Kdrama Newsbrief Daily: September 21, 2017


While You Were Sleeping released a new poster featuring again a romantic atmosphere between leads Lee Jong-suk and Bae Suzy. This is the seventh poster overall considering the character posters released for the five main cast including Lee Sang-yeob, Go Sung-hee, and Jung Hae-in. The upcoming series has less than one week prior to its premiere on September 27.

While You Were Sleeping Poster 7

JTBC’s The Package has still about three weeks to spend before its 6-week broadcast starts on October 13 but promotional materials for the drama have been released as early as last week. The latest posters were revealed on September 21, featuring the two couples of the 7-member tour group in France — Choi Woo-sik (Fight For My Way) and Ha Shi-eun (Oh Hae Young Again), and Ryu Seung-soo (Falsifyand Park Yoo-na (Secret Forest).


Because This Is My First Life released still images for one of its major supporting cast, Kim Ga-eun (Reunited Worlds). She is playing the best friend of the characters played by Jung So-min and Esom. She is expected to show a youthful and loving appearance as the girlfriend of Kim Min-seok’s character. Meanwhile, another set of stills featuring the best friends trio enjoying their time together in a karaoke were revealed. Their characters have known each other for 12 years and although they share the happiness and sadness of their lives, their views toward profession, love, and marriage are different.

Ra Mi-ran (The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop) will be back in weekday primetime drama this October. She is playing one of the major leads in tvN’s upcoming Avengers Social Club which tells the story of a group of individuals who team up in an effort to carry out revenge plans against those who betrayed them. The new series released still images of the actress. Her role is a mother who sells fish at a market for a living as depicted in the stills below.

Avengers Social Club Stills for Ra Mi-ran

SBS’s released the first stills for its new Monday-Tuesday drama Don’t Trust Her starring actress Jung Ryeo-won (Bubblegum) and actor Yoon Hyun-min (Tunnel). The images feature the character played by the actor. He is a psychiatrist who ends up studying law and becoming a prosecutor. The upcoming series centers around Jung Ryeo-won’s character, an ace prosecutor who leads a special team dealing with sexual crimes against women and children. It will premiere on October 9, following Lingerie Girls’ Generation.

Don't Trust Her Stills for Yoon Hyun-min


FT Island’s Lee Hong-gi has been offered to play a womanizing celebrity in the Hong Sisters’ new drama, Hwayugi, a drama adaptation of the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West about a monk who goes to a journey with four companions hoping to atone for their sins. The modern-day reworking will have the monk team up with the exiled god Monkey King to fight the evil spirits roaming around the present-day Seoul. Lee Hong-gi is up to play a pig monster with the power to seduce women and suck their life force. The fantasy romance drama has no confirmed leads yet but the offers are out to Lee Seung-gi (My Girlfriend is a Gumiho) and Oh Yeon-seo (My Sassy Girl).

Lee Hong-gi

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