May 5 2016

Ep.1 air date set for SBS drama series “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo”

Ep.1 air date for upcoming SBS drama series “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo,” starring Lee Joon-Gi, IU & Kang Ha-Neul, has now been set for August 29, 2016 in South Korea. The drama series will air Mondays & Tuesdays at 10PM following the conclusion of drama series “Doctors.” Drama series “Scarlet Heart: Ryeo” is a remake of 2011 Chinese drama series “Scarlet Heart” (“Bu Bu Jing Xin”). The “Ryeo” in the SBS drama series title is a shortened form of Goryeo kingdom which existed from 918-1392 AD (predecessor of South Korea).

May 4 2016

TaecYeon & Kwon Yool cast in tvN drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost”

TaecYeon (‘2PM’) and Kwon Yool are now cast in upcoming tvN drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost” also starring Kim So-Hyun. TaecYeon and Kwon Yool were previously offered starring roles and they have now accepted.

In “Let’s Fight Ghost,” TaecYeon will play Park Bong-Pal. He has the special ability to see and touch ghosts. He doesn’t like ghosts, but makes money as an exorcist – capitalizing on his special abilities. Park Bong-Pal is cynical, but also cute. He happens to meet high school student ghost Hyun-Ji (Kim So-Hyun). The two then perform exorcisms together. At first they bicker all the time, but later develop feelings for each other.
Kwon Yool will play Joo Hye-Sung. His character is a veterinarian and also a professor in veterinary medicine. He has a gentle and warm heart, but he also has a secret.

“Let’s Fight Ghost” first airs this July in South Korea.

May 3 2016

Yoon Si-Yoon to make cameo appearance in tvN drama “Ms. Temper & Nam Jung-Gi”

Yoon Si-Yoon is set to make a cameo appearance in currently airing tvN drama series “Ms. Temper & Nam Jung-Gi” starring Lee Yo-Won and Yoon Sang-Hyun.

The production team from “Ms. Temper & Nam Jung-Gi” asked Yoon Si-Yoon to make a guest appearance which he accepted. Yoon Si-Yoon is starring in tvN’s followup drama series “Mirror of the Witch” which will premiere a week after the conclusion of “Ms. Temper & Nam Jung-Gi.” His cameo appearance will air in “Ms. Temper & Nam Jung-Gi”‘s final episode airing on May 7, 2016. Yoon Si-Yoon will film his cameo appearance today, May 3, 2016.



May 2 2016

Kim Hyun-Joo offered lead female role in SBS drama Wanted

Actress Kim Hyun-Joo has been offered the lead female role in SBS drama series “Wanted.” Currently, Kim Hyun-Joo is “positively considering” the offer. If she accepts the offer, she will play a woman who is one of the top actresses in South Korea. Her son gets kidnapped and she takes on a mission in a reality TV show following the orders of her son’s kidnapper.

Drama series “Wanted” will air from June 15, 2016 in South Korea (takes over the SBS Wed. & Thurs. 10PM time slot from “Entertainer“).



Apr 29 2016

Gang Ye-Won cast in KBS2 drama series “Baek-Hee Has Returned”

Gang Ye-Won is cast in new 4 episode KBS2 drama series “Baek-Hee Has Returned” (literal title). In addition, teen actress Jin Ji-Hee is currently considering an offer to play a major supporting character in the drama series. For the upcoming drama series, Gang Ye-Won will play a woman who returns to a quiet island after 18 years. She appears there under a new identity.

“Baek-Hee Has Returned” will first air June 6, 2016 (takes over the KBS2 Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot from “My Lawyer, Mr. Jo“).

Apr 29 2016

Ji Jin-Hee cast in SBS drama series “Second To Last Love”

Ji Jin-Hee is cast in upcoming SBS drama series “Second To Last Love.” The drama series is a remake of 2012 Fuji TV drama series “Second To Last Love.”

In the drama series, Ji Jin-Hee will play Ko Sang-Sik. His character works as the section chief at an environment facility in city hall. He gets involved in a relationship with TV producer Kang Min-Joo. At first they don’t get along well, but develop romantic interest in each other.

“Second To Last Love” first airs this July in South Korea.

Apr 27 2016

Kim So-Hyun cast in tvN drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost”

Actress Kim So-Hyun is cast in new tvN drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost” (literal title). The drama series is based on webcomic “Ssawooja Gwishina” by Im In-Seu.

In drama series “Let’s Fight Ghost,” Kim So-Hyun plays a a former 19-year-old student who died and is now a ghost wandering the world. She then meets an exorcist. The two listen to stories from other ghosts and sends them on their way to the next world.

“Let’s Fight Ghost” first airs this July in South Korea.

Apr 26 2016

Jang Hyuk, Yoon Hyun-Min & Park Se-Young cast in KBS2 drama series “Beautiful Mind”

Jang Hyuk, Yoon Hyun-Min & Park Se-Young are all cast in upcoming KBS2 drama series “Beautiful Mind.” Jang Hyuk will portray lead male character Lee Young-O. Yoon Hyun-Min and Park Se-Young will portray major supporting characters. Meanwhile, actress Park So-Dam is currently an offer to play the lead female role. The drama series went under the early working title of “Dr. Frankenstein.”

In the drama series, Lee Young-O (Jang Hyuk) is an excellent neurosurgeon. He becomes involved in a bizarre case involving the death of patients. He also falls in love and recovers his humanity. Yoon Hyun-Min will play Hyun Suk-Joo. His character is a doctor with a warm heart. He is respected by his peers and patients. Park Se-Young will play Kim Min-Jae. Her character is an elite doctor at the same hospital. They will all attend the first script reading which is scheduled to take place April 28, 2016.

“Beautiful Mind” first airs June 6, 2016 in South Korea.