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Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 3, 2016
by | December 3, 2016 | 39 Comments
Jung Il-woo, Seo In-gook Noooooo! Jung Il-woo (Cinderella and the Four Knights) plans to make good on his announcement regarding military service at a fan meeting last week, and he’s indicated he will enlist in mid-December. [Herald] Not Seo In-gook (Shopping King Louis) too! While the date hasn’t been specified, in a recent interview Seo... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 26, 2016
by | November 26, 2016 | 31 Comments
L Call me the hope-slayer: L (The Time I’ve Loved You) has confirmed his role as a “fake king” in Ruler—Master of the Mask. Born a commoner but with genius intellect, his character learns to read from Kim So-hyun and eventually becomes the stand-in for Yoo Seung-ho’s king. The political sageuk melodrama will air on... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 11, 2016
by | November 11, 2016 | 70 Comments
Yook Sung-jae Here’s our first peek at Yook Sung-jae (Village: Secret of Achiara) in tvN’s upcoming fantasy drama The Lonely, Shining Goblin, where he plays a chaebol heir whose family has served the goblin as vassals for thirteen generations. Gong Yoo stars as the mysterious goblin who aims to end his immortal life, and Yook... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 5, 2016
by | November 5, 2016 | 80 Comments
Lee Jong-seok, Lee Jun-ki, Park Hae-jin, Ji Chang-wook Lee Cho-hee, Taecyeon, Kai, Choi Ji-woo What I wouldn’t give to body swap with Lee Cho-hee (Lucky Romance). She’ll star in web drama The Sixth First Kiss, which will basically serve as a giant ad for Lotte Department Stores. (But with this cast, I’m willing to overlook... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 22, 2016
by | October 22, 2016 | 79 Comments
Event organizers had estimated 200 fans would show, but they were sorely off the mark. Over 5,000 people were in attendance for a Moonlight Drawn By Clouds fan signing event held on the afternoon of October 19. Stars Park Bo-gum, Kim Yoo-jung, Jinyoung and Kwak Dong-yeon were in attendance and dressed in character, and thankfully,... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 15, 2016
by | October 15, 2016 | 53 Comments
Yoo Seung-ho, Taecyeon Hooray that he’ll be back to sportin’ a sageuk mane of glory: Yoo Seung-ho (Remember–Son’s War) is confirmed for Ruler–Master of the Mask, in which he’ll play an 18th-century crown prince of Joseon fighting off a faction that’s out to obtain control of the water supply. The sageuk melodrama will run for... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 8, 2016
by | October 8, 2016 | 54 Comments
Three Meals a Day The poster and stills for Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village 3 are out, and I’m really getting pumped for the new season. We’ll get to see how mat-hyung Lee Seo-jin gets along with new castmates Eric and Yoon Kyun-sang, and one photo hints at a new level of hilarity —... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 1, 2016
by | October 1, 2016 | 33 Comments
Ji-soo Hooray, Ji-soo returned to the set of Fantastic this past week! His agency released a statement: “Thankfully, he is recovering well and quickly, but he will take extra care while filming.” The young actor stated, “Many people must have been concerned and I’m sorry to have made them worry. I got a tremendous amount... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: September 10, 2016
by | September 10, 2016 | 33 Comments
Lee Sang-woo, Kim So-yeon Cute couple alert: Kim So-yeon and Lee Sang-woo have confirmed they are in the early stages of dating. The two contemporaries allegedly became close on the set of Happy Home. [Joongang] Chief Kim, the latest effort from writer Park Jae-bum (Good Doctor), was supposed to be the last Wednesday-Thursday KBS show... 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 »