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Drama Casting & News
Jo Boa cast as Kim Kang-woo’s leading lady in Missing Persons Task Force
by | January 28, 2015 | 28 Comments
This is quite the departure for Jo Boa — the relative newbie who starred in Shut Up: Flower Boy Band and Surplus Princess is tackling a much grittier project in the new year. She’ll be joining OCN’s upcoming crime procedural Special Missing Persons Task Force M, opposite the antagonistic detective duo played by Kim Kang-woo... More »


Drama Casting & News
Baro turns bad boy for Angry Mom
by | January 28, 2015 | 42 Comments
Aw, but Baro is so sweet! How will he play a bad boy? I guess after playing a sweet wallflower in Answer Me 1994 and a sweet kid with a learning disability in God’s Gift–14 Days, it’s time for him to switch it up as an actor? Whether he can pull it off remains to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoo Ah-in to bring Dr. Frankenstein back to life?
by | January 27, 2015 | 75 Comments
Oh, well I was sad about Kim Soo-hyun turning down the new drama Dr. Frankenstein, which seemed to leave the production dead in the water without a broadcaster. But now news is stirring that Yoo Ah-in (Secret Love Affair) is up for the leading role. It’s only an early offer, but if he takes it,... More »
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Drama Casting & News
The doctor’s bloodlust is awakened in KBS’s Blood
by | January 26, 2015 | 98 Comments
Here’s a peek at Ahn Jae-hyun’s vampire smoulder for his new drama Blood, headed to KBS on Mondays and Tuesdays next month. It wouldn’t be a proper vampire drama without some stylish brooding, so the first teaser (short as it is) doesn’t really have any other purpose than to give us a quick taste of... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Min-ki and Yeo Jin-gu escape the asylum in Shoot My Heart
by | January 24, 2015 | 34 Comments
Well who’s gonna say no to heartwarming bromance? I was interested when the casting for this movie was first announced, but the teasers and stills are giving it a Miracle of Cell No. 7-vibe that makes me look forward to it all the more. Shoot My Heart is a coming-of-age comedy that stars Lee Min-ki... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoon Doo-joon headlines Let’s Eat 2 with whole new cast
by | January 23, 2015 | 82 Comments
ARGH. *flips table* They went and did it — the one thing I didn’t want them to do. Food-o-mercial cable drama Let’s Eat is returning to tvN this spring for a second season, and against all reason, they’ve signed on Yoon Doo-joon but no one else from the original cast. Confirmations are in that Yoon... More »


Drama Recaps
Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 2
by | January 22, 2015 | 137 Comments
With our basic setup in place, the kidnapping mystery takes over and further entangles our characters in a dangerous investigation. But given that a certain damsel in distress is what brings out our hero’s, well, inner hero, a little danger is actually a good thing. And even though they’re just teeny tiny cracks, we’re already... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers plans next season in Jordan
by | January 22, 2015 | 31 Comments
Yay, the halbaes are coming back! It’s been nearly a year since travel variety show Grandpas Over Flowers aired its last trip in March 2014, but rumblings are afoot for a Season 3 headed to tvN this spring. Technically it would be their fourth trip after Paris, Taiwan, and Spain, and though producers are being... More »


Drama Recaps
Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 1
by | January 21, 2015 | 205 Comments
SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday series Hyde, Jekyll, Me got off to a good start today, with solid character introductions, a mystery, and a touch of whimsy. As expected, it’s the Hyun Bin Show, but he doesn’t disappoint, managing to be funny, grumpy, assy, and swoony all in one episode. I’m pretty happy with this drama’s presentation... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ji Hyun-woo to romance Angry Mom Kim Hee-sun
by | January 21, 2015 | 88 Comments
I wonder if this pairing will work, but it’s mostly the premise of this drama that sells me. Now that MBC’s new heartwarming mother-daughter drama Angry Mom has secured Kim Hee-sun (Wonderful Season) and Kim Yoo-jung (Secret Door) to star, the hunt is on for Mom’s leading man. The offer is currently out to Ji... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yoochun and Suzy sniff out new drama Girl Who Sees Smells
by | January 20, 2015 | 149 Comments
Well it’s not exactly an appetizing title, but I guess it IS descriptive: Girl Who Sees Smells is a new drama headed to SBS on Wednesdays and Thursdays this spring, and offers are reportedly out to Park Yoochun (Three Days) and Bae Suzy (Gu Family Book) to headline. The drama is an adaptation of a... More »