Drama Casting & News
Entourage remake in plans for 2016 airdate on tvN
by | November 22, 2015 | 33 Comments
javabeans: Remember how tvN was gonna remake HBO’s Entourage? girlfriday: Oh yeaaaaaah are they still doing that? javabeans: That news first surfaced two years ago that they’d licensed the rights, but we had no further reports and I’m pretty sure most of us forgot about it. But tvN has just announced that they’re still doing... More »

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More princes join the mix for Bu Bu Jing Xin remake Moon Lovers
by | November 18, 2015 | 147 Comments
Hong Jong-hyun, Baekhyun More casting updates for the Bu Bu Jing Xin remake! The Korean version is titled Moon Lovers and now reports that Hong Jong-hyun (Mama, Dating Agency Cyrano) and EXO idol Baekhyun are positively considering joining the fusion time-traveling period romance drama. As previously announced, Lee Jun-ki (Scholar Who Walks the Night) and... More »

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Lee Jun-ki in talks to take Bu Bu Jing Xin remake drama
by | November 11, 2015 | 124 Comments
According to latest reports, Lee Jun-ki (Scholar Who Walks the Night) is considering taking on the remake of the popular Chinese drama Bu Bu Jing Xin, retitled Moon Lovers, with his management confirming that he has received the offer. All the usual caveats apply, about how the discussions are positive but not yet finalized, etc.... More »

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Resurrection, Full House join the ranks of U.S. remake hopefuls
by | October 19, 2015 | 73 Comments
KBS is making a big push for a revival of some their drama classics to be remade for Hollywood. The network has struck a co-production deal with producer Michael Uslan of the Batman film franchise (beginning with Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman to the current installments), to produce U.S. remakes for five of KBS’s drama titles,... More »

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It’s Okay, It’s Love PD helms remake of Chinese drama Scarlet Heart
by | September 16, 2015 | 112 Comments
An international co-production is in the works for a Korean drama adaptation of the time-slip Chinese fusion sageuk Scarlet Heart (Bubu Jingxin). Hollywood’s Universal Studios is investing in the Korean remake, called Moon Lovers, which will be helmed by PD Kim Kyu-tae of It’s Okay, It’s Love, That Winter The Wind Blows, and IRIS. The... More »

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Comedy film franchise Marrying the Mafia gets drama remake
by | June 15, 2015 | 23 Comments
Jung Jun-ho, Lee Beom-soo There’s a new drama in the works that’s being called a movie adaptation of the family comedy Marrying the Mafia (or more literally Family’s Honor), the ten-year-long franchise that’s put out five films from 2002 to 2012. It’s a family-friendly series that basically does variations on the first movie: Jung Jun-ho... More »

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Kim Seung-woo headlines remake of Midnight Diner for SBS
by | May 5, 2015 | 24 Comments
It seems like all the stations are jumping to experiment with their weekend timeslots these days. SBS is trotting out a new late-night Saturday drama, a remake of the popular Japanese television show Midnight Diner, or Shinya Shokudo, and Kim Seung-woo (IRIS 2, Third Ward) has signed on to headline. The human drama is about... More »

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Winter Sonata gets sequel 13 years later
by | April 14, 2015 | 105 Comments
Just when you think you’ve seen everything under the sun being made and remade (and recycled and rehashed) for television, there’s news that dramaland is going back in time to 2002 to revive one of its most iconic Hallyu hits, Winter Sonata. Have we officially run out of ideas, people? A sequel called Winter Sonata... More »

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U.S. remakes for You From Another Star, Nine likely shelved
by | March 18, 2015 | 120 Comments
Good news or bad news? You be the judge: It appears that the anticipated U.S. remakes of fantasy-rom-com You From Another Star and time-travel thriller Nine won’t be making it to air after all; ABC and NBC have revealed the titles they are giving pilot orders to for the upcoming 2015-16 television season, and neither... More »

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God’s Gift – 14 Days gets the Hollywood remake treatment
by | March 9, 2015 | 62 Comments
And the remake trend continues: Following titles like You From Another Star, Good Doctor, and Nine, last year’s murder-mystery-time-traveling thriller God’s Gift – 14 Days is also being snapped up for an American version. According to drama production company Goldenthumb Pictures, God’s Gift’s writer, Choi Ran, will participate in the American production. Choi will serve... More »

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Ha Ji-won courted for remake of In Time With You
by | March 5, 2015 | 239 Comments
Ha Ji-won! In a rom-com! Do we even need to know what it’s about? Okay, I guess I’ll tell you what it’s about, then we can cheer afterwards. SBS is developing a remake of the 2011 Taiwanese drama In Time With You (also known as Conditions of Love, starring Ariel Lin and Bolin Chen), and... More »

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