This week K-Drama casting news: (01.21~01.27)

Another week has passed and another new casting has happened! Let’s get into it!

He is Psychometric:

Joe Byeong Gyu confirmed to replace Jeong Yuan in tvN’s upcoming drama He is Psychometric.

The drama will be directed by Kim Byung Soo (Hwayugi) and written by Yang Jin Ah. It tells the story Lee An (Jin Young) who has a special psychometry ability. Whenever he touches someone, he can read that person’s memory. Using his ability, Lee An wants to take out evil people in the world. Unlike his handsome appearance, he is not smart at all. Yoon Jae In (Shin Ye Eun) is a girl with a scar in her mind. She tries to hide that. Lee An and Yoon Jae-In happen to meet and they struggle to solve cases.

The drama will air on March 4.

Aide:

Lee Jung Jae in talks to lead upcoming drama ‘Aide’.

The drama will be directed by Kwak Jung Hwan PD (The K2, Ms. Hammurabi) and written by Lee Da Il (Life On Mars). The synopsis for the drama hasn’t been released yet, nor the releasing date or broadcast channel.

If the actor confirms, it will be his first return to small screen after 10 years.

READ: This week K-Drama casting news: (January: 3 weeks)

Asdal Chronicles:

Joe Byeong Gyu will join tvN’s upcoming drama Asdal Chronicles.

The drama will be directed by Kim Won Suk PD (My Mister, Signal) and Written by Kim Young Hyun & Park Sang Yeon (Six Flying Dragons). It’s set in the fictional land of Aseudal during ancient times.
Eun Sum (Song Joong Ki) was born with a fate to bring disaster to Aseudal. Due to his mother’s struggles to save him, he goes through hardships and grows up. He appears again in Aseudal. Ta-Gon (Jang Dong Gun) is a war hero of Aseudal. He has paved the way for Aseudal to become a prosperous city nation and he is the most powerful person in Aseudal. He dreams of becoming the first king of Aseudal. Tan-Ya (Kim Ji Won) was born with the same fate as Eun-Sum. She is the successor of the Wahan Tribe. Going through hardships, she realized her mission. She lives under the highest honor and her ambition is to become a politician.

The drama will be released in the first half of this year.

City of Stars:

Byun Yo Han confirmed for upcoming drama ‘City of Stars’.

The drama will be directed by Jang Jin PD (We are Brothers). It tells the story of Yoo Dong-Ha (Byun Yo Han), a maintenance technician for an aircraft. In his past, he was a member of the Air Force. An accident caused him to have claustrophobia and he has not been able to pilot a plane since that time. Yoo Dong-Ha is then selected as a candidate in a training project for potential astronauts. He goes through competitions and conflicts with other trainees and he must also face his claustrophobia.

The drama will be pre-produced and will begin filming in March. It’s scheduled to be broadcast in the second half of the year.

Strangers from Hell:

Im Siwan confirmed for OCN’s upcoming drama ‘Strangers from Hell

The drama is an adaptation of a webtoon, It will be written by the original writer and directed by Lee Chang Hee PD (The Vanished). It’s a thriller-horror story about a country young man who experiences scary things after moving to a suspicious place in Seoul. He finds himself in conflict with the inhabitants.

The drama will be aired in the second half of the year and the actor will be discharged from the military on March 27.

Save Me Season 2:

OCN’s ‘Save Me’ confirmed for a second season. The drama will be released in the first half of the year. The cast hasn’t been decided yet and the story hasn’t been released either.

That’s it for this week casting news!

Which cast/drama are you mostly looking forward to?

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READ: This week K-Drama casting news: (January: 3 weeks)