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Drama Casting & News
More flower boy princes for Scarlet Heart: Goryeo
by | May 29, 2016 | 46 Comments
I think this show is really planning to release one measly still per week. It seems stingy, given the enormous cast of pretty boy princes they’ve got, but I guess that’s how you make the drama promo last. Here’s another peek at two more princes from SBS’s upcoming time-travel fantasy sageuk Scarlet Heart: Goryeo, starring... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: May 27, 2016
by | May 27, 2016 | 47 Comments
Yeon Woo-jin, Im Soo-jung Yeon Woo-jin (Marriage Not Dating) has signed on to co-star opposite Im Soo-jung (Time Renegade) in the new movie Passing Hearts: The Table, an omnibus film with an interesting premise, about patrons at a cafe and the various events that occur at one specific table there. Anyone who’s waited tables before... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Dong-wook considers reaper role in fantasy drama Goblin
by | May 26, 2016 | 69 Comments
Oh, interesting. Lee Dong-wook (Bubblegum) is up for the role of a reaper who takes up residence with goblin Gong Yoo (Big) in tvN’s new fantasy romance drama Goblin, which sets us up for bromancey cohabitation. Part of me is disappointed — I was holding out hope that the heroine would be the reaper in... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk tries to read emotions in Beautiful Mind’s first teaser
by | May 26, 2016 | 27 Comments
Honestly, it’s amazing that Beautiful Mind was even able to make a teaser at all, what with the crazy scheduling conflicts that have been plaguing it. After finally securing a leading man in Jang Hyuk (Master of Trade—Inn 2015), KBS’s new medical drama ran into new trouble when lead actress Park So-dam (Because It’s the... More »

Drama Recaps
Lucky Romance: Episode 1
by | May 25, 2016 | 135 Comments
Yay, it’s cute and funny! Huzzah. I was scared that MBC’s new romantic comedy Lucky Romance might not live up to expectations, but the series is off to a strong start, with endearing characters, a snappy pace, and a good balance of humor and heart from both our leads. It’s written and directed with a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Shin Jae-ha, Jeon Hyo-sung join SBS thriller Wanted
by | May 25, 2016 | 15 Comments
I hope this is the last round of casting announcements for SBS’s upcoming thriller drama Wanted, not because I don’t want a nice big cast, but because they’re running out of lead time before the premiere, which is now less than a month away. We’ve got a few more additions to the supporting cast in... More »

Drama Casting & News
Oh Hae-young Again climbs in ratings, gets 2-episode extension
by | May 25, 2016 | 135 Comments
Well tvN sure knows how to strike when the iron is hot. Its thoughtful romantic comedy Oh Hae-young Again just broke Cheese in the Trap’s record for highest ratings in their Monday-Tuesday drama slot, and the next day there’s confirmation that the show will be getting an extension. The series is enjoying a host of... More »

Drama Recaps
Dramaworld: Episodes 4-6
by | May 24, 2016 | 16 Comments
javabeans: We’re back for more Dramaworld! It sounded like you guys liked the show and wanted us to keep going with it, and it is, thankfully, a very conveniently bite-sized show, so we figured we’d keep going with it to see if Claire destroyed Dramaworld by loving it too hard, like every second lead who... More »

Drama Casting & News
Police Unit 38’s band of tax-collecting outlaws
by | May 23, 2016 | 72 Comments
You know, now that I see the whole cast assembled for OCN’s crime comedy Police Unit 38, I like the idea even more. It’s basically a heist movie that mated with a cop procedural drama: A ragtag band of thieves and con artists join forces with civil servants in order to con the wealthy out... More »

Drama Casting & News
Suspense drama W–Two Worlds preps for inter-dimensional romance
by | May 23, 2016 | 115 Comments
Cast and crew gathered at the first table read for MBC’s new summer romance suspense drama W–Two Worlds, the drama formerly known as W. I’m actually glad about the title change, because googling a one-letter title is no fun for anybody. Lee Jong-seok (Pinocchio) and Han Hyo-joo (Dong Yi) headline the fantasy romance between a... More »

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