Hong Sister’s tvN Drama Hwayugi Adds Interesting Supporting Ladies Bora, Lee Se Young, and Lee El

A trio of very different but interesting in their own way K-actresses have signed on to upcoming tvN fantasy drama Hwayugi penned by the Hong Sisters. Former idol turned actress Bora (Yoon Bo Ra) is slated to take a supporting role, in a character not based from one in the Chinese classic Journey to the West which is the basis for Hwayugi. Lee El continues her fantasy drama streak by joining Hwayugi, her third in a row after doing Goblin and now grim reaper police drama Black. Her character will be the secretary to a top entertainment agency president, though in the drama he is also the modern day incarnation of the Bull Demon King. And lastly Lee Se Young is also in talks to join Hwayugi, going back to a supporting role in a more high profile drama after being the female lead in KBS drama The Big Hit. These three ladies will be joining Lee Seung Gi, Cha Seung Won, Oh Yeon Seo, Lee Hong Ki, and Jang Kwang, all of whom play characters based on the famous Journey to the West demons plus monk. Continue reading

Yoon Si Yoon and Kim Min Jae Enter the Idol Life in First Script Reading for KBS Drama The Big Hit

Judging from the wide smiles at the table read for upcoming KBS variety drama The Big Hit, this is clearly a story that entertains the talented cast assembled to bring it to life. Nearly two years after the different and ambitious … Continue reading

Lovers in Music Showcases the Colorful Cast Led by Ji Hyun Woo and Jung Eun Ji

Seeing the official stills of all the leads in the upcoming Lovers of Music (Trot Lovers) makes me want to yell “Avengers Assemble”, with music lovers substituting for Avengers of course. It’s just three weeks away from the premiere of … Continue reading

Ji Hyun Woo and Yoo In Na Confirm Breakup as Trot Lovers Finalizes Casting with Leading Lady Jung Eun Ji

KBS is going the method acting route in casting its upcoming music industry drama Trot Lovers. The main cast consists of all musician/actor hybrids without a single weak link in the mix. Ji Hyun Woo already confirmed his casting as the … Continue reading