We are only four months into the year, and amazing K-dramas just keep on coming! Drama fans have so much to look forward to in 2018 as new productions are confirming A-list stars for their projects on a regular basis. Let's check out some of the actors and actresses who have already signed up to star in your next favorite K-drama.

1. Lee Joon Ki

The Scarlet Heart: Ryeo actor returns to TV on May 12 to star as a corrupt lawyer in Lawless Lawyer. In the upcoming TVN legal series, his character is a successful attorney whose main goal is to get revenge for his mother's brutal murder.

2. Seo Ye Ji

The Save Me actress plans to make a drastic change from her previous role. Seo joins Lee Joon Ki's show Lawless Lawyer as a daredevil lawyer who acts first without considering the consequences. Her character also works at his law firm.

3. Park Hyung Sik

On April 25, KBS2 will release the Korean drama version of the hit cable series Suits, and Park scored himself a starring role! He accepted the part of a rookie lawyer with an incredible memory. The American show was ratings gold and proved to be a lucky charm in real life since a member of the original cast is set to marry into the British royal family; I wonder if royalty is in the Strong Woman Do Bong Soon star's future too.

4. Jang Dong Gun

The A Gentleman's Dignity actor headlines Park Hyung Sik's upcoming series Suits as a lawyer who is a legend in his field. Their two characters are bound to butt heads as they showcase their skills in the courtroom.

5. Ha Gain

Her six-year career hiatus comes to an end on April 28 when she stars as a widow and single mom in OCN's Mistress. This remake will be her first TV drama since The Moon that Embraces the Sun.

6. Chang Ki Yong

The My Mister villain plans to change it up as he returns to his good guy roots in the MBC melodrama Come Here and Give Me a Hug. He stars as an emotionally wounded detective who connects with a popular actress. It premieres on the 16th of May.

7. Go Ah Ra

The JTBC network welcomes Go to their spring line-up in the legal series Miss Hammurabi. On May 21, she'll greet viewers as a rookie judge who believes in revenge.

8. Lee Jin Wook

Voice - Season 2 isn't scheduled to air until the second half of this year, but OCN is already confirming cast members. The Time Renegades star is set to join the cast as a genius doctor that can decipher the minds of criminals. His special skill helps him solve cases. Stellar ratings on the first season of this crime thriller compelled the network to green light another one.

9. Lee Ha Na

The original Voice actress plans to reprise her role as Kang Kwon Joo in Voice - Season 2. She'll captivate the audience once again with her dominion over the call center.

10. Lee Sung Kyung

The Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo star plans to headline the tVN fantasy About Time. Her character, who will be introduced to the world on May 21, is a musical actress with the supernatural ability to see the life expectancy of people, including her own.

11. Lee Seo Won

This Hospital Ship actor joins forces with Lee Sung Kyung in About Time as a musical genius, who has a cold exterior but is adorably charming.

12. Lee Dong Wook

This year, Lee will be dedicated to saving lives as a kind ER doctor in the JTBC medical series Life. The Goblin star's new show is looking forward to a July premiere date.

13. Cho Seung Woo

The Stranger star teams up with Lee Dong Wook in Life as the hospital's power-hungry chief director.

14. Lee Jong Suk

This week, the Pinocchio actor began filming the upcoming SBS TV romantic tragedy Hymn of Death. It's a two part series, scheduled to be released in the second half of 2018, based on the life of Korea's first soprano singer Yun Sim Deok. He plays the gifted playwright she fell in love with.

15. Shin Hye Sun

The Stranger actress accepted the starring role of Yun Sim Deok in Hymn of Death. The historic figure she plays was not only the country's first soprano singer but a trailblazer for K-Pop.

Which star are you the most excited to see on-screen this year?

Shelly M is an author and blogger. Follow her personal blog at BTSCelebs.com


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