Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
Goblin writer Kim Eun-sook discusses her next project
by | January 23, 2017 | 244 Comments
It’s only been a day since her last drama ended, but star writer Kim Eun-sook is already being asked about her next project. I guess there’s no rest when you’re in demand. Kim penned two hit dramas in 2016-17—KBS’s Descended From the Sun and tvN’s The Lonely Shining Goblin—and had a string of successful syndrome... More »


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Moon Chae-won offered lead in tvN’s Bride of the Water God 2017
by | January 22, 2017 | 178 Comments
Time to cross your fingers and send up your collective fan prayers, because Moon Chae-won (Goodbye Mr. Black) has been offered the lead role in buzz project Bride of the Water God 2017, which will be written by Misaeng and Arang and the Magistrate writer Jung Yoon-jung and directed by Queen In-hyun’s Man and Nine... More »


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Drama viewership ratings for the week of Jan. 16-22, 2017
by | January 22, 2017 | 104 Comments
We got some new premieres this week, but it’s only the beginning of the glut of dramas that’ll soon be upon us. Among them was the quirky Introverted Boss over on tvN, which pulled in relatively low numbers for the network—but it also airs an hour later than its competition, and maybe that’s one hour... More »


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News bites: January 21, 2017
by | January 21, 2017 | 49 Comments
Kim Tae-hee, Rain Them babies are gonna be beautiful: Congratulations to Rain and Kim Tae-hee, who first divulged to fans on January 17 that they were engaged, then made it official two days later by tying the knot in a small ceremony that included family and close friends (Kim’s BFF Honey Lee caught the bouquet).... More »


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Strong Woman Do Bong-soon becomes our very own neighborhood superhero
by | January 20, 2017 | 57 Comments
Already I have a good feeling about the upcoming JTBC rom-com Strong Woman Do Bong-soon — hopefully, it’ll satisfy my sweet tooth cravings! The latest teasers show off Do Bong-soon’s incredibly awesome strength, as she uses her powers for good. I can’t wait to see Park Hyung-shik (Hwarang) and Park Bo-young (Oh My Ghostess) fall... More »


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Choi Kang-hee courted to be ajumma detective in KBS’s Mystery Queen
by | January 20, 2017 | 21 Comments
I know we’ve seen a lot of dramas crop up in twos or threes whenever a new trend hits, but this is a weirdly specific one. Choi Kang-hee (Heart to Heart) is currently considering an offer to headline a new KBS drama called Mystery Queen, about an ajumma who loves mystery novels and starts solving... More »


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Ha Suk-jin considers a romance with Go Ah-sung in Radiant Office
by | January 19, 2017 | 63 Comments
Actor Ha Suk-jin (1% of Anything) has been offered a role in MBC’s upcoming spring drama Radiant Office. If he confirms, he’ll play the main male lead, a talented marketing director scouted from overseas. Go Ah-sung (Heard It Through the Grapevine), who is also reviewing the script, has been offered the role of the main... More »


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Lee Sang-yoon up to reunite with Lee Bo-young in SBS’s Whisper
by | January 19, 2017 | 44 Comments
Ooh, drama reunion! I never saw Lee Bo-young (God’s Gift–14 Days) and Lee Sang-yoon (On the Way to the Airport) together in their hit weekend drama My Daughter Seo-young, but I love each of them separately, and based on the cute couple stills and the ratings (it was a huge hit that reached 47.6%), I... More »


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Lee Je-hoon’s death prophecy and Shin Mina’s morning after in Tomorrow With You
by | January 18, 2017 | 30 Comments
As February (and Valentine’s Day) grows ever closer, more promo tidbits from tvN’s Tomorrow With You are being released, and the beautiful romantic mood is enough to make the rest of us wistful for a time-traveling soulmate of our own. In the latest posters, the featured couple snuggle near a windowsill, hold hands on the... More »


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Making rock music with office supplies in new Chief Kim teaser
by | January 17, 2017 | 21 Comments
Amongst the new round of dramas coming out this January, Chief Kim sure looks like it’ll be at the top when it comes to wackiness! In the latest clips released to promote the upcoming KBS drama, Namgoong Min (Beautiful Gong Shim) is shown at his comedic best. His romantic interest, played by Nam Sang-mi (Joseon... More »