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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 »

Drama Recaps
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 »

Drama Recaps
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 »

Drama Casting & News
Operation Proposal cast photos and teaser
by | January 30, 2012 | 61 Comments
Yet another show a week out from premiere: the fantasy youth melodrama Operation Proposal starring Yoo Seung-ho and Park Eun-bin has released some cast photos as well as a teaser. The remake of the Japanese Proposal Daisakusen is getting ready to launch on the new cable network TV Chosun, and has made a last-minute scheduling... More »

Drama Casting & News
Trailers and posters for Feast of the Gods
by | January 29, 2012 | 69 Comments
Sung Yuri‘s new weekend drama Feast of the Gods is getting ready to premiere in a week, so here’s our first look at posters and teasers for the show. It’s a 32-episode drama about chefs who battle it out in the kitchen, and in this case it’s a specialty restaurant that features only the very... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Ahn Sung-ki’s courtroom thriller Broken Arrow
by | January 28, 2012 | 14 Comments
Though the new year’s holiday box office was dominated by feel-good comedy Dancing Queen, the based-on-a-true-story courtroom thriller Broken Arrow (also called Unbowed) isn’t far behind. The film is gaining a lot of traction based on critical buzz, for the gripping portrayal of a real case that was steeped in controversy. Veteran actor Ahn Sung-ki... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Min-ho goes from MoonSun to Rooftop
by | January 27, 2012 | 87 Comments
Okay, so this, I’m excited about. One of the standout actors from the childhood/teenage era of the hit drama The Moon That Embraces the Sun — Lee Min-ho (not to be confused with Lee Min-ho, natch) — has joined the cast of upcoming SBS drama Rooftop Prince, starring Park Yoochun and Han Ji-min. It looks... More »

Drama Recaps
The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Episode 7
by | January 25, 2012 | 149 Comments
It’s a crash course in fates, as we find out that some connections can’t be shaken, even in death. We finally get our introduction to grown-up Yeon-woo, and things move along a lot faster than I had anticipated. This episode is sort of the sister to last week’s introduction to King Hwon and his world,... More »