Jan 11 2017

Lee Joon-Gi and Kim A-Joong offered lead roles in KBS2 drama series “Criminal Minds”

Lee Joon-Gi and Kim A-Joong have been offered lead roles in new KBS2 drama series “Criminal Minds.” The drama series is a remake of U.S. television series “Criminal Minds” which first aired in 2005 on CBS. Both Lee Joon-Gi and Kim A-Joong are considering the offers. Filming for the drama series is planned to begin the first half of this year and the drama series will air sometime during autumn, 2017 in South Korea.

Jan 10 2017

Teaser poster for MBC “Three Color Fantasy” drama series

Here’s a single poster for upcoming MBC “Three Color Fantasy” series. The series consists of 3 individual drama series which are “The Universe’s Star,”  “Romance Full of Life” and  “Queen of Ring.” Each of the the 3 drama series will consist of 3 episodes.

“The Universe’s Star” will premiere January 26, 2017, “Romance Full of Life” follows on February 16, 2017 and “Queen of Ring”will first air March 9, 2017.

 

Jan 10 2017

Jo Hyun-Jae & Hong Soo-A cast in drama series “Housewife Detective”

Jo Hyun-Jae & Hong Soo-A are cast for major supporting character roles in new drama series “Housewife Detective.” The drama series revolves around a housewife who begins to work as an assistant to a detective. For the drama series, Jo Hyun-Jae will play Cha Jae-Hoon. He works as a prosecutor. Hong Soo-A will play Park Min-Joo. She comes from a wealthy background and has a warm heart. The two supporting characters become romantically involved, but they also have a sad fate. Casting for the lead roles are ongoing.

Jan 9 2017

Teaser #2 for SBS drama series “Defendant”

Teaser #2 for upcoming SBS drama series “Defendant” starring Ji Sung, Kwon Yuri (Girls’ Generation) & Uhm Ki-Joon.

Meanwhile, still images above are the first of Kwon Yuri in SBS drama series “Defendant.” In the drama series, Kwon Yuri plays Seo Eun-Hye. Her character is a rookie lawyer and a righteous person. She is the only one to hold out a hand to Park Jung-Woo (Ji Sung). He has been sentenced to death for killing his wife and daughter.”Defendant” first airs January 23, 2017 in South Korea.

Jan 9 2017

Uhm Jung-Hwa and Ku Hye-Sun cat in MBC drama series “You Are Too Much”

Uhm Jung-Hwa and Ku Hye-Sun are cast in new MBC weekend drama series “You Are Too Much” (literal title). They join already cast Kang Tae-Oh from idol group ‘5urprise’. Story for “You Are Too Much” will revolve around Yoo Ji-Na (Uhm Jung-Hwa) and Jung Hae-Dang (Ku Hye-Sun). Yoo Ji-Na has been a popular singer for the past 20 years and Jung Hae-Dang works as an impersonator of Yoo Ji-Na to support her family.

“You Are Too Much” will first air February, 2017 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Saturday and Sunday 8:40 PM time slot after “Blow Breeze“).

Jan 6 2017

First script reading for MBC drama series “King Loves”

First script reading for MBC drama series “King Loves,” starring Siwan (‘ZE:A’), Yoona (‘Girls’ Generation’) & Hong Jong-Hyun, took place December 21, 2016 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea.

“King Loves” is set in a historical period. Siwan plays Wang Won who is the first mixed-blood king in Kingdom of Goryeo. He has a beautiful appearance and kind heart, but he also holds a twisted lust for conquest. Yoona plays Eun San. She is the only daughter of the wealthiest man in Kingdom of Goryeo. She captivates both Wang Won and his best friend Wang Rin (Hong Jong-Hyun). The relationship between Wang Won, Eun San and Wang Rin leads to collapse.

Air date for “King Loves” has yet to be decided.

Jan 5 2017

First adult script reading for MBC drama series “Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People”

The first script reading for MBC drama series “Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People” involving the adult main characters took place December 30, 2016 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea. Main cast members including Yoon Gyun-Sang, Chae Soo-Bin, Lee Ha-Nui,Kim Ji-Suk, & Kim Sang-Joong all attended. An earlier script reading involved the child actors who will portray the younger versions of the main characters.

Meanwhile, first day of filming for Yoon Gyun-Sang actually began December 28, 2016 around Hwangmae Mountain in Gyeongsangnam Province, South Korea. He filmed scenes with Kim Ji-Suk.

“Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People” first airs January 30, 2017 in South Korea.

Jan 5 2017

Sung Joon cast in KBS2 drama series “Perfect Wife”

Sung Joon is cast for the lead male role in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Perfect Wife” starring Ko So-Young, Yoon Sang-Hyun & Cho Yeo-Jeong.

In drama series “Perfect Wife,” Sung Joon will play Kang Bong-Goo. He is an attractive lawyer who comes from a poor family background. He wants to enter high society by marrying a rich woman, but he becomes involved with Sim Jae-Bok (Ko So-Young).

First script reading for “Perfect Wife” will take place January 10, 2017 at the KBS Annex Building in Yeuido, Seoul.