Kim So Yeon, Shin Eun Kyung, and Oh Man Seok Also Join Star-packed Cast of SBS Drama Penthouse

Dang, is everyone and their mothers going to be in this drama? Normally when new main lead caliber names are added to a drama casting it means prior rumored leads have declined but for SBS drama Penthouse it’s turning into a circus car because four new names have just appeared and it’s in addition to and not lieu of. Shin Eun Kyung, Kim So Yeon, Oh Man Seok, and rising actor Kang Tae Oh who was second lead in The Tale of Nokdu are all moving into the Penthouse it seems. They would join already named leads Eugene, Shin Sung Rok, Lee Ji Ah, and Bong Tae Gyu. Other than promising Kang Tae Ah every other name in this list could and have headlined dramas of their own so this is a wild main cast. This is such fun casting weirdness and makes Penthouse interesting on that alone. Continue reading

Shim Eun Kyung Gets K-movie Male Leads Harem of Lee Seung Gi, Kang Min Hyuk, Yeon Woo Jin, and More

I wasn’t terribly interested in last month’s film casting news that Lee Seung Gi and Shim Eun Kyung were going to headline a movie together, but the latest additions to the casting have me sitting up and 100% invested. Filming has … Continue reading

Moon Geun Young and Yook Sung Jae Lead the Script Reading for SBS Drama The Village

SBS just released script reading pictures for upcoming Wed-Thur drama The Village, which might not have such a high ratings buffer when it premieres in October what with currently airing Yongpal‘s noticeable drop in quality and ratings. It’s been low ratings across … Continue reading

Weekend Drama Scandal with Kim Jae Won Continues to Be Awesome Past the Midway Point

There is finally a weekend K-drama worth watching, and one that fully does justice to the meaty grist of the makjang genre. MBC‘s throwback Scandal: That Very Shocking and Immoral Incident is one drama that has exceeded all my expectations. … Continue reading