Archive for the ‘Drama Casting & News’ Category

Drama Casting & News
Heart to Heart’s blushing romance kicks off this week
by | December 30, 2014 | 46 Comments
I can’t believe January shows are already starting, but the drama machine waits for no one. First up in the new year is Heart to Heart, the new Friday-Saturday romantic comedy headed to tvN. It stars Choi Kang-hee (Level 7 Civil Servant) as a woman who blushes uncontrollably (and therefore hates attention) and Chun Jung-myung... More »


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Let’s Eat shakes up cast lineup for sequel
by | December 29, 2014 | 103 Comments
javabeans: I have some drama news for you, but maybe you should sit down first. So they’re doing a Season 2 of Let’s Eat. girlfriday: Yeah, I know. I’m already on it. Got my bowls of ramyun and my takeout menus at the ready. javabeans: Wait, that’s not all. Season 1’s Yoon Doo-joon is just-about-almost... More »


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News bites: December 27, 2014
by | December 27, 2014 | 40 Comments
Im Shi-wan is hot, hot, hot after his appearance in Misaeng; it’s said he’s received nearly 50 scripts and offers and that he’s currently reviewing them all as he vacations in the Philippines with the Misaeng team (now that’s what I call a wrap party!). He’ll likely select a movie for his next project, but... More »


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Kim Joon leads cable drama City of the Sun
by | December 27, 2014 | 40 Comments
Cable station MBC Dramanet is gearing up to air a new 20-episode drama come the new year, titled City of the Sun, and already has managed to sell to both Japan and China. Perhaps we can attribute that to its source material, since the project is based on a novel by Japanese author Ikeido Jun... More »


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Yoon Doo-joon courted for Let’s Eat Season 2
by | December 27, 2014 | 56 Comments
Yaaaaay, that’s what I like to hear! Let’s Eat has been in talks to get a second season on the air this coming year, but until now, it’s been undecided whether it’d be another season with the same characters or a spinoff that remakes the concept with a new cast. But if they’re courting Yoon... More »


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Park Seo-joon and Hwang Jung-eum as Kill Me, Heal Me’s rowdy twins
by | December 25, 2014 | 32 Comments
Cameras are rolling on the set of MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Kill Me, Heal Me, and not a moment too soon — Mr. Back ends today. It’s a good thing they’re planning to air something else for a week, because what with Kill Me, Heal Me’s casting troubles delaying the production, every minute’s got to... More »


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Kim Hee-sun courted to be Kim Yoo-jung’s Angry Mom
by | December 24, 2014 | 50 Comments
Hm, this is an interesting (potential) casting—I’m not quite sure I see it yet, but I’m intrigued. Kim Hee-sun (Wonderful Season, Faith) is the name being circulated as the titular mother character in MBC’s upcoming drama Angry Mom, which is the drama about a mother going back to high school to help her bullied daughter.... More »


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Seo Kang-joon up for first lead role romancing Lee Yeon-hee
by | December 23, 2014 | 86 Comments
Seo Kang-joon, one of the It Boys of 2014 (for appearances in Sly and Single Again, Roommate, and What’s With This Family), looks to be expanding his repertoire with sageuk with MBC’s upcoming drama Hwajeong, which was once titled Splendid Politics before it switched to Princess Jeongmyeong. Hwajeong is a shortened form of the term... More »


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K-drama remakes announced for In Time With You, Chinese Style Divorce
by | December 22, 2014 | 161 Comments
Well, the remake trend surely isn’t going away, and two more overseas properties have been snapped up for Korean drama remakes: Taiwanese drama In Time With You and Chinese series Chinese Style Divorce. Both will be produced by I Will Media, as announced by the production house on December 22, and are looking at recent... More »
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Pride and Prejudice’s preemptions and extensions
by | December 22, 2014 | 53 Comments
Do you want the good news or the bad news? Okay, bad news first: MBC will be preempting both episodes of its Monday-Tuesday drama Pride and Prejudice next week for the station’s two big awards ceremonies. The Entertainment Awards will air on Monday December 29 (for variety programs, comedians and MCs) and the Drama Awards... More »


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News bites: December 20, 2014
by | December 20, 2014 | 17 Comments
Lee Je-hoon (Secret Door) and Go Ara (You’re All Surrounded) have not only confirmed Detective Hong Gil-dong, but they’ve already started filming — hooray! Go Ara will play a Watson-type to Lee’s Sherlock-ish character, while Park Geun-hyung (awww, Geun-hyung halbae) will play the elusive villain that the otherwise successful detective has been tracking for twenty... More »