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Drama Casting & News
Han Jung-soo cast as Iron Man’s loyal bodyguard
by | August 20, 2014 | 42 Comments
Why does a man covered in knives need a bodyguard, you might ask? It’s a good question. Maybe he’s not so good at controlling his new knife-sprouting abilities and needs a babysitter? Han Jung-soo has joined the cast of KBS’s new supernatural drama Iron Man, where he’ll play Lee Dong-wook’s faithful secretary-bodyguard who goes everywhere... More »


Drama Casting & News
Secret Door’s prince in action
by | August 19, 2014 | 17 Comments
This show is being pretty stingy with the stills for such a large cast, but I can forgive a lot for Lee Je-hoon’s return to the small screen. Here he is in action for SBS’s fusion sageuk Secret Door, where he’ll play a very different Crown Prince Sado from the version portrayed in history books.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Joo-hyuk and Sohn Ye-jin to reunite on big screen
by | August 18, 2014 | 11 Comments
Sohn Ye-jin (Shark) ended up turning down the fusion historical drama The King’s Face in favor of a movie, and has now confirmed that she’ll be starring in the thriller House Full of Happiness. And because not even one project in film and television this year can be reunion-less, Kim Joo-hyuk (Gu-am Heo Jun) is... More »


Celebrity News
Oh Snap! Kang Dong-won and Song Hye-gyo’s Parisian date
by | August 18, 2014 | 73 Comments
My god they’re pretty. We’ve been getting tiny glimpses here and there of this Vogue photo shoot that caused all kinds of dating rumors to surface between Kang Dong-won and Song Hye-gyo, but now that I see the full set, I kinda want it to be true. The co-stars play parents to a child with... More »


Drama Recaps
Marriage Not Dating: Episode 13
by | August 15, 2014 | 118 Comments
The problem with filling your day with trying to forget the person you love… is that you spend all day thinking about the person you love. It’s an episode spent in denial, but in the cute way where everyone runs around doing adorable things for each other in secret. I don’t see why you couldn’t... More »


Drama Casting & News
Nine is the loneliest number in Plus Nine Boys
by | August 15, 2014 | 22 Comments
I’m loving this show’s teasers, but now I’m scared they’re getting my expectations up. New coming-of-age drama Plus Nine Boys released a really cute conceptual teaser about the four unluckiest boys on earth, and the dreaded number 9 that keeps dogging them with every possible superstitious omen out there: crows, black cats, broken mirrors, ice... More »


Drama Casting & News
Reawakened memories set course for chase thriller in Reset
by | August 14, 2014 | 45 Comments
OCN’s newest crime thriller Reset is revving up for its premiere in just a few weeks, and in the latest set of teasers we learn a little more about the premise, our characters, and finally catch a glimpse of our leads in action together. They’re calling it an image transformation for both actors, but I’ve... More »


Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-min up for potential drama reunion with Uhm Tae-woong
by | August 13, 2014 | 28 Comments
Aw, I like it when co-stars of dark shows get to reunite in something light. We’ve got another potential dramaland reunion in the works (Why not? Everyone else is doing it!) with Han Ji-min (The King’s Wrath, Rooftop Prince) and Uhm Tae-woong (Could We Love) both considering tvN’s fall Monday-Tuesday drama Valid Love. It’s been... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Youths Over Flowers: Episode 2
by | August 12, 2014 | 16 Comments
javabeans: We begin the second episode with a brief rundown of how these ajusshis ended up in Peru, but really it’s more of a recap of Lee Juck’s pain. He ended up being the peacekeeper in navigating the trio to their hostel room, only to have his hyung (Yoon Sang) nitpick his choices, leaving him... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo In-gook courted to headline King’s Face
by | August 12, 2014 | 55 Comments
I’m not surprised in the least that drama producers are chomping at the bit to get Seo In-gook locked down for his next project the second that High School King of Savvy is in his rearview mirror. He’s having his moment, and it’s well-deserved. Next up for the actor might be the fusion sageuk The... More »


Drama Casting & News
My Secret Hotel’s love triangle gets into its groove
by | August 12, 2014 | 54 Comments
Another set of new dramas is heading our way next week, and I’m terribly eager to watch the first episode of tvN’s new Monday-Tuesday drama My Secret Hotel, mostly out of plain curiosity to see what a “killing romance” is, and how they settle on the tone of the genre-mashup between murder mystery and romantic... More »