Drama Casting & News
Psychic heroine heads comic fantasy drama Sweden Laundry
by | October 23, 2014 | 5 Comments
I’m a bit puzzled about this new drama being produced for cable outlets MBC Every1 and MBC Dramanet, but in a curiosity-has-been-piqued sort of way. Sweden Laundry is the name of the “comic fantasy drama,” and it also happens to be the name of an indie band, who will be... More »


Drama Casting & News
First script read for Pinocchio’s newbie news reporters
by | October 23, 2014 | 38 Comments
We’re finally off and running on Pinocchio, the newest drama from the PD-writer team behind I Hear Your Voice that’s getting ready for a November broadcast on SBS. The cast of city desk reporters gathered for the show’s first script read, led by stars Lee Jong-seok (Doctor Stranger) and Park... More »


Drama Casting & News
Grandpa Shin Ha-kyun goes back to his youth in Mr. Back
by | October 23, 2014 | 15 Comments
So it turns out that the title of MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama really IS Mr. Back (we’ve been calling it Mr. Baek until now). I guess I should’ve known the punny title would win out — it is dramaland, after all. The fantasy romantic comedy stars Shin Ha-kyun (All About... More »


Drama Recaps
Liar Game: Episode 1
by | October 22, 2014 | 101 Comments
I love it. I absolutely, positively love it. Liar Game premiered earlier this week on cable channel tvN, boasting an intriguing premise, solid production team, and a winning combination of cast members I wouldn’t have necessarily pegged for a perfect storm of success the minute they came together–but everything comes... More »


Drama Recaps
Misaeng: Episode 2
by | October 22, 2014 | 140 Comments
The interns aren’t the only ones who have to worry about their status in the company — the department heads have their own headaches to deal with. For Department Chief Oh, that headache is named “Geu-rae,” and it’s a long day at the office as Geu-rae attempts to prove that... More »


Drama Casting & News
The ladies of Legendary Witch get incarcerated
by | October 22, 2014 | 23 Comments
MBC’s newest weekend drama Legendary Witch premieres this weekend, and the premise is actually really intriguing, and not your standard weekend family fare. Han Ji-hye (Full Sun) stars as the heroine who gets wrongly imprisoned and bonds with a group of women while in jail. They get out and band... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Ye-seul struts as a sexy ajumma for Birth of a Beauty
by | October 22, 2014 | 41 Comments
Shooting has commenced on Birth of a Beauty, and Han Ye-seul has glammed up to the nines to play its lead. With a plot that sounds like a drama version of 200 Pound Beauty, the drama is about a woman who slims down drastically and finds that her life changes... More »


Drama Casting & News
Chun Jung-myung offered lead in tvN rom-com Heart to Heart
by | October 22, 2014 | 24 Comments
Coffee Prince’s PD Lee Yoon-jung is gearing up for a January premiere for her first drama over at cable network tvN, a romantic comedy called Heart to Heart. The offer is currently out to Choi Kang-hee (Level 7 Civil Servant) to headline, and now Chun Jung-myung is being courted to... More »


Drama Recaps
Secret Door: Episode 10
by | October 21, 2014 | 37 Comments
This episode is all about parenthood, and in particular, the fraught territory of the father-son relationship. And yet it’s not even about Yeongjo and Sun’s increasingly conflicted relationship—at least, not directly. Everything’ll lead to that relationship in the end, but on the surface today’s plotlines are about other characters’ parental... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 4
by | October 21, 2014 | 166 Comments
Our hero learns the hard way that assembling an orchestra and being given a chance to conduct is just the beginning of his journey, and that there’s an entire component to leading an orchestra that never occurred to him before—the people playing the instruments, and all of their very human... More »


Drama Recaps
Three Musketeers: Episode 10
by | October 21, 2014 | 93 Comments
In what might be the best episode yet (again), our boys race against the clock to save their friend and their princess, who may or may not have totally owned this hour with her strength of will and ultimate display of courage in the face of almost certain doom. Same... More »