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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 »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 26, 2016
by | August 26, 2016 | 28 Comments
Honey Lee, Kim Seul-gi, Kwon Yul Moonlit Palace, a 2D-animated feature that took over a decade to make and required over 70,000 pages of pencil drawings, will finally premiere September 7. In the movie, a door opens to a mysterious moonlit world for the first time in 600 years, and a 13-year-old girl will enter... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 20, 2016
by | August 20, 2016 | 50 Comments
Jang Dong-gun, Park Hee-soon, Lee Jong-seok I’m excited for this: Jang Dong-gun, Lee Jong-seok and Park Hee-soon are all confirmed for VIP, the latest film from Park Hoon-jung (The Tiger, New World). Lee will indeed play the villain, a son of a high-ranking North Korean official with a penchant for killing. [Asia Economy, Sports Chosun]... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 13, 2016
by | August 13, 2016 | 48 Comments
Jo Jin-woong, Bae Soo-bin He’s currently filming Sheriff, and he’s already agreed to reunite with director Yoon Jong-bin again (Kundo: Age of the Rampant): Jo Jin-woong is completing my dream cast by joining Lee Sung-min, Hwang Jung-min and Joo Ji-hoon in Maneuver. I wish the details on the film weren’t so stingy (all we’ve been... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 6, 2016
by | August 6, 2016 | 46 Comments
Joo Ji-hoon, Lee Yoon-ji Joo Ji-hoon (Mask) has received a proposal to join Lee Sung-min and Hwang Jung-min in Yoon Jong-bin’s upcoming film Maneuver, which will be based on a true story about a joint project involving North and South Koreans and the underground dealings that occur as the two parties come together for a... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 30, 2016
by | July 30, 2016 | 19 Comments
Choi Ji-woo, Joo Jin-mo, Jeon Hye-bin, Lee Joon Choi Ji-woo, Joo Jin-mo, Jeon Hye-bin, and Lee Joon have all confirmed Woman With a Suitcase, which will follow the fall of Choi, an office manager of a law firm who gets framed for a crime, and her eventual return to success. Joo’s a paparazzo who knows... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 23, 2016
by | July 23, 2016 | 78 Comments
Ryu Joon-yeol Ryu Joon-yeol did a Facebook Live broadcast on July 21 during which he talked about the conclusion of Lucky Romance. He adorably said goodbye to his Su-ho character, stating that while the interviews after Answer Me 1988 went on for quite some time and he had a lot of time to say bye... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 16, 2016
by | July 16, 2016 | 24 Comments
Jo Jin-woong, Ma Dong-seok Yes, please yes! Ma Dong-seok (Police Unit 38) is leaning towards choosing Admiral Kim Chang-soo as his next project, which would mean he might be working with another favorite, Jo Jin-woong (Signal), in a film about the political activist also known as Kim Koo. Jo’s being courted to play the titular... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 8, 2016
by | July 8, 2016 | 30 Comments
Kang Haneul While it’s wonderful that Kang Haneul’s film career has taken off, I’m looking forward to his return to the small screen with Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Goryeo. (Gah, that title!) He recently wrapped filming on the project and is now positively considering the movie Memory’s Night, about a man who loses his memories... More »