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Drama Casting & News
Bridal Mask casts Han Chae-ah
by | February 13, 2012 | 16 Comments
Upcoming historical blockbuster Bridal Mask (Gaksital) starring Joo Won and Park Ki-woong has cast another leading lady. Actress Han Chae-ah (Believe in Love, Neighbor Enemies, Style) will be playing Chae Hong-ju, a strange combination triple-threat: singer, gambler, and spy. What, were dancer, basket-weaver, and grifter taken? Well I’m glad that one of our female leads... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Posters and teaser for Intro to Architecture
by | February 12, 2012 | 59 Comments
Here’s a look at the new romantic melodrama Introduction to Architecture, starring Uhm Tae-woong and Han Ga-in as first loves reunited in what will be Uhm’s gazillionth film in the past year. Seriously, the guy does not know the meaning of vacation. The story about two college sweethearts crossing paths fifteen years later features a... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Su-geun, Uhm Tae-woong, Kim Jong-min stick with 1N2D
by | February 11, 2012 | 68 Comments
Rumors have been circling, but mouths kept hushed about whether some members of hit variety show 1 Night 2 Days would stay for the upcoming second season, scheduled to start filming in two weeks. But Friday marked the current cast’s final trip, where the announcement was made official: longtime members Lee Su-geun and Kim Jong-min,... More »

Drama Recaps
The Moon That Embraces the Sun: Episode 11
by | February 8, 2012 | 140 Comments
Yay, the fun is back! I love this episode. It’s full of funny pranks, stealthy missions, and some new mystical elements that work nicely to integrate our characters further. Hwon finally starts playing detective and asking some key questions, and I say, IT’S ABOUT TIME. Tags: featured, Han Ga-in, Jung Il-woo, Kim Min-seo, Kim Soo-hyun,... More »

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 »

Drama Recaps
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 »

Drama Recaps
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 | 105 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 »