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Legendary Shuttle Lee Ji-hoon rules the school
by | October 3, 2016 | 28 Comments
This is a bit random, but I was bored this weekend and decided to watch KBS drama special Legendary Shuttle, and I wanted to recommend it because it was unexpectedly funny and adorable. I picked it up to watch partly because the news of a new season of School had me thinking fondly of School... More »

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School 2017 in the works for summer broadcast on KBS
by | September 29, 2016 | 105 Comments
The School franchise is one that’s near and dear to my heart, so I’m excited to hear that KBS is bringing back a new installment of the high school drama series right on schedule. Following its revival with School 2013 and its follow-up with a mystery bent, Who Are You–School 2015, KBS has announced that... More »

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Park Hyung-shik confirmed to romance Strong Woman Park Bo-young
by | September 29, 2016 | 41 Comments
Park Bo-young (Oh My Ghostess) finally has a leading man for her new drama Strong Woman Do Bong-soon, which has been in the works since early June. I know the show isn’t set to air until next year, but it seems like it took an extra long time to find her a co-star. The role... More »

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Oh Snap! The time-traveler and his wife
by | September 28, 2016 | 44 Comments
It’s only one measly breadcrumb, but I’m excited to see the first production still for tvN’s new fantasy romance drama Tomorrow With You, starring Lee Je-hoon (Signal) as a time-traveler with a positive energy, and Shin Mina (Oh My Venus) as his sassy, cheerful wife. According to the plot descriptions, he didn’t marry her for... More »

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Song Ji-hyo as a world-class supermom in This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair
by | September 28, 2016 | 30 Comments
I’m already amused by the character descriptions for JTBC’s new comedy This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair: Lee Seon-kyun (Miss Korea) stars as a hapless beta husband who can’t even confront his successful alpha wife that he suspects she’s having an affair. So instead of dealing with it head-on, he turns to the... More »

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Kim Min-jung considers becoming a fangirl for Man to Man
by | September 27, 2016 | 37 Comments
Oh cute, there’s finally a character description for the heroine of JTBC’s new drama Man to Man: She’s the head of the fan club for the Hallyu action star played by Park Sung-woong (Remember—Son’s War), and she becomes a fangirl success story when she gets a job at his management company. That’s a much cuter... More »

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Kim So-hyun joins cameo lineup for supernatural romance Goblin
by | September 26, 2016 | 60 Comments
From ghost to goblin? It hasn’t been too long since Kim So-hyun wrapped her last role as a ghost in tvN’s Bring It On, Ghost, and she just confirmed that she’s making a guest appearance in Goblin, the new supernatural romance from writer Kim Eun-sook, starring Gong Yoo (Big) and Kim Go-eun (Cheese in the... More »

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Entourage drops pants in first teaser
by | September 26, 2016 | 45 Comments
At last, here’s the first real teaser for tvN’s Entourage, the remake of the HBO series about a movie star and his entourage of buddies navigating their way through showbiz and enjoying all the perks along the way. One of the perks, apparently, is traveling to red carpet events sans pants. Now, I would never... More »

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Lee Shi-un joins My Sassy Girl as Joo-won’s pal
by | September 21, 2016 | 35 Comments
Aw, our geeky fanboy Su-bongie is moving on to a new life, maybe with a new job that doesn’t involve heart attacks and faceless bosses. Funny character actor Lee Shi-un, who just wrapped a memorable stint as a manhwa artist on fantasy drama W–Two Worlds, is the latest to join the cast of My Sassy... More »

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Police Unit 38 writer overhauls castaway drama Picnic
by | September 21, 2016 | 74 Comments
Again? Are we really changing this drama a third time? Doesn’t it seem like a smarter move to scrap Picnic, Gaia, and whatever else it might’ve been called, and just pretend that this third version is a new drama altogether? There are probably reasons of the legal variety that prohibit that, but this is starting... More »