News bites: August 31, 2022

August 31, 2022August 31, 2022

News bites: August 31, 2022
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Song Hye-gyo, Han So-hee

Song Hye-gyo (Now We Are Breaking Up) and Han So-hee (Soundtrack #1) have been tapped for PD Lee Eung-bok’s (Jirisan, Sweet Residence) subsequent series, The Cost of Confession (roughly translated). Scripts will be penned by film director/screenwriter Kwon Jong-kwan (Proof of Innocence). The production group is presently discussing a broadcaster though also finalizing casting. [Sports Kyunghyang]

The legendary Song Kang-ho (Emergency Declaration, Parasite) is producing his drama debut in a period bromance. Titled Uncle Sam-shik, the story will be set in the early 1960s and follows the friendship of two guys. Production is presently nonetheless in the preparing stages with director Shin Yeon-shik at the helm. [10 Asia]

A drama spin-off named Ray (operating title) is in the performs, primarily based on the 2020 film Provide Us From Evil. For the title character of Ray, Lee Jung-jae (Squid Game) has agreed to reprise the function and filming is slated to commence subsequent year. With writing by Kim Bo-tong (D.P.), production will be led by the original director Hong Won-chan along with Shin Woo-seok (The Fixing). [YTN]
Placing the drama’s title to superior use, character posters have dropped for MBC’s Golden Spoon, featuring leads Yook Sung-jae (Mystic Pop-up Bar), Lee Jong-won (Hospital Playist two), Jung Chae-yeon (The King’s Affection), and Yeonwoo (Dal-li and Gamjatang). The fantasy will be coming to our screens on September 23, in the Friday-Saturday slot. [MBC]

More than on tvN, we get an additional appear at our sports hero Jung Woo (A Model Family members) in Mental Coach Jegal, as he tries to assistance his hoobae athletes like Lee Yumi (All of Us Are Dead) in the newest teaser. The drama launches September 12, following Poong the Joseon Psychiatrist in the Monday-Tuesday slot. [Sports Donga]
Coupang Play announced a new crime-thriller named Chronicles of Crime (roughly translated), which will be headlined by Jang Geun-seok (Switch), Heo Sung-tae (Adamas), and Lee Elijah (The Excellent Detective). With PD Kim Hong-sun (Cash Heist Korea: Joint Financial Region, The Guest) attached to direct, filming is scheduled to start out towards the finish of 2022. [News1]

Wavve has released much more promos for the upcoming Seasons of Blossoms, like a new poster and stills from their initial script reading. Premiering September 21, the youth drama stars Seo Ji-hoon (Guys Are Guys), So Joo-yeon (A Adore So Attractive), Kim Min-kyu (Idol: The Coup), Kang Hye-won (Greatest Error three), Yoon Hyun-soo (Kill Heel), and Oh Yoo-jin (Bulgasal: Immortal Souls). [MBC (1), (2)]

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