Actor Shin Ha-Kyun is cast for the lead male role in upcoming tvN drama series “Pied Piper” (working title). Actor Cho Seung-Woo was first offered the lead male role, but he ultimately declined the offer. Jo Yoon-Hee and Yu Jun-Sang are currently considering major supporting role offers for the drama series.
For tvN drama series “Pied Piper,” Shin Ha-Kyun will play Joo Sung-Chan. His character is in his mid-30’s and used to work as a top corporate negotiator. He now works as a specialist for a police crisis negotiation team. His attractive smile allows him to put people at ease and he uses in his job as a negotiator. Internally, he keeps track of cases in terms of gains and losses.
“Pied Piper” first airs March, 2016 in South Korea.
Actress Kim Ji-Su and Lee Joon-Ho from Kpop group ‘2PM’ are cast in upcoming tvN drama series “Memory.” The drama series has already cast Lee Sung-Min in the main character role. Kim Ji-Su and Lee Joon-Ho were first offered their roles about a month ago and they have now accepted. Actresses Park Jin-Hee and Yoon So-Hee (“My Love Eun-Dong“) are also cast for a supporting role.
For drama series “Memory,” Kim Ji-Su will play Seo Young-Joo. Her character is the wife of main character Park Tae-Suk (Lee Sung-Min). Her life is comfortable with her husband being a famous lawyer, but it all changes when her husband is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
Lee Joon-Ho will play attorney Jung Jin. His character graduated from the Judicial Research and Training Institute with top ranking scores, but he is scorned by his fellow attorney for having a self-mocking and unkind personality. Park Tae-Suk takes him in and they work together on cases.
Park Jin-Hee will play Na Eun-Sun. Her character is a judge and the ex-wife of Park Tae-Suk. Park Tae-Suk with his Alzheimer’s visits her repeatedly and she learns about his past pain which she did not know about when they were married.
Yoon So-Hee will plays Bong Sun-Hwa. She works at the law firm where Park Tae-Suk and Jung-Jin works. Her and Jung-Jin are the only ones at the law firm aware of Park Tae-Suk’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
“Memory” first airs March, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s the first still images of Han Ye-Seul in upcoming JTBC drama series “Madame Antoine” also starring Sung-Joon.
The still images of Han Ye-Seul are from her first day of filming for the drama series which took place December 9, 2015. Her first scene filmed involved her character of Ko Hye-Rim waiting for somebody at a musical theater.
In drama series “Madame Antoine,” Han Ye-Seul plays fortune-teller Ko Hye-Rim. Her character is also known as “Madame Antoine” and she boldly claims to be spiritually connected to legendary French historical figure Marie Antoinete. Ko Hye-Rim does possess a keen sense for reading people which she uses to help others.
“Madame Antoine” first airs this January in South Korea.
Here’s new still images of lead actors Park Hae-Jin and Seo Kang-Joon in upcoming tvN drama series “Cheese in the Trap” also starring Kim Go-Eun, Lee Sung-Kyung and Nam Joo-Hyuk.
In drama series “Cheese in the Trap,” Park Hae-Jin plays Yoo-Jung. His character is scripted as good looking, smart and rich, but he also comes across as suspicious. Seo Kang-Joon plays Baek In-Ho. His character has a free spirit and sometimes shows a warm side.
Drama series “Cheese in the Trap” is based on popular webcomic of same name by Son Ggi. “Cheese in the Trap” will first air January 4, 2016 in South Korea.
First script reading for upcoming MBC drama series “One More Happy Ending” took place on December 4, 2015. The first script featured just the six main cast members: Jang Na-Ra, Jung Kyoung-Ho, Kwon Yool, You Da-In, Yoo In-Na, Seo In-Young. A followup script reading will be held soon that includes the rest of the cast.
Premise for “One More Happy Ending” follows four women who were once members of the idol group “Angels.” Two of the women now work at a remarriage consulting business. The women crosses paths with a reporter and single father (Jung Kyoung-Ho) and his doctor friend (Kwon Yool).
“One More Happy Ending” first airs January 20, 2016 in South Korea.
Ep.1 trailer and 4 character cuts from upcoming SBS drama series “Remember.” The 4 character cuts are of the lead actors Yoo Seung-Ho, Park Min-Young, Park Sung-Woong and Namgung Min.
“Remember” first airs December 9, 2015 in South Korea.
Here’s still images from ep.7 of currently airing KBS2 drama series “Oh My Venus” starring So Ji-Sub and Shin Min-A. The still images are a scene filmed on December 2, 2015 at a drama set in Yeongjong Island, Incheon, South Korea. Filming for this scene took about 2 hours to complete.
Ep.7 of “Oh My Venus” can be viewed at AsianWiki. Ep.7 of “Oh My Venus” airs later tonight in South Korea.
Here’s two teaser posters for upcoming SBS weekday evening drama series “Witch’s Castle” starring Choi Jung-Won, Seo Ji-Suk, Yoo Ji-In, Shin Dong-Mi & Kim Jeong-Hoon. Drama series follows a woman (Choi Jung-Won), her mother-in-law (Yoo Ji-In) and sister-in-law (Shin Dong-Mi) as they begin to live together. In addition, the first teaser trailer is also added on AsianWiki.
“Witch’s Castle” first airs December 14, 2015 in South Korea.
First teaser trailer added for upcoming tvN drama series “Signal” starring Lee Je-Hoon, Kim Hye-Soo and Cho Jin-Woong. The police drama series involves detectives from past and present communicating with each other through a walkie-talkie. They work together to solve the real-life “Hwaseong Serial Murder” case (which movie “Memories of Murder” covered). “Signal” will first air January 22, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s the first teaser poster for upcoming KBS1 historical drama series “Jang Yeong-Sil” starring Song Il-Kook, Park Sun-Young & Kim Sang-Kyung. In addition, ep.1 air date is now set for January 2, 2016 in South Korea. “Jang Yeong-Sil” will have 24 episodes and finish March 20, 2016.