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by | March 27, 2015 | 241 Comments
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Drama Recaps
Angry Mom: Episode 4
by | March 26, 2015 | 99 Comments
With every episode, this show gets darker, more emotionally charged, and harder-hitting. It’s not without its funny moments, but the humor feels more like a necessary interlude between intense scenes, like a chance to take a breath before diving back into the grimness of reality. I’m a bit amazed to realize we’re only two weeks... More »


Drama Casting & News
Noh Min-woo becomes My Unfortunate Boyfriend for cable
by | March 26, 2015 | 37 Comments
We can add yet another Friday-Saturday drama to the ever-growing list, with MBC Dramanet gearing up to launch its upcoming series My Unfortunate Boyfriend, starring Noh Min-woo (Greatest Marriage) and Yang Jin-sung (Bride of the Century). (Everyone’s hopping on the bandwagon these days, following the success tvN has found in that timeslot, even as most... More »


Drama Recaps
Angry Mom: Episode 3
by | March 25, 2015 | 59 Comments
Well, nobody ever said being a thirtysomething posing as a high schooler wouldn’t be exasperating—especially when you’ve got a wide-eyed authority figure determined to save you from yourself, and you can’t convince him that you don’t need saving, thank you very much. Our angry mom makes good headway into her investigation, but the trick is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Toons brought to life in Girl Who Sees Smells
by | March 25, 2015 | 25 Comments
How cute: SBS’s mystery-suspense-romantic-comedy series Girl Who Sees Smells has released a set of character drawings corresponding to the actor counterparts, as well as a manwha-inspired poster. These drawings don’t come from the original webtoon series, but it’s cool to see the show tipping its hat to its webtoon origins by rendering the cast —... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Sa-rang eyes a return to television with JTBC romance
by | March 25, 2015 | 9 Comments
We just heard about Beloved Eun-dong, JTBC’s upcoming romance melodrama, when Joo Jin-mo signed on, and now the show is about to cast Kim Sa-rang as well (she’s positively considering, yada yada). I’m mostly sure she won’t be the main lead, although as with the previous round of casting news, the news is rather vague.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo Yeon-seok for leading man in Hong sisters’ Warm and Cozy
by | March 24, 2015 | 149 Comments
Woohoo, Yoo Yeon-seok (The Informant, Answer Me 1994) is up to play the lead in the new Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy. Yes, yes, a thousand times yes! We have some reports that say he’s confirmed, others that it’s not finalized yet (but in the “final negotiation” stage), but in any case this is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Joo Jin-mo heads to JTBC for heartbreaking romance drama
by | March 24, 2015 | 58 Comments
If you’re a fan of Joo Jin-mo (Empress Ki), you’ll be happy to hear that he is heading to cable for his next project, JTBC’s Beloved Eun-dong, to air in June. It’s a drama about… well, that’s the catch — I’m not quite sure how to finish that thought. After poring over all the articles... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Bum becomes an elite detective for tvN crime drama
by | March 24, 2015 | 37 Comments
Aw, it’s been a while but I’m glad to hear Kim Bum (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) is returning with his next drama: He has selected Hidden Identity as his next project, the upcoming crime drama from the Bad Guys director that’s set to air on tvN. While I still think of Kim Bum as a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Rain up to romance Ha Ji-won, or maybe Kang So-ra
by | March 22, 2015 | 179 Comments
Huh, isn’t Rain a lucky guy: According to latest reports, he is fielding offers to headline not one but two of the hottest upcoming dramas in pre-production. One is the In Time With You remake about longtime best friends falling in love that’s courting Ha Ji-won, titled The Time I’ve Loved You, 7000 Days, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yeon Jung-hoon gets villainous for Mask
by | March 21, 2015 | 34 Comments
I like Yeon Jung-hoon (Vampire Prosecutor, I Summon You Gold) too much to want him to play second lead characters, but here’s a case where I’ll let that go because I am intrigued about the idea of him playing a hardcore villain — a great antagonist can be just as memorable as a good hero,... More »