Kim Sa Rang Drops Out of Mr. Sunshine and Kim Min Jung in Talks to Take Over Role

There’s a casting change this week in K-drama land that isn’t quite as explosive and intrusive to the drama filming as what happened with SBS hit thriller Return needing to replace its leading lady midway through airing. K-actress Park Sa Rang has dropped out of the upcoming Kim Eun Sook period drama Mr. Sunshine, with initial reports that it was due to her health but her agency later clarified that it was a scheduling conflict. Mr. Sunshine stars Lee Byung Hun and Kim Tae Ri as the leads, with Yoo Yeon Seok as the second male lead. Kim Sa Rang’s character is the second female lead and reportedly had a lot of scenes with Byun Yo Han‘s character. Filming has commenced for the pre-produced drama already but Kim Sa Rang had not started filming yet so switching her role now is not going to cause a delay to the filming. An offer is out to Kim Min Jung to take over and she’s considering it. Continue reading

K-stars Finally Try Adventurous Fashion Dressing to Mixed Results at W Korea Bash for Breast Cancer Charity

This news post is a week late but it was a trying week in K-ent with the saddest star departure followed by the happiest celebrity wedding, one needs to take a deep breath and get back on track. On October … Continue reading

Jung Woo Sung and Ha Jung Woo Headline K-stars at Bottega Veneta Event in Seoul

The waning days of summer is also the kickoff to the biggest fashion season of the year in fall. The colors and fabrics transition from the playful and light to the experimental and substantial, and this year Italian design house … Continue reading

Byun Yo Han and Kim Sa Rang Join Kim Eun Sook’s Period Romance Mr. Sunshine in Supporting Roles

I normally would tag any Kim Eun Sook drama a ratings sure thing, she’s never had a flop unlike many of her successful peers who toggle success and failure equally. Especially with her last two dramas Goblin and Descendants of … Continue reading

School-aged Pictures of Popular Hallyu K-actresses Show the Before and After

I did a post awhile back on the school age before and after pictures of Korea’s male stars. It’s time for the ladies counterpart post and who better to top it off than the three renowned prettiest actresses in Korea. … Continue reading

My Love Eun Dong Rounds Out Supporting Cast to Join Joo Jin Mo and Kim Sa Rang

Cable network jTBC‘s current Fri-Sat night new drama Falling for Innocence (Falling for Soon Jung) just started last week but the network is nearly done casting for the next drama to take over this time slot. My Love Eun Dong … Continue reading

Thrice Married Woman Can’t Finalize its Cast Because Writer Kim Soo Hyun Keeps Axing the Leads

This story warms my cockles because it proves that someone with talent and clout actually still cares about quality in Korean entertainment. Everyone’s likely heard now about the casting “problems” with the upcoming weekend drama Thrice Married Woman (She Gets … Continue reading