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Won Bin courted for remake of Still Life
by | July 4, 2016 | 104 Comments
I feel like the longer Won Bin stays away from the silver screen, he becomes the great white whale of Chungmuro—that actor that nobody can ever catch, who used to star in movies, or so legend says. It’s already been six years since his last project, 2010’s hit thriller Ajusshi (The Man From Nowhere), and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Nam Joo-hyuk up for reunion with Weightlifting Fairy Lee Sung-kyung
by | July 1, 2016 | 33 Comments
Is it even a reunion if they’re from the same agency? Cheese in the Trap co-stars Lee Sung-kyung and Nam Joo-hyuk are up for a potential reunion in the upcoming MBC youth sports drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju, the story inspired by the life of Olympic gold medalist weightlifter Jang Mi-ran. No one’s been confirmed... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Sung-kyung courted to become Weightlifting Fairy
by | June 30, 2016 | 62 Comments
I honestly have no idea what they’re thinking with this casting. The new youth sports drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju is a story inspired by Olympic gold medalist weightlifter Jang Mi-ran, and modeled after her personal stories about being a young girl who was shy and awkward and only knew weightlifting. The drama has been... More »

Drama Casting & News
Seo In-gook up for MBC rom-com Shopping King Louie
by | June 29, 2016 | 102 Comments
Seo In-gook, Nam Ji-hyun, Yoon Sang-hyun Hee, Shopping King Louie is the new drama that initially courted Yook Sung-jae to headline, and I find it funny that they’ve now cast Seo In-gook (Police Unit 38) in the role, since Yook Sung-jae’s drama debut in Answer Me 1994 had everyone calling him Little Seo In-gook. The... More »

Drama Casting & News
Moony eyes on the set of Moonlight Drawn By Clouds
by | June 29, 2016 | 114 Comments
Aw, cute. Here’s our first official peek at KBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday series Moonlight Drawn By Clouds, starring Park Bo-gum (Answer Me 1988) and Kim Yoo-jung (Angry Mom) in a youth romance set in Joseon. They look awfully adorable smiling and making moony eyes at each other, and Kim Yoo-jung looks so small that I wonder... More »

Drama Casting & News
Choi Ji-woo considers becoming Woman With a Suitcase
by | June 28, 2016 | 28 Comments
New legal drama Woman With a Suitcase has secured a new home at MBC, and an offer is currently out to Choi Ji-woo (Twenty Again) to headline. I keep getting this drama confused with On the Way to the Airport, which has nothing to do with this series except for the travel-themed titles and the... More »

Drama Casting & News
The ghosts come out to fight in Bring It On, Ghost
by | June 27, 2016 | 45 Comments
Posters are out for tvN’s new horror comedy Bring It On, Ghost, of course with creepy ghosts and their creepy ghost hands clawing at our main characters. They’re not nearly as spooky as the teasers’ ghosts though, and one of the new teasers below has an homage to The Ring, which freaks me out. And... More »

Drama Casting & News
Comic book hero comes to life in W–Two Worlds
by | June 27, 2016 | 100 Comments
Ah, finally—some conceptual teasers for W–Two Worlds that feature Lee Jong-seok as a fictional character come to life! MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday supernatural suspense romance drama has danced around this idea, and said that we’ve got two lovers living in two parallel universes that coexist in the same space, and that one of those universes isn’t... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-sun up to join Kim Sun-ah in Woman of Dignity
by | June 23, 2016 | 33 Comments
Huh, Kim Hee-sun (Angry Mom) and Kim Sun-ah (Masked Prosecutor), together in one drama? I love both actresses, but doesn’t that seem like one leading lady too many? Kim Hee-sun is reportedly considering the leading role in the new series Woman of Dignity, which is the part that Kim Sun-ah was originally said to be... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ghost vs. exorcist in Bring It On, Ghost
by | June 21, 2016 | 86 Comments
Well, the more I see Kim So-hyun kicking Taecyeon’s ass, the more Bring It On, Ghost appeals to me. I mean, I’m not going into this expecting My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho levels of cuteness, but it does remind me of that kind of relationship, where the girl’s got all the power and she’s not... More »

How would you rate this episode?

5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

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

1 I want my hour back!

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