Han Hye-Jin has been offered the lead female role in MBC drama series “Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch The Sunset” (working & literal title). Currently, Han Hye-Jin is “positively considering” the offer. If Han Hye-Jin accepts, she will play Nam Hyun-Joo. She married a university senior and liked him since her first year at the university. She is now a devoted wife, but a crisis ensues involving death.
“Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch The Sunset” will first air March, 2018 in MBC’s Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot. About a month gap will exist between the end of “I’m Not a Robot” and the beginning of “Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch The Sunset” to allow for coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Teaser trailer #2 for tvN remake drama series “Mother” starring Lee Bo-Young. Drama series is a remake of 2010 NTV drama series “Mother” with Yasuko Matsuyuki in the lead role. Story for “Mother” follows a teacher who takes an abused child and flees.
“Mother” will first air January 24, 2018 in South Korea (takes over tvN’s Wednesday and Thursday 9:10PM time slot after “Prison Playbook“).
Teaser trailer added for upcoming SBS drama series “Return” starring Ko Hyun-Jung and Lee Jin-Wook.
“Return” first airs January, 2018 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Wednesday & Thursday 10PM time slot after “Judge vs. Judge“).
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First script reading for KBS2 drama series “Queen of Mystery 2” (English title), starring Choi Gang-Hee and Kwon Sang-Woo, took place December 22, 2017 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. The first script reading included about 60 actors, actresses and staff members.
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Jung In-Sun, Go Won-Hee and Lee Joo-Woo are cast for lead female roles in upcoming JTBC drama series “Eulachacha Waikiki.” They will join already cast lead male actors Kim Jung-Hyun, Lee Yi-Kyung and Son Seung-Won. Story for the drama series is set around the guest house “Waikiki” run by three men.
For “Eulachacha Waikiki,” Jung In-Sun plays Yoon-A. Her character is a mysterious single mother and she suddenly appears at the guest house Waikiki.
Go Won-Hee plays Kang Seo-Jin. She is the younger sister of Kang Dong-Goo (Kim Jung-Hyun)and she is preparing to become a reporter.
Lee Joo-Woo plays Min Soo-A. She is the ex-girlfriend of Kang Dong-Goo. She works as a model for an internet shopping mall. She is also easily deceived.
“Eulachacha Waikiki” first airs February, 2018 in South Korea (takes over JTBC’s Monday and Tuesday 11PM time slot after “Just Between Lovers“).
First script reading for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Radio Romance” took place December 19, 2017 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. At the first script reading, main cast members including Yoon Doo-Joon (‘Highlight’), Kim So-Hyun, Yoon Park, Yura (‘Girl’s Day’), Ha-Joon and Kwak Dong-Yeon all attended. Before the first script reading started, Yoon Doo-Joon stated “I think working together means a lot. I hope we work hard, smile until we finish the drama series.” Kim So-Hyun stated “This is my first role since I turned 20-years-old and became an adult. I will work hard.” In the drama series, Kim So-Hyun plays radio program screenwriter Song Geu-Rim. For a radio program, she casts top actor Ji Soo-Ho played by Yoon Doo-Joon.
“Radio Romance” first airs January, 2018 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Jugglers“).
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Woo Do-Hwan and Joy (‘Red Velvet’) are now cast for lead roles in MBC drama series “Great Seducer.” The drama series is based on classic 18th century French novel “Les Liaisons dangereuses.” For the drama series, Woo Do-Hwan will play Kwon Shi-Hyun. He bets his life on a cruel and dangerous game to seduce Eun Tae-Hee played by Joy.
In addition, Mun Ka-Young is cast to play a supporting role. She will play Choi Soo-Ji. She is the daughter of a hospital director. She is popular, but scared of being left alone.
“Great Seducer” first airs sometime during the first half of 2018 in South Korea.
Seo Kang-Joon has been offered the lead male role in live-action drama series “Something About Us.” Currently, Seo Kang-Joon is considering the offer. If he accepts, he will play Han Woo-Jin. He is a college student and best friends with Do Ga-Young. Everyone around them asks if they are dating, but they insist they are just best friends. He then leaves for the military and returns two years later. When he returns, their relationship changes and Do Ga-Young begins liking him. “Something About Us” is based on webcomic “Woori Sai Neueun” by Lee Yun-Ji. Air date, broadcasting network and additional cast members have yet to be decided.
Woo Do-Hwan and Joy have been offered lead roles in upcoming MBC drama series “Great Seducer” (working title). The drama series previously went under the early working title of “Love Game: The Great Seduction.” If Woo Do-Hwan accepts the offer, he will play Kwon Shi-Hyun. His character is the sole successor of JK company, but he faces a crisis as he is being pushed out as the successor. If Joy accepts, she will play Eun Tae-Hee. The drama series is based on classic French novel “Les Liaisons dangereuses” by Choderlos de Laclo.
According to MBC, filming will begin early next year and the drama series will air sometime during the first half of next year.
Ep.1 “main trailer” added for upcoming OCN live-action drama series “My First Love” starring Lee Jung-Shin (CNBLUE), Seo Ji-Hoon and Lee Yeol-Eum. The time-travel/romance themed drama series is based on webcomic “Aeganjang” by Kim Hee-Ran & Kim Byung-Gwan.
“My First Love” first airs January 8, 2018 in South Korea.
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