First script reading for tvN drama series “Melting Me Softly” took place June, 2019 in Sangam Neighborhood, Seoul. The first script reading had main cast members including Ji Chang-Wook, Won Jin-A, Yoon Se-Ah, Lim Won-Hee, Kim Won-Hae, Shim Hyung-Tak, Jeon Su-Kyeong, Yoon Seok-Hwa, Jung Hae-Kyun, Gil Hae-Yeon and Seo Jung-Yeon. The drama series is the first acting role for lead actor Ji Chang-Wook since he was discharged from the south Korean military on April 27, 2019.
“Melting Me Softly ” first airs sometime in the second half of this year in South Korea.
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Actor Kang Ji-Hwan has dropped out of currently airing TV Chosun drama series “Joseon Survival” according to the series’ production company Huayi Brothers. The production company are currently looking for an actor to replace the main character of Han Jung-Rok who was played by Kang Ji-Hwan. Korean media reported yesterday, July 10, 2019, that Kang Ji-Hwan was arrested at his house in Gwangju on July 9, 2019 for rape and sexual molestation of 2 women. During the investigation, Kang Ji-Hwan stated that he drank alcohol with 2 female staff members at his house, but he doesn’t remember what happened afterwards. He woke up and found himself in a room with the 2 women sleeping. Due to Kang Ji-Hwan’s exit from the drama series, the two episodes scheduled to air on Saturday, July 13th & Sunday, July 14th have been postponed.
First script reading for JTBC drama series “Flower Crew: Joseon Matchmaking Maneuver Agency” (literal title) took place April, 2019 at JTBC building in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea. Attending the first script reading were main cast members Kim Min-Jae, Kong Seung-Yeon, Seo Ji-Hoon, Park Ji-Hoon, Byeon Woo-Seok, Go Won-Hee, Park Ho-San, Jung Jae-Sung, Lee Yoon-Gun, Kwon So-Hyun, Jang Yoo-Sang, Jung Eui-Jae, Ha Hoe-Jung and Park Bo-Mi. Prior to the start of the first script reading, director Kim Ga-Ram expressed his gratitude for working on the drama series.
“Flower Crew: Joseon Matchmaking Maneuver Agency” first airs September, 2019 in South Korea (takes over JTBC’s Monday & Tuesday 9:30 PM time slot after “Moment at Eighteen.”).
Teaser trailer #1 added for KBS2 drama series “I Wanna Hear Your Song” (English title) starring Yeon Woo-Jin and Kim Se-Jeong (‘Gugudan’). The first teaser trailer features Kim Se-Jeong as Hong Yi-Young. She is suffering from insomnia and unable to fall asleep. She screams out “Please, somebody put me to sleep!” Meanwhile below are still images of Kim Se-Jeong and Yeon Woo-Jin.
“I Wanna Hear Your Song” first airs August 5, 2019 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Perfume.”).
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Yoo Yeon-Seok has been offered a co-lead male role in tvN drama series “Wise Doctor Life” (literal title). Actor Cho Jung-Seok has already received an offer to play a co-lead male role and he is still considering his offer. Yoo Yeon-Seok is currently “positively considering” his offer. The drama series will have feature 4 co-lead male characters. “Wise Doctor Life” is directed by Shin Won-Ho and scripted by Lee Woo-Jung, who previously worked with Yoo Yeon-Seok in tvN drama series “Reply 1994.” Director Shin Won-Ho and screenwriter Lee Woo-Jung have worked together in all three of the “Reply” drama series.
“Wise Doctor Life” will first air sometime during the second half of this year in South Korea.
TaecYeon (‘2PM’) is cast in new MBC drama series “The Game: Towards Zero” (literal title). For TaecYeon, this is his first acting role since he was discharged from the South Korean military on May 16, 2019. The drama series itself combines fantasy, suspense and crime genres. TaecYeon’s character of Tae-Pyeong has the special ability to look into someone’s eye and see the moment where they are about to die. He partners with a detective to tackle a serial murder case. Filming for the drama series begins this autumn and the drama series will first air January, 2020 in South Korea.
Teaser trailer #1 and 3 teaser posters added for upcoming MBC drama series “The Golden Garden” starring Han Ji-Hye, Lee Sang-Woo, Oh Ji-Eun and Lee Tae-Sung. The teaser trailer shows the two female leads Han Ji-Hye and Oh Ji-Eun looking through a mirror and then standing face to face. Cha Hwa-Yeon as Jo Nam-Hee stands ominously nearby.
“The Golden Garden” first airs July 20, 2019 in South Korea.
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4 character posters & teaser trailer #2 added for upcoming tvN drama series “When the Devil Calls Your Name” starring Jung Kyoung-Ho and Park Sung-Woong. The four character posters features Jung Kyoung-Ho as songwriter Ha Rib, Park Sung-Woong as top actor/devil Mo Tae-Kang, Lee Seol as Kim Yi-Kyung and Lee El as blonde haired Ji Seo-Young.
Caption on Jung Kyoung-Ho’s character poster teases in Korean “My talent is mine, my wealth is mine, my spirit is mine.” Caption on Park Sung-Woong’s character poster states “The Devil lives off of human despair. Will you sell your spirit?” Caption the poster for Lee Seol states “That is mine. That is my song and not Ha Rib’s.” Lastly, caption on Lee El’s character poster states “Ex-boyfriend. He is disgustingly sexy.”
“When the Devil Calls Your Name” first airs July 31, 2019 in South Koera.
Teaser trailer #3 added for SBS drama series “Doctor John” starring Ji Sung and Lee Se-Young. Teaser trailer #3 features footage from the drama series for the first time. Meanwhile, above are still images of Cha Yo-Han ( Ji Sung) and Kang Shi-Young (Lee Se-Young) from the drama series. This scene has Cha Yo-Han and Kang Shi-Young meeting for the first time. The scene takes place in prison and was filmed April, 2019 in Seodaemun District, Seoul.
“Doctor John” first airs July 19, 2019 in South Korea.
First script reading for upcoming OCN drama series “Strangers From Hell” (literal title), starring Im Si-Wan and Lee Dong-Wook, took place April, 2019 in Sangam-dong, Seoul, South Korea. Main cast members including Im Si-Wan, Lee Dong-Wook, Lee Jung-Eun, Lee Hyun-Wook, Park Jong-Hwan, Lee Joong-Ok, Hyun Bong-Sik, Ahn Eun-Jin, Kim Ji-Eun and Cha Rae-Hyoung attended the first script reading. The drama series is set at a low cost apartment complex. New tenant Yoon Jong-Woo (Im Si-Wan) begins to live there and it’s like hell for me.
“Strangers From Hell” is now set to first air August, 2019 in South Koera.
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