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Drama Casting & News
Yoon Kyun-sang joins Ha Ji-won’s The Time I’ve Loved You
by | May 6, 2015 | 3 Comments
Oh yay, I love this up-and-coming actor, and I’m so happy to see him getting bigger roles. Yoon Kyun-sang got his breakthrough in last year’s Pinocchio as Lee Jong-seok’s tortured and broody brother, earning him lots of attention as a supporting actor and rising star. He made his debut in Faith as one of the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Breezy island romance in Warm and Cozy’s posters
by | May 6, 2015 | 30 Comments
Was this poster concept There is so much cute here that we had to use every shot? I guess when you take Yoo Yeon-seok and Kang So-ra and put them on picturesque Jeju Island, aka the honeymoon capital of the country, every shot is pretty and romantic and you just have to use them all.... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Greece: Episode 6
by | May 5, 2015 | 61 Comments
javabeans: We resume with Ji-woo and Seo-jin on separate trips for the day, with Ji-woo accompanying Soon-jae and Gu halbaes as they tour some ruins. She crammed with her guidebooks while on the bus to Corinth, and hilariously we see her listening to their tour guide explain the sites and chime in with him, all,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Seung-woo headlines remake of Midnight Diner for SBS
by | May 5, 2015 | 19 Comments
It seems like all the stations are jumping to experiment with their weekend timeslots these days. SBS is trotting out a new late-night Saturday drama, a remake of the popular Japanese television show Midnight Diner, or Shinya Shokudo, and Kim Seung-woo (IRIS 2, Third Ward) has signed on to headline. The human drama is about... More »


Drama Recaps
Who Are You–School 2015: Episode 3
by | May 4, 2015 | 66 Comments
I really love Kim So-hyun in this. I’m already a fan of the School franchise for its super earnest stories about friendship and teen angst, but she grounds everything with an emotional center that completely sucks me in. What a great project for her to spread her wings in. To say that Eun-bi’s had a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Chaebol’s Daughter adds UEE, Im Ji-yeon, and new title
by | May 4, 2015 | 66 Comments
After some initial casting setbacks, SBS’s new money-or-love melodrama Chaebol’s Daughter, the new series from the team behind A Warm Word, is back on track with a pair of leading ladies. The series has a new title as well: It’ll be called True Romance, which I guess is thematically relevant, though I sort of liked... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Myung-min considers Six Flying Dragons opposite Yoo Ah-in
by | May 1, 2015 | 30 Comments
Awwww yeah. Anthony’s coming back to dramaland! Kim Myung-min (A New Leaf, King of Dramas) is weighing an offer to return to television this fall in the new SBS sageuk Six Flying Dragons, which is currently also courting Yoo Ah-in to star. If they sign on, Kim Myung-min will play Jung Do-jeon to Yoo Ah-in’s... More »


Drama Recaps
Angry Mom: Episode 14
by | April 30, 2015 | 169 Comments
I… I… I’m still a little emotionally traumatized by this episode. I hope I can get it together to write some comments, because I feel gutted and wrecked. In a good way, I swear, though this one really is a doozy. Every victory that was won yesterday causes a series of blowbacks that take their... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo Ah-in courted to headline Six Flying Dragons
by | April 30, 2015 | 24 Comments
It’s nice to get some casting movement for the highly anticipated sageuk Six Flying Dragons, the newest project from writers Kim Young-hyun and Park Sang-yeon of Tree With Deep Roots and Queen Seon-deok. They’re reteaming with PD Shin Kyung-soo, who worked with them on Tree, for what will be SBS’s big 25th anniversary special presentation... More »
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Drama Casting & News
Warm and Cozy’s lazy grasshopper and angry ant meet-cute
by | April 30, 2015 | 78 Comments
Yay, the first teaser for the newest Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy is here! And from the start, Yoo Yeon-seok and Kang So-ra look like an adorable rom-com pair. You know you’re excited about a drama when you’re watching and re-watching the first teaser just to see the cute moments again. Tags: Kang So-ra,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Young-kwang courted for JTBC disaster drama D-Day
by | April 29, 2015 | 32 Comments
Well, I was fully expecting an idol lineup for the cast of JTBC’s new drama D-Day, since it was announced as a new drama production from SM C&C. I still wouldn’t call Kim Young-kwang an actor with “a weighty presence,” but I like him, especially in his more recent dramas where he’s found a good... More »