Archive for the ‘Drama Casting & News’ Category

Drama Casting & News
Dae Jang Geum 2 loses its spot in fall lineup
by | June 11, 2014 | 22 Comments
Unsurprisingly, pre-production has fizzled in the wake of Lee Young-ae turning down the lead role in Dae Jang Geum 2, which means that the spot MBC had carved out for it this fall is back up for grabs. Stepping into the gap is a new series from the School 2013 writer Lee Hyun-joo and the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo In-young joins tvN’s Three Musketeers
by | June 10, 2014 | 17 Comments
Time to add a lady to The Three Musketeers, the Joseon-era action drama that has cast Lee Jin-wook (Nine) as Crown Prince Sohyeon, with Jung Yong-hwa (Mi-rae’s Choice) and Yang Dong-geun in the mix (and “considering positively”) to play two of the three warriors who protect him. Joining the production is Yoo In-young, who, along... More »


Drama Casting & News
The ’70s make a comeback in Trot Lovers’ sing-along teaser
by | June 10, 2014 | 44 Comments
That’s… a dog collar, right? Well I can’t say I won’t be rooting for a girl who knows how to tame her puppy. I really hope Trot Lovers has a solid story behind it, because it’s got happy fizzy fun written all over it, with adorable leads and song remakes that even Grandma can sing... More »


Drama Casting & News
Sung Joon becomes Eric’s rival in Discovery of Romance
by | June 10, 2014 | 54 Comments
When you’re the the writer of the I Need Romance franchise and have a bevy of talented, attractive stars at your disposal, why look for anyone new when you can just dip into that talent pool? The upcoming KBS rom-com Discovery of Romance cast Jung Yumi (an I Need Romance 2012 alum) as its heroine,... More »


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Lee Seung-gi injured on the set of You’re All Surrounded
by | June 10, 2014 | 88 Comments
GACK. Not the puppy! Don’t hurt the puppy! *whimper* Filming halted on the set of SBS’s current Wednesday-Thursday drama You’re All Surrounded when lead actor Lee Seung-gi sustained a serious injury to his left eye while shooting in the early morning hours on Monday, June 9. The report came on June 10 that he was... More »


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Choi Ji-woo gives in to Temptation
by | June 9, 2014 | 44 Comments
We’ve got another dramaland reunion headed our way: Choi Ji-woo (Suspicious Housekeeper) has confirmed that she’ll be starring opposite Kwon Sang-woo (Medical Top Team) in his new melodrama Temptation this summer. The co-stars will be reuniting eleven years after their classic melodrama Stairway to Heaven, barely edged out for oldest reunion of 2014 by Jang... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jun-ki goes gunslinging for Joseon Gunman
by | June 8, 2014 | 60 Comments
I know, I know, you’re probably sick of all the Joseon Gunman posts by now, but I can’t help it, the power of Lee Jun-ki compels me. Here’s the newest poster from the show, whose habit of releasing tantalizing promos one at a time would be more irritating if they weren’t so damn great. (If... More »


Drama Casting & News
“And now… the age of the sword has ended”
by | June 8, 2014 | 61 Comments
Good god, won’t this show just air already? I have no more words. I’m just sitting here, rocking back in forth in my excitement, trying to tamp down that voice that warns me that all this anticipation can only yield disappointment. Don’t you do it, Joseon Gunman, don’t you dare disappoint me. Not that my... More »


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Coming-of-age drama Plus Nine Boys completes cast
by | June 8, 2014 | 22 Comments
How adorable. Upcoming tvN drama Plus Nine Boys, about four boys aged 9, 19, 29, and 39, has found its leading foursome, and child actor Choi Ro-woon of Gold Rainbow and Good Doctor has signed on to be the newest and youngest cast member. I guess when you’re this cute and talented at the ripe... More »


Drama Casting & News
Who wants a second helping of Let’s Eat?
by | June 6, 2014 | 74 Comments
Cable network tvN does, apparently. Producers of last year’s successful foodgasmic romantic comedy series Let’s Eat are reportedly working on a second season for early next year. It’s good news, though my excitement level will be considerably higher or lower depending largely on a factor that remains undecided: whether or not the original cast will... More »


Drama Casting & News
Two of three musketeers courted for tvN’s action sageuk
by | June 6, 2014 | 53 Comments
The Three Musketeers hasn’t yet completed its lineup, but more names are in the mix to join Lee Jin-wook, who’s looking to reteam with his Nine producers in the Joseon fusion sageuk about a group of warriors who protect Crown Prince Sohyeon. Lee Jin-wook is set to play the crown prince, and Jung Yong-hwa (Mi-rae’s... More »