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Drama Recaps
Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 18
by | March 19, 2015 | 42 Comments
It’s cute! I don’t know if this show was saving all its adorable swoony rom-com moments for its final push, but today’s episode is actually chock full of sweet and funny exchanges, a strong romantic conflict, and moments of awareness for all our characters. After fifteen years of sharing a body, Robin and Seo-jin finally... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Im Shi-wan chooses period film Thoughts of Oppa
by | March 19, 2015 | 24 Comments
It seems like everyone’s been waiting on pins and needles for Im Shi-wan to choose his follow-up project to last year’s hit drama Misaeng. For good reason too, since expectations are high for the idol-actor who turned heads in his big screen debut (The Attorney opposite Song Kang-ho) and then became the mascot of the... More »


Drama Recaps
Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 17
by | March 18, 2015 | 32 Comments
Episode 17 seems a little late in the game to still be denying your feelings, but this show isn’t exactly known for its speedy development. Still, Seo-jin has come miles since we first met him, and when Hana tries her damnedest to deny her feelings for him, he reminds me once again why I’m on... More »


Drama Casting & News
Eom Ki-joon up for new Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy
by | March 18, 2015 | 79 Comments
There was some panic in the air when news came out that Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) had taken himself out of the running to star in the new Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy (formerly Jeju Island Gatsby), but his agency thankfully refuted the story. He’s still not confirmed — he and Kang So-ra are still... More »


Drama Casting & News
Answer Me franchise returns this fall with same parents, new year
by | March 17, 2015 | 86 Comments
After the longest development tease ever, PD Shin Won-ho and writer Lee Woo-jung of the Answer Me franchise (that’d be Answer Me 1997 and Answer Me 1994) have finally announced that the team will definitely be returning with a new installment of the stand-alone spinoff series this year, and as previously teased, this time we’ll... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas make their comeback as Greek gods
by | March 17, 2015 | 42 Comments
The halbaes are back! The new season of Na PD’s travel variety show Grandpas Over Flowers kicks off next week with a trip to Greece, and this time actress Choi Ji-woo (Temptation) has joined the cast to make things interesting. ‘Cause we all know that very little ruffles Lee Seo-jin’s feathers, but a pretty girl... More »


Drama Casting & News
Couples cozy up for Mnet’s new drama The Lover
by | March 16, 2015 | 42 Comments
I’m curious to see how Mnet will handle a drama about cohabitating couples — it is cable, and yet their new drama The Lover seems like a big step out of their comfort zone (Mnet’s first two original series were the youthful music-themed Monstar and Persevere, Gu Hae-ra). But I’m eager to watch it, partly... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Yubi offered leading role in School 2015
by | March 16, 2015 | 57 Comments
Ooh, Lee Yubi for School 2015? I do love how this franchise casts. The newest installment of the School franchise has been bumped up on KBS’s roster for a late-April premiere, and casting is at last underway. First up to star is Lee Yubi, a rising young actress who’s been making a mark with lovable... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Yoon-ji joins tvN’s Ex-Girlfriend Club
by | March 15, 2015 | 26 Comments
Someone’s leaving a giant trail of broken hearts in his wake. Cable network tvN’s new Friday-Saturday drama Ex-Girlfriend Club stars Byun Yo-han (Misaeng) as a webtoon creator who uses his own love life as his artistic subject matter, and then has to face all of his ex-girlfriends’ wrath when they discover that he’s aired their... More »


Drama Casting & News
Angry Mom rules the school
by | March 13, 2015 | 39 Comments
Going back to high school is bad enough as it is; if teachers pinched my cheeks I’d be perpetually angry too. New teasers and stills are out for MBC’s back-to-school drama Angry Mom, starring Kim Hee-sun as a mother who finds out that her daughter is being bullied and decides to take matters into her... More »


Drama Recaps
Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 16
by | March 12, 2015 | 68 Comments
I like this show so much better when we focus on small character moments and growth like we do today, rather than silly plot machinations that make me question my faith in law enforcement. Now that the smoke has cleared, the more important conflict comes into play: When Hana is forced to choose between Robin... More »