‘news bites’


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 6, 2016
by | February 6, 2016 | 23 Comments
Lee Jun-hyuk, Yoon Seung-ah Lee Jun-hyuk (Bluebird’s House) and Yoon Seung-ah (I Need Romance 3) are confirmed as the leads for the short drama Birth of a Mrs. The drama is garnering interest from those prepping for marriage, as it aims to blow the lid off of what wedding planning is really like. Lee is... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 31, 2016
by | January 30, 2016 | 36 Comments
Ryu Joon-yeol, Park Hyung-shik Ryu Joon-yeol has a nice welcome-home gift in store for him upon his return to Korea from filming Youths Over Flowers. Tickets for his first-ever fan meeting will be released on February 2 (the day the Youths cast gets back) at 2pm, and a ticketing war is expected to break out.... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 23, 2016
by | January 23, 2016 | 52 Comments
Yoon Shi-yoon Hooray! Yoon Shi-yoon (Prime Minister and I) will be released from military service (in the Marine Corps, no less) on January 27. His contract with his current agency, Taxi Entertainment, is expiring and the press is anticipating that he’ll branch off on his own. While I might side-eye others starting up their own agency,... 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
News bites: January 9, 2016
by | January 9, 2016 | 57 Comments
Jo In-sung, Jung Woo-sung It’s too bad Im Soo-jung declined an offer to play the wife of Jo In-sung in The King, the film about a prosecutor (Jo) and his gangster friend who together will attempt to manipulate a powerful prosecutor sunbae. While the roles of Jo’s wife and neighborhood friend haven’t been filled yet,... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 3, 2016
by | January 3, 2016 | 70 Comments
Park Bo-gum will hold his first fan meeting on the day Answer Me 1988 concludes, January 16, at KBS arena, a space which fits 3,000 people. There are whispers some of his 1988 castmates might show up (although between it and I Remember You, he was the clear breakout). [TV Report]... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 26, 2015
by | December 26, 2015 | 40 Comments
Jung Woo, Seolhyun With the Gods has successfully signed Ha Jung-woo, Cha Tae-hyun and Joo Ji-hoon, and the casting team is now courting Jung Woo (The Himalayas) and AOA’s Seolhyun (Orange Marmalade) to join in unspecified roles. The duo of reaper films based on the webtoon by Joo Ho-min and directed by Kim Yong-hwa (Take... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama news bites: December 23, 2015
by | December 23, 2015 | 48 Comments
I know we usually post our weekly round-up of news bites on the weekend, but I’m tossing out another set this time since there were lots of minor stories piling up mid-week. May as well get to them! Lee Jong-seok is heading to China in a Korean-Chinese joint production drama, which will reunite him with... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 20, 2015
by | December 20, 2015 | 29 Comments
Kim Nam-joo, Lee Min-ho War of Roses has lured Kim Nam-joo (You Who Rolled In Unexpectedly) back to dramaland after a four-year hiatus. Her character was born into a wealthy family and previously never wanted for anything, but she’ll struggle after marrying a doctor who doesn’t earn much income. For her family, she’ll deny her... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 13, 2015
by | December 13, 2015 | 48 Comments
Kang Dong-won, Lee Byun-heon Offers are out to Chungmuro stars Kang Dong-won (Black Priests) and Lee Byung-heon (Terminator Genisys) to team up in the film Master, the latest from director Jo Eui-seok (Cold Eyes). The criminal action thriller about cops and crooks will begin filming next year. [Dong A]... More »


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