Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo have been offered the leading roles in upcoming MBC drama series “W.” The drama series will be directed by Jung Dae-Yoon (“The King 2hearts“) and written by Song Jae-Jung (“Coffee House“). Both Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo are in discussion with the production company over their roles. The drama series has a high probability to air sometime this July in South Korea.
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In the drama series, Park Shin-Yang will play Jo Deul-Ho. His character works as a prosecutor and he becomes involved in a political scandal. The scandal leads to him getting fired from his job. He then becomes a neighborhood lawyer. Kang So-Ra will play Lee Eun-Zo. Her character is a daring elite lawyer. In addition to the two leads, Kim Dong-Joon from boy band “ZE:A” is also cast. In the drama series, he will play Kim Yoo-Shin.
“Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho” will first air March 21, 2016 in South Korea.
Siwan from ZE:A, Seo Kang-Joon, Cho Jin-Woong and Lee Kwang-Soo have been offered leading roles in new tvN drama series “Entourage.” All four of the actors are currently “positively considering” their offers. The drama series is a remake of U.S. drama series “Entourage” which aired on HBO from 2004-2011.
If they accept their offers, Siwan will play Lee Ho-Jin. His character is the friend and manager of Cha Young-Bin played by Seo Kang-Joon. Cha Young-Bin is a top actor. Cho Jin-Woong would play Kim Eun-Gab. His character is the CEO of an entertainment company which Cha Young-Bin works with. Lee Kwang-Soo would play Cha Joon. His character is a cousin of Cha Young-Bin and works as a supporting actor.
“Entourage” will first air sometime June, 2016 in South Korea.
Actress Lee Soo-Kyung is cast for the lead female role in upcoming MBC drama series “My Little Baby.” Actor Oh Ji-Ho has been already cast for the lead male role. In addition, Kim Min-Jae and Nam Ji-Hyun from idol group “4minute” are cast in supporting roles for the drama series. The drama series follows a detective (Oh Ji-Ho) from a special investigation unit as he begins to take care of his niece. Meanwhile, Lee Soo-Kyung will play Han Ye-Seul. Her character is the first love of the detective and she also a single mother of a 5-year-old.
“My Little Baby” first airs this March in South Korea.
First script reading for upcoming MBC drama series “Marriage Contract” (literal title) took place January 20, 2016 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea. At the script reading, main cast members including Lee Seo-Jin, Uee from K-pop group ‘After School,’ Kim Kwang-Kyu, Kim Yoo-Ri were in attendance. The drama series was previously known as “100 Days Wife” (“100Ilui Anae”) before picking up the title of “Marriage Contract” (“Gyeolheun Gyeyak”).
“Marriage Contract” first airs February, 2016 in South Korea.
Yeo Jin-Goo is now cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Jackpot” (literal title) which has already cast Jang Keun-Suk. In the drama series, Yeo Jin-Goo will play King Yeongjo. Also, already cast in the drama series is actor Ji-Il-Joo. Actress Lim Ji-Yeon is still considering an offer to play the lead female role.
“Jackpot” first airs March 28, 2016 in South Korea.
Actor Jang Keun-Suk is now cast in upcoming SBS period drama series “Daebak.” In the drama series, Jang Keun-Suk will play the character of Dae-Gil. His character is scripted as the best gambler in the Joseon era. He enters into an epic wager with King Yeongjo. Actress Lim Ji-Yeon and actor Yeo Jin-Goo are still considering on offers to play the other main roles.
“Daebak” will consist of 24 episodes and first air March 28, 2016 in South Korea.