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News bites: February 4, 2023

News bites: February 4, 2023

Ji Chang-wook, Shin Hye-sun

  • Ji Chang-wook (If You Wish Upon Me) and Shin Hye-sun (Mr. Queen) are on the casting table for JTBC’s new healing romance Welcome to Samdalri. On the production side, PD Cha Young-hoon (When the Camellia Blooms) is attached to direct with Kwon Hye-joo (Go Back Spouses, Hi Bye, Mama!) penning the scripts. [Sports Kyunghyang]
  • The first stills have dropped for MBC’s Joseon Lawyer, featuring our title’s hero for the people Woo Do-hwan (The King: Eternal Monarch). Slated to broadcast this coming March with PD Kim Seung-ho directing (Twenty Five Twenty One), and with scripts by Choi Jin-young (Seven Day Queen), the historical sageuk also stars princess Bona (Twenty Five Twenty One) and top-ranking official Cha Hak-yeon (Tomorrow). [News1]

  • Kim Nam-gil (Island) has been offered a new hard-boiled action called Execution, which will be written by Kim Jin-wook (Bait) while Choi Young-hwan (The Thieves, Veteran) will be the talent behind the camera. In the meantime, Kim Nam-gil will be returning to our screens on February 24 with part two of TVING’s Island. [Newsen]
  • Han Ji-hyun (Cheer Up) will be acting opposite Lee Min-ki (My Liberation Notes) in Wavve’s new medical mystery-thriller Look at Me. Planning to release later in the year, filming begins next month with production led by filmmaker Ahn Sang-hoon (The Witness, Blind) and writer Hwang Ye-jin (Secret Mother). [Star News]

Lee Yi-kyung

  • Lee Yi-kyung (Critical X) is considering a new time-slip revenge drama called Please Marry My Husband. If he accepts, he’ll be playing the target of revenge when his dying wife gets a life re-do after catching him cheating with her best friend. Based on a popular web novel and webtoon, production is still in the planning stages and the broadcaster has not yet been announced. [Star News]
  • Casting continues for JTBC’s Death Game as well, and they’re lining up some pretty names to play the many faces of Seo In-gook (Cafe Minamdang). If everyone accepts their offer, we may be seeing (in alphabetic order): Choi Siwon (Work Later, Drink Now 2), Jang Seung-jo (Strangers Again), Kim Jae-wook (Crazy Love), Lee Jae-wook (Alchemy of Souls), and Sung Hoon (Woori the Virgin) alongside our heroine Park So-dam (Record of Youth). [My Daily (1), (2), (3), Sports Chosun, SpoTV News]
  • Over on tvN, The Heavenly Idol has been bestowing us with more stills, this time featuring supporting cast: Lee Jang-woo (Oh! Samkwang Villa), Yeh Ji-won (Brain Works), and Tak Jae-hoon (Dark Hole). Starring Kim Min-kyu (Business Proposal) and Go Bo-kyul (Hi Bye, Mama!), the fantasy rom-com premieres in just over a week on February 15. [News1 (1), (2), (3)]


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