‘manhwa adaptations’

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 »

Drama Casting & News
Moon Chae-won offered lead in SBS’s Goodbye Mr. Black
by | August 6, 2015 | 158 Comments
I like this news: Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor) is currently considering the drama Goodbye Mr. Black, the recently announced manhwa-adapted series based on a Count of Monte Cristo-inspired premise. She’s not confirmed and has said she’ll wait to see the script before deciding (she’s read the synopsis and reportedly liked it), but if she took... More »

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