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Drama Casting & News
Fated To Love You… in bed
by | June 27, 2014 | 127 Comments
Huh, adding “in bed” to the end of everything totally works for drama titles. Try it. *waits for you to get to Big Man and God’s Gift* Snerk. The latest teaser for MBC’s upcoming rom-com remake Fated to Love You finally gets us to the premise of the show — Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 14
by | June 26, 2014 | 102 Comments
This isn’t the most eventful episode, though what the show loses in plot development, it makes up for with relationship hijinks. Okay, very cute relationship hijinks—I’ll give you that. Our rookies learn a tough lesson about power and the limits of their position as cops, but the thing about good guys is that the setback... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 13
by | June 25, 2014 | 74 Comments
This is a heartwarming episode. Sometimes this show throws cases at us that don’t matter much in the scheme of things, even if there’s a relevant theme to be gleaned from them. But when our newest victim is Soo-sun’s mom, everyone has an emotional connection to the case of the day, and when the team... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Na PD’s next travel variety spin-off Youth Over Flowers sets sail
by | June 25, 2014 | 41 Comments
I was wondering how many things you could put over flowers before running out, but something tells me Na PD will never run out of combinations of people to send overseas on a tiny budget for their pain and our enjoyment. Variety PD Na Young-seok’s next installment of his hit tvN franchise Grandpas Over Flowers... More »


Drama Casting & News
It’s Okay, it’s dance time
by | June 24, 2014 | 76 Comments
Uhhhhhh, this show knows it’s a melodrama, right? Either the early plot descriptions had it all wrong, or Show’s having an identity crisis, because judging by the random dance-time teasers, you’d have no way of knowing that It’s Okay, It’s Love isn’t a rom-com. It’s actually so jarring I don’t know how to process it... More »


Drama Casting & News
Marriage Not Dating’s reluctant groom and eager bride
by | June 23, 2014 | 50 Comments
This show has some really pretty promo material. The posters are out for tvN’s new Friday-Saturday romantic comedy Marriage Not Dating, featuring a happy bachelorette party, a doom-and-gloom bachelor party, and a wedding photo shoot where the bride kidnaps two men to haul to the altar. It cracks me up that there’s rope involved, especially... More »


Drama Casting & News
Fated To Love You’s romantic picnic teaser
by | June 20, 2014 | 106 Comments
There’s very little story to the first teaser for Fated to Love You, but perhaps there isn’t much you need to do to sell Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara in a romantic comedy, other than show Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara on a cute picnic doing cute coupley things. The new Wednesday-Thursday drama is getting... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 12
by | June 19, 2014 | 75 Comments
The fun returns as Dae-gu closes a painful chapter of his life (or so he thinks) and starts to open himself up, just a little, to the people around him. Evil is still afoot in the realm of the rich and powerful, but now that Dae-gu has people on his side to laugh and cry... More »


Drama Casting & News
Gong Hyo-jin fractures arm in three-car collision
by | June 19, 2014 | 40 Comments
Hey universe, quit it with all the dramaland accidents, will you? It makes me so nervous! Actress Gong Hyo-jin (Master’s Sun) was in a car accident early on the morning of June 19, as she was being driven back to Seoul after a late-night shoot on the set of her new drama It’s Okay, It’s... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 11
by | June 18, 2014 | 65 Comments
Yay, our hero’s back, his real-life injury gets written into the story in a seamless way (complete with hospital rest), and the secret identity cat finally gets let out of the bag. Not a moment too soon, either, because that cat was getting restless. Or was that me? Once in a while, it’s nice to... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Seung-gi and Moon Chae-won up for rom-com reunion
by | June 18, 2014 | 119 Comments
Aw, I really adore this pairing and I hope they sign on to make a comeback. Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) is currently in talks to star in his first movie, which just so happens to be the romantic comedy that’s had Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor) attached since earlier this year. They were co-stars in... More »