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Oh Snap! The time-traveler and his wife
by | September 28, 2016 | 44 Comments
It’s only one measly breadcrumb, but I’m excited to see the first production still for tvN’s new fantasy romance drama Tomorrow With You, starring Lee Je-hoon (Signal) as a time-traveler with a positive energy, and Shin Mina (Oh My Venus) as his sassy, cheerful wife. According to the plot descriptions, he didn’t marry her for... More »


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Song Ji-hyo as a world-class supermom in This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair
by | September 28, 2016 | 30 Comments
I’m already amused by the character descriptions for JTBC’s new comedy This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair: Lee Seon-kyun (Miss Korea) stars as a hapless beta husband who can’t even confront his successful alpha wife that he suspects she’s having an affair. So instead of dealing with it head-on, he turns to the... More »


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Kim Min-jung considers becoming a fangirl for Man to Man
by | September 27, 2016 | 37 Comments
Oh cute, there’s finally a character description for the heroine of JTBC’s new drama Man to Man: She’s the head of the fan club for the Hallyu action star played by Park Sung-woong (Remember—Son’s War), and she becomes a fangirl success story when she gets a job at his management company. That’s a much cuter... More »


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Kim So-hyun joins cameo lineup for supernatural romance Goblin
by | September 26, 2016 | 60 Comments
From ghost to goblin? It hasn’t been too long since Kim So-hyun wrapped her last role as a ghost in tvN’s Bring It On, Ghost, and she just confirmed that she’s making a guest appearance in Goblin, the new supernatural romance from writer Kim Eun-sook, starring Gong Yoo (Big) and Kim Go-eun (Cheese in the... More »


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Entourage drops pants in first teaser
by | September 26, 2016 | 45 Comments
At last, here’s the first real teaser for tvN’s Entourage, the remake of the HBO series about a movie star and his entourage of buddies navigating their way through showbiz and enjoying all the perks along the way. One of the perks, apparently, is traveling to red carpet events sans pants. Now, I would never... More »


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Lee Shi-un joins My Sassy Girl as Joo-won’s pal
by | September 21, 2016 | 35 Comments
Aw, our geeky fanboy Su-bongie is moving on to a new life, maybe with a new job that doesn’t involve heart attacks and faceless bosses. Funny character actor Lee Shi-un, who just wrapped a memorable stint as a manhwa artist on fantasy drama W–Two Worlds, is the latest to join the cast of My Sassy... More »


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Police Unit 38 writer overhauls castaway drama Picnic
by | September 21, 2016 | 74 Comments
Again? Are we really changing this drama a third time? Doesn’t it seem like a smarter move to scrap Picnic, Gaia, and whatever else it might’ve been called, and just pretend that this third version is a new drama altogether? There are probably reasons of the legal variety that prohibit that, but this is starting... More »


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Im Shi-wan, Yoon-ah headline new historical drama The King Loves
by | September 20, 2016 | 173 Comments
Well, it’s about time that Im Shi-wan came back to dramaland. Not that I blame him for being extra careful; when you break out in a drama like Misaeng, creating some time and distance between Jang Geu-rae and your next TV character seems like a smart move. He’s signed on to star in the new... More »


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Ji Chang-wook: “The K2 will be my last action drama”
by | September 20, 2016 | 125 Comments
Say it ain’t so, Healer-ya! Thankfully, I think Ji Chang-wook (Healer) was kidding about this being his last action series, because the alternative would be too sad. At the press conference for his new action thriller The K2, he explained good-naturedly how difficult the action sequences have been. “It’s so difficult. It led to me... More »


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Bae Doo-na considers drama comeback in OCN thriller The Voice
by | September 19, 2016 | 30 Comments
If there’s one recent trend in dramaland that makes me happy, it’s the one bringing all of Chungmuro’s leading ladies back to the small screen. Bae Doo-na (Tunnel, Jupiter Ascending) is the next film actress considering a drama comeback — she’s been offered the leading role in the new OCN series The Voice and is... More »