Kdrama Newsbrief Daily: September 26, 2017

Main posters for Avengers Social Club

Main posters are revealed by tvN for its upcoming revenge-themed series Avengers Social Club starring Lee Yo-won (Night Light) as the club’s leader and a wife betrayed by her husband, Ra Mi-ran (The Gentlemen of Wolgyesu Tailor Shop) as a hardworking mother who will protect her two children at all cost, Myung Se-bin (First Love Again) as an unhappy wife to a violent husband, and U-KISS’ Jun as a neglected son who joins the other three to get back at his biological parents for abandoning him. The posters pretty reflect the personality of each character and their determination to take revenge on people who betrayed them. Avengers Social Club will premiere on October 11, replacing Criminal Minds on Wednesdays and Thursdays. [via Donga.com]

Press Conference for Because This Is My First Life

The upcoming tvN rom-com Because This Is My First Life conducted its press conference at The Imperial Palace Hotel in Seoul on September 26, about two weeks ahead of its premiere on October 9. The series will tell the story of a ‘house-poor’ man, played by Lee Min-ki (Dalja’s Spring), and a homeless woman, played by Jung So-min (My Father Is Strange), who have both decided not to marry or date until they realize that they fall in love after spending time together as housemates. The series is expected to depict how today’s generation view jobs, relationships, and a married life. [via Donga.com]

Because This Is My First Life Press conference

More stills and first teaser for Don’t Trust Her

KBS2 released more stills for its upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Don’t Trust Her about an ace female prosecutor who is tasked to lead a special team dealing with sexual cases and a psychiatrist-turned-prosecutor who becomes involved in her career and personal life. Jung Ryeo-won (Bubblegam) and Yoon Hyun-min (Tunnel) are playing the experienced and rookie prosecutor, respectively. Their characters are shown in the latest stills having a tense confrontation in which she refuses to shake his hand and makes an impatient look suggesting that she does not like her meeting with him, who responds in a cool way to hide his embarrassment. In addition, the first teaser for the legal drama was also released, featuring the two leads in a 25-second video filled with rage and sorrow. Don’t Trust Her, also known as Witch’s Court, will be broadcast starting October 9. [Via Donga.com]

Don't Trust Her Stills

Stills for Go Back Couple

KBS2’s newest time-slip drama Go Back Couple will premiere in less than three weeks, so more stills are out to promote the upcoming drama. The latest ones feature leads Jang Na-ra (One More Happy Ending) and Son Ho-jun (Blow Breeze) as their characters bond with her mother and his family during the time before they get married. The series’ story will revolve around their life as an unhappily married couple who travel 18 years back in time and meet again for the first time as college students. Go Back Couple is KBS’s second time-travel drama on the Friday-Saturday slot. It will premiere on October 13. [via Donga.com]

Go Back Couple Stills

Character Poster for The Package

Another character poster for JTBC’s The Package is out, featuring actor Yoon Park (Age of Youth 2) who plays a mysterious guy chasing after Lee Yeon-hee‘s (Reunited Worlds) character in France. The poster shows the iconic Eiffel Tower in the backdrop and has a caption that reads: “Where are you?” The upcoming completely pre-produced cable drama centers around a group of South Koreans lead by Lee Yeon-hee and CNBLUE’s Jung Yong-hwa (The Three Musketeers) who travel around in gorgeous locations in France, including the historic towns of Saint-Malo and Honfleur. It will premiere on October 13 for a 12-episode run every Friday and Saturday. [via Donga.com]

The Package Poster f

Stills for While You Were Sleeping

More stills are out for the much-awaited supernatural romance SBS drama While You Were Sleeping, starring Lee Jong-suk (W-Two Worlds) and Bae Suzy (Uncontrollably Fond) who are playing a newly appointed prosecutor and a future-predicting ex-journalist, respectively. The first set of stills show an anxious Lee Jong-suk’s character as he tries to save Suzy’s from falling to the ground but to no avail. She stands at the railing of the hospital’s rooftop and eventually falls. In other still images, she is shown cutting her hair and similarly feeling upset. While You Were Sleeping will air every Wednesday and Thursday beginning September 27. [via Donga.com 1, 2]


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