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Drama Casting & News
Webtoon adaptation Love Alarm to be Netflix’s first original Korean drama
by | January 5, 2017 | 119 Comments
We’ve heard some rumblings of Netflix getting into the Korean drama game with Signal writer Kim Eun-hee’s next drama Kingdom, but the first official original Korean drama series from the online streaming platform has been announced as an adaptation of the webtoon Love Alarm. The popular youth romance webtoon is about a fantasy phone app... More »


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Kim Seul-gi reunites with Oh My Ghostess crew on Weightlifting Fairy
by | January 3, 2017 | 56 Comments
A cameo from Kim Seul-gi (Second to Last Love) is just the thing to lift my mood and distract me from the fact that MBC’s Wednesday-Thursday drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju is soon coming to an end. *SNIFF* The delightful little underdog drama about weightlifting heroine Lee Sung-kyung and her adorable friends-to-lovers romance with Nam... More »


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New Year’s resolutions to spend Tomorrow With You
by | January 2, 2017 | 27 Comments
The bickering has already begun for future husband-and-wife pair Lee Je-hoon (Signal) and Shin Mina (Oh My Venus), who make New Year’s wishes in the latest teaser for their new drama Tomorrow With You. The upcoming tvN romantic-comedy comes from PD Yoo Je-won of Oh My Ghostess and High School King of Savvy and writer... More »


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2016 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2016 | 137 Comments
With some of the biggest drama hits of the past year, KBS had a full roster of stars in attendance to pick up trophies at the KBS Drama Awards. Or, as I like to call it, the Moonlight Descended From the Sun Drawn By Clouds Show, since those two dramas pretty much raked in all... More »


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2016 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2016 | 144 Comments
It’s time to close out 2016 with the Big 3 broadcaster award ceremonies, beginning with the MBC Drama Awards (KBS and SBS will hold their ceremonies tomorrow). The station awards are always a mixed bag, since you’ll never get a representative sample of dramaland by splitting up all the shows by broadcaster, but it’s a... More »


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Go Ah-sung in talks to headline new MBC office drama
by | December 30, 2016 | 19 Comments
It’s always good news when a talented actress is headed back to dramaland. Go Ah-sung (Heard It Through the Grapevine) has been offered the leading role in MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday series, a workplace drama about a rookie employee called Radiant Office. While the young actress been keeping busy with films (A Melody to Remember, Right... More »


Drama Recaps
Legend of the Blue Sea: Episode 13
by | December 28, 2016 | 217 Comments
Ah, so cute. If only neurotic stream of consciousness were always the way to get the person you love to be direct and swoony. Forget mermaids and reincarnations; that’s fantasy right there. I’m pretty sure I would never want to know if someone could hear my thoughts, for fear I’d die of mortification, but I... More »


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Signal writer teams with A Hard Day director for new sageuk Kingdom
by | December 28, 2016 | 104 Comments
Exciting news! Acclaimed writer Kim Eun-hee of Signal, Three Days, Ghost, and Sign is in talks to team up with director Kim Sung-hoon of award-winning films A Hard Day and Tunnel for her next drama. The new historical series is called Kingdom, and plans to be shot more like an 8-episode movie rather than a... More »


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SBS to adapt Moon/Sun, Sungkyunkwan author’s newest novel
by | December 27, 2016 | 225 Comments
The Moon That Embraces the Sun and Sungkyunkwan Scandal were both highly successful drama adaptations that were based on author Jung Eun-kwol’s novels, so it’s no wonder that SBS snapped up the rights to the author’s most recent work, called Hong Chun-gi. The new novel is another fanciful reimagining of history set in Joseon, much... More »


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The Lonely Shining Goblin: Episode 7
by | December 23, 2016 | 325 Comments
The housemates at casa de goblin are becoming their own strange little family one baby step at a time, and their awkward and hilarious friendship, semi-peaceful coexistence, or whatever it may be is definitely the best part of this show. It helps that everyone’s maturity level is about the same, because apparently if there’s one... More »