Posts Tagged ‘news bites’

Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 28, 2015
by | March 28, 2015 | 27 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 | 41 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 | 48 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 | 141 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 »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 15, 2015
by | February 15, 2015 | 40 Comments
Lee Sung-min, Kim Seol-hyun Lee Sung-min (Yay, Chief Oh!) is finalizing a contract for the male lead in a new sci-fi movie titled Robot, Sori. He’ll play a father whose daughter goes missing and who refuses to accept the widespread belief that she’s dead. When an artificial intelligence robot makes an emergency landing in Korea,... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 31, 2015
by | January 31, 2015 | 93 Comments
Bae Suzy (Gu Family Book) has politely declined Girl Who Sees Smells, citing scheduling conflicts and Miss A’s comeback as the reasons for turning down the role of the character who literally has the ability to see odors. Park Yoochun (Three Days) is still considering the role of the man who became a cop after... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 17, 2015
by | January 17, 2015 | 38 Comments
Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor) and Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) were recently on an entertainment program promoting their upcoming movie, Today’s Love. The reporter noted that Moon was quite a natural at swearing in the film, to which she responded candidly, “There aren’t people who don’t curse at all; people just swear to varying extents:... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 10, 2015
by | January 10, 2015 | 37 Comments
It’s rumored that Song Hye-gyo (Dugeun Dugeun My Life) has been cast in Wong Kar-wai’s newest project, The Ferryman, in the role that had Jeon Ji-hyun’s name attached to it several months ago. As usual, sources were quick to downplay recent media reports, saying that nothing has been confirmed. If Song joins the film, she’ll... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 27, 2014
by | December 27, 2014 | 40 Comments
Im Shi-wan is hot, hot, hot after his appearance in Misaeng; it’s said he’s received nearly 50 scripts and offers and that he’s currently reviewing them all as he vacations in the Philippines with the Misaeng team (now that’s what I call a wrap party!). He’ll likely select a movie for his next project, but... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 13, 2014
by | December 13, 2014 | 37 Comments
Yoon Hyun-min has been confirmed for Falling For Innocence, which stars his good buddy Jung Kyung-ho and Kim So-yeon (I Need Romance 3) as a heart transplant patient and the woman his heart is in love with. This will be the third collaboration between Yoon and Jung, who became good friends on the set of... More »