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Drama Casting & News
High school mystery Solomon’s Perjury finalizes main cast
by | November 3, 2016 | 19 Comments
Kim Hyun-soo, Jo Jae-hyun Looks like JTBC’s adaptation of Japanese mystery novel and film Solomon’s Perjury is going in a different direction than its initial casting notices, which previously named Chae Soo-bin (Moonlight Drawn By Clouds) and Go Ah-sung (Heard It Through the Grapevine) as contenders to play the lead role. Instead, it’s been announced... More »


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Humble beginnings for ambitious dreamers in Night Light
by | November 3, 2016 | 48 Comments
First stills are out for MBC’s Night Light, the upcoming drama about ambitious young people greedy to claim power and wealth for themselves. UEE (Marriage Contract) stars as one of the three central leads, and given that she’s dressed here as a parking attendant, we can see right away that she’ll be the rags-to-riches story.... More »


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Lee Jong-seok makes Weightlifting Fairy cameo appearance
by | November 2, 2016 | 54 Comments
Aw, it’s Lee Jong-seok (W—Two Worlds), making a cameo appearance on Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju, and he looks as bright and fresh-faced as ever. That suits the air of the drama, which is going for an uplifting coming-of-age story of love and growth among our young characters, in particular our heroine Kim Bok-ju, played by... More »


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Hotheaded hospital clashes in Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim
by | November 1, 2016 | 30 Comments
SBS’s upcoming Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim may not have been initially on my radar, but it’s been gradually making its way there; each round of promos has piqued my interest a bit more, featuring solid conflict, strong actors, and a whiff of mystery. Today we’ve got new posters and a teaser, and although I mostly... More »


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Celebrity News
Shin Dong-wook publishes novel, still no comeback plans
by | October 28, 2016 | 54 Comments
Aw, I’m glad to have an update on Shin Dong-wook (Wish Upon a Star, Soulmate), even if it’s not to say he’s been cast in a drama or has concrete plans to return to acting. The actor has been out of the spotlight for the past five years after he was diagnosed with a rare... More »


Drama Casting & News
Blue sky and sea in posters for Legend of the Blue Sea
by | October 27, 2016 | 86 Comments
POSTERS. LEGEND OF THE BLUE SEA. Jeon Ji-hyun: “Are you curious?” Lee Min-ho: “I’m curious.” Fin.... More »


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More Lee Min-ho stills from Legend of the Blue Sea
by | October 26, 2016 | 71 Comments
Okay, I’m just as excited about Legend of the Blue Sea as the next drama fan, but we’ve gone from nothing at all to an explosion of teasers and promos and stills in this past week alone. Moderation doesn’t really seem to be the show’s strategy, does it? Though I suppose I shouldn’t be ungrateful.... More »


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Food, fists, and funny first encounters for Legend of the Blue Sea
by | October 25, 2016 | 86 Comments
The promos are flying fast and furious—and so are fists and feet, in this latest teaser for Legend of the Blue Sea. I’m happy to see that the tone is lighter and funnier in this teaser; not that I mind melancholy and romantic dramas, but I’d been expecting more comedy, particularly when we have the... More »


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Ji-soo falls for Strong Woman Park Bo-young for JTBC drama
by | October 25, 2016 | 71 Comments
Ji-soo is on a roll! He just wrapped up work on JTBC’s recent Friday-Saturday drama Fantastic (and can still be seen in Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, although that finished filming first), and now he’s lined up another JTBC project in Strong Woman Do Bong-soon. Or, as I think of it, That Drama I’m Excited... More »