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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Song Chang-eui in The Sorrows of Young Werther
by | September 12, 2010 | 15 Comments
Song Chang-eui (Life is Beautiful, Cinderella Man) will be playing a tragic young puppy in love for his latest project, The Sorrows of Young Werther. And the posters do look quite dramalicious. He’s been double cast with Park Gun-hyung (Kingdom of the Wind) for the lead role in the musical theater production this fall. Song... More »

Song Chang-eui takes on another musical role
by | August 13, 2010 | 10 Comments
Song Chang-eui started out on the musical stage, but he’s made the transition to the screen successfully. He’s currently acting in drama series Life Is Beautiful, where he is drawing a lot of attention for his portrayal of one-half of a gay couple. For his next project, he’s returning to musicals with The Sorrows of... More »

Jo Seung-woo eyes comeback project
by | August 12, 2010 | 18 Comments
Film and musical actor Jo Seung-woo (Tazza) is currently serving in the military, but with his discharge fast approaching (October), interest is heating up about his next career move. There are reports that he will return in the musical Jekyll and Hyde, which he has acted in before. (Watch clip below.) His management gave a... More »