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Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 18, 2017
by | February 18, 2017 | 25 Comments
Hyun Bin, Yoo Ji-tae, Ryu Joon-yeol A speedy reunion might be in store for Hyun Bin (Hyde, Jekyll, Me) and his Alliance director Kim Sung-hoon. The star has received an offer to star in the director’s next work, a Joseon-era zombie blockbuster titled Rampant. [Xports News] Aieee, two of my favorites, Yoo Ji-tae (The Good... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 11, 2017
by | February 11, 2017 | 83 Comments
Moon Chae-won It’s disappointing that Moon Chae-won (Goodbye Mr. Black) has turned down Bride of the Water God 2017, but I couldn’t quite picture her starring opposite Nam Joo-hyuk (Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju), who is still the lead contender to play the water god, so perhaps it’s all for the best. A spinoff of a... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 4, 2017
by | February 4, 2017 | 41 Comments
TOP, Junsu Come back healthy and well! TOP (Tazza 2) and Junsu (who recently made a cameo appearance on Introverted Boss) are reporting for duty next week. They’ll begin basic training on February 9 before serving the remainder of their mandatory enlistment period as military policemen. [My Daily] I’m hoping for a speedy recovery for... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 28, 2017
by | January 28, 2017 | 22 Comments
Lee Bo-young, Lee Sang-yoon, Kwon Yul, Park Se-young Happy news: The leads and supporting leads for cops-and-lawyers drama Whisper are all confirmed. Lee Bo-young (God’s Gift–14 Days) and Lee Sang-yoon (On the Way to the Airport) are reuniting as leads, with the former playing a scrappy detective and the latter a brilliant judge. Kwon Yul... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 21, 2017
by | January 21, 2017 | 49 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 | 47 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 »