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Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Je-hoon to reunite with Bleak Night director
by | June 7, 2016 | 43 Comments
Okay, I’m almost scared for this reunion. The last time that Lee Je-hoon (Phantom Detective, Signal) and writer-director Yoon Sung-hyun teamed up, my heart got shredded and stomped on and now all that remains is a hollow shell. That’s kind of what watching Bleak Night does to you, which I absolutely say with love because... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kwak Shi-yang to romance Kim Hee-ae in Second to Last Love
by | June 6, 2016 | 26 Comments
After romancing Yoo Ah-in in Secret Love Affair, it’s not even shocking anymore that Kim Hee-ae (Mrs. Cop) is getting a twentysomething love interest in her new drama, SBS’s Second to Last Love. Up-and-coming supporting actor Kwak Shi-yang (Mirror of the Witch) is up for the role, and is in final negotiations to sign on.... More »

Drama Casting & News
His scandal, her story in tvN’s The Good Wife
by | June 6, 2016 | 33 Comments
Here’s our first moody, enigmatic peek at tvN’s remake of The Good Wife, the American legal and political drama about a woman who returns to her law career when her husband goes to prison for a messy public scandal. It’s a great premise and a successful series that’s been on the air for seven seasons... More »

Drama Casting & News
More potential roommates for JTBC’s Age of Youth
by | June 6, 2016 | 45 Comments
Han Ye-ri, Sunny Han Seung-yeon, Ryu Hwa-young JTBC’s new campus sharehouse drama Age of Youth has three more potential roommates alongside Han Ye-ri (Six Flying Dragons), who is still considering the offer to headline. Girls’ Generation’s Sunny, Kara’s Han Seung-yeon (The Racer, Jang Bori Is Here), and Ryu Hwa-young (Come Back, Ajusshi; Ex-Girlfriend Club) are... More »

Drama Casting & News
The teacher has a crush on SBS’s Doctors
by | June 6, 2016 | 170 Comments
Uh, so based on the second teaser for Doctors, it’s teacher Kim Rae-won who has a lingering old crush on student Park Shin-hye, not the other way around. I don’t know how I feel about that, but I’m just going to hold on to the idea that the crush lingered as a regret for ten... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
52nd Baeksang Arts Awards: Film Section
by | June 3, 2016 | 57 Comments
And now for the film section of the 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards. The Baeksangs award the best of both film and television in one event, but we’re breaking up the posts for length and readability. Here’s the other half of the red carpet, which includes a few of the film nominees with their dramaland co-stars:... More »

Drama Casting & News
52nd Baeksang Arts Awards: TV Section
by | June 3, 2016 | 234 Comments
The 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards ceremony was held on June 3, 2016 to award the biggest projects of the past year in film and television. We’re trying something new this year and breaking up the awards post into two sections, because these things just get insanely long, and we don’t want anyone getting scrolling-induced injuries.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Bo-young courted for new drama from Ms. Temper PD
by | June 2, 2016 | 92 Comments
Yay, Park Bo-young (Oh My Ghostess) is considering a new drama! The downside (I know, how could there be a downside to that?) is that the project is in the works for early next year, which is eeeons away. The new series is on cable network JTBC, and comes from PD Lee Hyung-min of their... More »

Drama Recaps
Lucky Romance: Episode 4
by | June 2, 2016 | 123 Comments
Things do pick up now that the setup is complete and the romance can actually get going, albeit in the form of a cold hard business arrangement. I suppose stranger things have led to romance in dramaland, and if there’s one trope I always enjoy, it’s the contract relationship that forces people into coupley situations... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-min offered new time-travel drama from Oh My Ghostess PD
by | June 2, 2016 | 39 Comments
Han Ji-min (Hyde, Jekyll, Me) is currently considering an offer to star in the new fantasy drama from PD Yoo Je-won, of the hilariously zany tvN comedies High School King of Savvy and Oh My Ghostess. I just love his wit and comic timing. He’s coming back with a new series for tvN this fall... More »

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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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