KBS2 will air a three-part special of popular drama series “Descendants of the Sun” starring Song Joong-Ki & Song Hye-Ko. The special will air on April 20th, 21st and 22nd in South Korea. The special will feature highlight clips from the drama series on April 20th and 21st. The April 22nd episode will feature making of video clips from the drama series and an epilogue clip from the drama series.
“Descendants of the Sun” is currently the #1 rated television show during its prime time slot with ratings topping 30% the past two weeks. The three part special of “Descendants of the Sun” will push back the premiere of “Master: God of Noodles” to April 27, 2016 (from April 20, 2016) and the premiere of “Uncontrollably Fond” to July 6, 2016 (from June 29, 2016).
Actor Joo Won is cast in upcoming drama series “My Sassy Girl.” The drama series is based on popular 2001 romantic-comedy film “My Sassy Girl,” but set in a historical time period. The drama series is also expected to be Joo Won’s final acting role prior to enlisting in the South Korean military for approximately 21 months.
Filming for drama series “My Sassy Girl” will begin July, 2016, but it’s not yet determined which network will air the drama series. The drama series will also air in China and Japan at the same time frame.
Park Hae-Jin is cast in new JTBC drama series “Man to Man.” In the drama series, Park Hae-Jin will play the bodyguard to a popular actor. His character is a mysterious man with versatile talents. No other castings has yet been revealed. The drama series is scripted by Kim Won-Suk (“Descendants of the Sun“).
Lee Jong-Suk & Han Hyo-Joo are now cast in upcoming MBC drama series “W.” For actress Han Hyoo-Joo, “W” will be her first role in a drama series since 2010 MBC drama series “Dong Yi.” Filming for “W” begins May, 2016 and the drama series is scheduled to first air July, 2016 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Master: God of Noodles” starring Chun Jung-Myung, Kong Seung-Yeon, Cho Jae-Hyun & Jung Yoo-Mi. Drama series is based on comic “Kooksooui Sin” by Park In-Kwon.
“Master: God of Noodles” first airs April 20, 2016 in South Korea.
Gong Myung, Lee Tae-Sun & L.Joe (‘TEEN TOP’) are cast in supporting roles for upcoming SBS drama series “Entertainer” starring Ji Sung & Hyeri.
The three performers will play members of fictitious music group ‘Ddanddara’ along with Kang Min-Hyuk (‘CNBLUE’). The band is formed by Shin Suk-Ho (Ji Sung).
For the drama series, Kang Min-Hyuk will play the vocalist of the band Jo Ha-Neul. His character is the younger brother of Jung Geu-Rin (Hyeri).
Gong Myung will play Kayle. His character is the guitarist of the band and graduated from Juilliard School.
L.Joe will play Seo Jae-Hoon. His character is the drummer of the band. He first took up the drums just to place it onto his resume, but he takes an interest in the drums. He is a student from a prestigious university.
Lee Tae-Sun will play Na Yeon-Soo. His character is the bassist of the band. Na Yeon-Soo is also a single father of a 5-year-old son.
“Entertainer” will first air April 20, 2016 in South Korea.
Actor Yoon Kye-Sang has been offered a co-lead role in upcoming tvN drama series “The Good Wife” also starring Jeon Do-Yeon and Yoo Ji-Tae. The drama series is a remake of U.S. television series “The Good Wife.” Yoon Kye-Sang is currently “positively considering” the offer.
If Yoon Kye-Sang accepts his offer, he will play Seo Joong-Won. His character is a friend of Kim Hye-Kyung (Jeon Do-Yeon) and the president of a law firm. Even though Kim Hye-Kyung and Seo Joong-Won are friends, they have feelings for each other.
“The Good Wife” first airs sometime this July in South Korea.
Namgung Min is cast in upcoming SBS drama series “The Beauty of the Beast” (literal title). Early working title was “Yasoowa Minyeo” (literally “The Beauty and the Beast”). Meanwhile, actress Baek Jin-Hee has been offered the lead female role and she is currently “positively considering” the offer.
In drama series “The Beauty of the Beast,” Namgung Min plays main character Ahn Dan-Tae. His character fights well and he gets wrongly accused of crime that leads him to jail. After he is released, he eventually becomes a human rights attorney and the successor of a major corporation. This is Namgung Min first lead acting role for a major broadcasting station.
“The Beauty of the Beast” first airs May 14, 2016 in South Korea (takes over the Saturday and Sunday 10PM time slot after “Mrs. Cop 2”).
Ep.1 trailer and teaser posters added for KBS2 drama series “My Lawyer, Mr. Jo” starring Park Shin-Yang & Kang So-Ra.
Ep.1 of “My Lawyer, Mr. Jo” airs March 28, 2016 in South Korea.
Ryoo Joon-Yeol is cast in upcoming MBC drama series “Lucky Romance” also starring Hwang Jung-Eum.
In drama series “Lucky Romance,” Ryoo Joon-Yeol will play lead male character Je Soo-Ho. He works as the CTO of a gaming company. His beliefs are firmly based in science, while his main counterpart Sim Bo-Nui (Hwang Jung-Eum) is a fan of fortune-telling. This will be Ryoo Joon-Yeol’s first lead acting role for a major broadcasting company.
“Lucky Romance” first airs May 11, 2016 in South Korea.