Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
Baek Jin-hee courted to play lead in castaway drama Missing 9
by | October 7, 2016 | 24 Comments
And the Missing 9 casting saga continues. Because this drama has undergone so many changes (seriously, so many!), I guess it makes sense that even casting is still up in the air. Missing 9 (formerly known as Picnic, formerly known as Gaia) went from being a tale about a group of idols stuck on an... More »

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The Lonely, Shining Goblin in his secret garden
by | October 6, 2016 | 114 Comments
I don’t know why, but I thought we’d get something a little more supernatural for our first glimpse of Gong Yoo (Big) as a goblin. It seems silly, since I knew that goblin Gong Yoo would look exactly like human Gong Yoo, so what was I expecting? In any case, here’s our first set of... More »

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Gogh’s Starry Night gets weekend timeslot on SBS
by | October 6, 2016 | 33 Comments
Web drama Gogh’s Starry Night is getting a second life on SBS as a 4-episode mini drama to be broadcast on Saturday-Sunday. The workplace rom-com is the first web drama from PD Jo Soo-won of Pinocchio and I Hear Your Voice, and was already released in China where it surpassed ten million views in three... More »

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The Entourage goes from club to red carpet
by | October 6, 2016 | 34 Comments
I swear, this show releases promos in the puniest doses (why so stingy, Entourage?) but I suppose they do pique my curiosity for the show, so mission accomplished. The latest we have from the show is this first official poster, featuring the boys on the red carpet. The poster makes all sorts of puns on... More »

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Elegant actresses team up at Woman of Dignity’s first script read
by | October 5, 2016 | 18 Comments
Now that casting is complete, upcoming drama Woman of Dignity recently held its first script reading. It’s the drama about a privileged Cheongdam-dong woman, played by Kim Hee-sun (Angry Mom), who hits rock bottom when her husband betrays her and her chaebol father-in-law throws her out on her ear. Co-starring with Kim Hee-sun will be... More »

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Jung Yumi and Eun Ji-won cameo in This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair
by | October 5, 2016 | 9 Comments
Following a series of fun wind-themed teasers and posters is news of two cameo appearances that will be made by the lovely Jung Yumi (Discovery of Romance, Train to Busan) and Sechs Kies rapper turned actor Eun Ji-won (Answer Me 1997) for JTBC’s upcoming drama This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair.... More »

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Cha Tae-hyun considers KBS workplace comedy Chief Kim
by | October 5, 2016 | 41 Comments
There might be a new comedy on the books for Cha Tae-hyun (The Producers), who’s considering a dramaland comeback in the new project from writer Park Jae-bum of Good Doctor, Blood, and God’s Quiz. The new office comedy drama, called Chief Kim, is scheduled to air on KBS in January, and an offer is out... More »

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Weekend drama Blow Breeze swaps out actress midway
by | October 4, 2016 | 25 Comments
Oh Ji-eun, Im Soo-hyang MBC’s weekend drama Blow Breeze is currently undergoing some difficult times. The trouble is that they need to switch actresses for the second lead part, right in the middle of its run. According to her agency Mystic Entertainment, the drama’s second lead Oh Ji-eun (Make a Wish) is suffering from an... More »

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JTBC’s Man to Man holds first table read
by | October 4, 2016 | 52 Comments
The cast of JTBC’s new drama Man to Man recently gathered for the first table read. Headliners Park Hae-jin (Cheese in the Trap), Park Sung-woong (Remember—Son’s War), and Kim Min-jung (Master of Trade—Inn 2015) were in attendance, as well as supporting cast members Yeon Jung-hoon (Mask), Chae Jung-ahn (Entertainer), Chun Ho-jin (Moonlight Drawn By Clouds),... More »

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The Man Living in Our House’s farmer stepdad and tipsy heroine
by | October 4, 2016 | 41 Comments
Here’s our first peek at KBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama The Man Living in Our House, the romantic comedy based on a webtoon with a very bizarre premise: A woman goes back to her hometown sometime after the death of her mother, and discovers a strange younger man living in her house claiming to be her... More »