Explore The 34 Dream Cast Imagined For Various K-Dramas Based On Webtoon Or Remake

Explore The 34 Dream Cast Imagined For Various K-Dramas Based On Webtoon Or Remake

K-Dramas always amaze us with perfect casts and breathtaking actors and actresses. But we cannot help but imagine a “Dream Cast” before the final cast is revealed. Creating a “Dream Cast” is simply imagining which actor or actress we think would suit best a role or a specific drama. Often we choose it based on the original characters from the webtoon the drama is adapted from, or if it’s a remake, which other actor or actress we would want to see playing a certain character.

Even if all actors and actresses cast for K-Dramas are good, some are especially outstanding in some roles or story genres. Also, we can’t help but think of some people when we first discover or hear about some dramas. And now is your time to also choose your dream cast by voting for each of those K-Dramas’ dream cast suggestions.

We’ve made plenty of potential “Dream Cast” on Kpopmap, you can now take a look at all of them, and participate in the votes!


1. “Bastard” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: SeonWoo Jin, is a young boy who inadvertently becomes an accomplice to a serial murderer, who also happens to be his father. However, when his father makes his girlfriend, Yoon Kyun, his next target, Jin is determined to fight back.

Some dream cast contestants: Um KiJoon, Park HaeJoon, Jung JiSo, Park JiHu…


2. “Do You Remember Me?” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: A young woman named Lee JiHyun, once dreamed of becoming a fashion columnist, but life had other plans. Presently, she works at a celebrity gossip website in the big city. She’s overworked and barely has any time for herself, so much so that she ties her hair with a bulldog clip. As she turns 30, her world is turned upside down when she finds out about her favorite celebrity HaNeul’s new relationship with a motorsports model, Choo AhRa.

Some dream cast contestants: Go Ara, Chae SooBin, NCT’s JaeHyun, INFINITE’s L…


3. “Dear Actresses” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: A young college student Han ChoWon is heartbroken over her ex-boyfriend So WooJoo, and is having a difficult time navigating her feelings. She is suddenly possessed by the soul of the beloved actress Cha Eugene, known as the “Nation’s Goddess”, who is in a coma from an accident that she has no memory of. To find out the truth about her accident, Eugene directs ChoWon towards acting, where she is perceived as a copycat of Cha Eugene and looked down upon by Gong YeonJun, an actor with national prestige. Even though she is embarrassed in front of So WooJoo, who is also an actor, through ups and downs, trials and tribulations, Han ChoWon discovers her own knack for acting, develops her unique style, and becomes a lovely actress in her own right. At the same time, with ChoWon’s help, Eugene gets closer to finding out the reason why she is in a coma.

Some dream cast contestants: Jin KiJoo, Go MinSi, Yoo InNa, Shin HaeSun, Park JiHoon, WEi’s YoHan…


Drama Summary: “A Good Day To Be A Dog” is an unpredictable fantasy romance drama about a woman who is cursed to turn into a dog when she is kissed and a man who can break the curse but is afraid of dogs.

Some dream cast contestants: Kim HyeYoon, Kim SeJeong, Lee SungKyoung, Park BoGum, Park HyungSik…


5. “A Compendium Of Ghosts” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: A young girl, SeJin, who has the ability to see supernatural entities, and her friend, Sang, a rather cowardly huntsman, ends up being followed by one. SeJin and Sang have a black cat x golden retriever dynamic.

Some dream cast contestants:  Kim SoHyun, Han SoHee, Chae JongHyeop, Lee DoHyun…


6. “Alice In Borderland” Korean Remake Dream Cast

Drama Summary: Japanese drama that follows a group of players as they face death in numerous “games” where they must either participate or die by default. Japan, as we know it, has been transformed into an arena, and life has been turned upside down. Amidst this chaos, a few resilient players fight for survival, making terrible sacrifices and experiencing heartbreaking loss in the process.

Some dream cast contestants: GOT7’s JinYoung, Han SoHee, Park JiHoon…


7. “Time Share House” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: A lovely young woman Yoon DoAh, has just landed her dream job as a writer at a broadcasting company and is more than elated to begin a new chapter of her life. Little did she know, her parents are also looking forward to a new beginning because they are getting divorced. Upon finding out that both of her parents have lovers of their own, DoAh decides to find a new place to live. Luckily, she stumbles upon an affordable share house but there’s something off about the place.

Some dream cast contestants: Kim YouJung, Song Kang, Kim MinGue, Seo JiHoon…


8. “Is It A Coincidence?” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: Back in middle school, HongJu was HooYoung’s first love but she would pass on love notes to him from her friends with not the slightest clue about his feelings. 10 years later, they meet on a blind date where HongJu introduces herself, and HooYoung recognizes her at once. As it turns out, both HongJu and HooYoung had come for a blind date, but they had their respective partners mixed up. The two resume their separate dates, but the encounter leaves HooYoung wondering whether it was just a coincidence that he met HongJu after such a long time.

