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Drama Casting & News
Three Days writer to come back with Cold Case
by | October 17, 2014 | 26 Comments
SBS’s save-the-president drama Three Days was touted as the Korean version of 24 (…even though it totally wasn’t, grumble grumble), and now the writer, Kim Eun-hee, is coming back with what’s being called the Korean version of Cold Case. Which also happens to be titled, conveniently, Cold Case. It’s about — guess what? — investigating... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #365
by | October 17, 2014 | 418 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
No awards ceremony for tvN this year
by | October 16, 2014 | 64 Comments
Remember when cable station tvN announced it was launching its own awards ceremony? Never mind; they’ve nixed the idea after all. This doesn’t mean the station will never host their own awards show, but perhaps they jumped the gun in planning. Announced only in August and described as being in the very early stages, the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Reading faces (and minds?) in Dr. Frost’s animated and live-action teasers
by | October 16, 2014 | 32 Comments
Ooh, OCN’s upcoming Dr. Frost keeps looking better and better. While the setup is pure procedural—geeeenius psychoanalyst reads people’s behaviors and helps solve cases—the execution looks quite interesting, with a different angle than your straight-up crime investigation show. Based on a popular webtoon, Dr. Frost stars Song Chang-eui as a psychoanalyst who suffered a brain... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Soo-hyun eyes new drama role in Dr. Frankenstein
by | October 15, 2014 | 127 Comments
Is it the year of the split personality or what? Kim Soo-hyun (You From Another Star) is reportedly considering a drama titled Dr. Frankenstein as his next project, where the lead character is a brilliant doctor with multiple personality disorder. Does… he also create a monster that goes on the rampage that he must destroy?... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Youths Over Flowers: Episode 11 (Final)
by | October 15, 2014 | 23 Comments
javabeans: This is a highlight episode since last week’s episode took us through the end of the Laos trip, but I’m hoping that there’ll be good tidbits in here. I don’t love highlight episodes since they feel like filler, but this production team is pretty good about finding narratives in any situation. girlfriday: Waaaah, I... More »


Drama Casting & News
Trailer and highlights: Let the Liar Game begin
by | October 15, 2014 | 62 Comments
Ooh, this looks intriguing. Liar Game premieres next week, and not only do we have a longer teaser giving us the premise of the show, but also a 5-minute preview of highlights from the first episode. Sometimes these long highlights are hit or miss, because they’re long enough that they don’t get the same snappy... More »


Drama Recaps
Secret Door: Episode 8
by | October 14, 2014 | 18 Comments
Will everybody stop breaking the prince’s heart already? Is that so much to ask? …yes, you say? Okay fine, so I know this is a story whose very premise necessitates breaking the prince’s heart and fracturing his trust in everyone near and dear to him. It’s just, maybe it doesn’t have to be quite so... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cantabile Tomorrow: Song list
by | October 14, 2014 | 78 Comments
Sounds like you guys think a list will be handy for identifying all the classical pieces used in Cantabile Tomorrow, so I’ll take a stab at compiling one. I’ll do my best to keep this list updated as new episodes air, so keep note of the page. If I’ve made any mistakes or left songs... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara reteam for Drama Festival
by | October 14, 2014 | 29 Comments
They waited twelve years after their first drama to reunite in another, but mere months after that one ended, the Jang Nara and Jang Hyuk pair are coming back for a third outing. It’s not a full-fledged series so don’t get too excited yet, but hey, a reunion is a reunion. The project is a... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 1
by | October 13, 2014 | 163 Comments
Is it too early to say that I’m in love with a show? I’m both excited and relieved, because while I was hoping for the best, I was certainly aware that Cantabile Tomorrow comes with a lot of baggage, and that even in a good-case scenario, it was fighting an uphill battle. The original material... More »