Korean Drama Casting & News

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Drama Casting & News
Sweet and lovable Strong Woman Do Bong-soon is on her way
by | January 12, 2017 | 83 Comments
Ah finally, some more updates on Strong Woman Do Bong-soon. I’ve been eagerly anticipating Park Bo-young’s new drama, because it already feels like ages ago when she was cracking us up as a ghost-possessed girl in Oh My Ghostess. This time, she’s in a new rom-com where she plays a woman with superhuman strength, who... More »


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Kim Hye-soo to make cameo appearance in Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim
by | January 11, 2017 | 18 Comments
Despite SBS’s best efforts at negotiations, it looks like hit medical drama Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim won’t be getting an extension after all. I must admit I’m sad to say goodbye to the Doldam Hospital characters that I’ve grown to love. But this piece of news has gotten me perked back up: Kim Hye-soo (Signal)... More »


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Jung Da-bin and EXO’s Kai headline KBS coming-of-age drama Andante
by | January 11, 2017 | 67 Comments
Child actress Jung Da-bin (Flower in Prison) and EXO’s Kai (Seventh First Kiss) have been confirmed as leads for a new KBS youth drama called Andante. Andante is a coming-of-age story about a young man who moves to the countryside one morning and discovers a real live ecosystem. Kai plays the protagonist, a high school... More »


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Lee Jun-ki, Kim Ah-joong up for Korean drama remake of Criminal Minds
by | January 11, 2017 | 193 Comments
It’s been a while since the Korean drama remake of American crime procedural Criminal Minds was first announced, but casting is now underway with offers out to Lee Jun-ki (Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo) and Kim Ah-joong (Wanted) to headline. I think it’ll be nice to see Lee Jun-ki taking a break from historical dramas... More »


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Beware of the silent monster in the penthouse in Introverted Boss
by | January 10, 2017 | 27 Comments
Heh. This is one monster I could get behind — he’s not all that scary! Two new teasers are out for tvN’s upcoming opposites-attract office rom-com Introverted Boss, along with behind-the-scenes stills of cast member Yoon Park (Age of Youth) looking suave in character as Kang Woo-il, the extroverted leader and ideal man who’s got... More »


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Bloody knives and violent crimes in Defendant’s new teaser
by | January 10, 2017 | 24 Comments
Ooooh, I’m getting strong Memento crossed with The Count of Monte Cristo vibes from the second teaser of SBS’s upcoming Defendant. In this new revenge-thriller drama, an amnesiac Ji Sung (Entertainer) stars as a top prosecutor-turned-felon, whose wife is murdered and whose daughter disappears. Eom Ki-joon (Masked Prosecutor) plays a set of twins — one... More »


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Glimpses of a happy future with a stranger in Tomorrow With You
by | January 10, 2017 | 46 Comments
I really love the dreamy tone of Tomorrow With You’s latest teasers—they take on the same feel as the first poster for the drama, highlighting a fated encounter between our leads Shin Mina (Oh My Venus) and Lee Je-hoon (Signal). I wasn’t expecting such a moody, contemplative vibe from the PD of laugh-out-loud comedies Oh... More »


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Jang Nara up to become a Housewife Detective
by | January 9, 2017 | 31 Comments
Ah, interesting casting change: Jang Nara (One More Happy Ending) is now up for the upcoming slice-of-life comedic drama Housewife Detective, which was just the other day announced as Park Jin-hee’s (Memory) potential next project. Reports have since clarified that Park’s connection to the drama was overstated, and that she was merely one possibility out... More »


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Baro to star in new web movie Eyes Closed
by | January 9, 2017 | 10 Comments
A beloved webtoon called Eyes Closed is getting the web movie treatment, and B1A4’s Baro (Angry Mom) is confirmed to star, along with rookie actress Seol In-ah (Flower in Prison) and adept character actor Jo Young-jin (Lucky Romance). Directed by Kim Sol-mae (Third Ward) and written by Ha Seung-hyun (Spring Waltz), Eyes Closed is already... More »
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Yoon Kyun-sang’s sorrowful tears in Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People teaser
by | January 9, 2017 | 34 Comments
The first teaser for MBC’s anticipated sageuk Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People, starring Yoon Kyun-sang (Doctors), has been released. Written by Hwang Jin-young (King’s Daughter Soo Baek-hyang) and directed by Kim Jin-man (Kill Me, Heal Me), this upcoming drama retells the legend of the righteous thief Hong Gil-dong as a hero who fought against... More »