Archive for the ‘Drama Casting & News’ Category

Drama Casting & News
Sohn Ye-jin considers dramaland comeback in King’s Face
by | August 1, 2014 | 25 Comments
I wondered if this project had fizzled, but it looks like it’s back on: There was talk last year of a drama adaptation of the hit blockbuster fusion sageuk The Face Reader, which was planning to head to the small screen in the latter half of this year. The drama version will be called The... More »


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Go Kyung-pyo joins Nodame Cantabile remake as rocker violinist
by | August 1, 2014 | 50 Comments
Aside from that blip that we shall not speak of, I’m feeling pretty good about the casting for the Nodame Cantabile remake, which is tapping rising actor Go Kyung-pyo to play the Mine character. (They are reportedly in final negotiations.) Ha, this should be great. The drama had taken on the working title Cantabile Romance... More »


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Three Musketeers (and prince) in poster and stills
by | July 31, 2014 | 28 Comments
So, I can’t give you any new news about tvN’s upcoming blockbuster action drama Three Musketeers, just stills. But they’re pretty stills! So have at ‘em. (I will contend that the main poster, above, is perhaps the least attractive of the bunch, but everything else has that slick, flashy veneer and fast-moving action energy, so... More »


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Jang Shin-young joins melodrama My Spring Days
by | July 31, 2014 | 15 Comments
Jang Shin-young (Empire of Gold, Thorn Flower, The Chaser) is joining the upcoming MBC drama, My Spring Days, and will play a love rival who gets in the way of the pairing of the two leads, SNSD’s Sooyoung (Dating Agency Cyrano) and Kam Woo-sung (King Geunchogo). Tags: Jang Shin-young, Kam Woo-sung, Lee Jun-hyuk, My Spring... More »


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Infinite’s L courted to play Rain’s rival in She’s So Lovable
by | July 31, 2014 | 78 Comments
It looks like it’ll be an idol standoff for SBS’s new music-industry-set drama She’s So Lovable, which isn’t really a surprise given that the drama is about youths finding themselves through music. Rain has signed on to play the leading man and agency president who raises a pool of bright young talent, and Infinite’s L... More »
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Uhm Tae-woong courted for new tvN romance
by | July 30, 2014 | 55 Comments
Here’s a fall drama to look out for: writer Kim Do-woo of My Name Is Kim Sam-soon (also What’s Up, Fox? and Me Too, Flower!) is teaming up with PD Han Ji-seung of Alone in Love for a new romance drama on tvN. It’s called Valid Love, where “valid” is a homonym for the heroine’s... More »


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Park Eun-bin confirms Secret Door
by | July 30, 2014 | 15 Comments
Are we Secret Door-ed out yet? The SBS sageuk drama sure has been on a news bender lately, hasn’t it? We’ve had a bevy of casting announcements on our hands in recent days, and now the last piece of the puzzle is locked in place with Park Eun-bin (Operation Proposal; Covertly, Grandly) confirming as well.... More »


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Night Watchman preps for premiere with posters, stills
by | July 29, 2014 | 51 Comments
There have been a lot of promos coming out of the Records of a Night Watchman camp as the fusion sageuk fantasy gears up for its premiere next week, capped off with a press conference held on July 29 with all the main cast members present—which would be Jung Il-woo, Yunho, Go Sung-hee, and Seo... More »


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Seo Joon-young reunites with co-stars in Secret Door
by | July 29, 2014 | 19 Comments
Gah, this cast is so good, and it just keeps getting better. Getting Lee Je-hoon and Han Seok-kyu back together would seem to be the highlight of Secret Door’s casting reunion tour, but then you add Lee Je-hoon’s Bleak Night bestie Seo Joon-young (Unemployed Romance, Sirius) to the mix, and how do you expect me... More »


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Shim Eun-kyung confirms Nodame Cantabile remake
by | July 28, 2014 | 133 Comments
FINALLY. We have a heroine! After multiple rounds of casting news and false alarms, the Korean drama remake of Nodame Cantabile — called Cantabile Romance — has secured its leading lady. The fantastically talented Shim Eun-kyung (Miss Granny) has at last signed on to play Nodame, opposite Joo-won (Good Doctor) who has been attached to... More »


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Kim Jung-hoon headlines remake of Japanese drama
by | July 28, 2014 | 12 Comments
There’s a Korean-Japanese co-production in the works to remake Tetsu no Hone (Bones of Steel), based on the Ikeido Jun novel of the same name. The Japanese drama aired on NHK in 2010, and the Korean remake, described as an action drama, is gearing up to start shooting this summer. The adaptation will be called... More »