‘manhwa adaptations’

Drama Casting & News
Bride of the Water God finds a home at tvN
by | June 28, 2016 | 101 Comments
Writer Jung Yoon-jung of the 2014 hit office manhwa-to-drama adaptation Misaeng (also Monstar, Arang and the Magistrate) is coming back to tvN in a big way with another adaptation of the popular romance manhwa Bride of the Water God. It was first announced in early 2015, but we’re finally seeing some movement on the project,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Webtoon adaptation Bring It On, Ghost heads to tvN
by | April 19, 2016 | 113 Comments
Oh this sounds fun. There’s a new drama in the works over at tvN called Bring It On, Ghost, and it’s a cohabitation comedy about a ghost and an exorcist. That’s certainly the oddest set of roommates I’ve heard of in a while. The drama is being adapted from the webtoon of the same name... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hwang Jung-eum courted back to dramaland for Lucky Romance
by | March 17, 2016 | 108 Comments
This wouldn’t be giving her much of a honeymoon, but Hwang Jung-eum always seemed like the kind of actress who couldn’t stay away from acting for too long: She’s currently in consideration to star in an upcoming MBC drama that has me excited, a webtoon adaptation called Lucky Romance. (Perhaps it would be more accurate... More »

Drama Casting & News
Webtoon adaptation Lucky Romance follows Mr. Black in May
by | February 25, 2016 | 112 Comments
There’s another webtoon-to-drama adaptation in the works, but wait! Before you grumble, Again?!, take a listen, because this one is hilarious. The drama is titled Lucky Romance, but it doesn’t mean that the romance is literally lucky; it’s a drama where luck is the prevailing theme — the heroine is obsessed with getting fortunes read,... More »

Drama Casting & News
TOP declines God of Noodles, Lee Je-hoon offered lead
by | February 13, 2016 | 37 Comments
Normally we wouldn’t post about news just to say “Hey guys, these people aren’t going to do this project!” but the upcoming KBS manhwa-adaptation drama God of Noodles has been in the news quite a bit over the past few days. There’s been a flurry of rumors of casting, and denials of casting, and confusion... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 17, 2016
by | January 17, 2016 | 36 Comments
Kim Yuri, Ryu Hwa-young Come Back, Ahjussi, the fantasy life-after-death show starring Rain, Lee Min-jung and Oh Yeon-seo, has also cast Ryu Hwa-young (Ex-Girlfriend Club) as a top star. Come Back, Ahjussi debuts on SBS on February 24. [Joy News 24] The upcoming weekend drama formerly known as Hundred-Day Wife is now being called Marriage Contract... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shin-yang up for webtoon adaptation Neighborhood Lawyer
by | December 25, 2015 | 14 Comments
KBS has decided on its next Monday-Tuesday drama: an adaptation of the webtoon Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho, about a once successful prosecutor who falls off the fast-track to success and has to build a new life as a small-time lawyer. The series has secured a March premiere and an offer is out to Park Shin-yang,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Food manhwa God of Noodles greenlighted as KBS spring drama
by | December 20, 2015 | 31 Comments
There’s nothing inherently funny about a food-related drama about making noodles, except that it’s titled God of Noodles (or Noodle God?) and those are just two words that sound funny when you put them together. It’s a manhwa adaptation and the series has already secured a time on KBS’s spring schedule: It’ll be a Wednesday-Thursday... More »

Drama Casting & News
MBC adapts contract marriage webtoon Cat and Dog
by | November 9, 2015 | 191 Comments
This new drama sounds a little bit crazy but also kinda cute. MBC is planning a new romance drama based on the webtoon Cat and Dog by artist-writer Park Hee-jung, about a 19-year-old girl and a celebrity who enter into an arranged marriage because of their families. It’s basically Sweet 18 and My Little Bride,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Seon-kyun brings comic book crime-solving king to life
by | September 28, 2015 | 28 Comments
Okay, I have to get my hands on this manhwa — it sounds so cute. Lee Seon-kyun (A Hard Day, Miss Korea) is one busy, busy man, because he’s already lined up his next project after his crime noir Precious Woman with Kim Hye-soo. He’s set to headline a film adaptation of the manhwa King’s... More »

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