News bites: July 16, 2022

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News bites: July 16, 2022
by stroopwafel

Kang Ha-neul

Kang Haneul (Insider) is becoming courted for the lead function in a new dark fantasy drama, Death’s Game. Adapted from a preferred webtoon, the premise of Death’s Game is that death is only the starting. When a deeply unhappy man faces death, he finds himself drawn into a game with life or death stakes. Kang’s present drama, Insider, hasn’t completed airing but, but I hope we get superior news on this project — there can under no circumstances be also lots of Kang Haneul shows. [Newsen]

Im Soo-hyang (Medical professional Lawyer, Woori the Virgin) is contemplating provides for her subsequent project, and a single she’s contemplating is the fantasy-health-related drama, The Season of Kkok-du. The titular character Kkok-du is a grim reaper who has to endure a exceptional punishment: holiday time. Every single 99 years he’s forced to take a break from his perform guiding souls to the Underworld, and on a single such holiday, he meets a physician with a strange energy. The physician, which is the function Im Soo-hyang is contemplating, has the capability to summon Kkok-du at will. Kim Jung-hyun (Mr. Queen) is reportedly in talks for the male lead of Kkok-du. I actually like Im Soo-hyang, so I’m torn in between wanting her to take this function and wanting her to take a small break. Regardless of what she chooses to do, it is good to see her in higher demand. [Newsen, Sports Chosun]

Lee Joon

The makjang masterminds behind Penthouse and An Empress’s Dignity — PD Joo Dong-min and writer Kim Quickly-ok – are returning to dramaland with a new project known as The Escape of the Seven. Lee Joon (Red Heart) is presently in talks for a function, and if he accepts he’ll be operating with Eom Ki-joon (Penthouse three), Hwang Jung-eum (Mystic Pop-up Bar), Yoon Jong-hoon (Penthouse three), and Shin Eun-kyung (Penthouse three). Lee Joon has been creating a lot of exciting project selections lately, and it appears like he’s focused on displaying his variety – so what ever this function is, it is probably a transform from his prior ones. There’s no details out there on the genre or plot but, but primarily based on the inventive team’s prior operates, I’m pondering drama, makjang, and lots of yelling. [Xports News]

Wrapping up our casting news extravaganza, we have confirmation that Gong Min-jung (Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha) will be joining Namgoong Min (The Veil) and Kim Ji-eun (Once again My Life) in 1 Thousand Won Lawyer. The action and legal drama follows a brilliant lawyer, played by Namgoong Min, who charges just 1,000 won to take on a case. He fights tooth and nail for his customers regardless of who his adversary is, and he’s not cowed by fancy, higher-priced lawyers. Gong Min-jung will be playing a prosecutor who generally tries to bear in mind her roots and why she became a lawyer, in spite of a slight jealous streak when it comes to some of her peers and sunbaes. [Newsen]

Even though thrillers are not uncommon in Korean cinema, it is uncommon to see a thriller exactly where all the protagonists are females. Limit breaks the mold with a tense story about a series of youngster kidnappings and the lengths 3 females will go to for their kids. Starring Lee Jung-hyun (Evening of the Undead, Peninsula), Moon Jung-hee (Occasions, Search), and Jin Seo-yeon (1 the Lady), what’s at stake is terrifying: if a person is prepared to kidnap your youngster, what else are they prepared to do? Playing the depraved masterminds behind the kidnappings are Park Myung-hoon (Parasite, Funds Heist: Korea – Joint Financial Location) and Park Kyung-hye (My Roommate Is a Gumiho). Directed by Lee Seung-joon (The Spy: Undercover Operation) and adapted from a novel by Japanese writer Hisashi Nozawa, Limit opens on August 17. [Xports News, Sports Seoul]

If You Want Upon Me has released its most current batch of character stills, this time turning the spotlight on Sooyoung (Run On) and Sung Dong-il (Ghost Medical professional). Starring Ji Chang-wook (The Sound of Magic), the healing drama is about the final wishes of hospice sufferers. Sooyoung is a nurse at the hospice and an physical exercise fanatic. Muscle loss is disastrous in her eyes, so she generally has fitness on her brain. When she’s not working out, she’s busy becoming a ray of optimism and brightness at the hospice when she aids out Group Genie. What’s Group Genie, you ask? They’re the group in charge of creating patients’ wishes come accurate. The volunteer group is an essential element of the hospice method, and Sung Dong-il is their trusty leader. His most current character stills hint at an unhappy previous as effectively as displaying his present life at the hospice. I know we nonetheless have a handful of weeks just before the drama starts, but I am currently Group Genie all the way. If You Want Upon Me premieres August ten on KBS. [MK Sports, Newsen]

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