Aug 18 2017

Lee You-Jin cast in JTBC drama series “Age of Youth Season 2”

Lee You-Jin is cast in upcoming JTBC drama series “Age of Youth Season 2.” He replaces Onew who dropped out of the drama series after being accused of sexual assault at a nightclub recently. Lee You-Jin will play the character of Kwon Ho-Chang. Kwon Ho-Chang has never had a girlfriend and is intelligent. He gets involved with Jung Ye-Eun (Han Seung-Yeon) romantically. Lee You-Jin will begin filming his scenes next week.

“Age of Youth Season 2” first airs August 25, 2017 in South Korea.

Aug 18 2017

Seo Young-Joo, Lee Jong-Hyun and Yeo Hoi-Hyeon cast in KBS2 drama series “Girls’ Generation 1979”

Seo Young-Joo, Lee Jong-Hyun (‘CNBLUE’) and Yeo Hoi-Hyeon are cast in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Girls’ Generation 1979” (English title). Already cast for the lead female roles are Bona (‘WJSN’) and Chae Seo-Jin. Story for the drama series is set in the 1970’s and in the city of Daegu.

For the drama series Seo Young-Joo will play Bae Dong-Moon. He has a kind personality and has liked Jung-Hee (Bona) for a long time. CNBLUE’s Lee Jong-Hyun will play Joo Young-Choon. He works at a pharmacy doing chores. He doesn’t have a goal in life and he supports his younger siblings. Yeo Hoi-Hyeon will play Son Jin. He is a smart and good looking high school student. He is popular with the girls.

“Girls’ Generation 1979” first airs September 11, 2017 in South Korea.

Aug 17 2017

First script reading for MBC drama series “20th Century Boy and Girl”

First script reading for upcoming MBC drama series “20th Century Boy and Girl” took place July 11, 2017 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea. A second script reading took place August 1, 2017 at the same location. Attending the script reading were main cast members including Han Ye-Seul, Kim Ji-Suk, Lee Sang-Woo, Ryoo Hyoun-Kyoung, Oh Sang-Jin and Kang Mi-Na (‘Gugudan’). Story for the drama series will follow three 35-year-old women who grew up in the same neighborhood. Han Ye-Seul plays lead female character Sa Jin-Jin. She is a former idol, now actress. Kim Ji-Suk plays Gong Ji-Won. He is a professional investor. Lee Sang-Woo plays An So-Ni. He is a former idol, but now an actor.

“20th Century Boy and Girl” first airs September, 2017 in South Korea.

Aug 16 2017

Nana offered lead female role in drama series “Four Men”

Nana from idol group ‘After School’ has been offered the lead female role in upcoming drama series “Four Men” starring Park Hae-Jin. Currently, Nana (also known under her full name of Im Jin-A) is currently “positively considering” the offer. If she accepts, Nana will play the character of Yeo-Rin. She works as a detective. After Yeo-Rin lost the man whom she loved, she digs up a secret. She happens to meet a man who looks just like the man she loved. Meanwhile, Park Hae-Jin will play 4 different characters in the drama series.

“Four Men” will air sometime during the first half of next year in South Korea.

Aug 16 2017

Onew drops out of JTBC drama series “Age of Youth Season 2”

Onew from idol group “SHINee” has dropped out of currently filming JTBC drama series “Age of Youth Season 2.” He was recently accused of sexual harassment by woman at a nightclub who insisted he touched her inappropriately on August 12, 2017, but she later dropped the charges against him. For the drama series, Onew was cast to play the character of Kwon Ho-Change. The character has never had a girlfriend and he is smart. Kwon Ho-Change also has a hard time communicating because of his autism. Staff from “Age of Youth Season 2” will now search for an actor to replace Onew.

“Age of Youth Season 2” first airs August 25, 2017 in South Korea.

Aug 16 2017

Lee Yo-Won, Ra Mi-Ran, Myung Se-Bin, Jun cast in tvN drama series “Buam-dong Revengers”

Lee Yo-Won, Ra Mi-Ran, Myung Se-Bin, Jun are cast in tvN live-action drama series “Buam-dong Revengers” (literal title). The drama series is based on webcomic “Buam-dong Boksooja Soshyeolkeurub” by Sajatokk. Story for the drama series will follow four people who band together to carry out a plan for revenge.

“Buam-dong Revengers” will first air October, 2017 in South Korea (takes over the tvN’s Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot after “Criminal Minds“).

Aug 14 2017

tvN to air drama series “Mr. Sunshine”

Cable channel tvN has picked up the rights to air upcoming drama series “Mr. Sunshine.” The drama series will air on Saturdays and Sundays at 9PM on tvN, but the exact dates has yet to be decided. The drama series features the impressive cast of Lee Byung-Hun, Kim Tae-Ri, Yoo Yeon-Seok and Byun Yo-Han. Generating almost as much excitement as the cast is the pairing of director Lee Eung-Bok and screenwriter Kim Eun-Sook, who previously worked together in hit drama series “Descendants of the Sun” and “Goblin.” “Mr Sunshine” is set in the year 1871 and centered around a Korean man who returns to the country after growing up in the United States.

Aug 14 2017

Teaser posters for JTBC drama series “Age of Youth Season 2”

Here’s two teaser posters for upcoming JTBC drama series “Age of Youth Season 2” featuring Han Ye-Ri, Han Seung-Yeon, Park Eun-Bin, Ji-Woo and Choi A-Ra.

Meanwhile, the staff is carefully monitoring the situation with supporting actor Onew from idol group ‘‘SHINee.’ An incident involving Onew occurred on August 12, 2017 at a club. Onew allegedly got drunk and inappropriately touched a woman twice. According to SM Entertainment who manages Onew, there was a misunderstanding between Onew and the woman. The woman who accused Onew of sexual harassment dropped the charge against him.

“Age of Youth Season 2” will first air August 25, 2017 in South Korea.

Aug 14 2017

First script reading for MBC drama series “Borg Mom”

First script reading for upcoming MBC drama series “Borg Mom” took place August 10, 2017 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea. The first script read featured main cast members including Yang Dong-Geun, Park Han-Byul, Choi Yeo-Jin, Hwang Bo-Ra, Ivy, Jung Yi-Rang and Kwon Hyun-Bin. At the script reading, Director Sun Hye-Yoon stated that “I could not sleep last night, because my heart was fluttering. I hope this drama will be a memorable work for me.”  Yang Dong-Geun stated that “I think it will be a fun drama which has never been before. I am looking forwards to it and I will work hard.” Park Han-Byul stated “I feel nervous due to expectation that I have to act well, but I will do my best.

“Borg Mom” first airs September, 2017 in South Korea.