Feb 3 2016

Sung Yu-Ri cast in MBC drama series “Monster”

Actress Sung Yu-Ri is cast in upcoming MBC drama series “Monster” which has already cast Kang Ji-Hwan and Park Ki-Woong. In drama series “Monster,” Sung Yu-Ri will play lead female character Cha Soo-Yeon.  After her father’s death, she takes care of her younger brother who has autism. She tries to disclose the truth behind her father’s death with Kang Ki-Tan (Kang Ji-Hwan).

“Monster” first airs April 4, 2016 (takes over MBC’s Monday and Tuesday 10PM time slot after “Glamorous Temptation“).

Feb 2 2016

Lee Jong-Suk and Han Hyo-Joo offered leading roles in MBC drama series “W”

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.

Feb 2 2016

Park Shin-Yang and Kang So-Ra cast in KBS2 drama series “Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho”

Park Shin-Yang and Kang So-Ra are now cast in KBS2 drama series “Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-Ho.” Ryu Soo-Young and Park Sol-Mi are already cast for the major supporting roles in the drama series.

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.

Feb 1 2016

Siwan, Seo Kang-Joon, Cho Jin-Woong and Lee Kwang-Soo offered roles in tvN drama series “Entourage”

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.


Feb 1 2016

Lee Soo-Kyung, Kim Min-Jae, Nam Ji-Hyun cast in MBC drama series “My Little Baby”

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.

Feb 1 2016

First script reading for MBC drama series “Marriage Contract”

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.