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Drama Casting & News
Jang Dong-gun and Kim Haneul confirm A Gentleman’s Dignity
by | February 8, 2012 | 50 Comments
So the contracts have been signed and statements have been made: Jang Dong-gun (Warrior’s Way) and Kim Haneul (Blind) have signed on to star in upcoming SBS weekend drama A Gentleman’s Dignity, the highly anticipated drama from the team behind Secret Garden and Lovers in Paris — PD Shin Woo-chul and writer Kim Eun-sook. I’m... More »

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Shut Up: Flower Boy Band: Episode 4
by | February 7, 2012 | 130 Comments
Love is in the air, or at least a whole lot of crushing, as lovelines come flying left and right, and end up crossing one over the other like one big web of angst to come. We see another side to our hero and our villain as well, for a nice change of pace, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Twelve Men in a Year releases posters
by | February 7, 2012 | 40 Comments
Upcoming tvN rom-com Twelve Men in a Year has released its posters and a new teaser, highlighting a fun and whimsical take on leaving your romantic fate to the stars. Yoon Jin-seo plays Miru, a magazine writer who takes on a new romance column and launches headlong into a project where she dates twelve men,... More »

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Dream High 2: Episode 3
by | February 6, 2012 | 126 Comments
It’s time to set up rivalries all around, but to be honest, I found myself struggling to care in this episode, though it did pick up somewhat in the latter half. Most of the hour was spent rehashing conflicts we already knew about, though the rivalry between Hae-sung and Ri-an has hints of promise and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Eom Ji-won to romance the Emperor
by | February 6, 2012 | 28 Comments
Ex-vampire-prosecutor Yeon Jung-hoon‘s new drama For the Emperor (or Here’s To the Emperor) has secured its leading lady in Eom Ji-won (Sign, The Woman Who Still Wants to Marry). Damn, just what I need — another drama to watch. I love each of them separately, but together? Okay, so maybe Yeon Jung-hoon with anyone is... More »

Drama Casting & News
Joo Won gets his leading lady in Bridal Mask
by | February 4, 2012 | 37 Comments
Now that we have our hero Joo Won and our villain Park Ki-woong, upcoming sageuk action blockbuster Bridal Mask (Gaksital) is moving on to its leading lady: rookie actress Jin Sae-yeon, who is currently headlining the daily drama My Daughter Flower. You might also recognize her from smaller roles in The Duo or It’s Okay... More »

Drama Recaps
The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Episode 9
by | February 1, 2012 | 104 Comments
Wol finds out just how much danger lies inside the palace walls, and the king struggles to keep his curiosity, and his heart, locked away. It’s a crucial episode for Wol’s character, who hits rock bottom in more ways than one. Ratings hit another high today at 34.5%, which is kind of insane. I thought... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Haneul considers A Gentleman’s Dignity
by | February 1, 2012 | 64 Comments
Okay, now this I can get behind. Apparently when you get a movie star to headline your drama, all the other movie stars line up too. Kim Haneul (You’re My Pet, Blind) is now the latest contender to star opposite Jang Dong-gun in upcoming miniseries A Gentleman’s Dignity, slated for May. She’s reportedly been offered... More »

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Shut Up: Flower Boy Band: Episode 2
by | January 31, 2012 | 217 Comments
GAH. It’s here, my first drama crack of the year. Why is this show so pitch-perfectly stabbing me in the heart? It’s so badass and cute and angsty in that authentically teenage way that just gets you right there. It’s equally earnest and ridiculous, but it’s totally my kind of angst. I love everything about... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Dong-gun returns to television
by | January 31, 2012 | 112 Comments
Well I never thought I’d see the day. A-lister Jang Dong-gun (Warrior’s Way, Good Morning President), who starred in all my crack dramas of yesteryear, is reportedly coming back to the small screen, for the first time in twelve years. Can it be true? I feel like I’m in a time warp. I wonder if... More »

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Dream High 2: Episode 1
by | January 30, 2012 | 137 Comments
It’s time to Dream Higherererer with a whole new cast of characters, and a whole new universe as well. As it turns out Season 2 is no dummy – we don’t just pick up where we left off, or reboot to square one with the same narrative and a different cast. Phew. One bullet dodged.... More »