Some dream cast contestants: Ahn HyoSeop, 2PM’s TaecYeon, SF9’s RoWoon…


9. “The 26th Murder” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: An arrogant serial killer who is caught and sentenced to the death penalty but suddenly loses his memory to a concussion a day before his execution. The narrative thus explores the moral dilemmas of crime and punishment and the judicial structures governing the same through the lens of a suspense mystery as we grapple with the possibility of a murderer lying about his amnesia to get out of death row or alternatively, him genuinely having forgotten all his sins. If the latter is true, does that absolve him from his crimes, and if not, will a psychopath roam free?

Some dream cast contestants: Choi WooShik, UP10TION’s Kim WooSeok…


10. “House Of The Dragon” Dream Cast

Series Summary: “House of the Dragon” is the newly famous show by HBO, the prequel of the worldwide known “Game of Thrones“. “House of the Dragon” tells the story of House Targaryen, ruler of Westeros and dragon rider. The plot takes place 172 years before the birth of Daenerys Targaryen, who will be one of the central characters of the series “Game of Thrones“.

Some dream cast contestants: Seo YeaJi, Kim HyeSoo, Song KangHo


11. “Back To You” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: HaYoung, is an unassuming young girl who strongly believes that the boy who keeps appearing in her dreams is the one she is destined to be with. This boy is JaeHyun, a popular classmate and neighbor who seems to notice everyone but her. To JaeHyun, HaYoung is not a friend or a lover but rather just a girl he knows, and that apparent indifference is enough to deter HaYoung from approaching him. Nevertheless, JaeHyun is HaYoung’s first love, and her heart remains unchanged.

Some dream cast contestants: Park EunBin, Kang Daniel, WOODZ…


12. “Now I’m Taking A Break From Dating” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: Two young individuals who used to be schoolmates, each going through rough patches in their lives in terms of love, bumping into each other, and unlearning their trauma through getting to know each other’s sincere feelings.

Some dream cast contestants: Moon GaYoung, Kim SaeRon, BTS’s V, Lee JaeWook…


13. “Gorae Byul – The Gyeongseong Mermaid” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: “Gorae Byul – The Gyeongseong Mermaid” is set in the independent movements during the Japanese colonial era. The lead character SuA is a servant in a pro-Japanese household. At the beach, she met EuiHyeon who had jumped into the sea after being shot by the Japanese police.

Some dream cast contestants: Kim HyangGi, Kim TaeRi, Lee JongSuk, Yoo SeungHo, Woo DoHwan, Na InWoo…


14. “The Remarried Empress” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: “The Remarried Empress” tells the romance of the perfect empress of the Eastern Empire named Navier. The Emperor was not planning to keep her as an Empress anymore so she decides to choose to divorce him and to be an Empress elsewhere.

Some dream cast contestants: Seo YeaJi, Ju JiHoon, Seo KangJoon, Lee YuBi


Drama Summary: “Seasons Of Blossom” is a youth drama that follows the story of 18-year-olds with their own secrets and the sweet two-tone romances they create.

Some dream cast contestants: Kim HyeYoon, Park JiHoon, ASTRO’s MoonBin…


Drama Summary: It tells the romantic comedy story of JuGyeong who has a complex about her appearance and who turns into a goddess thanks to makeup and of SuHo who keeps hidden scars. The two met and by sharing their secrets they grow and restore their self-esteem.

Some dream cast contestants: Chae SooBin, Kwon HyunBin, Min DoHee


Drama Summary: “Weak Hero Class 1” is a story about Yeon SiEun, a seemingly fragile top 1% model student, who fights violence inside and outside the school with his natural smarts and analysis skills.

Some dream cast contestants: Stray Kids’ I.N, ATEEZ’s SeongHwa, Kwon HyunBin, Hwang InYoup…


Drama Summary: “The Girl Downstairs,” tells the story of Idol Lee DooNa, who suddenly chooses to retire, and Lee WonJoon, a freshman in college, living in the same share house.

Some dream cast contestants: Song Kang, BTS’s JungKook…


19. “Delusion” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: The story is based in 1935 in Gyeongseong where a struggling artist Yun Iho has just received a strange commission from the strange and reclusive Madam Song JeongHwa. No one has seen her face to face but it is assumed that she is an elderly woman from the aging portraits she has displayed of her. In order to have her portrait painted, Madam Song allows Iho to look at her but much to his surprise, it is a young woman who hasn’t aged a day over her twenties.

Some dream cast contestants: Lee DongWook, Lee JaeWook, Seo YeaJi, Krystal Jung…


20. “The Moon That Rises In The Day” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: It is a story about a man whose time has stopped and a woman whose time flows. It is not a simple love story but a ‘romance thriller’. It will show the conflict between the past and the present.

Some dream cast contestants: Chae SooBin, Lee JoonGi, Yoo SeungHo…


Drama Summary: “See You In My 19th Life” is a drama that follows a reckless romance of a woman who remembers her past lives and is living her 19th life.

