Mar 8 2021

First script reading for KBS2 drama “The Chronicle of Haunted Real Estate”

First script reading for KBS2 drama series “The Chronicle of Haunted Real Estate” (working title), starring Jang Na-Ra & Jung Yong-Hwa, took place December 28, 2020 at KBS Annex Building in Yeouido, Seoul. For lead male actor Jung Yong-Hwa, this is his first acting role since he was discharged from the South Korean military on November 3 2019. The first script reading was attended by main actors Jang Na-Ra, Jung Yong-Hwa, Kang Mal-Geum, Kang Hong-Suk Ahn Kil-Kang, Heo Dong-Won, and director Park Jin-Suk.

In addition, “The Chronicle of Haunted Real Estate” is now scheduled to first air April 14, 2021 in South Korea (takes over KBS2’s Wednesday & Thursday 9:30 PM time slot after “Hello, Me!“).

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Mar 8 2021

Lee Na-Eun dropped from SBS drama “Taxi Driver”

Lee Na-Eun from idol group “April” is dropped from upcoming SBS drama series “Taxi Driver” due to bullying accusations made against her. Le Na-Eun was cast to play major supporting character Go Eun in the drama series, but, according to production company StudioS, Lee Na-Eun has dropped out of the drama series. About 60% of the filming for the drama series has already completed. As soon as a new actress is cast to play Go Eun, she will refilm all scenes of Go Eun that was already filmed by Lee Na-Eun. Taxi driver stars Lee Je-Hoon & Esom.

Lee Na-Eun’s departure from the drama series was caused by an online post, that was made on February 28, 2021, via online community website Nate Pann. In that post, the younger brother of ex-April member Lee Hyun-Joo accused the other group members of bullying his sister

Meanwhile, “Taxi Driver” is still tentatively scheduled to air from April 9, 2021 in South Korea.

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Mar 5 2021

Teaser trailer for MBN drama “Bossam: Steal the Fate”

First teaser trailer added for MBN drama series “Bossam: Steal the Fate” (literal title) starring Jung Il-Woo & Kwon Yuri. Teaser trailer #1 shows Ba-Woo’s (Jung Il-Woo) getting into big trouble after he mistakenly kidnaps Princess Soo-Kyung (Kwon Yuri) as a bossam. Even more trouble for Ba-Woo, Prince Gwanghae (Kim Tae-Woo) orders Lee Yi-Cheom (Lee Jae-Yong) to bring Soo-Kyung to the palace.

“Bossam: Steal the Fate” first airs May, 2021 in South Korea.

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Mar 5 2021

Na In-Woo offered lead male role in KBS2 drama “River Where The Moon Rises”

Cube Entertainment has revealed that Na In-Woo has been offered the lead male role in currently airing KBS2 drama series “River Where The Moon Rises” co-starring Kim So-Hyun. Na In-Woo would replace actor Ji Soo and play lead male character On Dal. Currently, Na In-Woo is “positively considering” the offer.

Broadcast station KBS has not officially announced that actor Ji Soo has dropped out of the drama series, but, with Cube Entertainment’s announcement, his departure seems all but certain. The drama series itself has already filmed 95% of its scenes and 6 episodes has already aired, yet KBS is working hard behind the scenes to prepare for the lead actor’s replacement. Ji Soo’s departure is caused by bullying accusations first made against him on March 2, 2021 via online community website Nate Pann. The accuser wrote Ji Soo was a member of a bully group in middle school that bullied him with physical and verbal violence. More people responded with similar accusations against Ji Soo for his past bullying behavior. On March 4, 2021, Ji Soo posted a handwritten apology in which he apologized to the people that suffered from his actions and admitted his past behavior was inexcusable.

Mar 4 2021

Kim Nam-Gil cast in OCN drama “Island”

Kim Nam-Gil is cast for the lead role in OCN drama series “Island.” He is the first confirmed cast member announced for the drama series. Actress Seo Yea-Ji has received an offer to play the lead female role and she is still considering that offer. Actor Cha Eun-Woo has also received an offer to play a major supporting character role and he is still considering that offer. For “Island,” Kim Nam-Gil plays Ban. He protects the world from ghosts. He is himself half human and half ghost. He has two different sides, one is a warm person and the other is a cool headed person.

“Island” will first air second half, 2021 in South Korea.

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Mar 3 2021

Park Ha-Sun cast in MBC drama series “Black Sun”

Park Ha-Sun is cast for the lead female role in MBC drama series “Black Sun,” co-starring Namkoong Min. Actress Kim Ji-Eun is also cast to play supporting character. The drama series revolves around a crime information center team. Park Ha-Sun will play Seo Soo-Yeon, who is the leader of the crime information center team. Her relationship with former NIS agent Han Ji-Hyuk (Namkoong Min) is not clear.

“Black Sun” will air sometime during summer, 2021 in South Korea.

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Mar 3 2021

Teaser trailer for JTBC drama “Missing Child”

Teaser trailer added for JTBC drama special “Missing Child” starring Park Hyuk-Kwon & Jang So-Yeon. The teaser trailer begins with Park Hyuk-Kwon stating “I am his father. There’s no way I can’t recognize my son’s face. I have been looking for him over 10 years. Please” and (0:26) “It’s you Sung-Min right? I’m your father.”  

“Missing Child” consists of 2 episodes and will air March 22 & 23, 2021 in South Korea.

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Mar 2 2021

Teaser trailer #3 for tvN drama “Navillera”

Teaser trailer #3 added for tvN drama series “Navillera” starring Park In-Hwan & Song Kang. Captions in teaser trailer #3 state (0:10) “Seventy, began challenge” and (0:17) “23, Wandering began.” Narration has Park In-Hwan stating at the beginning of the teaser “I’ve never done what I wanted to do,” followed by Song Kang’s voice (0:09) “I don’t know if what you said is cursed, but I don’t live well. I dont know how to live my life. I don’t know whether I have a tomorrow or not,” (0:18) Park In-Hwan “Chae-Rok, there’s only one life. So this time is precious to me,” 
(0:26) Song Kang “Grandfather, why do you want to do ballet?” Meanwhile, above and below are two special posters for the drama series. Original webcomic writers Jun and Ji-Min drew the second poster.

“Navillera” first airs March 22, 2021 in South Korea.

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