Jul 9 2021

Lee Min-Ki, Kim Ji-Won, Son Seok-Koo & Lee El cast in JTBC drama “My Liberation Diary”

Lee Min-KiKim Ji-WonSon Seok-Koo and Lee El are cast in JTBC drama series “My Liberation Diary” (literal title). The drama series will be directed by Kim Suk-Yoon (“Law School“) and scripted by Park Hae-Young (“My Mister“). Lee Min-Ki, Kim Ji-Won and Lee El will play three siblings who live together in Sanpo Village. Son Seok-Koo will play a mysterious man who appears in Sanpo Village.

“My Liberation Diary” will first air sometime next year in South Korea.

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Jul 8 2021

Jang Keun-Suk offered role in KakaoTV drama “Accidental Country Diary”


Jang Keun-Suk
 has been offered the lead male role in KakaoTV drama series “Accidental Country Diary” (literal title). Currently, Jang Keun-Suk is considering the offer. If he does accept, the drama series role will be his first acting performance since he was discharged from compulsory military service on May 29, 2020. “Accidental Country Diary” is based on web novel “Eojjeodaga Jeonwonilgi” by Park Ha-Min.

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Jul 8 2021

Main trailer for Netflix drama “Kingdom: Ashin of the North”

Main trailer for Netflix drama special “Kingdom: Ashin of the North” starring Gianna Jun. The trailer runs for 2:25 seconds. Around the 1 minute mark, an unidentified man declares “The blood revenge will begin” and then an attack occurs on Ashin’s tribe. Around the 1:49 mark, Gianna Jun states “I will finish everything, if I kill everything that’s alive in the land of Josen and Jurchen, I will go to where you are.”

“Kingdom: Ashin of the North” premieres July 23, 2021 on Netflix.

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Jul 8 2021

Lim Soo-Jung & Lee Do-Hyun cast in tvN drama “Melancholia”

Lim Soo-Jung and Lee Do-Hyun are cast in tvN drama series “Melancholia.” The drama series is directed by Kim Sang-Hyub (“Extraordinary You“) and scripted by Kim Ji-Woon (“Doctor John“). The script will have Lim Soo-Jung playing Ji Yoon-Soo. She works as a math teacher at a private high school. Lee Do-Hyun will play Baek Seung-Yoo. He is a genius math student at the same high school.

“Melancholia” first airs sometime later this year in South Korea.

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Jul 7 2021

Ahn Hee-Yeon, Kwak Si-Yang & Kim Min-Kyu cast in JTBC drama “Idol: The Coup”

Ahn Hee-Yeon, Kwak Si-Yang and Kim Min-Kyu are cast in JTBC drama series “Idol: The Coup.” The drama series will will follow an unpopular idol group “Cotton Candy,” its management company and other groups that work under the same management company. Ahn Hee-Yeon, who is herself a member of idol group “EXID,” will play a member of Cotton Candy.

“Idol: The Coup” first airs in the second half of this year in South Korea.

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Jul 7 2021

Lee Sun-Bin, Han Sun-Hwa, & Jung Eun-Ji cast in TVING drama “Drinker City Women”

Lee Sun-Bin, Han Sun-Hwa, and Jung Eun-Ji are cast for lead roles in TVING drama series “Drinker City Women” (literal title). Singer-actor Choi Si-Won from “Super Junior” is also cast for a major supporting character role. The drama series is based on webcomic “Soolkkundoshicheonyeodeul” by Mikkang. The drama series will revolve around three women who meet after work and like to drink together.

“Drinker City Women” will stream on the TVING platform sometime during the second half of this year in South Korea.

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Jul 6 2021

Kim Hyun-Joo cast in Netflix movie “Jung-E”

Kim Hyun-Joo is cast for the lead role in Netflix sci-fi film “Jung-E.” Actor Ryoo Kyung-Soo is also cast for a major supporting character role and actress Kang Soo-Yeon was previously announced to play a major supporting character role. The film will be directed by Yeon Sang-Ho (“Train To Busan“). For the film, Kim Hyun-Joo will play soldier Jung-E. She takes part in a brain cloning experiment. The movie is set in the 22nd century, where humans live in a man made shelter due to climate change and a war erupts between the inhabitants.

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Jul 5 2021

So Ji-Sub cast in MBC drama “Dr. Lawyer”

So Ji-Sub is cast for the lead role in new MBC drama series “Dr. Lawyer.” The drama series will be directed by Lee Yong-Seok (“Haechi“) and scripted by Jang Hong-Cheol (“Class of Lies“). In “Dr. Lawyer,” So Ji-Sub will play Han Yi-Han. He was once an elite surgeon, but one surgery ruined his career. 4 years later, he works as an attorney, specializing in medical malpractice suits.

“Dr. Lawyer” will first air sometime during the first half of 2022 in South Korea.

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Jul 2 2021

Kim Hee-Seon cast in MBC drama “Tomorrow”

Kim Hee-Seon is cast for the lead role in MBC drama series “Tomorrow” (literal title). The fantasy themed drama series is based on webcomic “Naeil” by Ra Ma. In “Tomorrow,” Kim Hee-Seon will play a charismatic angel of death. She is part of a crisis management team that tries to save suicidal people from taking their own lives.

“Tomorrow” will first air during the first half of 2022 in South Korea.

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