All we know so far is that it will be about a man who finds Jeju Island, and scenes... More »


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The stars of King’s Face at production press conference
by | November 14, 2014 | 26 Comments
King’s Face premieres in less than a week, and the cast of KBS’s fusion historical drama gathered for its production press conference on November 14. That included Seo In-gook as the future king Gwanghae, Lee Sung-jae as current king Seonjo, Jo Yoon-hee as the woman caught between them, Shin Sung-rok as a face reader (how... More »


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Jin Yi-han headlines weekend drama as pretty boy loser
by | November 14, 2014 | 27 Comments
Heh, Jin Yi-han (Secret Hotel, A New Leaf) usually plays such put-together, gentlemanly types that it ought to be fun to watch him play a loser in a weekend family drama. SBS’s new Saturday-Sunday drama is called The Family Is Coming, and after casting a few secondary roles, Jin Yi-han has signed on to headline... More »


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Jung Yumi’s fall from high society in Maids
by | November 13, 2014 | 29 Comments
Teasers are out for cable network JTBC’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Maids, the Joseon-era upstairs-downstairs series about servants and the aristocracy they work for. Jung Yumi (Mother’s Garden) stars as a beautiful young noblewoman with the attention of the best and brightest of young men, but one day her family is forced into ruin, and overnight... More »


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Oh snap! A king’s face
by | November 12, 2014 | 32 Comments
Well, it’s not much in the way of a poster (so many sageuks have generically similar posters—well, so many dramas have generically similar posters) but I suppose they’re pretty. Or maybe it’s that Seo In-gook, playing Prince (and later King) Gwanghae, is pretty. He’ll join the tragic father-son pairings dotting dramaland this year as his... More »


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Lee Shi-young breaks hearts in Valid Love
by | November 11, 2014 | 79 Comments
I was starting to worry that this drama wasn’t going to make broadcast from the scant promo and lack of news on the subject, but we finally get a peek at tvN’s next Monday-Tuesday drama Valid Love. The new drama from writer Kim Do-woo (My Name Is Kim Sam-soon) and PD Han Ji-seung (Alone in... More »


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Park Seo-joon courted for MBC drama Kill Me, Heal Me
by | November 11, 2014 | 41 Comments
So it looks like MBC is going ahead with Kill Me, Heal Me as their next Wednesday-Thursday drama in the new year. This is the other drama with a hero who has a split-personality (I knooooow, of all the trends), that Hyun Bin got into a media scuffle with over his potential-maybe-but-not-really casting. He ended... More »


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Honey Lee courted to be Jang Hyuk’s queen in Shine or Go Crazy
by | November 10, 2014 | 50 Comments
I never really thought twice about Honey Lee until her current role in the comically ridiculous rockers-on-the-homestead drama Modern Farmer, but I have so much love for actresses who are willing to put aside their vanity for comedy, which is what she’s doing to great effect. It’s why I’m not necessarily happy that she might... More »


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News bites: November 8, 2014
by | November 8, 2014 | 37 Comments
Kim Sung-ryung, Lee Jong-hyuk Kim Sung-ryung (Heirs) and Lee Jong-hyuk (Dating Agency Cyrano) might be pairing up as a married couple in the upcoming weekend drama Equator’s Flower. Sadly, the spouses don’t care too much for each other; their union is all for show. As a result of growing up in a poor hillside village,... More »


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Jung Woong-in reprises serial killer role in Pinocchio cameo
by | November 7, 2014 | 39 Comments
HA. These are the kinds of cameos that I love — I Hear Your Voice alum Jung Woong-in (Endless Love) stopped by the set of Pinocchio to shoot a cameo appearance as none other than Min Joon-gook, his scary serial killer character who terrorized Lee Jong-seok and Lee Bo-young on I Hear Your Voice. The... More »