Jan 12 2016

Lee Seo-Jin & Uee cast in MBC drama series “Marriage Contract”

Lee Seo-Jin and Uee (from K-pop girl group ‘After School’) have now accepted offers to play lead roles in upcoming MBC drama series “Marriage Contract” (working & literal title). The drama series just picked up the new working title and its previous working title was “100Ilui Anae” (“100 Days Wife”).

In drama series “Marriage Contract,” Lee Seo-Jin will play Han Ji-Hoon. His character is arrogant and cold hearted. He is the son from a wealthy family and he has a great sense for business.

Uee will play Kang Hye-Soo. Her character is a single mother, raising a daughter alone after her husband died. Her character is in large debt which her husband left behind. Kang Hye-Soo learns that she has brain tumor. To find a guardian for her daughter, she enters into a contract with Han Ji-Hoon as his time-limited wife.

“Marriage Contract” first airs February, 2016 in South Korea.

Jan 8 2016

New teaser trailer for KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun”

New teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun” starring Song Joong-Ki & Song Hye-Kyo. The new video clip features Jin Goo and Kim Ji-Won. In the video clip Jin Goo’s character says “I hope you don’t jump to conclusions that I left for you Lieutenant Yoon, I changed my mind.” While Kim Ji-Won’s character says “I don’t believe this, don’t do this..,” but Jin-Goo’s character walks away. Kim Ji-Won’s character then says “Seo Dae-Young stop right there. Master Seo Dae-Young are you walking away without saluting your superior?”

“Descendants of the Sun” first airs February 24, 2016 in South Korea.

Jan 8 2016

First script reading for KBS2 drama series “Five Enough”

First script reading for KBS2 weekend drama series “Five Enough” took place on January 4, 2016 at Hotel Chereville Paradise in Yangpyeong County, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.  The first script reading featured main cast members Ahn Jae-Wook, So Yu-Jin, Shim Hyung-Tak & Shim Yi-Young. Premise for the drama series follows the romance of two single parents.
Ep.1 air date for “Five Enough” is now set for February 20, 2016 in South Korea.

Jan 7 2016

Song Jong-Ho cast in KBS2 weekday drama series “The Promise”

Actor Song Jong-Ho is cast in upcoming KBS2 weekday drama series “The Promise” also starring Lee Yu-Ri, Park Ha-Na and Seo Jung-Young. The drama series will air Monday-Friday at 7:50 PM from February 1, 2016 in South Korea. In the drama series, Song Jong-Ho  plays Park Hwi-Kyung. Even though his character is the successor of a corporation and has good appearance, he doesn’t trust women due to his first love experience. After he meets Lee Na-Yeon (Lee Yu-Ri), he feels love again. Meanwhile, Lee Na-Yeon is actually her twin sister taking her identity to get revenge.

Jan 6 2016

Ko Soo cast in MBC drama series “The Flower in Prison”

Actor Ko Soo is cast in upcoming MBC drama series “The Flower in Prison” which has already cast Jin Se-Yun in the lead female role. In addition, supporting cast members include Choi Tae-Joon, Kim Soo-Yeon, Jeon Kwang-Leol, Kim Mi-Sook & Jung Joon-Ho. “The Flower in Prison” is a period drama series set during Joseon Dynasty era and follows Ok-Nyeo (Jin Se-Yun), a woman was born in prison. She goes on to eventually help people in law.

“The Flower in Prison” will first air sometime this April in South Korea (takes over the time slot held by “100 Days Wife“).

Jan 5 2016

Kim Sung-Ryoung cast in SBS drama series “Mrs. Cop 2”

Actress Kim Sung-Ryoung is cast for new lead role in upcoming SBS sequel drama series “Mrs. Cop 2.” Kim Hee-Ae was first offered to reprise her role from the first season of “Mrs. Cop,” but she declined due to needing a break after filming the first series. Kim Sung-Ryoung will play new character Ko Yoon-Jung. Her character returns to South Korea after training with the F.B.I. in the United States. Ko Yoon-Jung then becomes the new squad chief.

Meanwhile, Kim Min-Jong, Son Ho-Jun and Lee Da-Hee have all been offered to play the same characters from “Mrs. Cop” and they are all considering their offers.

“Mrs. Cop 2” first airs March 5, 2016 in South Korea.

Jan 5 2016

Hyun, Nam Joo-Hyuk and Baekhyun (‘EXO-K’) cast in SBS drama “Moon Lovers”

Hong Jong-Hyun, Nam Joo-Hyuk and Baekhyun from idol group ‘EXO-K’ are all cast in supporting roles in upcoming SBS drama series “Moon Lovers” (literal title). Already cast in the drama series are Lee Joon-Gi, IU, Kang Ha-Neul and Ji Soo. The drama series has recently picked up the Korean title of “Bobogyungsim: Ryeo” from”Dalui Yeonin” (“Moon Lovers”).

In the drama series, Kang Ha-Neul will play Wang Wook. His character is the 8th prince and he was born in the same year as Wang So (Lee Joon-Gi). He dreams of becoming the King one day.

Hong Jong-Hyun will play Wang Yo. His character is also has ambitions of becoming the King. He is the 3rd prince.

Baekhyun will play Wang Hyun. His character is the 10th prince and he likes to play around.

Nam Joo-Hyuk will play Wang Wook. His character is beautiful and has elegance. He is the 13th prince.

Lastly, Ji Soo will play Wang Jung. He is the 14th prince and possesses unavoidable charm.

“Moon Lovers” airs sometime during the second half of 2016 in South Korea.