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Drama Casting & News
Seniors Over Flowers in warm human drama Dear My Friends
by | April 19, 2016 | 43 Comments
I love these posters for Dear My Friends, tvN’s upcoming drama starring Go Hyun-jung amidst a cast of older veteran actors, all of whom have amassed resumés so long it would take a whole post just to list them. More than anything I love how bright and happy they look, to fit the tone of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Pick a card, any card, for Oh Hae-young Again
by | April 19, 2016 | 42 Comments
The upcoming rom-com Oh Hae-young Again does seem cuter the more I see of it, and now we have a full set of character posters to introduce our main cast, featuring Seo Hyun-jin (Let’s Eat 2, Three Musketeers) and Jeon Hye-bin (Joseon Gunman) as two very different women both named Oh Hae-young, and Eric (Discovery... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jeon Ji-hyun in talks to star in new drama from You From Another Star writer
by | April 18, 2016 | 247 Comments
This would certainly be a coup: Jeon Ji-hyun is considering her next project, and it could reunite her with her You From Another Star writer, Park Ji-eun (also The Producers), who has been planning a new drama with PD Jin Hyuk (Master’s Sun, City Hunter) that is also courting Lee Min-ho (Heirs) for his last... More »

Drama Casting & News
Friends, noodles, and revenge in Master–God of Noodle’s teasers
by | April 18, 2016 | 64 Comments
The more promos and teasers I see for KBS’s Master–God of Noodle (it kills me that the official title uses Noodle instead of Noodles—like there exists one ultimate noodle to rule over), the more I feel like there’s a disconnect between drama and title. One is going for dark and intense, while the other… well,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Chae Soo-bin up to play Park Bo-gum’s princess in Moonlight Drawn By Clouds
by | April 18, 2016 | 73 Comments
The leads are in place for KBS’s youth romance sageuk Moonlight Drawn By Clouds (that’s Park Bo-gum and Kim Yoo-jung), and now we’re beefing up the supporting ranks with Chae Soo-bin (Sassy Go Go, Spy) in contention to join the show. Chae’s role would be of the crown princess, consort to Park Bo-gum’s lead character,... More »

Beans of Wisdom, ahoy!
by | April 16, 2016 | 40 Comments
It’s time for more comments of the week! It seems you guys are enjoying this feature, and we’re glad about it because your contributions are a big part of what makes this site fun to read. We’ve collected another round of thoughtful, funny, and insightful comments from the past week, aided in part by crazy... More »

Odds and Ends: Assembling the minion army
by | April 15, 2016 | 72 Comments
javabeans: Well, I know what we’re all doing this week. And weekend. girlfriday: And next week… HeadsNo2: And next weekend. javabeans: There are just a lot of sample recaps, okay? You guys sure sent us a lot of minion applications. We’re super grateful and excited to read them! It’s just, if I’d known we’d have... More »

Drama Recaps
Goodbye Mr. Black: Episode 9
by | April 14, 2016 | 42 Comments
Somewhat to my surprise, things get better this episode! I’m not about to take it for granted, so I’m grateful for the upturn. It’s true that the messiness is still messy and the crude editing still feels crude, but I finally felt emotionally drawn in by the plot, and that’s a big step forward in... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung goes from sham to sincere for SBS’s Entertainer
by | April 14, 2016 | 54 Comments
I do hope this drama is gonna be as cute and funny as the promos are making it seem. Entertainer has released a set of teaser posters featuring its five main cast members, and the show continues to look light and bright. Perhaps more importantly, Ji Sung continues to look like he’s throwing himself into... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park So-dam in consideration to join Jang Hyuk in Beautiful Mind
by | April 13, 2016 | 25 Comments
It’s an unexpected choice, but medical mystery drama Beautiful Mind, which is currently courting Jang Hyuk (Master of Trade—Inn 2015) to headline, is also now considering casting 2015’s It Girl Park So-dam opposite him. Both are in consideration with neither confirmed yet, but okay, I’m intrigued. It would be quite a jump for Park to... 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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