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Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 20, 2016
by | August 20, 2016 | 50 Comments
Jang Dong-gun, Park Hee-soon, Lee Jong-seok I’m excited for this: Jang Dong-gun, Lee Jong-seok and Park Hee-soon are all confirmed for VIP, the latest film from Park Hoon-jung (The Tiger, New World). Lee will indeed play the villain, a son of a high-ranking North Korean official with a penchant for killing. [Asia Economy, Sports Chosun]... More »

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Bae Nuri as Choi Ji-woo’s right-hand woman in Woman With a Suitcase
by | August 19, 2016 | 4 Comments
Going from Dramaworld to the legal world, actress Bae Nuri has been cast in MBC’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Woman with a Suitcase. Woman with a Suitcase is a legal-romance-mystery about a charismatic and competent legal office manager named Cha Geum-joo, played by Choi Ji-woo (Twenty Again), who meets Hahm Bok-geo, the president of a paparazzi... More »

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Seo In-gook transforms into Shopping King Louis
by | August 19, 2016 | 84 Comments
These newly released photos from the production of MBC’s upcoming rom-com series Shopping King Louis aren’t as exciting as I’d like my first-stills-from-a-drama to be, but it’s Seo In-gook and he’s looking sharp, so net gain. Seo In-gook didn’t bother taking a break after finishing up his cable drama Police Unit 38 recently, and is... More »

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The forecast looks sunny for Jealousy Incarnate
by | August 19, 2016 | 43 Comments
It looks like we’re in for a cute, sunny romance in SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday rom-com Jealousy Incarnate, unless you’re Jo Jung-seok (Oh My Ghostess), that is, in which case you’re in for a little karmic retribution in the form of petty jealousy. Gong Hyo-jin (The Producers) stars as a weather forecaster who has gotten over... More »

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Kang Haneul considering onscreen bromance with Park Seo-joon
by | August 18, 2016 | 21 Comments
Kang Haneul (Misaeng) is in crazy high demand. He recently wrapped up filming on his upcoming SBS sageuk Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Goryeo, which will be premiering at the end of this month. Currently, he’s filming for a movie called Retrial, about a wrongfully convicted young man who’s spent ten years in jail after confessing... More »

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Hearts and smiles at Moonlight Drawn By Clouds’ press conference
by | August 18, 2016 | 123 Comments
How adorable is this cast? It’s not unusual for actors to be full of smiles on the day of their drama’s production press conference, but the cast of fusion fantasy romance Moonlight Drawn By Clouds seems especially bright-eyed and sparkly, and it puts a big goofy smile on my face. They’re just so young and... More »

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Longing stares and lunar eclipses for Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Goryeo
by | August 17, 2016 | 61 Comments
New posters! Lee Jun-ki (Scholar Who Walks the Night) stares longingly at IU (The Producers) in this poster for Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Goryeo, and then switches to a jealous sidelong glance in the one below, which also features Kang Haneul (Misaeng).... More »

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Park Eun-bin to take leading role in weekend MBC drama
by | August 17, 2016 | 35 Comments
Actress Park Eun-bin (Age of Youth) will take a leading role in the new MBC weekend drama Father, I’ll Take Care of You, the drama that previously cast Lee Soo-kyung (My Little Baby, Let’s Eat) and Kim Jae-won (Hwajeong, Scandal). Father, I Will Take Care of You is about an empty nest couple eager to... More »

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Woman With a Suitcase takes off with first script read
by | August 16, 2016 | 24 Comments
The first script reading for MBC’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Woman With a Suitcase took place last week, and the four-hour session reportedly went by very smoothly. There are many experienced actors on this cast, but I’m especially looking forward to the onscreen chemistry between the two main leads, Choi Ji-woo (Twenty Again) and Joo Jin-mo... More »

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MBC’s Star of the Universe finds its star in EXO’s Suho
by | August 16, 2016 | 46 Comments
I guess when you’re casting a show called Star of the Universe, it’s only fitting to cast EXO’s Suho; the name of the hugely popular boy group was taken from the word “exoplanet” after all, and Suho may know a thing or two about being a star. MBC is currently working on part one of... More »