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Celebrity News
Yoo Seung-ho discharged from army, chooses comeback project
by | December 4, 2014 | 80 Comments
Aw, look who’s all grown up and coming back from army duty! Okay, so grown-up is a relative term — I mean, he’s only 21 for crying out loud. But still, completing army duty does feel like a distinct adult milestone, which is a first for Yoo Seung-ho (I Miss You, Arang and the Magistrate),... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 7
by | December 3, 2014 | 85 Comments
There are some harsh growing pains in store for our rookies, and as it always seems to be in life, the most idealistic of the bunch with the loftiest expectations is the one who falls the farthest. Today’s episode is inspired by a proverb about the frog in the well, who refused to look outside... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ahn Jae-hyun, Gu Hye-sun headline vampire medical drama Blood
by | December 3, 2014 | 131 Comments
After a few false starts, we finally have a cast for the KBS fantasy medical drama Blood, the show about a vampire doctor who treats terminally ill patients. Rookie actor Ahn Jae-hyun (You’re All Surrounded) has signed on to play the vampire hero, and Gu Hye-sun (Angel Eyes) will play his leading lady. She’ll be... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ji Sung the latest leading man in contention for Kill Me, Heal Me
by | December 3, 2014 | 77 Comments
Maybe the third time’s the charm? Let’s see if Kill Me, Heal Me can manage to hold onto its leading man this time around. Ji Sung (Secret) is the newest actor in talks to headline MBC’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama, as the hero with dissociative identity disorder and a whopping seven personalities to play. He actually... More »


Drama Casting & News
High-speed thrills for hire in action drama Healer
by | December 2, 2014 | 37 Comments
I don’t know how this happened, but somehow it’s already December, and KBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Healer is premiering in a week. New teasers continue in the same vein — secret missions and high-flying action — but this time we get a sneak peek at how our three main characters might end up entangled in... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Seung-gi, Im Ji-yeon drop Kill Me, Heal Me
by | December 2, 2014 | 118 Comments
What is going on with the casting drama in dramaland lately? Between Kill Me, Heal Me and Blood, it’ll be a miracle if half of the early 2015 dramas premiere on time. Both Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) and Im Ji-yeon (Obsessed) were offered leading roles in MBC’s upcoming split-personality drama Kill Me, Heal Me,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Sohn Ye-jin up for historical film opposite Lee Jung-jae
by | December 1, 2014 | 18 Comments
I hope this casting sticks, because Sohn Ye-jin (Shark) and Lee Jung-jae (Big Match) pairing up for a sweeping sageuk would make my day. Sohn Ye-jin has been offered the leading role in the historical film Princess Deokhye, about the tumultuous life of the last princess of Joseon. Lee Jung-jae is being courted to play... More »


Drama Casting & News
Blood: Jung Il-woo out, Ahn Jae-hyun in?
by | December 1, 2014 | 88 Comments
Hm, having some trouble locking down a vampire hero, are we? I know that Yoo Yeon-seok and Jung Il-woo were only entertaining offers to headline KBS’s new vampire medical drama Blood, but when a series has this much trouble casting, it always makes me wonder what’s wrong with it. After Yoo Yeon-seok passed on the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Moon Chae-won plays Lee Seung-gi hot and cold in Today’s Love
by | November 29, 2014 | 79 Comments
I’ve been looking forward to this romantic comedy for a while, but it looks even funnier than I’d hoped. The first teaser is out for the movie Today’s Love, starring Brilliant Legacy costars Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor) and Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) as friends who ride that confusing line between just friends and something... More »


Drama Casting & News
KBS secret agent thriller Spy rounds out cast
by | November 28, 2014 | 131 Comments
Jaejoong, Go Sung-hee You know, I really wish this drama had picked a different title — for a drama about spies, it’s a little lacking in covert slickness. KBS’s new Friday night drama Spy has secured its leading cast, and plans to enter production shortly. Idol actor Kim Jaejoong (Triangle) will be headlining as expected,... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 6
by | November 28, 2014 | 125 Comments
It’s an episode about rivalries every which way imaginable, between romantic rivals, TV networks, rookie teams, and the shouty sunbaes who train them. The newbies get sent into the field for the first time on their own, and as expected, it’s a jungle out there. I’m not even sure if they’re fighting each other, their... More »