Posts Tagged ‘news bites’

Drama Casting & News
News bites: May 9, 2015
by | May 9, 2015 | 50 Comments
Jung Il-woo, Kwak Dong-yeon Aww, this movie sounds cute, but what is it about Korean men being cast as C-level executives of IT companies in Chinese movies? In Rise of a Tomboy, Jung Il-woo (Records of a Night Watchman) will play the CEO of an IT firm, who’s very pragmatic on the job but who,... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: May 2, 2015
by | May 2, 2015 | 37 Comments
Yunho, Kim Ga-eun The upcoming web-to-cable drama I’ll Take a Serving of You has cast Yunho of DBSK (Records of a Night Watchman) and Kim Ga-eun (Sincere Min Deul-le, Age of Feeling) as the leads. Based on the same-named web novel, the plot revolves around a romance that develops at a small shop that makes... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 25, 2015
by | April 25, 2015 | 32 Comments
Jung Yong-hwa (Three Musketeers) will be the first Korean actor to make a guest appearance on the popular Chinese web sitcom Diors Man. The cameo’s already been filmed in a Beijing nightclub, and in it, he plays the friend of Da Peng (the variety show host famous for emulating Conan O’ Brien). Stars such as... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 18, 2015
by | April 18, 2015 | 70 Comments
Suzy Bae Suzy (Gu Family Book) is considering an offer to co-star with Zhang Han (Chinese version of Boys Over Flowers) in a historical Chinese drama called Silk Night (the literal translation is “silk garments night travel,” a phrase used to describe a situation in which one succeeds, but no one recognizes the achievement). The... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 11, 2015
by | April 11, 2015 | 58 Comments
While the articles were supposed to be about his cameo in the upcoming film Lucid Dream, I was more struck by the realization that Yoochun (Girl Who Sees Smells) will be heading to the military soon — waaah! He’ll have a bit part in the movie as a character who helps Go Soo, a father... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 5, 2015
by | April 5, 2015 | 53 Comments
This movie is shaping up to be a must-watch: Go Ah-sung (Heard It Through the Grapevine) is finalizing negotiations to co-star with Im Shi-wan in Thoughts of Oppa, in which she would play a piano teacher to his soldier-turned-choir-lead. Go has worked with the director before in Elegant Lie, and the 1950s human drama will... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 28, 2015
by | March 28, 2015 | 44 Comments
Here’s something to get excited about for next year: Lee Young-ae has confirmed Saimdang, the Herstory, which will mark her return to the acting world after a 10-year hiatus. The drama will reinterpret the life of Joseon dynasty’s Shin Saimdang, who was widely regarded as an artistic genius. Lee will play dual roles, a university... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 21, 2015
by | March 21, 2015 | 42 Comments
Shim Eun-kyung (Cantabile Tomorrow) has been offered the movie Invented City, and she is considering the project among other offers. The film will be directed by Park Kwang-hyun (Welcome to Dongmakgol) and will be about a man who was framed for a crime and subsequently dreams of revenge. It sounds like more delays might be... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 14, 2015
by | March 14, 2015 | 37 Comments
Kim Jung-hoon (Her Legend) has just been cast as the lead in a joint Korean-Japanese film called Tears! Light Up The Moon. He’ll star as a promising young music producer, and it will be a modern adaptation of the story of the Golden Demon, which itself was a Korean adaptation of a series of Japanese... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 7, 2015
by | March 7, 2015 | 47 Comments
Song Ji-hyo, Byun Yo-han Song Ji-hyo and Byun Yo-han are confirmed for Ex-Girlfriend Club, and we now have more details on Song’s character: She’s a former flame of Byun’s! How awkward that she’ll be producing the film adaptation of her ex-boyfriend’s popular webtoon, but she’ll do it to save the studio she works for, which... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 21, 2015
by | February 21, 2015 | 142 Comments
While Lee Byung-heon continues to land Hollywood projects, it’s a bummer he continues to get typecast in villainous roles. He’s in final negotiations to play a supporting role in Beyond Deceit, which will star Anthony Hopkins as an executive of a corrupt pharmaceutical firm and Dan Stevens as the young lawyer fighting to take the... More »