Here’s 5 character posters for upcoming tvN drama series “Mr. Sunshine” starring Lee Byung-Hun and Kim Tae-Ri. The character posters are of Lee Byung-Hun as Eugene Choi, Kim Tae-Ri as Go Ae-Shin, Yoo Yeon-Seok as Goo Dong-Mae, Kim Min-Jung as Hee-Na and Byun Yo-Han as Kim Hee-Sung. Eugene Choi was born as a slave, but eventually went to America and returned to Joseon as a marine captain. The drama series is from director Lee Eung-Bok and screenwriter Kim Eun-Sook who brought us KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun” and tvN drama series “Goblin.”
“Mr. Sunshine” first airs July 7, 2018 in South Korea.
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Teaser trailer #2 added for JTBC drama series “Life” starring Lee Dong-Wook, Cho Seung-Woo and Won Jin-A. Teaser trailer #2 features all footage from the upcoming drama series and shows supporting performers including Moon So-Ri, Yoo Jae-Myung and Cheon Ho-Jin.
“Life” first airs July 23, 2018 in South Korea.
First script reading for drama series “Tale of Gyeryong Fairy” (literal title), starring Moon Chae-Won and Yoon Hyun-Min, took place May 27, 2018 in Sangamdong, Seoul, South Korea. Main cast members including Moon Chae-Won, Yoon Hyun-Min, Seo Ji-Hoon, Ko Du-Shim, Kang Mi-Na (‘Gugudan’) and Ahn Kil-Kang attended. In the drama series, Moon Chae-Won and Ko Du-Shim will play the same character of Sun Ok-Nam. People who have a relationship with Sun Ok-Nam sees Moon Chae-Won’s figure and people who do not have a relationship sees Ko Du-Shim’s figure.
Filming of the drama series begins June 11, 2018, but the airing broadcast station has yet to be decided.
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Lee Seung-Gi and Bae Suzy are cast in new SBS drama series “Vagabond.” The duo will play lead roles and its the first time the pair has worked together since 2013 MBC drama series “Gu Family Book.” The first script reading for the drama series took place on June 2, 2018. “Vagabond” hopes to broadcast in South Korea, Japan and the United States simultaneously with Sony Pictures as its foreign distributor.
“Vagabond” will air sometime in the second half of this year in South Korea.
First script reading for MBC drama series “Risky Romance” took place May 3, 2018 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Sangam, South Korea. Main cast members including Ji Hyun-Woo, Lee Si-Young, Kim Jin-Yeop, Bae Seul-Ki and Shin Won-Ho (‘CROSS GENE’) attended. The drama series follows the romance between a neurosurgeon played by Ji Hyun-Woo and an endocrinology doctor played by Lee Si-Young.
“Risky Romance” first airs July, 2018 in South Korea.
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Park Si-Ho and Song Ji-Hyo are now cast in KBS2 drama series “Lovely Horribly.” The drama series features a mixture romantic-comedy and horror. For the drama series, Park Si-Hoo will play top star Yoo Philip and Song Ji-Hyo will play screenwriter Ji Eul-Soon. They were born at the same time and seem to share fate.
“Lovely Horribly” first airs August, 2018 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Are You Human?“).
Song Seung-Heon and Krystal are now cast for lead roles in new OCN drama series “Player.” The drama series first had the working title of “Hustle” and then “Pan,” before selecting “Player.” For the drama series Song Seung-Heon will play Kang Ha-Ri and Krystal will play Cha A-Ryeong. They are members of a team intent on taking back ill gotten crime proceeds from criminals.
“Player” is now scheduled to air sometime during the second half of this year (will take over OCN’s Saturday and Sunday 10:20 PM time slot after “Voice 2“).
Seo In-Guk is cast in tvN drama series “Hundred Million Stars From the Sky.” The drama series is a remake of 2002 Fuji TV drama series “Hundred Million Stars From the Sky” starring Takuya Kimura. Actress Jung So-Min had already received an offer to play the lead female role and she is still considering. Seo In-Guk will play the lead male character in the drama series.
“Hundred Million Stars From the Sky” first airs in the second half of this year in South Korea.
First script reading for KBS2 drama series “Your House Helper” took place May 21, 2018 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. Main cast members including Ha Seok-Jin, Bona (‘WJSN’), Lee Ji-Hoon, Go Won-Hee, Jeon Soo-Jin, Seo Eun-A, Lee Do-Gyeom, Yun Ju-Sang, Jo Hee-Bong and Lee Min-Young all attended. After the first script reading, Ha Seok-Jin stated that “after I practiced with other actors and actresses, I feel like my character has become clear.” Story for the drama series follows house helper Kim Ji-Woon (Ha Seok-Jin) as he helps people arrange their homes, life and relationships.
“Your House Helper” first airs July, 2018 in South Korea.
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Yeo Jin-Goo, Minah and Hong Jong-Hyun are cast in live-action drama series “Absolute Boyfriend.” The drama series is based on manga “Zettai Kareshi” by Yuu Watase and follows 2008 Fuji TV drama series “Absolute Boyfriend” which is also based on the same manga. For the drama series, Yeo Jin-Goo will play lead male character Young-Goo. He is the prototypical perfect boyfriend. Minah will play lead female character Da-Da. She works as a special effects make-up artist. Hong Jong-Hyun is cast for second lead male character Ma Wang-Joon. He is a top star.
Filming for “Absolute Boyfriend” will begin early July, 2018 in South Korea, but exact network to air the drama series has yet to be decided.