Some dream cast contestants: Seo KangJoon, Ji ChangWook…


22. “There Must Be Happy Endings” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: This webtoon combines the complexities of contract marriage with the even more intense and interesting topic of time travel and reincarnation. The leading characters are YeoNu and SeonJae. These two characters enter into a contract marriage out of certain obligations but as most contract marriages go, neither of them seems to be happy in this made-up relationship. YeoNu painfully endures the pressures from SeonJae’s family and quietly suffers each day until one day, she decides to divorce him.

Some dream cast contestants: Im SooHyang, SHINee’s MinHo, Seo KangJoon, BLACKPINK’s JiSoo…


23. “Hash’s Shinru” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: “Hash’s Shinru” is a historical drama that tells the story of a mysterious woman Hae Roo, who can see the future. After being rescued by an old man from a life of starvation and bullying, she is raised by him until she reaches adulthood. However, she is forced to become a fugitive by circumstances and finds herself hiding away. One day, while she is being chased by government officials, she comes across a mysterious scholar Lee Hyang who believes that the most difficult battles are won by brains and not brawn. He is an extremely clever and learned genius who has a passion for astronomy. He makes her sign a contract in return for hiding her, declaring once and for all that Hae Roo is “his”. Upon this encounter, the wheel of Hae Roo’s fortune begins to turn again as her fate becomes intertwined with Lee Hyang.

Some dream cast contestants: IU, Jung SoMin…


Drama Summary: “The Borrowed Body” is a fantasy mystery academy drama depicting the commotion that occurs as the bodies change between Lee SangYoo, who is framed and is hated by all students, and insider, Gi DaRim, a popular student who is good at studying and exercising.

Some dream cast contestants: Kim YouJung, Lee YuBi, NCT’s JaeHyun, TREASURE’s JiHoon…


25. “Tomorrow” Dream Cast

Drama Summary: A drama about jobseeker, Choi JunWoong, who fell into a coma and ended up as a member of the Special Crisis Management Team of the underworld.

Some dream cast contestants:SF9’s Chani, Hwang InYoup, Song Kang…


Drama Summary: It tells the relatable story of YuMi an ordinary office worker in her 30s from the perspective of the cells of her head.

Some dream cast contestants:Lee DongWook, Nam JooHyuk…


Drama Summary: In an irrational world, the “hip” revolt of young people, who are united in stubbornness and courage, starts. Itaewon seems to have condensed all the world. In this little street, they are looking for their own freedom based on their values. “Itaewon Class” is their foundation legend. They open a food-related business.

Some dream cast contestants: Yoo AhIn, Jang KiYong…


28. “Lookism” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: It tells the story of an unattractive guy who by miracle started to have 2 different bodies, a handsome one and an unattractive one.

Some dream cast contestants: Park BoGum, Nam JooHyuk, Jay Park, Lee JongSuk…


29. “Princess Hours” Remake Dream Cast

Drama Summary: “Princess Hours” tells the romance between the crown prince and a commoner woman who got into an arranged marriage in an alternate universe where Korea is a constitutional monarchy.

Some dream cast contestants: Kim HyeYoon, Lee JaeWook, Hwang InYeop, Kim WooSeok…


Webtoon Summary: It is about a gumiho (Korean nine-tailed fox) and a girl that got linked to each other by accident. The girl got the gumiho’s fox orb (an orb at the origin of his power) in her body, they have to live together because he has to protect the orb.

Some dream cast contestants: Kim JiWon, Lee DongWook, Seo KangJoon…


Webtoon Summary: The story is taking place in a Korean leading fashion company. HyunSeung (RoWoon) is a new recruit of 7 months and a straightforward guy. SongAh (the lead actress) is his lovely sunbae and she is 1 year older than him. JaeShin (another male actor) is a team manager in the same company.HyunSeung has a one-sided love for SongAh. He got to see her kissing the team manager JaeShin. However, HyunSeung knows that JaeShin has a girlfriend and realizes that he is a cheater. To protect the girl he likes, HyunSeung decides to tell her about it and also confesses his feelings. She asks HyunSeung to pretend to date her to take revenge on JaeShin.

Some dream cast contestants: Lee SungKyoung, Shin SeKyung


Drama Summary: It is the action fantasy story of a nine-tailed fox (Gumiho) who settled down in the city and of the producer who chases after him.

Some dream cast contestants: Park ShinHye, Lee SungKyoung…


Webtoon Summary: It tells the story of a loner high school student who lost his family and the bizarre and shocking things that happened to him in his new flat.

Some dream cast contestants: Yang SeJong, Woo DoHwan, Nam DaReum…


34. “Favorite Part” Dream Cast

Webtoon Summary: It tells the struggling romance of a woman name So WooJoo who has special tastes in men. So WooJo -the main female character- easily falls in love with handsome men. She understands that she has special taste in men when she enters university. She likes only flower boys and doesn’t care about their personalities. Because of this, she has been in several dramatic relationships to the point of ruining her life where the guy was using her for money or others. She started to mature with these experiences. So WooJo has low self-esteem and a gloomy personality.

Some dream cast contestants: Kim TaeRi, Nam JiHyun…


Which is your favorite Dream Cast on this list? Let us know in the comments!

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