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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 »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 23, 2015
by | August 23, 2015 | 36 Comments
Su Ae, Oh Yeon-seo, Kim Seul-gi, Jin Ji-hee The sequel to the 2009 movie about the national men’s ski jump team, Take Off 2 will be about the national women’s ice hockey team. It stars Su Ae and begins filming in October, and has made several great additions to the cast: Tags: Jin Ji-hee, Kim Seul-gi, Kim... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 9, 2015
by | August 9, 2015 | 52 Comments
Seo Kang-joon, Kim Ki-bang, Kim Hee-chan Cheese in the Trap just keeps adding to its cast. Kim Ki-bang is a gay civil service exam student and good friend to the lead. This will be the actor’s fourth collaboration with director Lee Yoon-jung (they worked together on Heart to Heart, 4teen and Golden Time). Kim Hee-chan... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 1, 2015
by | August 1, 2015 | 43 Comments
The production team for Jang Young-shil really wanted Song Il-kook (Fermentation Family), and they finally got him. Song will play the titular character in KBS’s upcoming winter sageuk. Production had to coordinate with the team at Superman Returns, the variety show that Song and his triplets are staples of, but the two parties were eventually able to come... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 26, 2015
by | July 26, 2015 | 19 Comments
Lee Joon (Heard It Through the Grapevine) has confirmed Key of Life with Yoo Hae-jin, the Japanese remake movie about a struggling actor and a mobster who switch lives. Yoo plays the gangster who is able to leave the underworld by pretending to be an actor, while Lee has signed on as the struggling thespian who gets mistaken... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 19, 2015
by | July 19, 2015 | 14 Comments
Kang Ye-won, Lee Sang-yoon Lee Sang-yoon (Liar Game) has been cast opposite Kang Ye-won (Bad Guys) in the thriller Come To See Me. Production on the film began this past week, and Lee plays a PD of a newly developed news program. He investigates a fiery incident for the pilot episode, and Kang plays the lone survivor... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 12, 2015
by | July 12, 2015 | 22 Comments
Choi Siwon, Jo Soo-hyang SuJu’s Siwon is transforming himself into a producer. Together with EnterMedia Pictures, he’s secured the U.S. and Asian film rights to the 2011 webtoon Interview. EnterMedia Pictures was the company responsible for the U.S. remakes of You From Another Star and Good Doctor (though those projects were shelved or weren’t picked... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 5, 2015
by | July 5, 2015 | 21 Comments
Hyun Woo, Do Ji-han, Park Yoo-hwan Hyun Woo (Gap-dong) is positively considering a reunion with director Kim Seok-yoon and the writing duo behind the upcoming webtoon adaptation of Awl (he worked on both the recent Detective K movie and I Live in Cheongdam-dong with them). In the story about blue-collar workers who were unjustly let... More »