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Celebrity News
Lee Jong-seok and Park Shin-hye in fall fashion
by | September 6, 2013 | 87 Comments
Go figure, pretty people take pretty pictures. Lee Jong-seok (I Hear Your Voice) and Park Shin-hye (Flower Boy Next Door) got together for a fall/winter campaign for clothing line Jambangee, which is nothing new since they’re the brand’s models, but I really love the series of close-ups of Lee Jong-seok. He’s working the eyebrows, and... More »


Drama Recaps
Master’s Sun: Episode 10
by | September 5, 2013 | 487 Comments
This is a great episode. Our couple spends the hour circling around the giant pink elephant—er, dinosaur—in the room, and tossing out all manner of strange ways in which to keep their relationship the same… despite the fact that they each know it will never be the same. Because that’s what happens when you close... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ji Chang-wook courted to romance Ha Ji-won in Empress Ki
by | September 5, 2013 | 56 Comments
Well, it’s a tough job, but someone’s gotta do it. MBC’s upcoming sageuk epic Empress Ki (formerly called Hwatu and now just named for its heroine, likely because everyone kept thinking the drama would be about gambling) is getting back on the casting bandwagon, after early rumors that Jang Geun-seok might star. Ji Chang-wook (Five... More »


Drama Recaps
Master’s Sun: Episode 9
by | September 4, 2013 | 266 Comments
The romance really kicked into high gear with last week’s episodes, and today doesn’t disappoint. Feelings start to interfere with the business arrangement, so our hero starts to look for creative ways to balance his books and his heart. Because math solves everything, right? The denial, it is strong with this one.   SONG OF... More »


Drama Casting & News
New KBS melodrama Secret prepares to wring tears
by | September 4, 2013 | 75 Comments
It’s kind of strange, but amongst all the time-travelers, aliens, and super-powered folk in dramaland these days, the conventional melodrama is becoming the rarer species. Not that I’m one to complain about that, since my melodrama tolerance is lower than most. But KBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Secret has two things going for it: a solid... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Seung-gi to be Na PD’s next luggage boy
by | September 3, 2013 | 122 Comments
Ermagerd. You guuuuuyssss, Na PD and Seung-gi, together again! WHO’S EXCITED? Lee Seung-gi has confirmed that he’ll be teaming up with PD Na Young-seok for the next season of tvN’s Grandpas Over Flowers, except this time, it’ll be with four actresses instead. It’s being called a Part 2 of his travel backpacking series, so we’ll... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Bae Doo-na and Kim Sae-ron team up for new film
by | September 2, 2013 | 23 Comments
Chungmuro is lighting up with director-producers these days. Director Lee Chang-dong (of Poetry) is producing a new film called Do-hee-ya, about a young girl surrounded in mystery and the small town police officer who tries to save her. It stars Kim Sae-ron (Queen’s Classroom, Ajusshi) as the titular Do-hee, along with Bae Doo-na (Cloud Atlas),... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Chae-ah completes love square in Mi-rae’s Choice
by | September 2, 2013 | 52 Comments
This is shaping up to be a pretty good love square. Han Chae-ah (All About My Romance, Oohlala Spouses) will be joining the cast of KBS’s fall time-slip drama Mi-rae’s Choice, starring opposite Yoon Eun-hye as her rival for both men’s affections. That’d be Lee Dong-gun and Jung Yong-hwa, of course, and it looks like... More »


Meta
OST giveaway winners!
by | September 1, 2013 | 43 Comments
Thanks so much for all the colorful, zany, expressive entries we received for our OST Giveaway Hootenanny. You guys sure know how to show your love for a drama, and some of you had some epic journeys in your lives as these shows were airing. We had a lot of fun reading them all (yes,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Choi Ji-woo’s new surrogate family in Suspicious Housekeeper
by | August 31, 2013 | 92 Comments
Production is underway on SBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Suspicious Housekeeper, starring Choi Ji-woo (Can’t Lose) as a strange stoic housekeeper who arrives to fix a broken family. The remake of the Japanese drama Kaseifu no Mita (I Am Mita, Your Housekeeper) has an interesting set of descriptors — it promises to be a “mystery healing... More »


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2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

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