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Drama Casting & News
MBC’s Radiant Office fills its rank and file employees
by | February 1, 2017 | 22 Comments
Hoya, Lee Dong-hwi, Kim Dong-wook The supporting cast has been lined up for MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday series Radiant Office, the workplace drama starring Go Ah-sung (Heard It Through the Grapevine) as a rookie employee who starts living her life completely differently the minute she’s given a terminal diagnosis. She’s a downtrodden young woman who’s so... More »


Drama Casting & News
Song Seung-heon courted for Saimdang PD’s next drama
by | January 30, 2017 | 51 Comments
I guess the director of Saimdang, Light’s Diary must be really happy with Song Seung-heon’s work in that drama, because he’s already courting the actor for a reunion on his next project. PD Yoon Sang-ho, also of Bride of the Century, Bichunmoo, and Tamra the Island, has announced that his next drama will be an... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Won-geun up to play cop to Choi Kang-hee’s Mystery Queen
by | January 26, 2017 | 54 Comments
Hm, I worry that this pairing is reminiscent of the Joo-won/Choi Kang-hee pairing in Level 7 Civil Servant… but they wouldn’t recreate that dynamic on purpose, right? Though neither actor is confirmed, Lee Won-geun (The Good Wife) is currently in the running to star as the police detective who will work alongside ajumma novice sleuth... More »


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tvN thriller Forest of Secrets confirms leads, adds Lee Jun-hyuk
by | January 24, 2017 | 24 Comments
Great news all around for tvN’s new mystery-thriller Forest of Secrets: The upcoming legal-police drama has confirmed leading actors Jo Seung-woo (God’s Gift–14 Days) and Bae Doo-na (Tunnel), and is now busy securing a strong supporting cast with the addition of Lee Jun-hyuk (Naked Fireman) and Lee Kyung-young (D-Day).... More »


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Hwang Woo-seul-hye joins Ruler as Yoo Seung-ho’s helper
by | January 23, 2017 | 11 Comments
I really liked Hwang Woo-seul-hye in her recent projects—as the funny self-involved friend who took passive-aggressiveness to new heights in Drinking Solo, and as the warm eldest sister in the weekend family drama Feel-Good Day—so I’m happy to see that she’s lined up a role in a high-profile project. She’s been confirmed to join MBC’s... More »


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Goblin writer Kim Eun-sook discusses her next project
by | January 23, 2017 | 246 Comments
It’s only been a day since her last drama ended, but star writer Kim Eun-sook is already being asked about her next project. I guess there’s no rest when you’re in demand. Kim penned two hit dramas in 2016-17—KBS’s Descended From the Sun and tvN’s The Lonely Shining Goblin—and had a string of successful syndrome... More »


Drama Recaps
The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 16 (Final)
by | January 21, 2017 | 810 Comments
Is it ever really goodbye if your hero is an immortal goblin? I guess that’s what we’re all here to find out. Hold onto your vulgar hats everyone, because there may be some unexpected bumps on the road to happily ever after. Goblin went out with a bang for tvN, reportedly breaking ratings records for... More »


Drama Recaps
The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 14
by | January 20, 2017 | 222 Comments
It’s been a long week and an even longer wait for our characters, but my biggest fears have been assuaged and I feel good about where we’re headed for the final two episodes. Narratively speaking, the show benefitted from having this episode delayed a week, to give loss and heartache a chance to feel like... More »


Drama Casting & News
Choi Kang-hee courted to be ajumma detective in KBS’s Mystery Queen
by | January 20, 2017 | 21 Comments
I know we’ve seen a lot of dramas crop up in twos or threes whenever a new trend hits, but this is a weirdly specific one. Choi Kang-hee (Heart to Heart) is currently considering an offer to headline a new KBS drama called Mystery Queen, about an ajumma who loves mystery novels and starts solving... More »


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Lee Sang-yoon up to reunite with Lee Bo-young in SBS’s Whisper
by | January 19, 2017 | 44 Comments
Ooh, drama reunion! I never saw Lee Bo-young (God’s Gift–14 Days) and Lee Sang-yoon (On the Way to the Airport) together in their hit weekend drama My Daughter Seo-young, but I love each of them separately, and based on the cute couple stills and the ratings (it was a huge hit that reached 47.6%), I... More »