Weekly News Update: May 27, 2012 to June 2, 2012


  • Lee Jun-hyuk (Equator Man) is preparing for a June enlistment for the dreaded military duty. Lee Jun-hyuk, we’ll be awaiting your return in 2014. (read more)


  • Choi Jin-hyuk (I Need Romance) has also been cast for the upcoming drama Ms. Panda and Mr. Hedgehog. He’ll play the gyopo (educated abroad) president of “Korea’s top cake franchise,” Saint-Honoré. He harbors resentment against his parents (a vaguely described “feeling of betrayal”), which has made his personality cold. But once he meets Ms. Panda, he’ll start displaying bits of aegyo.
  • More cable drama offerings with jTBC’s Beloved. The plot is about  a married couple of three years look back on their marriage when past lovers approach them. The said couple will be portrayed by Kim Min Jun (Romance Town) and Park Shi-eun (Just Like Today)
  • Kim Tae Hee (My Princess) and Lee Dong Gun (When It’s At Night) are in the talks to star in the drama remake of the romance movie, My Girlfriend is an Agent. The title of the drama however was changed to The Secret Lovers. It will premiere on September in MBC.
  • Upcoming tvN sitcom Answer to 1997′s final casting includes Eun Ji-won (1 Night 2 Days), Seo In-guk (Love Rain), A PINK’s Jung Eun-ji, Infinite’s Hoya, Sung Dong-il (Color of a Woman), and Lee Shi-un (The King 2 Hearts). Directing is PD Shin Won-ho of Happy Sunday’s Qualifications of Men, and writer Lee Woo-jung of 1 Night 2 Days.
  • OMGOMGOMGOMG! This is my favorite news of them all: Eugene confirms for SBS’s The Great Seer! Also joining the cast is A PINK’s Son Na-eun.
  • Joining the cast of Nice Guy is Park Shi Yeon (Coffee House), she’s playing the woman who broke Song Joong Ki’s heart.
  • Han Ji Hye (The Duo) will headline MBC’s May Queen. It will follow Dr. Jin on August. 


  • Park Shin Hye (Heartstrings) will be starring in a movie entitled December 23rd. She will playing the role of a law school student who has to take care of her mentally ill father. Other casts confirmed for the movie include Ryu Seung Yong, Jung Jin Young, and Kim Jung Tae.

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