Actress Park So-Dam and Lee Jung-Shin from Kpop group CNBLUE have been offered roles in upcoming drama series “You’re The First.” Jung Il-Woo (lead male role) and Ahn Jae-Hyeon (major supporting role) have been previously offered roles in the drama series and all are currently considering the offers. Drama series “You’re The First” is based on 2011 novel”Cinderellawa Nemyungui Kisa” by Baek Myo.
If Park So-Dam accepts her offer, she will play lead female character Eun Ha-Won. Her character is a bright high school student, but her home life is far from bright. She lives with her father, step-mother and step-sister. After she saves a mysterious older man, she begins to live in a mansion with three brothers and their bodyguard.
“You’re The First” will air sometime during the second half of this year. Exact network which will air the drama series has yet to be determined.
Actress Kim So-Yeon is cast in upcoming MBC weekend drama series “Happy Home.” She will play a housewife for the first time in her acting career.
In the drama series, Kim So-Yeon will portray Bong Hae-Ryung. Her character is the daughter of Bong Sam-Bong (“Kim Young-Chul“) who runs a Chinese restaurant. She has been married for 13 years and her husband works for a large corporation. Her mother-in-law is a famous hanbok (traditional Korean dress) designer. Bong Hae-Ryung has a bright personality, but she often feels sadness due to her husband’s cold manner and her mother-in-law who treats her nicely outside of their home only.
“Happy Home” first airs February 27, 2016 in South Korea.
First script reading for upcoming KBS2 weekday drama series “The Promise” (English title) starring Lee Yu-Ri, Song Jong-Ho, Park Ha-Na & Seo Jun-Young took place January 1, 2016 at KBS Annex Broadcasting Station in Yeouido, South Korea. Main cast members, including Lee Yu-Ri, Song Jong-Ho, Park Ha-Na, Seo Jun-Young, all attended the script reading.
“The Promise” first airs February 1, 2016 in South Korea.
Lee Seo-Jin and Uee (from K-pop girl group ‘After School’) have now accepted offers to play lead roles in upcoming MBC drama series “Marriage Contract” (working & literal title). The drama series just picked up the new working title and its previous working title was “100Ilui Anae” (“100 Days Wife”).
In drama series “Marriage Contract,” Lee Seo-Jin will play Han Ji-Hoon. His character is arrogant and cold hearted. He is the son from a wealthy family and he has a great sense for business.
Uee will play Kang Hye-Soo. Her character is a single mother, raising a daughter alone after her husband died. Her character is in large debt which her husband left behind. Kang Hye-Soo learns that she has brain tumor. To find a guardian for her daughter, she enters into a contract with Han Ji-Hoon as his time-limited wife.
“Marriage Contract” first airs February, 2016 in South Korea.
First script reading for upcoming SBS weekend drama series “Yeah, That’s How It Is” (literal title) took place recently in Seoul, South Korea. The drama series stars Nam Gyu-Ri, Jo Han-Sun, Yoon So-Yi, Seo Ji-Hye & Jung Hae-In who all attended the first script reading. Ep.1 of “Yeah, That’s How It Is” will air February 13, 2016 in South Korea.
New teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun” starring Song Joong-Ki & Song Hye-Kyo. The new video clip features Jin Goo and Kim Ji-Won. In the video clip Jin Goo’s character says “I hope you don’t jump to conclusions that I left for you Lieutenant Yoon, I changed my mind.” While Kim Ji-Won’s character says “I don’t believe this, don’t do this..,” but Jin-Goo’s character walks away. Kim Ji-Won’s character then says “Seo Dae-Young stop right there. Master Seo Dae-Young are you walking away without saluting your superior?”
“Descendants of the Sun” first airs February 24, 2016 in South Korea.
First script reading for KBS2 weekend drama series “Five Enough” took place on January 4, 2016 at Hotel Chereville Paradise in Yangpyeong County, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. The first script reading featured main cast members Ahn Jae-Wook, So Yu-Jin, Shim Hyung-Tak & Shim Yi-Young. Premise for the drama series follows the romance of two single parents.
Ep.1 air date for “Five Enough” is now set for February 20, 2016 in South Korea.
Actor Song Jong-Ho is cast in upcoming KBS2 weekday drama series “The Promise” also starring Lee Yu-Ri, Park Ha-Na and Seo Jung-Young. The drama series will air Monday-Friday at 7:50 PM from February 1, 2016 in South Korea. In the drama series, Song Jong-Ho plays Park Hwi-Kyung. Even though his character is the successor of a corporation and has good appearance, he doesn’t trust women due to his first love experience. After he meets Lee Na-Yeon (Lee Yu-Ri), he feels love again. Meanwhile, Lee Na-Yeon is actually her twin sister taking her identity to get revenge.
First teaser trailer for upcoming MBC drama series “One More Happy Ending” starring Jang Na-Ra, Jung Kyoung-Ho, Kwon Yool, You Da-In, Yoo In-Na & Seo In-Young. “One More Happy Ending” first airs January 20, 2016 in South Korea.
Actor Ko Soo is cast in upcoming MBC drama series “The Flower in Prison” which has already cast Jin Se-Yun in the lead female role. In addition, supporting cast members include Choi Tae-Joon, Kim Soo-Yeon, Jeon Kwang-Leol, Kim Mi-Sook & Jung Joon-Ho. “The Flower in Prison” is a period drama series set during Joseon Dynasty era and follows Ok-Nyeo (Jin Se-Yun), a woman was born in prison. She goes on to eventually help people in law.
“The Flower in Prison” will first air sometime this April in South Korea (takes over the time slot held by “100 Days Wife“).