‘scriptwriters’


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: December 24, 2016
by | December 24, 2016 | 40 Comments
Jung Woo-sung, Go Ah-sung Steel Rain, the webtoon written by director Yang Woo-seok (The Attorney), will serve as the source material for a film adaptation he will direct. Chungmuro veterans Jung Woo-sung, Go Ah-sung and Kwak Do-won are finalizing details to bring to life the story about a former reconnaissance agent and the Blue House’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: December 17, 2016
by | December 17, 2016 | 81 Comments
Running Man It would’ve been nice if Running Man had been able to conclude on a classier note, but things certainly got messy towards the end. It turns out Kim Jong-kook and Song Ji-hyo heard they were being let go at the same time the rest of us did, through the press. On the 15th,... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 5, 2016
by | November 5, 2016 | 80 Comments
Lee Jong-seok, Lee Jun-ki, Park Hae-jin, Ji Chang-wook Lee Cho-hee, Taecyeon, Kai, Choi Ji-woo What I wouldn’t give to body swap with Lee Cho-hee (Lucky Romance). She’ll star in web drama The Sixth First Kiss, which will basically serve as a giant ad for Lotte Department Stores. (But with this cast, I’m willing to overlook... More »


Drama Casting & News
Looking for answers from W writer Song Jae-jung
by | September 24, 2016 | 189 Comments
At a press conference nearly a week after the finale of W–Two Worlds aired on September 14, writer Song Jae-jung (who also wrote Nine and Queen In-hyun’s Man) attempted to answer some of the many questions raised by viewers. Song spoke freely about the story’s logical development, her thoughts on the two lead actors, how... More »


Drama Casting & News
Plagiarism gets Yawang writer ousted from scriptwriters association
by | October 23, 2013 | 62 Comments
Here’s an interesting story (or is it just interesting to me?) about the fate of the scriptwriter for Yawang, Lee Hee-myung, who has been accused of plagiarism and has now been kicked out of the Korean TV & Radio Writers Association as a direct result. This is actually the second time Yawang has been accused... More »


Drama Casting & News
Golden Time writer puts foot in mouth, insults cast
by | November 14, 2012 | 148 Comments
javabeans: So, did you read this news? *passes story along.* *waits for spit-take reaction.* girlfriday: *SPIT TAKE* javabeans: Because it’s crazy, right? To be the writer of a successful television drama (in this case, scriptwriter Choi Hee-ra of MBC’s medical series Golden Time), and then give an interview bashing all your stars and calling them... More »


Drama Casting & News
Thousand Day Promise writer Kim Soo-hyun tackles two dramas at once
by | October 4, 2011 | 19 Comments
Kim Soo-hyun‘s latest TV series, melodrama Thousand Day Promise, hasn’t even begun airing yet and already the star scriptwriter is taking on another project: Kim recently announced that she’s going to be taking a short break from Thousand Day Promise to pen the three-episode for CSTV, a general broadcast station run by Chosun Ilbo. I... More »


Drama Casting & News
Coffee Prince novelist and scriptwriter signs on for new drama
by | December 10, 2010 | 34 Comments
Coffee Prince novelist and scriptwriter Lee Jung-ah (also known as Lee Sun-mi) has contracted with production company Chorokbaem Media, the company behind hit series Chuno, Jumong, and High Kick, for whom she will be writing a new drama project. According to a Chorokbaem representative, they’re aiming for Lee Jung-ah’s new drama to come out sometime... More »


Drama Casting & News
Interview with Pasta’s scriptwriter
by | March 8, 2010 | 26 Comments
Here’s an interview with Seo Sook-hyang, who is the scriptwriter behind MBC’s drama Pasta. (The interview came out before last week’s two episodes aired.) With Pasta, Seo is now in her third miniseries, having previously written 2006’s Mr. Goodbye and 2008’s Lawyers of Korea, and has earned the designation of being “a writer of well-made... More »