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Drama Casting & News
Song Hye-gyo and Song Joong-ki on the set of Descended From the Sun
by | August 27, 2015 | 62 Comments
This show has been pretty stingy with the stills, but here’s a peek at Song Hye-gyo (That Winter, the Wind Blows) and Song Joong-ki (Nice Guy) on the set of their new drama Descended From the Sun, the blockbuster human melodrama from hit writer Kim Eun-sook (Heirs, Gentleman’s Dignity, Secret Garden) and the PD of... More »


Celebrity News
Yoochun reports for army duty
by | August 27, 2015 | 50 Comments
Is it already that time? But what if I’m not emotionally prepared? It’s always a sad day for dramaland when leading men head off to army, but duty calls. Park Yoochun reported for basic training at the Nonsan Army Training Center on August 27, after which he’ll be stationed as a public service worker for... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yeon Woo-jin goes up against Lee Seung-gi in Compatibility
by | August 26, 2015 | 32 Comments
I like how this movie’s cast is shaping up: Yeon Woo-jin (Divorce Lawyer in Love, Marriage Not Dating) is the latest addition to the upcoming fusion sageuk Compatibility, the fortune-telling royal romance starring Shim Eun-kyung (Cantabile Tomorrow) and Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded). Tags: Lee Seung-gi, Shim Eun-kyung, Yeon Woo-jin... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Classic 1N2D hijinks in New Journey to the West
by | August 25, 2015 | 44 Comments
The first teaser is out for Na PD’s new experimental web variety show New Journey to the West, starring former 1 Night 2 Days members Kang Ho-dong, Lee Seung-gi, Lee Su-geun, and Eun Ji-won on a 5-day reunion trip to China. The series will be aired online via Naver TVcast, and the teaser opens with... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jong-seok considers crime movie One Line
by | August 24, 2015 | 205 Comments
It looks like Lee Jong-seok (Pinocchio) might be headed back to the big screen in a long con — he’s considering an offer to headline a new crime movie called One Line, as the leader of a ring that runs an insurance scam. You could probably sell a lot of fake insurance with a pretty... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Shi-hoo to make drama comeback in OCN’s Neighborhood Hero
by | August 24, 2015 | 321 Comments
Park Shi-hoo (Alice in Cheongdam-dong) has been cast as the leading man in the latest project from PD Kwak Jung-hwan, of Chuno, Conspiracy in the Court, Runaway Plan B, and Basketball. The spy action drama, called Neighborhood Hero, is being planned for a 2016 broadcast on cable network OCN and Park Shi-hoo has confirmed that... More »


Drama Recaps
Oh My Ghostess: Episode 16 (Final)
by | August 22, 2015 | 227 Comments
There’s something nice about a finale that’s all about saying goodbye, since it gives us the chance to send our characters off with proper farewells, where they get to express what they mean to each other and how they’ve grown. Oh My Ghostess certainly had its share of missteps along the way, but the finale... More »


Drama Casting & News
Character teasers for youth drama Because It’s the First Time
by | August 21, 2015 | 35 Comments
Cable network OnStyle’s first original drama Because It’s the First Time comes from writer Jung Hyun-jung (Discovery of Romance, all three I Need Romance seasons) and PD Lee Jung-hyo (Witch’s Romance, I Need Romance), and tells the stories of twentysomething friends as they encounter everything in their lives for the first time, whether in work,... More »


Drama Recaps
Scholar Who Walks the Night: Episode 14
by | August 20, 2015 | 329 Comments
It’s a rough episode for our vampire hero, who faces his worst fear—showing his true face and being feared by the woman he loves. And when our couple’s fate rests in the heroine’s hands, it’s a rare chance to see just how vulnerable he is to her reaction, and how much it hurts him to... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jang Dong-gun joins revenge film opposite Ryu Seung-ryong
by | August 20, 2015 | 13 Comments
Jang Dong-gun (Crying Man) is in final negotiations to star in the new revenge film Seven Years’ Night, the newest outing from director Chu Chang-min of Gwanghae, the Man Who Became King (or Masquerade). Ryu Seung-ryong (Guest) has already signed on to reunite with the Gwanghae director, which makes this a pretty snazzy two-top cast... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Je-hoon teams up with Misaeng PD for tvN’s Signal
by | August 20, 2015 | 59 Comments
I’m so glad that Lee Je-hoon hasn’t run away from dramaland to only do movies — it’s so my fear with good actors like him. His army comeback drama Secret Door might’ve been a disappointment, but maybe he’ll finally meet the right project in Signal, tvN’s upcoming crime thriller from PD Kim Won-seok (Misaeng) and... More »