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Drama Casting & News
Ahn So-hee offered leading role in MBC’s Shopping King Louie
by | July 6, 2016 | 46 Comments
Former Wonder Girl idol Ahn So-hee (Heart to Heart) may be joining the cast of upcoming MBC rom-com Shopping King Louie, which is currently finalizing terms with Seo In-gook (Police Unit 38) to star. She’s been offered a leading role in it, and while her reps were quick to counter reports that she had signed... More »


Drama Recaps
After the Show Ends: Episode 1
by | July 4, 2016 | 28 Comments
The experimental hybrid reality-variety-drama project After the Show Ends premiered this weekend on tvN, and I was eager to check it out—mostly because I’ve been curious to see exactly how the show would pull off its genre-crossing format: There’s the show-within-the-show, Iron Lady, which is a fully produced mini-drama of its own, and then there’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Meet the imperial prince lineup in Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Goryeo posters
by | July 4, 2016 | 179 Comments
What is it about Lee Jun-ki dramas and beautifully cinematic posters? And yes, I know some of you have expressed a distinct lack of admiration for some of his looks in previously released stills, but we’ll have to just chalk that up to y’all being nuts because great Scott he is amazingly elfin, bloody, and... More »


Meta
Odds and Ends: Meat in the city
by | July 1, 2016 | 49 Comments
HeadsNo2: So, KCON. That was a thing we went to. javabeans: It happened. It’ll happen again. gummimochi: And next time, we won’t stay at the skeevy apartment. HeadsNo2: You know how Airbnb says “Don’t go there, live there?” Well, we lived there. We definitely got a taste of what living in Newark was like. gummimochi:... More »


Drama Casting & News
After the Show Ends, romance blooms and “reality” begins
by | June 30, 2016 | 50 Comments
I’ve been intrigued by this new “reality-variety drama” concept ever since I first heard about it, and now we’re just a day away from the premiere of tvN’s After the Show Ends, which purports to be both a drama and reality-type series in one. That sounds contradictory, but I’m looking forward to how the show... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Bo-young offered lead in SBS’s Advance
by | June 29, 2016 | 28 Comments
Aha, finally we have movement on Advance, the new drama from the writer of Punch and The Chaser, Park Kyung-soo, which was initially planned for an August launch but got pushed back (its planned timeslot going to Scarlet Heart: Goryeo instead). It’s now courting Lee Bo-young (God’s Gift — 14 Days) to star, which would... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jang Hee-jin up to join KBS’s On the Way to the Airport
by | June 28, 2016 | 21 Comments
Jang Hee-jin has been offered a leading role in upcoming KBS drama On the Way to the Airport, which previously confirmed casting Kim Haneul (A Gentleman’s Dignity) and Lee Sang-yoon (Twenty Again), and is positively considering it. She’s been busy at work on the currently airing fantasy sageuk Mirror of the Witch, so taking on... More »


Drama Casting & News
tvN carves out Fri-Sat slot for Cinderella and the Four Knights
by | June 27, 2016 | 27 Comments
Interesting. Upcoming rom-com drama Cinderella and the Four Knights, starring Jung Il-woo and Park So-dam, has been floating around without a timeslot for a while now, and with the slots from all the major stations getting snapped up by other dramas, it was looking like we might not get to see the drama this year.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Seon-kyun considers teaming with Awl director for JTBC drama
by | June 27, 2016 | 19 Comments
Lee Seon-kyun! After spending the past few years focusing on his film career (A Hard Day, The Advocate: A Missing Body, King’s Case Files), Lee Seon-kyun is eyeing a return to television with a JTBC drama titled This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair, which he is currently positively considering. The title sounds provocative,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Teddy bears and high school uniforms for Uncontrollably Fond
by | June 21, 2016 | 87 Comments
Aw, don’t they look like sweet kidlets in the first stages of puppy love. Here are Uncontrollably Fond stars Suzy (Gu Family Book) and Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) dressed in school uniform, looking so young that for once the “high school phase” of the romance backstory doesn’t even really feel like too much of a leap... More »




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