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Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 18, 2017
by | March 18, 2017 | 19 Comments
Kang Haneul, Yang Dong-geun Fun cameos are in store for Bride of the Water God: Making pop-up appearances are Kang Haneul (through his Misaeng-connection with writer Jung Yoon-jung) and Yang Dong-geun (through his Three Musketeers-connection with PD Kim Byung-soo). The fully pre-produced show will begin filming on March 22 and is expected to air in... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 11, 2017
by | March 11, 2017 | 37 Comments
Ji-soo, Park Bo-young, Park Hyung-shik The cast of Strong Woman Do Bong-soon is making good on their pre-premiere pledges. Prior to the show’s launch, the cast agreed that if an episode was able to exceed 3% in viewership ratings, Park Bo-young would see some lucky viewers home (reprising her role as a Herculean bodyguard) and... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 4, 2017
by | March 4, 2017 | 29 Comments
Yoo Ah-in, Park Jung-min, Ahn Jae-hong Set in the near future, Hunting Time will be about three men who collaborate to steal a significant amount of money, and a villain in hot pursuit. Unfortunately, the casting process has been a bit hazy for the latest from Bleak Night director Yoon Sung-hyun, and a reunion with... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 25, 2017
by | February 25, 2017 | 94 Comments
Park Seo-joon, Kim Ji-won, Ahn Jae-hong Kim Ji-won (Descended From the Sun) will star opposite Park Seo-joon (Hwarang) in Third-Rate My Way, and has won the role over competitor Chun Woo-hee (The Wailing). I’m glad someone else chose, because I wouldn’t have been able to! Ahn Jae-hong (Answer Me 1988) is also confirmed as a... More »


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 »