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News bites: February 24, 2024

News bites: February 24, 2024 by tccolb Although originally slated for a March 9 premiere, MBN announced that Missing Crown Prince has been postponed, the official reason being to deliver an even better final product. Starring Suho (Behind Your Touch), Hong Ye-ji (Love Song for Illusion), Myung Se-bin (Doctor Cha), Kim Joo-hun (Castaway Diva), and […]

News bites: February 22, 2024

News bites: February 22, 2024 by tccolb Han Ye-ri Han Ye-ri (One Day Off) has reportedly been added to the cast of MBC’s upcoming The Intimate Traitor, playing a police officer alongside our profiler hero Han Seok-kyu (Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim 3). Aiming to broadcast later this year, the crime-thriller has PD Song Yeon-hwa (Wild […]

News bites: February 20, 2024

It’s really interesting that so many dramas are focusing on the latter half of the 20th century now – it seems like that was a rare time period to set a drama in before but it’s also possible I just wasn’t aware of them. Are there classics set at this time I should know about? […]

News bites: February 14, 2024

1. Why does he look like Ahn Bo-hyun or am I losing my mind? 2. Poor Jeon Jong-seo whitewashed so hard she became one with the curtain. 3. “…and current husband” and she’s dressing like that?? Like she wants to attract women??!? Jang Seung-jo MOVE. 4. Love Kim Nam-joo with all my heart, but I’m […]

News bites: February 8, 2024

News bites: February 8, 2024 by tccolb The first script reading stills have dropped for MBC’s period-action Chief Detective 1958, led by Lee Je-hoon (Taxi Driver 2), Lee Dong-hwi (Big Bet), Choi Woo-sung (Melancholia), and Yoon Hyun-soo (A Good Day to Be a Dog). Slated to broadcast on weekends starting April, the star of the […]

News bites: February 6, 2024

1. Wavve and theatrical releases mean nothing to me if it doesn’t have an international distributor. 2. Lee Moo-saeng has first dibs on every shady husband role in Korean television. 3. I just hope they don’t waste Yoo In-soo in a thankless, irrelevant role like some dramas did. 4. “…with Im Soo-hyang… leading the lineup.” […]

News bites: January 31, 2024

News bites: January 31, 2024 by tccolb It’s been 20 years since MBC’s hit sageuk Dae Jang Geum had us glued to the screen and this time a sequel seems to be officially in the works, with Lee Young-ae (Maestra – Strings of Truth) returning to reprise her iconic role as Jang-geum. Currently called Female […]

News bites: January 27, 2024

News bites: January 27, 2024 by tccolb It’s full steam ahead for MBN’s upcoming The Crown Prince Has Disappeared, kicking off promos with the first script readings stills, led by Suho (Behind Your Touch), Hong Ye-ji (Love Song for Illusion), Myung Se-bin (Doctor Cha), Kim Joo-hun (Castaway Diva), and Minkyu (Maestra – Strings of Truth). […]

News bites: January 25, 2024

News bites: January 25, 2024 by tccolb It’s a busy, busy week for Joo Ji-hoon (Jirisan), who may finally be returning to romance (yay!) after MBC’s Goong, which aired almost two decades ago in 2006. Joo’s agency confirmed that he’s considering an offer for tvN’s Meeting Love on a Log Bridge (roughly translated), which has […]

News bites: January 20, 2024

News bites: January 20, 2024 by tccolb After taking some time to focus on movies, Song Joong-ki (Reborn Rich) may soon be returning to dramaland and is considering a new series called My Youth (working title). Production is still in the early stages, with scripts penned by Park Shi-hyun (Run On). In the meantime, we […]

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