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Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Three Meals a Day: Episode 1
by | October 18, 2014 | 60 Comments
girlfriday: Yay, Three Meals a Day is here! I don’t normally watch cooking shows, but I have a feeling this show is mostly just another chronicle of Na PD and Lee Seo-jin’s bickering bromance. javabeans: Right. I’m even keeping my expectations low, because of all the pre-show stuff where Seo-jin has been complaining about how... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Jung-eun and Nam Bora cast as sisters for SBS weekend drama
by | October 17, 2014 | 11 Comments
It’s been a while since Kim Jung-eun has had a solid drama project that hasn’t gone sideways on her (Oohlala Spouses, Korean Peninsula), but I’m always rooting for her to return in something good. She’s currently being courted to headline the upcoming SBS family weekend drama Goddess of Sales, as the eldest of three sisters... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jo Jae-hyun teams with Chaser writer for new drama Punch
by | October 16, 2014 | 19 Comments
Casting has begun on the new drama from rising star writer Park Kyung-soo, of the taut dramatic thrillers The Chaser and Empire of Gold. His third drama for SBS, called Punch, has scored the Monday-Tuesday timeslot this winter. The offer is currently out to TV veteran Jo Jae-hyun (Jung Do-jeon) to star, which kind of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Sang-joong and Kim Tae-woo offered KBS’s next sageuk epic
by | October 15, 2014 | 28 Comments
KBS had a huge hit on their hands with the weekend sageuk Jeong Do-jeon this past year, as it was both a critical and ratings success, and the network’s follow-up in that timeslot has been highly anticipated since June. The project is finally entering casting rounds, and currently has offers out to the ever-awesome Kim... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk and Oh Yeon-seo consider MBC historical fantasy
by | October 15, 2014 | 54 Comments
Does Jang Hyuk never sleep? I don’t know if he’s just a workaholic or if MBC is paying him money by the truckload, but he’s up for his third MBC drama project in less than six months. He’s going from Fated To Love You to a drama short with Jang Nara, to a possible new... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-min courted to romance Hyun Bin(s) in Hyde, Jekyll, Me
by | October 15, 2014 | 101 Comments
I guess the reunion wave is still going strong, because we have another potential costar reunion in the works, this time from film to television: Han Ji-min (Rooftop Prince) is being courted to star alongside Hyun Bin (Secret Garden) in his new SBS split-personality romantic comedy, called Hyde, Jekyll, Me. It’s a 20-episode drama from... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 2
by | October 14, 2014 | 154 Comments
Well I guess you can’t really blame a girl for falling in love this quickly when our hero is so swoony. He spends a good deal of time trying to convince her that what she’s feeling isn’t love, while she runs around trying to touch him as much as possible. Do I find her weird?... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Dong-wook and Lee Yi-kyung join Maids as flower boy noblemen
by | October 14, 2014 | 17 Comments
Lee Yi-kyung, Lee Shi-ah, Kim Dong-wook Now that the Joseon-era upstairs-downstairs drama Maids has secured its servants in leads Oh Ji-ho (Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheo-young) and Jung Yumi (Mother’s Garden), it’s time to cast the noblemen. Kim Dong-wook (The Concubine, Dandelion Family) has chosen the show as his army comeback project; he’ll play the pretty flower-boy-next-door... More »


Drama Recaps
Secret Door: Episode 7
by | October 13, 2014 | 13 Comments
The stakes get ramped up in this episode, as the network of bad guys starts to unravel and everybody—good, bad, and mysteriously neutral—makes a play for the secret document. And in his quest for the truth about the death of his only friend in the whole world, the prince gets dangerously close to some answers... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Seung-ho and Go Ara courted for Joseon-era romance
by | October 13, 2014 | 38 Comments
Oh, is Yoo Seung-ho (I Miss You, Arang and the Magistrate) already looking at army comeback projects? That was fast. I do love the early signs of an actor’s return from army duty — the movie and drama offers start rolling in, and fans can start counting down the days until he’ll be back onscreen.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Pride and Prejudice’s bickering prosecutor couple
by | October 13, 2014 | 37 Comments
Okay, I’m actually a little shocked, but the teaser for MBC’s new Monday-Tuesday legal drama Pride and Prejudice is kind of adorable. I was expecting something dark and heavy from a show that used to once be called Lawless World, because it looks more like a romantic comedy that happens to be set in a... More »