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Drama Casting & News
Wonderland romance on ice in Hyde, Jekyll, Me
by | January 8, 2015 | 81 Comments
When you set your drama in a theme park called Wonderland, I guess you never run out of pretty romantic backdrops for your scenes. More teasers, character posters, and stills are out for SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday romantic comedy Hyde, Jekyll, Me, featuring a sweet romance between Hyun Bin and Han Ji-min… and the other personality... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 16
by | January 7, 2015 | 96 Comments
Back to cute! We get a heaping dose of romance and comedy today, because we’ve been good little beans. In place of denial comes a refreshing wave of honesty and understanding, and a nice growth spurt for our rookie reporters too—when they speak up for what they believe in, they find that they might actually... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yeon Woo-jin and Jo Yeo-jung pair up in new rom-com
by | January 7, 2015 | 31 Comments
Contracts aren’t finalized, but it looks like we’ll be getting a new romantic pairing between Yeon Woo-jin (Marriage Not Dating) and Jo Yeo-jung (Haeundae Lovers), who are looking favorably at the SBS weekend drama Divorce Lawyer in Love. First of all, I’m glad that Yeon Woo-jin is getting some recognition for his comedic acting and... More »


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Shine or Go Crazy’s royal love triangle
by | January 6, 2015 | 55 Comments
Two half-brother princes vying for the throne and falling for the same princess? What could possibly go wrong? Im Joo-hwan finally gets his turn to shine (…or go crazy) as the romantic spoilsport in the epically doomed/cursed/fated love between Oh Yeon-seo and Jang Hyuk, in their new MBC fantasy historical drama Shine or Go Crazy.... More »


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Han Joo-wan drops weekend drama Bluebird, joins MBC sageuk Hwajeong
by | January 5, 2015 | 32 Comments
Interestingly, Han Joo-wan (Joseon Gunman, King’s Family) has turned down a leading role in favor of a supporting one: He was due to headline the KBS weekend drama Bluebird’s House, which is set to follow the network’s current ratings hit What’s With This Family in mid-February. Though he did share the main loveline with Lee... More »


Drama Casting & News
Campus drama Persevere Gu Hae-ra opens with big musical number
by | January 3, 2015 | 34 Comments
This drama has flown under my radar for the most part, but I remember that Monstar did too and it ended up being such a sweet, earnest musical drama that told little stories in big-hearted ways. Cable network Mnet is hoping to repeat that success with its second original drama outing, Persevere Gu Hae-ra, which... More »


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Lee Joon, Go Ah-sung tackle teen pregnancy in new drama
by | January 3, 2015 | 57 Comments
After losing leading actress Kim Hee-ae and undergoing some story changes, the team behind Secret Love Affair and A Wife’s Credentials is back on track with their new drama I Heard it Through the Grapevine, which is headed to SBS this February. The series was once set in the 1970s all the way to the... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 15
by | January 1, 2015 | 176 Comments
So SBS changed their minds this week and there’s no double-header for Pinocchio, which I suppose might only be good news for a recapper, but don’t worry—the episode makes up for it with some juicy tidbits in the investigation and the relationships. Of course that leaves us just hungry enough to clamor for next week’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
First preview for split personality rom-com Hyde, Jekyll, Me
by | January 1, 2015 | 91 Comments
Happy new year! It’s a brand new year with a whole new crop of dramas ahead and no time to waste. Here’s our first peek at SBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Hyde, Jekyll, Me, starring Hyun Bin in his long-awaited drama comeback as a man with a split personality, and Han Ji-min as the woman who’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
2014 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2014 | 137 Comments
Whew, the whirlwind of year-end awards finally comes to a close. Let’s wrap up with the last of the big station awards over at KBS, where premium sageuk Jung Do-jeon cranked out the big winners of the evening: veteran Yoo Dong-geun took home the Daesang (Grand Prize) for his performance as the founder of the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Kang-woo and Park Hee-soon up for OCN’s next crime thriller
by | December 31, 2014 | 20 Comments
The good news is that Kim Kang-woo (Golden Cross) is already scoping out his next drama project, and it’s likely going to be cable network OCN’s newest thriller opposite Park Hee-soon (All About My Romance). Naturally it’s another gritty crime procedural — it is OCN after all — called Special Missing Persons Task Force M... More »