Archive for the ‘Drama Casting & News’ Category

Drama Casting & News
Jaejoong eyes drama return in Triangle
by | March 17, 2014 | 122 Comments
Are we going to have a JYJ-filled spring season in dramaland? Yoochun’s got Wednesdays and Thursdays sewn up for the foreseeable future, and now Kim Jaejoong is in talks to join the MBC production of Triangle, a Monday-Tuesday melodrama that has already cast Lee Beom-soo (Prime Minister and I) and Im Shi-wan (Equator Man) as... More »

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It’s Okay, It’s Love in product placement controversy
by | March 15, 2014 | 73 Comments
GT Production, the company behind SBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama It’s Okay, It’s Love, is currently embroiled in controversy about the show’s potential use of embedded marketing. Reports have surfaced that an unnamed publishing company received a proposal from GT Production demanding ₩500,000,000 (roughly $470,000 USD) for placement of products within the drama, and for guaranteed... More »

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Mystery-thriller drama Gap-dong’s main posters
by | March 14, 2014 | 34 Comments
Gap-dong sure is going for the sinister factor, isn’t it? Not that a show about a serial killer should be aiming for something else, but they’re definitely piling on the dark and disturbing with their main poster and the character posters (which are essentially the same thing). As we saw in the previews for the... More »

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Age of Feeling caught up in budget woes and controversy
by | March 13, 2014 | 123 Comments
There sure is a lot of drama about this drama, which has pretty much been the case from Day 1. So now on top of struggling to cast a hero, swapping a main actress, getting its timeslot taken away, dropping the head writer, and firing one of the stars, now Age of Feeling is also... More »

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Newbie Ahn Jae-hyun joins You’re All Surrounded
by | March 13, 2014 | 85 Comments
We’ve got more casting additions for SBS’s upcoming cop drama You’re All Surrounded, starring Lee Seung-gi and Go Ara as rookie cops and Cha Seung-won as the veteran detective they drive crazy on a daily basis. Newbie model-turned-actor Ahn Jae-hyun has joined the production, which will only be his second drama ever, after playing Jeon... More »

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It’s a My Girl reunion in Hotel King’s first stills
by | March 13, 2014 | 71 Comments
The My Girl reunion is now a thing of reality! (And not just a figment of our overactive imaginations, or maybe a product of our feverish shipping dreams.) Lee Dong-wook and Lee Dae-hae have reteamed after first meeting in the bubbly romance My Girl eight years ago, which catapulted them both to fame. This time... More »

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Kim Ji-suk becomes a neurosurgeon in Angel Eyes
by | March 12, 2014 | 55 Comments
Kim Ji-suk, Lee Ha-yool Kim Ji-suk (Wonderful Mama, Alice in Cheongdam-dong) has joined the cast of SBS’s upcoming weekend series Angel Eyes. He’ll play a thoughtful neurosurgeon (the type of guy mothers love), and will be the third member of a love triangle with Gu Hye-sun and Lee Sang-yoon. I haven’t seen his recent work... More »

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Secret Love Affair’s leads cozy up for press conference
by | March 12, 2014 | 101 Comments
How cute. Kim Hee-ae and Yoo Ah-in’s new noona romance promises to be all kinds of scandalous, but their real-life chemistry is more like adorable noona-dongseng trying not to make each other laugh. Why is the awkwardness in the do-a-sexy-pose-for-the-camera moment so endearing? The cast of JTBC’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Secret Love Affair gathered for... More »

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New star Han Joo-wan cast in Joseon Gunman
by | March 12, 2014 | 36 Comments
New face Han Joo-wan has landed a plum drama lead role in Joseon Gunman, the next series from The Princess’s Man’s PD Kim Jung-min, which are two things that pique my interest because I loved The Princess’s Man and I enjoyed Han Joo-wan’s character in King’s Family (Lee Yoon-ji’s charismatic love interest Sang-nam), inasmuch as... More »

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Kim Myung-min considers A New Leaf
by | March 11, 2014 | 29 Comments
Will we finally get to see Kim Myung-min (King of Dramas, Beethoven Virus) again? MBC’s A New Leaf is the first new project we’ve heard of in connection with the talented actor since he dropped out of movies Himalaya and Kang-ho’s Childbirth Story last year — a shame, as just the thought of the latter’s... More »

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Cable network OCN courts Park Hae-jin for new drama
by | March 11, 2014 | 47 Comments
I love that Park Hae-jin is getting so much love lately after playing the pining second lead in You From Another Star. It goes a long way to be something so rare in dramaland–a second lead who’s never hateful. The actor is being courted to headline a new drama for cable channel OCN, which has... More »