Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
Park Min-young joins Yoo Seung-ho in SBS’s Remember
by | October 20, 2015 | 89 Comments
The casting is shaping up nicely for SBS’s upcoming mystery-legal-thriller drama Remember, which is now adding Park Min-young (Healer) to join Yoo Seung-ho (I Miss You) and Park Sung-woong (Hidden Identity). So far, so good. The drama from the writer of the lauded film The Attorney features a hero with hyperthymesia (an excessively detailed memory)... More »

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Resurrection, Full House join the ranks of U.S. remake hopefuls
by | October 19, 2015 | 73 Comments
KBS is making a big push for a revival of some their drama classics to be remade for Hollywood. The network has struck a co-production deal with producer Michael Uslan of the Batman film franchise (beginning with Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman to the current installments), to produce U.S. remakes for five of KBS’s drama titles,... More »

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News bites: October 18, 2015
by | October 18, 2015 | 65 Comments
Lee Da-hae, Lee Kwang-soo There’s a new Chinese-Korean drama coming up called Couple of the Century, and Lee Da-hae (Hotel King) has been selected to lead. She’ll play the complete package: an heiress to a fashion empire, an idol group member, and a successful actress. She’s lived a brilliant life and has never wanted for... More »

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Park Sung-woong joins Yoo Seung-ho in SBS’s legal thriller Remember
by | October 18, 2015 | 35 Comments
Well, if I know anything about dramaland, it’s that Park Sung-woong (Hidden Identity) makes everything better. He’s the latest addition to SBS’s new legal thriller drama Remember, the one that’s courting Yoo Seung-ho to headline. Between these two, there’s just going to be a whole lot of smoldering going on in this drama. Tags: Park... More »

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Resurrection, Devil, Shark team helms new tvN drama
by | October 16, 2015 | 23 Comments
The PD-writer team behind the revenge “trilogy” Resurrection, Devil/Mawang, and Shark (not a technical trilogy since they’re three separate stories) is headed to cable network tvN next year. Aren’t they all. They’re returning with a new drama called Memory, about a man who faces losing all of his memories… which is not to be confused... More »
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First look at Murim School’s bad boy bromance
by | October 15, 2015 | 81 Comments
Cameras are rolling on the set of Murim School, KBS’s new youth action romance drama about students at a school inspired by the martial arts. Lee Hyun-woo (Scholar Who Walks the Night) and VIXX’s Hongbin (Feel-Good Day) are featured in the drama’s first shoot, on their very first mission after enrolling at the school. Whatever... More »

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Sung Joon considers JTBC’s Madame Antoine
by | October 14, 2015 | 57 Comments
So Sung Joon (High Society) is up to join Han Ye-seul (Birth of a Beauty) in the upcoming JTBC drama Madame Antoine, which strikes me as… an interesting pairing. Maybe I mean odd. Maybe even a little mismatched? The drama is the medical-rom-com series about clinical psychologists that comes from the PD of My Name... More »

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Han Ye-seul in talks to headline JTBC’s Madame Antoine
by | October 14, 2015 | 32 Comments
Casting is underway for cable network JTBC’s clinical-psychology-medical-romantic-comedy (wow that’s a mouthful) Madame Antoine: An offer is currently out to Han Ye-seul (Birth of a Beauty) to star, and she’s in final negotiations, which sounds like it’s pretty much a lock. Despite the genre mashup sounding weird, I guess it’s not unfamiliar territory now, after... More »

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SBS’s Remember courts Yoo Seung-ho to headline
by | October 13, 2015 | 30 Comments
Yoo Seung-ho is suddenly looking very busy, and I like it. A lot. On the heels of signing on to cable drama Imaginary Cat, Yoo may also soon be joining an SBS production, the legal thriller Remember (which happens to be the drama that displaced the drama Goodbye Mr. Black, which has since been picked... More »

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MBC welcomes back Goodbye Mr. Black
by | October 13, 2015 | 122 Comments
Why hello again, Goodbye Mr. Black! I’m glad to hear that the project isn’t dead after all, after SBS had dropped it from their schedule in favor of another drama, Remember. It was a surprise move, particularly since Goodbye Mr. Black had already lined up a solid cast, led by Lee Jin-wook (The Time I’ve... More »

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Kim Woo-bin and Suzy’s new drama Lightly, Ardently heads to KBS
by | October 13, 2015 | 110 Comments
It’s not a done deal yet, but we might be seeing the new romance drama Lightly, Ardently starring Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) and Suzy (Gu Family Book) on our screens this coming spring. The drama is in negotiations to secure a spot on KBS’s 2016 schedule, and is being planned for the Wednesday-Thursday timeslot following the... More »

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