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Kim So-yeon, Lee Pil-mo courted for MBC weekend drama
by | December 31, 2015 | 37 Comments
I like that Kim So-yeon (Falling for Innocence) is choosing lighter fare these days, though sometimes I do miss her badassery in action roles. She’s currently entertaining an offer to headline the new MBC weekend family drama All’s Well With a Happy Home, which I guess means that her stint on MBC’s variety show We... More »

Drama Casting & News
KBS adapts youth romance sageuk Moonlight Drawn By Clouds
by | December 29, 2015 | 70 Comments
It looks like palace romance might be a recurring theme in the coming drama year. Time-slip romance Moon Lovers is being shopped at SBS, and now KBS is adapting a fusion historical youth romance novel called Moonlight Drawn By Clouds. The web novel by writer Yoon Yi-soo is about a crossdressing heroine who gives out... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Hyun-woo goes from idol factory to Moorim School
by | December 29, 2015 | 49 Comments
What the heck, this drama’s premiering in two weeks? My mind is just not aboard the 2016 train. KBS’s youth action romance drama Moorim School is about to open its doors in January — it’s a coming-of-age story about a mysterious martial arts institution where a fallen idol star will start a new life as... More »

Drama Casting & News
IU, Ji-soo, Kim Sung-kyun for Bu Bu Jing Xin remake Moon Lovers
by | December 28, 2015 | 151 Comments
We finally have a possible leading lady for Moon Lovers, the Korean drama remake of Chinese time-slip fusion sageuk Bu Bu Jing Xin. IU (The Producers) is currently entertaining an offer to headline opposite Lee Jun-ki (Scholar Who Walks the Night), in what would be her first historical drama. The singer-actress has been involved in... More »

Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1988: Episode 16
by | December 26, 2015 | 320 Comments
This episode made me look like a crazy person today, because it’s one of those laugh-cry-laugh-cry-laugh ones. Some of our characters face major life decisions, while others become completely engrossed in the singing contest that comes to town, pitting neighbor against neighbor in a battle of tiny proportions. Don’t forget: Next week there will be... More »

Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1988: Episode 15
by | December 25, 2015 | 133 Comments
Yeah I know, I’m making that face at Jung-hwan a lot lately too. Some boys just know how to make you crazy. It’s a relatively lighter episode today, as friends help each other through some unexpected rough patches, reminding us that the bond in this group really does go five ways. The way these friends... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shin-yang up for webtoon adaptation Neighborhood Lawyer
by | December 25, 2015 | 14 Comments
KBS has decided on its next Monday-Tuesday drama: an adaptation of the webtoon Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho, about a once successful prosecutor who falls off the fast-track to success and has to build a new life as a small-time lawyer. The series has secured a March premiere and an offer is out to Park Shin-yang,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Apology or confession in Descended From the Sun’s first teaser
by | December 24, 2015 | 102 Comments
Oh boy. Well, you know you have a Kim Eun-sook drama on your hands when the hero manages to anger you in twenty seconds flat. Sometimes I forget that we’re stepping into her alternaverse where up is down and domineering is supposed to be sexy. Is it too much to hope that the first teaser... More »

Drama Recaps
Splish Splash Love: Episodes 1-2
by | December 24, 2015 | 268 Comments
Ohmygah, you’re just too darned cute not to recap. Why must you do this to me, Show? I waited till both episodes of MBC’s two-part drama special Splish Splash Love (Pongdang Pongdang Love) had aired so I could watch it all at once like a little movie, not really anticipating anything other than a light,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Goodbye My Beloved adds Ra Mi-ran, Yoon Park, Kim In-kwon
by | December 22, 2015 | 18 Comments
Ra Mi-ran, Yoon Park, Kim In-kwon Every time they add more cast members to this drama, the plot description changes. Is it a tactic to make us watch the first episode just to find out what the heck everyone’s relationships are to one another? You’d think because it’s a remake — of Japanese novel Mr.... More »

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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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