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Drama Casting & News
Kim Tae-hee’s dreamy first stills for Yong-pal
by | July 21, 2015 | 26 Comments
Yong-pal has already given us the first stills of series star Joo-won, and now it’s Kim Tae-hee’s turn as the drama’s leading lady. She’s pictured here in her first shoots for the SBS show, which took place on the 17th; she plays a chaebol heiress described as a Sleeping Beauty, hidden away in a VIP... More »


Drama Casting & News
Press conference day for JTBC’s Last
by | July 21, 2015 | 19 Comments
It’s premiere week for action-noir drama Last, which held its production press conference on the afternoon of July 21 with its main cast and producers: Yoon Kye-sang and Lee Beom-soo as the two leads who face off in a fierce fight in Seoul’s underground society, with Seo Ye-ji, Park Ye-jin, and Park Won-sang in supporting... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Seung-gi, Shim Eun-kyung pair up for sageuk romance
by | July 20, 2015 | 46 Comments
Shim Eun-kyung (Cantabile Tomorrow) had been mentioned previously as a possibility for headlining the movie Compatibility, and now she’s confirmed signing on and has also scored a co-star in Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded). This should make for a fun sageuk romance pairing, coming from the makers of the entertaining box-office hit Face Reader. The... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kang Ji-hwan, Moon Geun-young courted for new drama Home Alone
by | July 19, 2015 | 77 Comments
Good news: Kang Ji-hwan (Big Man) and Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) may be teaming up for a new drama! Aw, I’ve missed them in good dramas! Less good news news: The drama comes from writer Kim Do-hyun of tvN’s weirdly mishmashed rom-com-murder drama My Secret Hotel, and is produced by Dream E&M, which... More »


Drama Recaps
Oh My Ghostess: Episode 5
by | July 17, 2015 | 131 Comments
Bong-sun’s back! It’s great to have our heroine back in her body, even if her brain is still a few weeks behind and struggling to make sense of all the crazy she’s now in the middle of. But even with her soul back behind the wheel, that doesn’t mean an end to her problems, especially... More »


Drama Casting & News
Trapped in a nightmare for Yong-pal’s first teaser
by | July 17, 2015 | 46 Comments
“The way to escape a bad dream is to wake up. But if you cannot wake up, the nightmare continues.” That’s the narration driving the first teaser for Yong-pal, which takes dreamy and decidedly metaphorical bent on the drama’s premise. In the clip, Kim Tae-hee floats in air talking of a nightmare she can’t escape... More »


Open Thread
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by | July 17, 2015 | 216 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Shin Mina, So Ji-sub sign on to rom-com drama Oh My God
by | July 17, 2015 | 129 Comments
Whoa, this drama came out of nowhere and somehow it’s managed to secure two big stars to headline, So Ji-sub (Master’s Sun) and Shin Mina (Arang and the Magistrate). I dunno how KBS pulled it off but I’m assuming there has to be a cracking story or script that lured the stars in, because the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ryu Soo-young, Dasom to headline KBS comedy Taming Mother-in-Law
by | July 16, 2015 | 34 Comments
KBS has announced its (probable) lineup for upcoming drama Taming Mother-in-Law, with its three main leads either now confirmed or in final talks to settle their participation: Ryu Soo-young (Endless Love, Two Weeks), Sistar idol Dasom (Melody of Love), and veteran dramaland mom Go Du-shim (High Society). The drama’s initial promotional round hit a hiccup... More »


Drama Recaps
Scholar Who Walks the Night: Episode 3
by | July 15, 2015 | 110 Comments
Okay, now that the plot is in place and the drama has settled into its groove, I feel like we’ve got a good handle on what this drama is and will continue to be. I’m finding Scholar Who Walks the Night to be fast-paced, light, with a healthy dollop of cheese—it’s a little gooey in... More »


Drama Casting & News
I Need Romance writer, director reteam for cable youth romance
by | July 15, 2015 | 25 Comments
Min-ho, Park So-dam Another cable station is throwing its hat into the drama ring, and I’m a bit surprised to hear that it’s OnStyle, since that’s a channel that, as its name suggests, focuses on style, beauty, fashion, and the like. The drama is titled Because It’s the First Time and will be OnStyle’s very... More »