Korean Drama Casting & News

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Casting news, production updates on upcoming and currently airing shows, behind-the-scenes entertainment news. Anything and everything about upcoming kdramas, including promotional teasers, stills, posters, and press conferences.

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Drama Casting & News
Windswept couples of This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair
by | September 29, 2016 | 25 Comments
These wind-themed teasers? They’re great. Couple posters and a new teaser are out for the upcoming JTBC drama This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair, and the creative direction is simple albeit clever and deliciously tongue-in-cheek. In Korean, the idiom meaning “to cheat” features the word for “wind”; hence in these promos, the faces... More »

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Park Hyung-shik confirmed to romance Strong Woman Park Bo-young
by | September 29, 2016 | 41 Comments
Park Bo-young (Oh My Ghostess) finally has a leading man for her new drama Strong Woman Do Bong-soon, which has been in the works since early June. I know the show isn’t set to air until next year, but it seems like it took an extra long time to find her a co-star. The role... More »

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Jung Yumi up to reunite with Jung Kyung-ho in Missing 9
by | September 29, 2016 | 57 Comments
Okay, now you’ve really got my attention. I cared a little about this project when it was a castaway story called Gaia, lost much of my interest when there was a writer/cast/title change to Picnic that featured young idols as castaways, and perked up when a new writer came in (of Police Unit 38) and... More »

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Oh Snap! The time-traveler and his wife
by | September 28, 2016 | 44 Comments
It’s only one measly breadcrumb, but I’m excited to see the first production still for tvN’s new fantasy romance drama Tomorrow With You, starring Lee Je-hoon (Signal) as a time-traveler with a positive energy, and Shin Mina (Oh My Venus) as his sassy, cheerful wife. According to the plot descriptions, he didn’t marry her for... More »

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Wonderful cast and crew gather for Father, I’ll Take Care of You
by | September 28, 2016 | 25 Comments
Personally, I think there’s nothing more warming than a well-made weekend family drama. After browsing through the few first episodes of the currently airing weekend dramas, I must admit I haven’t been blown out of the water by my viewing options. So I’m hoping Father, I’ll Take Care of You, which is MBC’s upcoming show,... More »

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First still cuts of the boys of Entourage
by | September 28, 2016 | 24 Comments
The first stills from tvN’s Entourage are out, and for a remake of an HBO series that depicts the cutthroat entertainment industry where egos and emotions run high, our first glimpse is decidedly sunlit and understated. I was totally expecting to see the talent agent played by Jo Jin-woong (Signal) holler into his phone or... More »

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Song Ji-hyo as a world-class supermom in This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair
by | September 28, 2016 | 30 Comments
I’m already amused by the character descriptions for JTBC’s new comedy This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair: Lee Seon-kyun (Miss Korea) stars as a hapless beta husband who can’t even confront his successful alpha wife that he suspects she’s having an affair. So instead of dealing with it head-on, he turns to the... More »

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Saimdang, Light’s Diary pushed back to next year
by | September 27, 2016 | 16 Comments
SBS has finally confirmed a time slot for its much-anticipated historical drama Saimdang, Light’s Diary. It will be broadcast starting in late January 2017 on Wednesday-Thursday, rather than on weekends as originally planned. The time slot is currently being occupied by Jealousy Incarnate, and will be followed by Jeon Ji-hyun’s Legend of the Blue Sea,... More »

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Jung Sang-hoon marries Kim Hee-sun for Woman of Dignity
by | September 27, 2016 | 16 Comments
Funny actor Jung Sang-hoon (Jealousy Incarnate, Lucky Romance) has been confirmed to join the growing cast of Woman of Dignity, which already boasts the likes of Kim Hee-sun (Angry Mom), Kim Sun-ah (Masked Prosecutor), and Lee Ki-woo (Memory), in the story about women turning their lives around. Actresses Lee Hee-jin (Trick) and Lee Tae-im (Twinkle... More »

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Kim Min-jung considers becoming a fangirl for Man to Man
by | September 27, 2016 | 37 Comments
Oh cute, there’s finally a character description for the heroine of JTBC’s new drama Man to Man: She’s the head of the fan club for the Hallyu action star played by Park Sung-woong (Remember—Son’s War), and she becomes a fangirl success story when she gets a job at his management company. That’s a much cuter... More »