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Lucky Romance: Episode 2
by | May 26, 2016 | 172 Comments
The conflict is established, the characters are put in place, and now it’s time to let them clash and see what happens. There’s some comedy, as we would expect, but actually it feels that the character development is hewing more natural than screwball for the most part. It’s not what I expected from such an... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Yeon-hee offered new drama from Chuno, Pirates writer
by | May 26, 2016 | 39 Comments
Good news, bad news! The good news: There’s a new drama in the works, which is always cause for interest since I’m always eager for more material to look forward to in the near future. The bad news: Well… let’s keep reading. The project is called The Package and it’s currently got an offer out... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Go-eun offered lead opposite Gong Yoo in fantasy romance Goblin
by | May 25, 2016 | 137 Comments
Ah! I’d be more than happy to see Kim Go-eun (Cheese in the Trap) paired alongside Gong Yoo (Train to Busan) for his upcoming fantasy-romance drama Goblin for tvN, to be written by Descended From the Sun star writer Kim Eun-sook, so it’s good news to hear that she’s been offered the role and is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee David joins rom-com-horror drama Bring It On, Ghost
by | May 24, 2016 | 24 Comments
We’ve got another casting for Bring It On, Ghost, with Lee David (Mirror of the Witch) joining the rom-com-horror drama that pairs a ghost and an exorcist who end up living together, fighting together, and falling in love. It’s a quirky premise without an obvious ending in sight (at least, in a romantic sense), so... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Haneul eyes drama comeback with On the Way to the Airport
by | May 24, 2016 | 38 Comments
Kim Haneul is looking to get back to dramaland, with reports that she’s eyeing her first TV series in four years (since 2012’s rom-com hit Gentleman’s Dignity) and also the first since her marriage last year. The project is KBS’s On the Way to the Airport, which we previously heard was considering Choi Ji-woo and... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Cheese in the Trap reboot film secures Park Hae-jin to reprise lead role
by | May 23, 2016 | 151 Comments
Wow, so this is really happening, is it? They’re actually doing a Cheese in the Trap reboot movie, and Park Hae-jin is returning to play the leading man once again? I’m a little apprehensive, a little surprised, and also a little intrigued at how a movie can retell the story and (1) do the webtoon... More »


Drama Casting & News
Savvy, Ghostess PD comes back with time-traveler’s romance
by | May 23, 2016 | 27 Comments
Ooh, after the fast-flying antics of High School King of Savvy and the adorable screwball comedy of Oh My Ghostess, I am definitely paying attention to PD Yoo Je-won’s next drama, which has just been announced for a fall broadcast on (as the others were) cable channel tvN.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lucky Romance’s charm-filled (literally) promo posters
by | May 23, 2016 | 56 Comments
Aw, the more I see of Lucky Romance, the more I really, really hope it pulls off the cute, vibrant spirit it’s touting from its promotional materials. It’s difficult to know for sure because the teasers so far have been pretty brief and I can’t really get a feel for what the show itself will... More »


Drama Casting & News
B1A4’s Jinyoung in talks to join Moonlight Drawn By Clouds
by | May 22, 2016 | 60 Comments
The good news is that we may finally have a second lead in fantasy-youth-romance-sageuk Moonlight Drawn By Clouds, after BtoB idol Yook Sung-jae (Village: Secret of Achiara) dropped out of contention. I’m a liiiiittle wary of B1A4 idol Jinyoung (Warm and Cozy) being that replacement, though. Not all idols are created equal, KBS!... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lucky Romance gets ready to test its fortunes and fates
by | May 20, 2016 | 68 Comments
MBC’s rom-com drama Lucky Romance is all set to premiere next week, and while I knew this was coming, it feels a little sudden to me, in a good way. We’ve had a steady trickle of promos (teasers, stills) but not really a big promo push, and I find it refreshing to head into a... More »




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5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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