First script reading for SBS drama series “Doctors” took place April 28, 2016 at at SBS Ilsan Production Studios in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. At the first script reading, main cast members Kim Rae-Won, Park Shin-Hye, Yoon Gyun-Sang, Lee Sung-Kyung, Kim Young-Ae & Ji Soo all attended.
“Doctors” first airs June 20, 2016 in South Korea (takes over SBS Monday & Tuesday 10PM time slot after the conclusion of “The Royal Gambler“).
Here’s the first still images of Hwang Jung-Eum and Ryoo Joon-Yeol in upcoming MBC drama series “Lucky Romance.” The still images are from a scene filmed in mid-April, 2016. Setup for the scene has Sim Bo-Nui (Hwang Jung-Eum), who works part-time jobs, and CEO of a game company Je Soo-Ho (Ryoo Joon-Yeol) meeting for the first time at a casino. This scene will appear in ep.1 of “Lucky Romance” which is scheduled to air May 25, 2016 in South Korea
Actor Kim Sung-Oh is cast in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Baek-Hee Has Returned” starring Gang Ye-Won. The drama series consists of 4 episodes and will air after the conclusion of “My Lawyer, Mr. Jo.”
In the drama series, Kim Sung-Oh will play lead male character Woo Bum-Ryong. He used to be a gang member, but now lives quietly with his mother. He is also lonely. Meanwhile, Gang Ye-Won plays a woman who returns to an island for the first time in 18 years, but under a different identity.
“Baek-Hee Has Returned” first airs June 6, 2016 in South Korea.
Ep.1 air date for upcoming SBS drama series “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo,” starring Lee Joon-Gi, IU & Kang Ha-Neul, has now been set for August 29, 2016 in South Korea. The drama series will air Mondays & Tuesdays at 10PM following the conclusion of drama series “Doctors.” Drama series “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” is a remake of 2011 Chinese drama series “Scarlet Heart” (“Bu Bu Jing Xin”). The “Ryeo” in the SBS drama series title is a shortened form of Goryeo kingdom which existed from 918-1392 AD (predecessor of South Korea).
TaecYeon (‘2PM’) and Kwon Yool are now cast in upcoming tvN drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost” also starring Kim So-Hyun. TaecYeon and Kwon Yool were previously offered starring roles and they have now accepted.
In “Let’s Fight Ghost,” TaecYeon will play Park Bong-Pal. He has the special ability to see and touch ghosts. He doesn’t like ghosts, but makes money as an exorcist – capitalizing on his special abilities. Park Bong-Pal is cynical, but also cute. He happens to meet high school student ghost Hyun-Ji (Kim So-Hyun). The two then perform exorcisms together. At first they bicker all the time, but later develop feelings for each other.
Kwon Yool will play Joo Hye-Sung. His character is a veterinarian and also a professor in veterinary medicine. He has a gentle and warm heart, but he also has a secret.
“Let’s Fight Ghost” first airs this July in South Korea.
Yoon Si-Yoon is set to make a cameo appearance in currently airing tvN drama series “Ms. Temper & Nam Jung-Gi” starring Lee Yo-Won and Yoon Sang-Hyun.
The production team from “Ms. Temper & Nam Jung-Gi” asked Yoon Si-Yoon to make a guest appearance which he accepted. Yoon Si-Yoon is starring in tvN’s followup drama series “Mirror of the Witch” which will premiere a week after the conclusion of “Ms. Temper & Nam Jung-Gi.” His cameo appearance will air in “Ms. Temper & Nam Jung-Gi”‘s final episode airing on May 7, 2016. Yoon Si-Yoon will film his cameo appearance today, May 3, 2016.
Actress Kim Hyun-Joo has been offered the lead female role in SBS drama series “Wanted.” Currently, Kim Hyun-Joo is “positively considering” the offer. If she accepts the offer, she will play a woman who is one of the top actresses in South Korea. Her son gets kidnapped and she takes on a mission in a reality TV show following the orders of her son’s kidnapper.
Drama series “Wanted” will air from June 15, 2016 in South Korea (takes over the SBS Wed. & Thurs. 10PM time slot from “Entertainer“).
Gang Ye-Won is cast in new 4 episode KBS2 drama series “Baek-Hee Has Returned” (literal title). In addition, teen actress Jin Ji-Hee is currently considering an offer to play a major supporting character in the drama series. For the upcoming drama series, Gang Ye-Won will play a woman who returns to a quiet island after 18 years. She appears there under a new identity.
“Baek-Hee Has Returned” will first air June 6, 2016 (takes over the KBS2 Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot from “My Lawyer, Mr. Jo“).
Ji Jin-Hee is cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Second To Last Love.” The drama series is a remake of 2012 Fuji TV drama series “Second To Last Love.”
In the drama series, Ji Jin-Hee will play Ko Sang-Sik. His character works as the section chief at an environment facility in city hall. He gets involved in a relationship with TV producer Kang Min-Joo. At first they don’t get along well, but develop romantic interest in each other.
“Second To Last Love” first airs this July in South Korea.
Here’s teaser posters for upcoming JTBC drama series “Mirror of the Witch” starring Yoon Si-Yoon and Kim Sae-Ron. In addition to Yoon Si-Yoon and Kim Sae-Ron the teaser posters features supporting actors Lee Sung-Jae, Yum Jung-Ah and Kwak Si-Yang.
“Mirror of the Witch” first airs May 13, 2016 in South Korea.