Namgung Min has been offered the lead male role in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Chief Kim.” Currently, he is “positively considering” the offer. If Namgung Min accepts the offer, he will play Kim Gwan-Chul. His character is a former accountant, but now works as a section chief at a company.
“Chief Kim” will first air this January in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot after “Oh My Geum-Bi).”
Kim Ji-Hoon is cast in KBS2 drama special “Brother Jung-Nam.” Also cast in the drama special are the Lee Hyun-Jae and Hyungwon (‘Monsta X’). The drama special is scripted as a sitcom with Kim Jung-Nam playing Kim Jung-Nam. His character is very knowledgeable about the Itaewon area of Seoul. He helps a Dutch man played by Lee Hyun-Jae find a woman he is in love with and he bickers with Ik-Soo played by Hyungwon.
“Brother Jung-Nam” airs December, 2016 in South Korea.
Yoon Gyun-Sang, Chae Soo-Bin, Lee Ha-Nui & Kim Ji-Suk are cast in upcoming MBC drama series “Traitor Hong Gil-Dong.” Drama series will be directed by Kim Jin-Man (“Kill Me, Heal Me“) and scripted by Hwang Jin-Young (“King’s Daughter, Soo Baek Hyang“).
For “Traitor Hong Gil-Dong,” Yoon Gyun-Sang will play title character role Hong Gil-Dong. His character is the the first revolutionist and a dissident activist during the Joseon era. Chae Soo-Bin will play Song Ga-Ryung. She is a young widow and is saved by Hong Gil-Dong. Lee Ha-Nui will play Jang Nok-Soo. She is a royal concubine of King Yeonsangun. Kim Ji-Suk will play Lee Yoong. He is a politician and a murderer.
“Traitor Hong Gil-Dong” first airs January, 2017 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer #2 and teaser posters added for upcoming MBC drama series “Night Light” starring Lee Yo-Won, Jin Goo & Uee.
“Night Light” first airs November 21, 2016 in South Korea.
Kwon Yuri from ‘Girls’ Generation’ is cast for the lead female role in upcoming SBS drama series “Defendant.” Meanwhile, actor Ji Sung is still considering an offer to play the lead male character. Already cast in supporting roles are Oh Chang-Suk & Kim Min-Suk.
In drama series “Defendant,” Kwon Yuri will play Seo Eun-Hye. She works as a public defender and holds a strong sense of justice. She is not afraid of opposing the prosecutor or the judge in the name of justice.
Filming for “Defendant” is expected to start December, 2016 and the drama series will first air sometime January, 2017 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Romantic Doctor, Teacher Kim“).
Here’s still images of Gong Yoo and Kim Go-Eun in upcoming tvN drama series “Goblin.” This scene was filmed on location in Quebec, Canada on October 14, 2016.
“Goblin” first airs December 2, 2016 in South Korea.
Here’s 2 new teaser posters for upcoming SBS drama series “The Legend of the Blue Sea” starring Gianna Jun & Lee Min-Ho.
“The Legend of the Blue Sea” first airs November 16, 2016 in South Korea.
Lee Jong-Suk & Bae Suzy have been offered the lead roles in upcoming drama series “While You Were Sleeping.” Currently, the two are “positively considering” the offers.
The screenplay for the drama series is scripted by Park Hye-Ryun. This is important, as Park Hye-Ryun has worked with Lee Jong-Suk in SBS drama series “I Can Hear Your Voice” and SBS drama series “Pinocchio.” Meanwhile, Bae Suzy has worked with Park Hye-Ryun in KBS2 dream series “Dream High.” SidusHQ will produce the drama series and casting is expected to finish this year. Filming is expected to begin in early, 2017. It has yet to be determined which network will air the drama series, but it is expected to air sometime in spring or early summer, 2017 in South Korea.
KBS2 drama series “Sound of Your Heart,” starring Lee Kwang-Soo & Jung So-Min, is now set to air from December 9, 2016 in South Korea. The drama series consists of 20 episodes with each episode lasting for 15 minutes. 4 episodes will air per week on Friday night . The drama series follows the relationship between a cartoonist (Lee Kwang-Soo) and those around him.
Actress Kim So-Hyun is cast in upcoming MBC period drama series “Ruler: Master of the Mask” co-starring Yoo Seung-Ho.
For the drama series, Kim So-Hyun will play lead female character Lee Ga-Eun. Her character is the daughter from a military family. She has a strong sense of justice and high intelligence. Lee Ga-Eun attempts to take revenge on Crown Prince Lee Sun (Yoo Seung-Ho), who beheaded her father, but she falls in love with him.
“Ruler: Master of the Mask” airs sometime next year in South Korea.