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News bites: August 20, 2022




News bites: August 20, 2022

  • Netflix’s new series Murder Dieary announced their lineup: Choi Woo-shik (Our Beloved Summer), Sohn Seok-gu (My Liberation Notes), and Lee Hee-joon (Chimera). Based on an award-winning webtoon, the black comedy crime-thriller has PD Lee Chang-hee (Hell Is Other People) attached to direct, with scripts by rookie writer Kim Da-min. [MBC]
  • Over on TVING, Yoon Shi-yoon (It’s Beautiful Now) confirmed he’ll be returning in Work Later, Drink Now 2 after his (too) short appearance in the show’s first season. Reports say we’ll finally get some development (yay!) between the characters played by Yoon and Jung Eun-ji (Blind). Also reprising their roles from season one are leads Lee Sun-bin, Han Sun-hwa, and Choi Siwon. [YTN]

News bites: August 20, 2022

  • wavve’s upcoming Critical X released their second poster and video teaser of our sad but soon-to-be happy hero Kwon Sang-woo (Fly Dragon) — along with Im Se-mi (True Beauty), Sung Dong-il (If You Wish Upon Me), Shin Hyun-soo (Bossam: Steal the Fate), Park Jin-ju (If You Wish Upon Me), and Lee Yi-kyung (Secret Royal Investigator). The comedy will be launching early next month on September 2. [E Daily (1), (2)]
  • The huge success and popularity of ENA’s Extraordinary Attorney Woo has unsurprisingly jump-started discussions about a potential second season, which would aim for a 2024 broadcast. In the meantime, planning has already begun for a musical adaptation, but this will be brought to the stage sometime in 2024 as well. JTBC (1), (2)]

News bites: August 20, 2022

  • tvN’s mystery drama Blind has put out another ~dramatic~ poster with our three leads: Taecyeon (Secret Royal Inspector and Joy), Ha Suk-jin (A DeadbEAT’s Meal), and Jung Eun-ji (Work Later, Drink Now). Premiering September 16, the crime-thriller has PD Shin Yong-hwi (Voice 4, Tunnel) at the helm with writing by Kwon Ki-young (Andante). [Newsis]
  • A new poster has also been released for Coupang Play’s comedy, Returning Student: A in School But F in Love. Starring Kwon Hyuk-soo (Come Here and Hug Me) and Joo Hyun-young (Extraordinary Attorney Woo), the spin-off show from SNL Korea will be broadcasting on Saturdays starting next week on August 27. [KBS]

News bites: August 20, 2022

  • New character posters and a video teaser have dropped for Netflix’s Narco-Saints, featuring the main cast: Ha Jung-woo (Hit), Hwang Jung-min (Hush), Park Hae-soo (Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area), Jo Woo-jin (Happiness), Yoo Yeon-seok (Hospital Playlist 2), and Taiwanese actor Chang Chen (Dune). The crime-action thriller will be releasing on September 9. [News1]

News bites: August 20, 2022

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