Mar 7 2016

Kim Sae-Ron offered lead role in JTBC drama series “Mirror of the Witch”

Kim Sae-Ron has been offered the lead female role in upcoming JTBC drama series “Mirror of the Witch” co-starring Yoon Si-Yoon. Currently, Kim Sae-Ron is in the final stages of contract negotiations to take the part. Actor Kwak Si-Yang has also been offered a major supporting role in the drama series.

If Kim Sae-Ron is cast for the drama series, she will play Seo-Ri. Her character was born as a princess, but became a witch. She has a special ability, but is unable to control her special ability. This leads people to call her a witch. Seo-Ri tries to lift the curse.

Story for the drama series is inspired by the book “Dongui Bogam” written by royal physician Heo Jun.

Mar 4 2016

Park Bo-Gum cast in KBS2 drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds”

Park Bo-Gum is cast in new KBS2 drama series “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” (literal title). The drama series is based webnovel “Gooreumi Geurin Dalbit” written by Yoon Yi-Soo.

In the drama series, Park Bo-Gum will play the lead male character Crown Prince Hyomyeong. His character meets Hong Ra-On who is a woman disguised as a man. They are unaware that the other person is a Crown Prince and a woman. Meanwhile, the Crown Prince’s eunuch attempts to get Hong Ra-On to become an eunuch.

“Moonlight Drawn by Clouds” first airs sometime this summer in South Korea.

Mar 2 2016

First script reading for SBS drama series “Jackpot”

First script reading for SBS drama series “Jackpot” starring Jang Keun-Suk, Yeo Jin-Goo and Lim Ji-Yeon took place February 15, 2016 in South Korea. The first script reading took about 5 hours to finish. The drama series is set in the 18th century and revolves around Dae-Gil (Jang Keun-Suk) and Prince Yeoning (Yeo Jin-Goo). Dae-Gil was abandoned under the misunderstanding that he might not be King Sookjong’s son and Prince Yeoning’s attempt to become the King for his own survival.

“Jackpot” first airs March 28, 2016 in South Korea.

Feb 29 2016

First script reading for tvN drama series “Dear My Friends”

First script reading for upcoming tvN drama series “Dear My Friends” starring Ko Hyun-Jung & Shin Sung-Woo took place February 2, 2016 at CJ E&M Center in Sangamdong, Seoul, South Korea. At the first script, main cast members attended as well special guest actors Zo In-Sung & Lee Kwang-Soo. Zo In-Sung & Lee Kwang-Soo worked with screenwriter No Hee-Kyung previously in 2014 SBS drama series “It’s Ok, This is Love.”

Filming for drama series began February 24, 2016. Filming will shoot on location in Slovenia and Croatia for one week from March 3, 2016. Only Ko Hyun-Jung and Zo In-Sung will take part in filming in those locations.

“Dear My Friends” first airs this May in South Korea.