Jul 4 2016

8 character posters for SBS drama series “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo”

Here’s 8 character posters for upcoming SBS drama series “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo” starring Lee Joon-Gi & IU. As you might have noticed, the drama series has also picked up the new Korean title of “Dalui Yeonin – Bobogyungsim Ryeo” which translates literally as “Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo.” The 8 character posters are of (left to right) Hong Jong-Hyun, Lee Joon-Gi, IU, Kang Ha-Neul, Ji Soo, Baekhyun (‘EXO-K’), Nam Joo-Hyuk and Yoon Sun-Woo.

“Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo” first airs August 29, 2016 in South Korea.

Jul 1 2016

Lee Ha-Na cast in SBS drama series “Our Gab-Soon”

Lee Ha-Na is cast for the lead female role in upcoming SBS drama series “Our Gab-Soon” co-starring Song Jae-Rim. Also cast in a major supporting character role is Kim Gyu-Ri. In drama series “Our Gab-Soon,” Lee Ha-Na will play title character Gab-Soon.

The first script reading for “Our Gab-Soon” is scheduled to take place July 2, 2016 and the drama series will first air sometime this August in South Korea.

Jul 1 2016

Nam Joo-Hyuk offered lead male role in MBC drama series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo”

Nam Joo-Hyuk has been offered the lead male role in upcoming MBC drama series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo.” Actress Lee Sung-Kyung has already been offered the lead female role in the drama series. Both performers are currently “positively considering” their offers.

If Nam Joo-Hyuk accepts, he will play Jung Joon-Hyung. His character is an excellent, but unlucky swimmer. Jung Joon-Hyung and weightlifter Bok-Joo (Lee Sung-Kyung if she accepts) graduated from the same school. Interesting to note, Nam Joo-Hyuk’s character in KBS2 drama series “Who Are You: School 2015” was also a swimmer.

“Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” will first air this November in South Korea.

Jun 30 2016

Lee Sung-Kyung offered lead role in MBC drama series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo”

Lee Sung-Kyung has been offered the lead female role in upcoming MBC drama series “Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo.” Currently, she is “positively considering” the offer. The drama series is motivated by the true story of weightlifter Jang Mi-Ran. If Lee Sung-Kyung accepts her offer, she will play title character Kim Bok-Joo. Her character is a 20-year-old weightlifter and falls in love for the first time.

“Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo” will first air November, 2016 in South Korea (taking over MBC’s Wednesday & Thursdays 10PM time slot after the conclusion of “Shopping King Louie“).

Jun 30 2016

Cha In-Pyo & Ra Mi-Ran cast in KBS2 drama series “Laurel Tree Tailors”

Cha In-Pyo & Ra Mi-Ran are cast in KBS2 drama series “Laurel Tree Tailors” starring Lee Dong-Gun & Jo Yoon-Hee.

Cha In-Pyo and Ra Mi-Ran will play married couple Bae Sam-Do and Bok Sun-Nyeo. Bae Sam-Do is a former employee of Laurel Tree Tailor Shop, but now runs a restaurant. Bae Sam-Do appears brave, but he doesn’t ever want to cross his wife. Meanwhile, Bok Sun-Nyeo appears very tough, but she is actually very sweet.

Drama series “Five Enough” has been extended by 4 episodes and afterwards “Laurel Tree Tailors” will premiere on August 27, 2016 in South Korea.

 

Jun 29 2016

First couple still images of Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo in MBC drama series “W”

Here’s the first couple still images of Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo in upcoming MBC drama series “W.” Filming for this scene took place May 21, 2016 at a clothing store in Seoul. Premise for the drama series has Han Hyo-Joo playing Oh Yeon-Joo. Her character is a surgeon. Lee Jong-Suk plays Kang Chul. His character actually exists in the webtoon “W.” A romance takes place between these two characters.

“W” first airs July 20, 2016 in South Korea.

Jun 29 2016

Seo In-Guk and Nam Ji-Hyun offered lead roles in MBC drama series “Shopping King Louie”

Seo In-Guk and Nam Ji-Hyun offered lead roles in MBC drama series “Shopping King Louie.” Both performers are currently “positively considering” the offers. Yoon Sang-Hyun has also been offered a major supporting character role and he is also considering his offer positively.  All three are in final mediation to take the roles.

If Seo In-Guk accepts his offer, he will play Kang Ji-Sung also known as Louie. Louie comes from a wealthy family, but he has lost his memory. If Nam Ji-Hyun accepts her offer, she will play Ko Bok-Sil. Her character comes from a rural area and has a warm heart.

“Shopping King Louie” will first air this September in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot after “W“).