Dec 28 2015

First script reading for SBS drama special “Puck!”

First script reading for upcoming SBS drama special “Puck!” took place October 16, 2015 at SBS Production Center in Ilsan, South Korea. The 1 episode drama series stars Lee Kwang-Soo and Son Soo-Hyun. The first script reading featured Lee Kwang-Soo and over 20 other cast members. Story for “Puck!” has Lee Kwang-Soo playing a nice loan shark who joins the university ice hockey team to collect a debt.

In addition, air date for “Puck!” is now set for January 1, 2016 in South Korea.

Dec 25 2015

First teaser trailer for KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun”

First teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Descendants of the Sun” starring Song Joong-Ki and Song Hye-Ko. The drama series features the return of Song Joong-Ki after a two year hiatus due to serving his compulsory military service. The first teaser trailer features a scene from the drama series with Song Joong-Ki’s character saying “… about the kiss I gave you without permission.” Song Hye-Ko’s character replies “That kiss. Until I bring it up …” and Song Joong-Ki says “What should I do? Should I apologize or confess?”

“Descendants of the Sun” first airs sometime this February in South Korea.

Dec 24 2015

Park Shin-Hye offered lead role in SBS drama series “Female Gangster Hye-Jung”

Popular actress Park Shin-Hye has been offered the lead role in upcoming SBS drama series “Female Gangster Hye-Jung” (literal and working title). The drama series will be scripted by Ha Myung-Hee (“High Society“). If Park Shin-Hye accepts the role she will play title character Hye-Jung. The character of Hye-Jung grew up in a difficult background. She fought all the time and was very good at fighting, but she also did well with her studies. Even though she grew up like a thug, Hye-Jung has now become a doctor.

“Female Gangster Hye-Jung” is tentatively scheduled to air sometime during summer, 2016 in South Korea.

Dec 23 2015

2 main posters for OCN drama series “Neighborhood’s Hero”

Here’s two main posters for upcoming OCN drama series “Neighborhood’s Hero” (literal title). The poster on the left features the five main performers who are Park Si-Hoo, Cho Seong-Ha, Lee Soo-Hyuk, Kwon Yu-Ri (Girls’ Generation) and Jeong Man-Sik. The second poster on the right features the five main performers and actor Yoon Tae-Young.

Ep.1 of “Neighborhood’s Hero” airs January 23, 2016 in South Korea.

Dec 22 2015

first script reading for SBS drama series “Hello My Precious Person”

First script reading for upcoming SBS drama series “Hello My Precious Person” (literal title) took place December 22, 2015 in South Korea. The drama series stars Rain, Oh Yeon-Seo and Lee Min-Jung and is based on 2001 Japanese novel “Tsubakiyama Kacho no Nanokakan” by Jiro Asada. The novel was previously adapted into 2006 film “Tsubakiyama Kacho no Nanokakan” and 2009 TV Asahi drama special “Tsubakiyama Kacho no Nanokakan.”

In drama series “Hello My Precious Person,” Rain plays department store manager Lee Hae-Joon. His body is possessed by a man who was previously worked to death. Oh Yeon-Seo plays a beautiful woman who is possessed by the spirit of a tough guy played by Kim Su-Ro. Lee Min-Jung plays a widow who falls into a love triangle with Lee Hae-Joon and another employee at the department store.

“Hello My Precious Person” first airs March, 2016 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Wednesday and Thursday 9:55 PM time slot after “Remember“).

Dec 21 2015

2nd teaser trailer for KBS2 drama series “Moorim School”

2nd teaser trailer added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Moorim School” starring Lee Hyun-Woo, Seo Ye-Ji, Hong Bin and Jeong Eu-Gene. The 2nd teaser trailer runs for about 90 seconds and features behind the scene footage of the upcoming drama series.

Meanwhile, still images above are of male cast members Lee Hyun-Woo, Hong Bin (from idol group VIXX), Alexander, POP (from Thailand), Han Geun-Sub and Park Sin-Woo. These are the first still images of Alexander, POP, Han Geun-Sub and Park Sin-Woo in the drama series.

In the upcoming drama series Lee Hyun-Woo plays Shi-Woo. His character is a member of an idol group. He isn’t nice to other people and thus doesn’t have friends. Hong Bin plays Chi-Ang. His character’s family runs the largest Chinese corporation. He is bright. Alexander plays Yub Jung. His character hails from Hong Kong. He hangs out with Nadet (POP) who is a Thai national. Nadet excels at science. Han Geun-Sub plays Choi Ho. He attends Moorim School to become a master of the martial arts. This is in part due to being bullied in his past. Park Sin-Woo plays Sang-Man. He attends Moorim School to get a better job. Han Jong-Young plays Dong-Goo. His character excels at fencing.

“Moorim School” first airs January 11, 2016 in South Korea.

Dec 20 2015

Jo Yoon-Hee cast in tvN drama series “Pied Piper”

Actress Jo Yoon-Hee is now cast in upcoming tvN drama series “Pied Piper” (working title). The drama series has already cast actors Shin Ha-Kyun, Yu Jun-Sang and Sung Dong-Il.

In drama series “Pied Piper,” Jo Yoon-Hee will play Yeo Myung-Ha. Her character is a police lieutenant and member of a police crisis negotiation team. Even though she is not great at communicating like Joo Sung-Chan (Shin Ha-Kyun), every word she says has sincerity and she has a great ability to understand other people’s mind.

“Pied Piper” first airs March, 2016 in South Korea.