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Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 21, 2017
by | January 21, 2017 | 46 Comments
Kim Tae-hee, Rain Them babies are gonna be beautiful: Congratulations to Rain and Kim Tae-hee, who first divulged to fans on January 17 that they were engaged, then made it official two days later by tying the knot in a small ceremony that included family and close friends (Kim’s BFF Honey Lee caught the bouquet).... More »


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 31, 2016
by | December 31, 2016 | 16 Comments
Ha Jung-woo, Lee Min-jung It’s still very early on in the project’s life, but Ha Jung-woo (Tunnel) is considering the lead in Seoul, a film about the city hosting the 1988 Olympics. He’s received the screenplay for the film, which will be directed by Kim Joon-sung (Lucid Dream), and is reviewing it favorably. The movie... 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: December 17, 2016
by | December 17, 2016 | 81 Comments
Running Man It would’ve been nice if Running Man had been able to conclude on a classier note, but things certainly got messy towards the end. It turns out Kim Jong-kook and Song Ji-hyo heard they were being let go at the same time the rest of us did, through the press. On the 15th,... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 10, 2016
by | December 10, 2016 | 21 Comments
Yoo Ah-in in Fragile The ten-minute artsy short film Fragile, a collaboration between Yoo Ah-in (Six Flying Dragons) and Bleak Night director Yoon Sung-hyun, dropped on NaverCast and YouTube today. Yoo served as creative director and Yoon brought his sought-after directorial skills to the space exploration short. More stills down below! [Sports Chosun] Making good... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 3, 2016
by | December 3, 2016 | 40 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 »