New KBS2 daily drama “Red Shoes” confirms line-up

Choi Myung-gil (Men Are Men), So E-hyun (Fates and Furies), Park Yoon-jae (It's My Life), and Shin Jung-yun (She Knows Everything) are all confirmed for the upcoming KBS2 weekday morning drama “Red Shoes” (literal title). Choi Myung-gil will play Min Hee-kyung while So E-hyun will play her daughter Kim Zem-ma. Hee-kyung reunites with her first love and leaves her…

Lee Young-ae, Kim Hae-sook, Kim Hye-jun, Kwak Sun-young lead in new female-centric drama

Lee Young-ae (Saimdang, Light’s Diary), Kim Hye-jun (Chip-in), Kwak Sun-young (Hospital Playlist), and Kim Hae-sook (Start-up) are all set to lead the new JTBC comedy action thriller "A Wonderful Sight” (working title). Lee Young-ae will play as Koo Kyung-yi, a police officer-turned-insurance investigator/private detective. She is currently solving a serial murder case, with a female university student as the…

Korean remake of UK series “Uncle” reveals cast

Oh Jung-se (It's Okay to Not Be Okay), Jeon Hye-jin (Stranger 2), Park Sun-young (The World of the Married), Lee Sang-woo (Lovestruck in the City), and Hwang Woo-seul-hye (Crash Landing on You) have all been confirmed to join the TV Chosun adaptation of “Uncle.” The drama is a remake of the UK television series "Uncle" that aired on Channel 4 in…

Ahn Eun-jin, Park Sung-hoon, and Joy cast in “Just One Person”

Ahn Eun-jin (Hospital Playlist), Park Sung-hoon (Joseon Exorcist), and Red Velvet’s Joy (Tempted) are all confirmed for the upcoming JTBC drama “Just One Person” (literal title). Veteran actress Go Doo-shim (When the Camellia Blooms) is also set to join the project. Ahn Eun-jin will play Pyo In-suk, a stubborn and insensitive woman who learns that she has terminal illness. She…

Ok Taecyeon, Kim Hye-yoon team up in tvN’s new sageuk

2PM’s Ok Taecyeon (Vincenzo) and Kim Hye-yoon (Extraordinary You, Snowdrop) have both been confirmed to star in tvN’s new historical drama “The Secret Royal Inspector and Jo-yi” (literal title). The history comedy drama revolves around an indolent secret royal inspector and a reckless divorced woman in their quest to uncover the corruption in government in the Joseon period. Ok Taecyeon leads…

Lee Jun-ho, Lee Se-young Confirmed For New Historical Drama

2PM’s Lee Jun-ho (Confession) and Lee Se-young (Kairos) are both confirmed to star in the upcoming MBC historical melodrama “The Red Sleeve Cuff” (literal translation). Set in the 18th century, the sageuk will feature the romance between King Jeongjo and his royal concubine Uibin Sung as recorded by the imperial court. It is also based on a novel of the same…

Ji Hyun-woo, Lee Se-hee cast in KBS2 weekend drama

Ji Hyun-woo (Love is Annoying, But I Hate Being Lonely) and Lee Se-hee (Live On) are both cast in KBS2 weekend drama “Gentleman and Young Lady” (literal title). The drama will tell the story of Lee Young-kook (to be played by Ji Hyun-woo), a widower with three children who still grieves the death of his wife. He will…

Han Ye-seul reunites with “Couple or Trouble” PD in new drama

Han Ye-seul (Big Issue) is set to lead the new drama “Goodbye Romance” (working title). Goodbye Romance is a story of longtime friends in their journey to becoming lovers. Han Ye-seul will portray the female lead role of Joo Chan-hee, a woman who worries about dating and marriage. This is also a reunion project of Han Ye-seul…

Na In-woo cast in drama “The Jinx’s Lover”

Na In-woo (River Where The Moon Rises) has been confirmed to star in the upcoming drama adaptation of “The Jinx’s Lover” (literal title). The fantasy drama is based on the webtoon “Jinxui Yeonin” written by Han Ji-hye, which is about a poor, unlucky man who meets the goddess of luck being hidden by a chaebol family. Na…

Park Hyung-sik, Han Hyo-joo return to dramaland via tvN’s new thriller

Park Hyung-sik (Suits), Han Hyo-joo (W: Two Worlds Apart) are now both set to star in the new tvN apocalyptic thriller “Happiness” (literal title). Veteran character actor Joo Woo-jin (Mr. Sunshine) has also been confirmed to join the project. Happiness is a post-apocalyptic thriller that delves into the lives of citizens when protocols in dealing with infectious…

Kim Sae-ron, Nam Da-reum to lead new youth drama

Kim Sae-ron (Leverage) and Nam Da-reum (Start Up) are both set to lead the new KakaoTV fantasy romance drama “Excellent Shaman Ga Doo-shim” (literal title). Kim Sae Ron will star as the titular character Ga Doo-shim, an 18-year-old high school girl whose only wish is to live a normal life but she is born with the fate of being…

Yoo Seung-ho, Hyeri, Byeon Woo-seok, Kang Mi-na to lead KBS period drama

Yoo Seung-ho (Memorist), Hyeri (My Roommate is a Gumiho), Byeon Woo-seok (Record of Youth), and Kang Mi-na (Hotel del Luna) are all confirmed to lead the upcoming KBS historical drama “Thinking of the Moon When the Flower Blooms” (literal title). Set in Joseon era, the drama will revolve around the time when strict alcohol prohibition…

Yoon Doo-joon books comeback drama post-military

Highlight’s Yoon Doo-joon (Let’s Eat 3) is set to return to the small screen through the drama “There is No Goo Pil-soo” (working title). The drama revolves around the bromance between Goo Pil-soo, a 40-something dreamer, and Jung Seok, a 20-something entrepreneur. Yoon Doo-joon will play the role of Jung Seok, a genius in his twenties…

Park Hae-jin is a magician who manages ghosts in new rom-com

Park Hae-jin (Kkondae Intern) has been confirmed to lead the new drama “From Now On, Showtime!” (working title). From Now On, Showtime! is a romance fantasy drama about a magician and a police officer. Park Hae-jin is cast for the role of Cha Cha-woong, a famous magician who is known for his harsh remarks. He is…

What you should know about AppleTV’s Pachinko adaptation

Since October of 2020, news about Apple TV's adaptation of the best-selling novel Pachinko has been making rounds on the internet. Earlier confirmations were about the lead stars, Lee Min-ho (The King: Eternal Monarch) and Youn Yuh-jung (Minari). Pachinko, which is written by Min Jin Lee, revolves around the multi-generational saga of a Korean family…