Teaser trailer #3 for JTBC drama series “Something in the Rain” (English title) starring Son Ye-Jin and Jung Hae-In. The drama series’ Korean title is “Bab Jal Sajooneun Yebbeun Noona” which means literally “Pretty Sister Who Buys Me Food.”
“Something in the Rain” first airs March 30, 2018 in South Korea.
First teaser trailer for upcoming KBS2 drama series “The Miracle We Met” (English title) starring Kim Myung-Min and Kim Hyun-Joo. The drama series has Kim Myung-Min playing married father Song Hyun-Cheol A. He gets into car accident and awakes in the body of another man with the same name. He becomes the head of two families.
“The Miracle We Met” first airs April 2, 2018 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Radio Romance“).
Ha Seok-Jin is cast in KBS2 live-action drama series “Your House Helper” (literal title). The drama seris is webcomic “Dangshinui House Helper” by Seung Jung-Yeon. In the drama series, Ha Seok-Jin will play main character Kim Ji-Woon. He gave up a career at a big company to work as a housekeeper. Kim Ji-Woon listens to his customers while doing his job and gives them advice and how to solve their problems.
“Your House Helper” first airs June, 2018 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot after “Suits“).
Song Ji-Hyo and Chun Jung-Myung are cast for OCN drama series “Romantic Comedy King” (working & literal title). The drama series is based on manga “Zettai Kareshi” by Yuu Watase, which was previously adapted into 2008 Fuji TV drama series “Absolute Boyfriend.”
In the drama series, Song Ji-Hyo will play lead female character Da-Da. She works as a special effects make-up artist. She has an android robot as a boyfriend. Chun Jung-Myung will play lead male character Ma Wang-Joon. He is a popular actor and likes Da-Da.
OCN has decided to air the drama series and the drama series will air sometime during the first half of this year on Mondays and Tuesdays at 9PM.
Shin Hye-Sun is cast in SBS drama special “Praise of Death” (literal title) co-starring Lee Jong-Suk. Shin Hye-Sun most recently starred in KBS2 weekend drama series “My Golden Life” which got ratings as high as 47.5% for an episode. Drama series “Praise of Death” is based on the true story of Korea’s first soprano Yun Sim-Deok (Shin Hye-Sun) and stage drama writer Kim Woo-Jin (Lee Jong-Suk). They experience a tragic love as Kim Woo-Jin is already married. Lee Jong-Suk and Shin Hye-Sun previously worked together in 2013 KBS2 drama series “School 2013.”
“Praise of Death” will consist of 2 episodes and air sometime later this year in South Korea.
Teaser trailer #2 added for upcoming tvN drama series “My Mister” starring Lee Sun-Kyun and IU. There’s actually two versions of teaser trailer #2 with slight variations. The teasers begin with IU’s voice stating “From the most glamorous place to the darkest place, from the strangest place to the most appealing place.“
“My Mister” first airs March 21, 2018 in South Korea.
Hwang Jung-Eum is now cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Handsome Guy and Jung-Eum” co-starring Namgung Min. Hwang Jung-Eum will play title character Jung-Eum in the drama series. Due to her difficult background, Jung-Eum has given up on finding love. She used to be a diver and now works at a matchmaking company. She meets Hoon-Nam (Namgung Min) who knows all about love, but is not interested in falling in love.
“Handsome Guy and Jung-Eum” first airs May, 2018 in South Korea.
Chang Ki-Yong has been offered the lead male role in upcoming MBC drama series “Come Here and Give Me A Hug” (literal title). Currently, Chang Ki-Yong is positively considering the offer. If Chang Ki-Yong accepts, he will play the character of Chae Do-Jin. He graduated from the Korea National Police University and now works as a police lieutenant. He carries himself with honesty and integrity. Story for the drama series will follow two people who carry heavy hearts due to a murder case from their past.
“Come Here and Give Me A Hug” first airs May, 2018 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot after “Let’s Hold Hands Tightly and Watch The Sunset“).
Song Joong-Ki has been offered the lead male role in new historical drama series “Aseudal.” The drama series will be directed by Kim Jin-Won and screenplay written by Kim Young-Hyun & Park Sang-Yeon. Song Joong-Ki has worked previously with all 3 staff members and he is currently considering the offer. Kim Jin-Won directed Song Joong-Ki in 2012 KBS2 drama series “The Innocent Man,” while Kim Young-Hyun & Park Sang-Yeon wrote the screenplay for 2011 SBS drama series “Tree With Deep Roots.”
Story for “Aseudal” has not yet been reveal, but it is set in historical times and will air as a pre-production (completed prior to airing). Broadcasting station for “Aseudal” also has yet to be decided, but the drama series should air sometime next year in South Korea.
* tVN has announced they will air drama series “Aseudal.”
Lee Jin-Wook has been offered the lead male role OCN sequel drama series “Voice 2.” Lee Ha-Na and Son Eun-Seo, who appeared in season 1 of “Voice,” have received offers to reprise their respective roles. If Lee Jin-Wook accepts, he will play new character Do Gang-Woo. His character is a detective and experienced a painful past relating to his family. Jang Hyuk played the lead male character in “Voice,” but he elected to not appear in the sequel.
“Voice 2” will air sometime in the second half of this year in South Korea.