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Drama Casting & News
Lucky Romance’s leads get cozy
by | April 5, 2016 | 89 Comments
javabeans: Look, photo! girlfriday: Ooh, Lucky Romance already? They’re so cute together! javabeans: Even if they have the same hair. girlfriday: I was just thinking, I actually like Hwang Jung-eum’s hair! It’s a first for me. Even though maybe I like it because it’s Ryu Joon-yeol’s hair. Don’t you think she’ll find some way to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Hee-joon up to play Jang Hyuk’s rival in Beautiful Mind
by | April 5, 2016 | 9 Comments
Well, he may be playing someone else’s rival if Jang Hyuk (Master of Trade—Inn 2015) passes on this drama too, but let’s be optimistic that Beautiful Mind will land itself a leading man this time around. Maybe it’ll have a lucky day and land a second lead as well, because an offer is currently out... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk courted to headline KBS’s Beautiful Mind
by | April 4, 2016 | 62 Comments
Well this is a whole new direction. New medical mystery drama Beautiful Mind is kind of the Goldilocks of dramaland right now, trying out every leading man under the sun to find just the right one. So far the direction has been quite obvious, based on the actors who have passed on the project: Kim... More »


Drama Casting & News
Dear My Friends teases humorous take on growing old
by | April 4, 2016 | 36 Comments
The new Noh Hee-kyung drama Dear My Friends is headed to tvN in May, and I wasn’t expecting this, but the teasers are pretty hysterical. The drama is full of respected veteran stars, who all take turns making fun of themselves in the teasers and poking a bit of fun at each other too. The... More »


Drama Recaps
Page Turner: Episode 2
by | April 3, 2016 | 92 Comments
Our caustic heroine meets her match in the sweet, dumb jock who’s so earnest that her insults just bounce off of him like he’s surrounded by an invisible shield of positivity. It’s the beginning of a beautiful friendship, methinks, or at least a hilarious one. I’m really enjoying this little youth drama, and this episode... More »


Drama Casting & News
Choi Jin-hyuk offered medical mystery drama Beautiful Mind
by | March 31, 2016 | 58 Comments
Beautiful Mind, the drama formerly known as Dr. Frankenstein, has had some difficulty casting its leading man — Kim Soo-hyun, Yoo Ah-in, and Lee Jong-seok all passed on it, and it was shelved for a while. But the series finally landed a spot on KBS’s spring schedule, and now an offer is out to Choi... More »


Drama Recaps
Goodbye Mr. Black: Episode 6
by | March 31, 2016 | 47 Comments
I’m honestly still confused by yesterday’s episode and our hero’s choices thus far, but on the upside, at least we know he’s making deliberate choices now and that he has a plan? ‘Cause I’ll be frank with you—I was about 50-50 on that yesterday. It’s pretty funny how your expectations can go so quickly from,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung and Hyeri shake it in Entertainer’s first teaser
by | March 31, 2016 | 94 Comments
Hee, I think this teaser will be just the thing to bookmark for a bad workday. Ji Sung dancing around like a nut is definitely a cure for something. Possibly a great many things. The first teaser for SBS’s new showbiz drama Entertainer is out, and it’s just an explosion of adorable silly dancing from... More »


Drama Casting & News
Eric meets Oh Hae-young and Oh Hae-young Again
by | March 30, 2016 | 42 Comments
Aw, this teaser already makes me root for Seo Hyun-jin, who just plays such a good everygirl underdog heroine (a la Let’s Eat 2), and is going to face such an uphill battle being constantly compared to Jeon Hye-bin (Joseon Gunman) at every turn. Their new Monday-Tuesday drama for tvN, Oh Hae-young Again, is about... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae courted to play king’s bodyguard in new historical film
by | March 29, 2016 | 9 Comments
Lee Jung-jae AS A BODYGUARD? Is anyone else remembering Sandglass and having a moment right now? I loved Lee Jung-jae in that drama so damn much. Anyway, he’s up to play a very different kind of bodyguard this time, in a sageuk about Prince Gwanghae called Enemy Soldier. So, less romance and more bromance. It’s... More »




How would you rate this episode?

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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