This week K-Drama casting news: (01.28~02.03)
Here comes another week full of casting news! Let’s get started!
When the Devil Calls Your Name:
Son Ji Hyun cast for tvN’s upcoming drama ‘When the Devil Calls Your Name‘ along with Jung Kyung Ho.
The drama is written by Noh Hye Young (Come Back Mister) and directed by Min Jin Ki PD (Circle), It tells the story of a man who sold his soul to the devil ten years ago for youth and success. But as soul collection day draws near, he bargains with the devil for an extension of their contract. The devil’s conditions are this: He must find three other people who have promised to sell their souls and take their contracts.
The drama is scheduled to be broadcast in the second half of this year.
Kim Bora & Lee Jong Won confirmed for webdrama Ghostderella.
It’s a supernatural romance about Min Ah, a girl who confined herself to her room after gaining the ability to see ghosts when she was 18 years old, and the chaotic events that occur as a strange male ghost begins to follow her.
They will start filming in January and it will be released in February on Lifetime’s Youtube Channel.
Her Private Life:
Kim Jae Wook, Park Min Young & Lee Kyu Hyung confirmed for tvN’s upcoming drama ‘Her Private Life’
The drama is directed by Hong Jang Chan PD (Dear My friends, Life) and It’s based on the webtoon “Noona Fan Dot Com” and It’s about a talented gallery curator named Sung Duk Mi (Park Min Young), who is an idol fangirl underneath her professional veneer. Meanwhile, her boss Ryan (Kim Jae Wook) becomes a passionate fanboy of her.
The drama will follow ‘Touch Your Heart’ in April.
Han Ji Min & Jung Hae In confirmed for MBC’s upcoming drama ‘Spring Night‘.
The drama will be directed and written by ‘Something in the Rain’ PD & writer, It tells the story of a couple in their 30’s has dated for a long time and they begin to talk about getting married. They look back at their relationship and realize their love newly.
The drama will air in May.
Choi Won Young confirmed for KBS’s upcoming drama ‘Doctor Prisoner’ along with Nam Goong Min.
The drama will be directed by Hwang In Hyuk PD (Assembly) & Written by Park Kye Ok (Inspiring Generation). It tells the story of Na Yi Je (Nam Goong Min), a surgeon with excellent skills and has a kind personality. He gets involved in a medical accident which he did not cause. The medical accident leads him to get kicked out of the hospital where he works. He then begins work as the chief of a prison medical clinic.
The drama will follow ‘Whats Wrong Poong Sang’ in March.
Save Me 2:
Jo Jae Young confirmed for OCN’s upcoming drama ‘Save Me 2’.
The drama will be directed by Lee Kwon PD (Door Lock) and the plot haven’t been released yet.
It’s aiming to air in May.
Eric & Go Joon Hee are positively reviewing the offer from KBS’s upcoming drama ‘Perfume’.
The drama tells the story of a middle-aged woman who has devoted her life to her family only to see it fall apart before her eyes and a man who doesn’t have the courage to find true love. Both of them get a second chance at romance in what is described as a fantasy romantic comedy.
The drama is scheduled to air in June.
SS501’s Kim Kyu Jong joins MBC’s upcoming drama Different Dreams.
The drama is directed by Yun Sang Ho PD (Saimdang, Light’s Diary) and written by Jo Kyu Won (Iris 1 & 2). It’s set in Kyungsung, while the country is under Japanese colonial rule, and Shanghai, China. Lee Young Jin is Korean, but she was raised by Japanese people. She is now a surgeon, but she becomes an intelligence agent for the provisional government of Korea. She gets involved with turmoil during the Pacific War.
The drama is scheduled to air in May.
Which cast/drama are you mostly looking forward to?
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