Feb 12 2016

Promotional images of Kang Ha-Neul in SBS drama series “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo”

Here’s the first promotional images of actor Kang Ha-Neul in upcoming SBS drama series “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” (literal title).

In drama series “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo,” Kang Ha-Neul plays the eighth prince Wang Wook. He was born in the same year as his half-brother Wang So (Lee Joon-Gi), but to a different mother. He excels in academics and martial arts. He dreams of becoming the king.

“Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” will air sometime later this year in South Korea.

 

Feb 11 2016

Gu Ha-Ra offered the lead female role in KBS2 drama series “Babysitter”

Gu Ha-Ra from idol group ‘Kara’ has been offered the lead role in upcoming 4 episode KBS2 drama series “Babysitter.” Currently she is “positively considering” the offer.

If Gu Ha-Ra accepts, she will play main character Jang Suk-Ryoo. Her character is a babysitter who graduated from a top university. The babysitter then gets a job babysitting 3 children from a wealthy family. The babysitter then begins to change. The drama series is depicted as a suspense-thriller. If Gu Ha-Ra accepts the offer, it will be her first acting performance since girl group ‘Kara’ disbanded on January 15, 2016.

“Babysitter” will first air March 14, 2016 in South Korea.

Feb 11 2016

First still images of Lee Gi-Kwang & Lee Yeol-Eum in MBC drama series “Monster”

Here’s the first still images of supporting performers Lee Gi-Kwang from idol group “Beast”and Lee Yeol-Eum in upcoming MBC drama series “Monster.” The drama series stars Kang Ji-Hwan, Sung Yu-Ri & Park Ki-Woong.

The still images are from the Lee Gi-Kwang and Lee Yeol-Eum’s first day of filming which took place during the first week of February, 2016 in Paju, South Korea. The first scene filmed involved  Lee Kook-Chul played by Lee Gi-Kwang and Cha Soo-Yeon played Lee Yeol-Eum when they first meet in their young adult days. Lee Kook-Chul has a visual impairment and is a son from a wealthy family, while Cha Soo-Yeon works as a delivery woman for a chicken restaurant. Those two characters are later played by Kang Ji-Hwan and Sung Yu-Ri.

“Monster” first airs April 4, 2016 in South Korea.

Feb 4 2016

First still images of Onew in KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun”

Here’s the first still images of Onew from idol group ‘SHINee’ in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun” starring Song Joong-Ki & Song Hye-Kyo. In “Descendants of the Sun,” Onew plays Lee Chi-Hoon. His character is a first year resident in thoracic surgery. His character comes from a wealth family. Since he was in medical school, he hopes to follow in the path of medical-missionary Albert Schweitzer. He is happy to be sent to disaster areas as a member of the volunteer medical service team at Haesung Hospital.

“Descendants of the Sun” will first air February 24, 2016 in South Korea.

Feb 3 2016

Sung Yu-Ri cast in MBC drama series “Monster”

Actress Sung Yu-Ri is cast in upcoming MBC drama series “Monster” which has already cast Kang Ji-Hwan and Park Ki-Woong. In drama series “Monster,” Sung Yu-Ri will play lead female character Cha Soo-Yeon.  After her father’s death, she takes care of her younger brother who has autism. She tries to disclose the truth behind her father’s death with Kang Ki-Tan (Kang Ji-Hwan).

“Monster” first airs April 4, 2016 (takes over MBC’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Glamorous Temptation“).