‘musicals’


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 14, 2017
by | January 14, 2017 | 95 Comments
Seo Kang-joon A drama adaptation of the popular Daum webtoon From A Distance, A Green Spring has been confirmed, and Seo Kang-joon (Entourage) is considering the lead part. The source material is about twenty-year-olds who are in between youth and adulthood, and Seo’s protagonist is a college junior. He’s a good-looking guy from a first-class... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 7, 2017
by | January 7, 2017 | 46 Comments
The King Loves The cast of The King Loves held their first script read, and co-stars Hong Jong-hyun, Yoon-ah, and Im Shi-wan posed cutely for the camera. Each cast member began by speaking briefly of their hopes for the drama, and Jung Bo-seok drew laughs by acknowledging his physical resemblance to Im. Jung said, “After... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 24, 2016
by | December 24, 2016 | 40 Comments
Jung Woo-sung, Go Ah-sung Steel Rain, the webtoon written by director Yang Woo-seok (The Attorney), will serve as the source material for a film adaptation he will direct. Chungmuro veterans Jung Woo-sung, Go Ah-sung and Kwak Do-won are finalizing details to bring to life the story about a former reconnaissance agent and the Blue House’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: September 3, 2016
by | September 3, 2016 | 72 Comments
Yoo Inna, Lee Hong-ki She had been in the midst of filming final scenes for Love Through a Millennium 2, Rendezvous Under Moonlight (billed as the Chinese remake of Queen Inhyun’s Man), but Yoo Inna has suddenly stepped down from the 28-episode show. Upon her return to Korea, official reports surfaced in China that Yoo... More »


Theater/Musicals
Ji Chang-wook picks his next project
by | February 3, 2013 | 29 Comments
Ji Chang-wook (Five Fingers) has decided on his next project, which is good news if you like your dramaland sweeties to be working steadily and makin’ money. That’s always a plus. On the other hand, it’s bad news if you like to actually be able to see your dramaland sweeties in action, because Those Days... More »


Theater/Musicals
Song Chang-eui takes a bow for Werther
by | December 3, 2010 | 14 Comments
TV, film, and musical actor Song Chang-eui has been busy lately, recently wrapping up a weekend drama in Life Is Beautiful, in which he was one-half of a much-talked-about gay couple, and now the curtain has also dropped on the Seoul run of Sorrows of Young Werther, his most recent musical role. The production is... More »


Theater/Musicals
Lee Hyun-woo gets Footloose
by | December 2, 2010 | 39 Comments
Child-actor-turned-budding-adolescent-actor Lee Hyun-woo is expanding his acting scope and taking to the stage for a musical production of Footloose, where he’ll play the leading role of Ren, famously played by Kevin Bacon in the original movie. The character’s a city boy who moves to a small town that has banned dancing and rock ‘n roll.... More »


Theater/Musicals
I Am Legend’s Hong Ji-min in musical
by | November 25, 2010 | 18 Comments
…called…wait for it…NUNSENSATION. I kid you not. Really, I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried. It’s Nunsense! No, it’s NunsenSATION! A sequel to the original Broadway musical Nunsense (1985) about a group of nuns who put on a show, Nunsensation is the Las Vegas-based sequel that sends the group of singing and dancing... More »


Theater/Musicals
Jo Seung-woo makes stealthy exit from military service
by | October 24, 2010 | 31 Comments
Two years ago, Jo Seung-woo made a quiet entry into military service, and he made an equally quiet discharge on October 22. In fact, he took particular pains to effect a stealth exit, as he was initially scheduled to make his official discharge the next day. However, he was able to use unclaimed leave days... More »


Theater/Musicals
Kang Ji-hwan raises a glass to Cafe In’s first show
by | October 18, 2010 | 37 Comments
I’ve been mentioning Kang Ji-hwan‘s musical for a while, and Cafe In has finally lifted the curtain on its Tokyo Globe Theater run with its opening show on October 16. The following are photos taken from that first performance, which features Kang in a comic-melo performance playing two roles: as a playboy sommelier, and as... More »