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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 »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 2, 2016
by | July 2, 2016 | 31 Comments
Park Bo-young, Song Chang-eui Park Bo-young (Oh My Ghostess) is confirmed for the title role in Strong Woman Do Bong-soon. I’m excited for her return to dramaland, and while there’s still very little plot info available, I love that she’s headlining in what is sure to be a spunky, strong role. Planned for a January... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: June 25, 2016
by | June 25, 2016 | 66 Comments
Ha Jung-woo, Kang Haneul, Kim Sung-kyun More fun cameos are in store for Entourage, with frequent tvN collaborators Kang Haneul (Misaeng) and Kim Sung-kyun (Answer Me 1988 & 1994) popping in for guest spots. Kang will play himself, and he’ll be appearing to support his buddy Park Jung-min (the two share the same agency and... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: June 18, 2016
by | June 18, 2016 | 79 Comments
Choi Min-shik, Park Shin-hye Park Shin-hye (in upcoming Doctors) is positively considering joining Choi Min-shik in Silence (a working title), a remake of the Chinese film Silent Witness. In the legal thriller about a chaebol daughter who gets accused of killing her father’s fiance, Choi will play the chaebol, while Park would play his daughter’s... More »




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