Apink Bomi books first lead role in a drama

Apink’s Yoon Bomi (Because This Is My First Life) has signed on her first ever drama lead role. On October 15, news reports announced her agency Plan A Entertainment's confirmation of her starring role in the upcoming drama Farming Academy (working title). This drama is reportedly being produced by SBS, and will be a four-episode project.…

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Choi Jin-hyuk, Jang Nara to fight autocrats in upcoming SBS drama

Choi Jin-hyuk (Devilish Joy, Tunnel) and Jang Nara (Go Back Couple) are now both confirmed to lead the upcoming SBS drama Empress Dignity (working title). The drama is set in an alternate, modern-day Korea which has retained its monarchy and imperial family. Jang Nara plays the heroine Oh Sunny, a cheerful musical actress who is betrothed to the emperor. But…

Jun Ji-hyun in talks to star in new Hong Sisters drama

The camp of top star Jun Ji-hyun (Legend of the Blue Sea) has addressed reports that she will make her small screen comeback after giving birth to her second child. Her agency Culture Depot clarified that she has been offered to topbill the upcoming drama of acclaimed writers Hong Sisters (Hong Jung-eun and Hong Mi-ran), but…

GOT7’s Jinyoung offered lead role in new fantasy romance drama

Idol-turned-actor GOT7's Jinyoung (Magic School) is currently in talks to star for the lead role in tvn’s upcoming fantasy romance thriller That Psychometric Guy (literal translation). According to the official statement of his agency JYP Entertainment, Jinyoung received the casting offer, but it hasn’t been confirmed yet. In case Jinyoung signs on, this will be his first time…

Yoon Eun-hye, Chun Jung-myung all set for drama comeback

Yoon Eun-hye (Marry Him If You Dare) is making her much-awaited drama comeback alongside Chun Jung-myung (Master: God of Noodles) through the small screen adaptation of the hit web novel Love Watch (literal translation). The popular web series tells the life of top actress Yoon Yoo-jung (to be played by Yoon Eun-hye), who despite being known as the nation's…

Lee Na-young returns to dramaland as Lee Jong-suk’s leading lady

Lee Na-young (The Fugitive: Plan B) is set to return to the drama world after nine years through the tvN romantic comedy Romance Supplement (working title). Lee Jong-suk (While You Were Sleeping) has earlier confirmed his appearance in the upcoming project. Romance Supplement is a drama that revolves around the daily lives of employees of a…

Yang Se-jong receives first possible historical drama offer

Yang Se-jong (Thirty But Seventeen) is currently in talks to make his sageuk debut in the upcoming jtbc drama My Country,  his agency Good People confirmed. The more definite plot of the drama has yet to be announced, but it is reportedly about the love triangle of three main characters. My Country will be written by…

Jang Seung-jo courted to join Song Hye-kyo and Park Bo-gum’s drama Encounter

Jang Seung-jo (Familiar Wife) has reportedly received an offer to appear in tvN upcoming drama Encounter (formerly known as Boyfriend). The drama previously confirmed its lead stars as Song Hye-kyo (Descendants of the Sun) and Park Bo-gum (Moonlight Drawn By The Clouds). Encounter will tell the love story of Cha Soo-hyun (Song Hye-kyo), a rich…

Ha Ji-won withdraws from Prometheus

Hallyu star Ha Ji-won (Hospital Ship) has stepped down from her lead role in the upcoming spy drama Prometheus. According to the actress' agency Haewadal Entertainment, Ha Ji-won's camp decided to leave the production due to scheduling conflicts, after filming for the drama gets pushed back from its original plans. Prometheus is a much anticipated spy…

Jung Il-woo in talks to star in new fusion sageuk after military discharge

Jung Il-woo (Cinderella and Four Knights) is currently courted to star in a new fusion sageuk as his comeback project after completing his alternative military service as a public service worker. News reports quoted a source from Jung Il-woo's agency HB Entertainment that he is positively reviewing the new SBS weekend drama Haechi, but is…

VIXX’s N joins ‘Red Moon, Blue Sea’

Vixx N (Familiar Wife) has been confirmed to join Kim Sun-ah (Should We Kiss First) and Lee Yi-kyung (Investigation Couple) in the new MBC mystery thriller Red Moon, Blue Sea (literal translation). Red Moon, Blue Sea will tell the story of Cha Woo-kyung (to be portrayed by Kim Sun-ah), a consultant at a children care center…