News bites: August 27, 2022

August 27, 2022August 27, 2022

News bites: August 27, 2022
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Woo Do-hwan, Bona, Cha Hak-yeon

MBC is lining up a new fusion sageuk known as Joseon Lawyer, headlined by Woo Do-hwan (The King: Eternal Monarch), Bona (Twenty 5 Twenty 1), and Cha Hak-yeon (Negative and Crazy). Despite the fact that the journey starts with our hero searching for revenge, the story follows his development as he learns to develop into a accurate (legal) champion and fight for the fantastic of the folks. Written by Choi Jin-young with PD Kim Seung-ho and PD Lee Han-hoon co-directing, filming is set to commence after casting has been finalized. [News1]

This weekend sadly marks the finale for tvN’s Alchemy of Souls, but under no circumstances fret for the reason that there’s fantastic news! Filming for the upcoming aspect two is properly underway and is scheduled to wrap sometime mid-fall. Our beloved mages must then be back on our screens ahead of the year ends in December. [Star News]

Jeon So-ni, Gu Kyo-hwan, Lee Jung-hyun

Netflix is organizing a new sci-fi horror known as Parasyte: The Gray, with leads Jeon So-ni (Scripting Your Destiny), Gu Kyo-hwan (Monstrous), and Lee Jung-hyun (The Household Is Coming). Primarily based on the acclaimed manga Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaaki, the story has also been created into two Japanese films as properly as an anime series. Teaming up once again just after Monstrous – along with Gu – the new drama adaptation will be written and directed by Yeon Sang-ho (Hellbound) with Ryu Yong-jae (Cash Heist Korea: Joint Financial Location) co-writing. [MBC]
It is been a busy year for Seo Ji-hye (Adamas), who has a third (!) drama lined up for 2022: Television Chosun’s Red Balloon. Co-starring Lee Sung-jae (Show Window: The Queen’s Home), Hong Soo-hyun (Police University), and Lee Sang-woo (Uncle), the drama is getting planned to broadcast this December. PD Jin Hyung-wook (Born Once more) is attached to direct with writing by Moon Young-nam (Revolutionary Sisters). [News]

A new poster has come out for TVING’s Yonder, which currently has higher expectations as film director Lee Joon-ik’s (The Book of Fish) very first foray into dramas. Scripts have been penned by Kim Jung-hoon and Oh Seung-hyun. Starring Shin Ha-kyun (Unicorn) and Han Ji-min (Our Blues), the sci-fi will be releasing this October on each TVING and Paramount+. [JTBC]
New posters have also dropped for Wavve’s upcoming Seasons of Blossoms, which has an ensemble cast such as: Seo Ji-hoon (Males Are Males), So Joo-yeon (A Adore So Stunning), Kim Min-kyu (Idol: The Coup), Kang Hye-won (Finest Error three), Yoon Hyun-soo (Kill Heel), and Oh Yoo-jin (Bulgasal: Immortal Souls). Directed by PD Wang Hye-ryung with Park Yoon-sung and Kim Ha-nui co-writing, the youth romance launches subsequent month on September 21. [News1]

tvN announced their lineup for the black comedy sageuk Umbrella, which stars Kim Hye-soo (Juvenile Justice), Kim Hae-sook (Tomorrow), and Choi Won-young (Golden Spoon). As the heads of the royal court – queen consort, queen dowager, and reigning king respectively – their blessing and curse is 4 squabbling princes who represent the future of Joseon. Written by Park Ba-ra with directing by PD Kim Hyung-shik (About Time), the drama is slated to air this coming October. [Dispatch]
More than on SBS, campus drama Cheer Up released stills from their very first script reading, featuring cast members Han Ji-hyun (Penthouse three), Bae In-hyuk (Why Her?), Kim Hyun-jin (Can You Provide Time?), Jang Gyu-ri (It is Okay to Not Be Okay), Lee Eun-saem (All of Us Are Dead), and Yang Dong-geun (Human Disqualification) amongst other folks. Premiering October three in the Monday-Tuesday slot, production is getting led by PD Han Tae-sub (Stove League) and writer Cha Hae-won (VIP). [SBS]

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