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Drama Casting & News
Pretty, sentimental posters for School 2015
by | April 22, 2015 | 39 Comments
KBS’s Who Are You—School 2015 has a few new promo shots out, including a couple of picturesque posters that feature the series lead, Kim So-hyun, times two. The first poster (above) bears the tagline “The other me that eighteen-year-old me has dreamed of.” The second poster reads, “It’s okay, because we’re eighteen.” The emphasis on... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoon Kye-sang offered JTBC drama Last
by | April 21, 2015 | 43 Comments
JTBC is prepping a new drama titled Last, with an intriguing premise that deals with “the pecking order of Seoul Station’s homeless.” Yoon Kye-sang (Full Sun) is considering the lead role, and the offer’s out to Seo Ye-ji (Superdaddy Yeol, Records of a Night Watchman) to co-star with him. Last, like everything these days, is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Sung Joon offered lead in Chaebol’s Daughter
by | April 20, 2015 | 78 Comments
Now that the first set of potential leads have passed on SBS’s Chaebol’s Daughter (that would be Moon Geun-young and Park Seo-joon), the drama’s out to court more actors, and Sung Joon (Hyde, Jekyll, Me) is currently considering the leading role. The character he’s up to play would be the male lead who grew up... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Smarmy dates and traumatic boxes
by | April 18, 2015 | 36 Comments
  It’s Name That Drama again! As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   Date from hell I remember nothing but one scene from this drama. I am 30% sure it’s a K-drama, but cannot guarantee. I’m also pretty sure the lead was wearing a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Cozy Producer, Hidden Ex-Girlfriend
by | April 17, 2015 | 63 Comments
I dislike the practice of dramas releasing stills in dribs and drabs, barely enough to whet your appetite or pique your interest, but at least today we have a whole bunch of shows doing it all at once. We’re still just getting a tease for each show, but are four teases better than one? In... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #391
by | April 17, 2015 | 205 Comments
  The Solutions – “I Don’t Wanna” [ Download ] Open Thread #390 Open Thread #389 Open Thread #388 Open Thread #387 No tags for this post.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cha Tae-hyun goes behind the 1N2D camera for Producer
by | April 16, 2015 | 52 Comments
After watching Cha Tae-hyun (The Con Artists, Jeon Woo-chi) on the cast-member side of variety programming in 1 Night 2 Days, constantly being thwarted by fate (by which I mean producers who engineered his fate, of course), it’ll be a fun turnaround to see him playing a producer for that very show on his upcoming... More »


Drama Recaps
Angry Mom: Episode 9
by | April 15, 2015 | 94 Comments
What a funny, warm, and touching episode, all rolled into one. While keeping Kang-ja’s identity under wraps is a huge component to the entire premise, it’s hilarious to watch more and more people getting in on the secret, and reacting to it in different—sometimes conflicting—ways. It’s a juggling game that’s rife with comic opportunities, but... More »


Drama Casting & News
Pillow talk and hair-pulling in tvN’s Ex-Girlfriend Club
by | April 15, 2015 | 65 Comments
The latest teasers for Ex-Girlfriend Club are fun, adorable, and okay, maybe a teensy bit vicious. But in a good-natured way! In the first teaser, we see the cadre of ex-girlfriends going after the lead, Byun Yo-han, who’s Public Enemy Number One. That’s because he’s made them the subject of his popular webtoon which then... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Greece: Episode 3
by | April 14, 2015 | 26 Comments
javabeans: We pick up at bedtime, and there’s an extended beat showing Soon-jae halbae in bed, reading, and falling asleep in the middle of it. I swear, grandpas yawning is like animals yawning — just inexplicably cute. girlfriday: I know, so cute. And then Seo-jinnie comes in to tuck Soon-jae halbae into bed, and it’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Bo-young wooed by Savvy producers for Oh My Ghostess
by | April 14, 2015 | 90 Comments
Park Bo-young hasn’t done a drama in yeaaaars—she’s been cultivating a thriving film career instead, with projects like Werewolf Boy, Hot-Blooded Youth, and Speedy Scandal—but she may be heading back to television for the first time in eight years. She’s positively considering the new show from the High School King of Savvy producers, now titled... More »