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…

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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…

ICYMI: 2018 APAN Star Awards Winners

We are back from the hiatus to give you the list of winners of the 2018 APAN Star Awards! The awards night was recently held at Kyunghee University on October 13, hosted by Kim Seung-woo. Daesang (Grand Prize): Lee Byung-hun (Mr. Sunshine) Drama of the Year: Mr. Sunshine Top Excellence Award, Actor in a Miniseries: Park Seo-joon (What’s…

News Roundup: Fantagio vs Kang Hanna feud, Lee Jong-suk’s first ever rom com, Ryu Hye-young’s TV return, and more!

News roundup returns this week to give you the latest tea on the Korean drama industry! 1. Fantagio plans legal action against Kang Hanna for breach of contract Following the announcement of Kang Hanna that she would sign with Stardium entertainment agency, Fantagio has released a statement that they are currently in the process of…

Ryu Hye-young set to return to dramaland in first titular role

Ryu Hye-young (Reply 1988) has now been confirmed to make her drama comeback through O’live’s upcoming drama Eun Joo’s Room (literal translation). Eun Joo's Room is a webtoon adaptation about a freelance designer who picks up her life back on track after losing motivation and suffering from depression. Ryu Hye-young will play the titular role of Shim…

K-Drama Reaction: My ID is Gangnam Beauty | Series Review

They say pretty hurts and it does. Don’t judge a K-drama by its premise I was already used to quirky over-the-top plots of webtoon-based dramas that I thought My ID is Gangnam Beauty would be another series filled with overzealous characters and out-of-this-world conflicts. The story of a girl who was bullied in middle school…

K-Drama Reaction: Familiar Wife | Finale

There is something about familiar happy endings that touch my heart. And as Joo-hyuk (Ji Sung) and Woo-jin (Han Ji-min) give marriage another shot, they made sure not to commit the mistakes of the past and do it right this time. The way they portrayed a love-filled episode, despite the routine of daily struggles proved…

K-Drama Reaction: Familiar Wife | Episode 15

This one was a filler episode, which consisted of all the fluffy stuff. I felt like because Episode 14 was too good, the drama ended there and these last two episodes were just fillers to satisfy our eyes with more cheesy couple time. But overall, seeing Jo Jung-suk reprise his role as the feisty Kang…