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Drama Casting & News
Gong Hyo-jin courted to headline new drama
by | February 6, 2013 | 98 Comments
Whoo, there’s a new drama in the works, and it’s wooing Gong Hyo-jin to be its leading lady. *happy dance* The drama, called I Can Hear Your Voice, is being produced by the company behind hit drama Queen of Housewives, and is currently being shopped at KBS. (There were reports that it was in the... More »

Drama Recaps
Flower Boy Next Door: Episode 10
by | February 5, 2013 | 274 Comments
Sparks of all kinds go off left and right in this episode—the romantic kind, the combative kind, and the kind that sting and burn. Our heroine is forced to face her demons, while the boys race to be her knight in shining armor… except they’re so busy fighting each other for the honor that they... More »

Drama Casting & News
School’s reformed bad boy joins You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin
by | February 5, 2013 | 60 Comments
Aw, yay, the rookie actors from School 2013 are already starting to take off. If you’re anything like me and having major School withdrawal pangs, then you’ll be happy to know that the fresh-faced cast is hungry to return to dramaland. The first to be back on television is one of the show’s resident bad-boys-turned-good.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Posters and character stills for That Winter
by | February 5, 2013 | 106 Comments
Purdy. Things are starting to look up for the new Noh Hee-kyung melodrama That Winter, The Wind Blows, with the release of pretty posters, a teaser that isn’t all doom and gloom, and some interesting character quirks for our leads. Granted, it’s still your con-artist-meets-heiress fauxcest melo, but the tone is leaning less tragedy-porn and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Badassery and hijinks on the set of IRIS 2
by | February 4, 2013 | 91 Comments
Time to check back in with spy sequel IRIS 2, getting ready to premiere in just about a week. I have to say, I’m back to being a little excited for this show, against my better judgment. I can’t help it — action spy thrills just make me happy. I inevitably get suckered in by... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 423
by | February 2, 2013 | 71 Comments
EPISODE 423. Broadcast on January 27, 2013. girlfriday: New trip! The boys walk up together, and get told that this trip will be a Winter Break History Special. Dark clouds all around. javabeans: Jong-min quips that Tae-hyun is bad at history, and for a split second you think he’s gonna get his head bitten off... More »

Drama Casting & News
Chae Jung-ahn to play Song Seung-heon’s wife
by | February 2, 2013 | 81 Comments
Interesting. Chae Jung-ahn (Queen of Reversals) was originally planning to make her drama comeback in the JTBC sageuk War of the Flowers, but has dropped that project to join Song Seung-heon’s new gangster-who-loves show When A Man Loves. Well, they’ll certainly make a pretty pair. This should tell us everything we need to know about... More »

Drama Recaps
Jeon Woo-chi: Episode 21
by | February 1, 2013 | 12 Comments
There are some big payoffs in this episode, along with a few surprises, and Woo-chi and the gang finally start to put some effort into knocking Minister Oh down from his tower of untouchable wealth and power. I have to admit; it’s pretty damn satisfying to watch him squirm. Are the good guys actually going... More »

Drama Recaps
Level 7 Civil Servant: Episode 4
by | January 31, 2013 | 103 Comments
The stakes go up a notch, as the real world starts to collide with the safe little bubble that is Spy School. But what emerges is one of my favorite relationships so far on this show: jaded spy mentor and hothead rookie agent. It helps that Ahn Nae-sang and Joo-won can swing the pendulum wide... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoo Yeon-seok joins Gu Family Book
by | January 31, 2013 | 42 Comments
We’ve got our second lead for the Lee Seung-gi/Suzy supernatural sageuk Gu Family Book, due out this spring: Yoo Yeon-seok (Wolf Boy) has signed on to be the rival to our half-gumiho hero. Yoo is an actor with a lot of credits to his name, especially in films (His film roles range from Oldboy to... More »

Celebrity News
Ryu Seung-ryong gifts movie daughter Park Shin-hye with food truck
by | January 31, 2013 | 73 Comments
So. Much. Cuteness. Why is this man so full of win? Ryu Seung-ryong has another hit movie on his hands, the heartwarming comedy The Gift of Room 7, where he plays a jailbird dad to Park Shin-hye (and her childhood version, Gal So-won, pictured above). And just to be a good dad to his movie... More »