‘news bites’

Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 22, 2015
by | November 22, 2015 | 49 Comments
Ji-soo Cutie Ji-soo (Sassy Go Go, Angry Mom) has been cast as the lead in KBS’s drama special Page-Turner. The latest from writer Park Hye-ryun (Pinocchio, I Hear Your Voice) features two teens, a genius pianist and an athlete with a bulldozer personality, who are involved in an unexpected accident that alters the course of... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 15, 2015
by | November 15, 2015 | 56 Comments
Joo-won Joo-won (Yong-pal) has been cast as the lead in a Chinese drama called Love Express. In the rom-com, he’ll be coupled up with Deng Jiajia, who will play a woman who loves to bake. Qiao Zhenyu, Hui Shiu-hung and Monica Mu round out the cast, and the drama will shoot in Shanghai, Hangzhou, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 8, 2015
by | November 8, 2015 | 27 Comments
Choi Jung-won Witch’s Castle, the daily drama which will take the place of Return of Hwang Geum-bok, is finalizing its cast. The show will be about three women: a mother-in-law, daughter-in-law and sister-in-law, all living together in one house after having become single again. At first, the three women will be at odds, but they’ll... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 1, 2015
by | November 1, 2015 | 74 Comments
Ji Chang-wook At a recent press conference for his new album, which drops mid-November, Ji Chang-wook announced that he’s making his singing debut in China. His management team, Glorious Entertainment, has partnered with China’s Bravo Music to promote and distribute Ji’s music in the country, and he’ll be kicking off a five-city concert tour in... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 25, 2015
by | October 25, 2015 | 37 Comments
Jung Il-woo Jung Il-woo (Records of a Night Watchman) has been cast as the lead in a Chinese drama that will air on Hunan TV. Called Beautiful Woman (literally A Woman Who Is Beautiful Like a Flower), it’ll be about a bitter battle between two food service industry giants, as well as the complicated and... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 18, 2015
by | October 18, 2015 | 65 Comments
Lee Da-hae, Lee Kwang-soo There’s a new Chinese-Korean drama coming up called Couple of the Century, and Lee Da-hae (Hotel King) has been selected to lead. She’ll play the complete package: an heiress to a fashion empire, an idol group member, and a successful actress. She’s lived a brilliant life and has never wanted for... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 11, 2015
by | October 11, 2015 | 47 Comments
Han Hyo-joo This will be a cute cameo: Han Hyo-joo (Dong Yi) will make a special appearance in the Chinese remake of Beauty Inside. In the Korean film, the protagonist wakes up in a different body each day. As if that weren’t challenge enough, he falls for Han and courts her despite his bodyswapping secret.... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: September 20, 2015
by | September 20, 2015 | 45 Comments
Yoo Yeon-seok Aww, I envy those who are going to be able to see this. Yoo Yeon-seok (Warm and Cozy) is fulfilling a long-time goal for himself by performing in a musical, his first since his college days and his professional debut. He’s been cast as the lead in The Man Who Walks Through Walls, which... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: September 13, 2015
by | September 13, 2015 | 53 Comments
Gong Hyo-jin She’s been christened Loyal Woman of Chungmuro, and Gong Hyo-jin (The Producers) is upholding her reputation as she teams up again with director Lee Geun-woo in his upcoming film, Project Spirit (spirit as in vigor and rah-rah, not ghost). She was in his 2012 movie 577 Project, and she accepted the offer to guest appear without a... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: September 6, 2015
by | September 6, 2015 | 39 Comments
Kim Hee-sun Kim Hee-sun (Angry Mom) will guest appear in Chinese fantasy sageuk drama L.O.R.D: Legend of Ravaging Dynasties, which is being produced concurrently with the eponymous big-budget film by writer/director Guo Jingming. The motion-capture animated movie version has already cast such stars as Fan Bingbing and Kris Wu, and the drama version is also searching... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 30, 2015
by | August 30, 2015 | 83 Comments
Kim So-yeon, Kwak Shi-yang I stopped watching season 4 of We Got Married when one of my favorite couples left (SoRim forever!), but I’m going to have to start tuning in again because I adore this pairing already — Kim So-yeon (Falling for Innocence) and Kwak Shi-yang (Oh My Ghostess) are the newest couple to get hitched on the show.... More »

How would you rate this episode?

5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

Click a star below to rate this episode

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars
(No Ratings Yet)