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Drama Casting & News
Bright and cheery posters for youth sports drama Weightlifting Fairy
by | November 3, 2016 | 24 Comments
I don’t think the posters for Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju are anything to write home about, but I do love the general look and feel of this show, awash in pastels and full of youthful excitement. The new MBC coming-of-age drama is about college athletes discovering embarrassing first loves, chasing after their lifelong dreams, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk, Lee Hana sign on to catch a killer in OCN’s The Voice
by | November 3, 2016 | 59 Comments
Aw man, no Lee Shi-young? I’m a little disappointed that yet another round of casting fell through for OCN’s upcoming crime thriller The Voice, but at least they finally found a leading actress. At this point I hardly care who it is because we’ve been going in circles with this one casting story for weeks.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hwarang’s beautiful warriors: Take two
by | November 2, 2016 | 77 Comments
There, now THAT’S better.   I’d argue that it’s still too late to undo this, but hey, pretty character posters are a start. Maybe Park Seo-joon made up with his stylist and they’re having a good day. Don’t ever fight again, OKAY?!    ... More »

Drama Casting & News
The many faces of con man Lee Min-ho in Legend of the Blue Sea
by | November 1, 2016 | 91 Comments
A different Lee Min-ho for every day of the week? I could get used to that. The latest teaser for SBS’s fantasy romance drama Legend of the Blue Sea features our chameleon con man hero, played by Lee Min-ho, in both past and present in all sorts of disguises, from suave to geeky and everything... More »

Drama Casting & News
The carefree flower warriors of Hwarang
by | November 1, 2016 | 164 Comments
Ummmmm… I don’t think so. This is not the image I was waiting half a year to see! When I hear “drama about beautiful Silla warriors,” I expect to see epic badassery, not poorly photoshopped puppies frolicking in the garden. Surely they can do better than this, right? Here’s the first poster for KBS’s upcoming... More »

Drama Casting & News
OCN crime thriller The Voice courts Lee Shi-young to star
by | October 31, 2016 | 24 Comments
Hm, maybe the third time’s the charm? Cable network OCN’s new thriller drama The Voice is having some difficulty securing a lead actress, and is going through a number of casting rounds, beginning with Bae Doo-na, Chun Woo-hee, and now Lee Shi-young (My Beautiful Bride), who have all in turn been offered the starring role.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Doo-joon up for new drama from Marriage Not Dating team
by | October 27, 2016 | 131 Comments
Awww yeah. I’ve been ready for Yoon Doo-joon (Splish Splash Love, Let’s Eat) to do a new drama for eons! Okay, maybe months. He’s currently considering an offer to headline the new tvN drama from PD Song Hyun-wook of Oh Hae-young Again and Marriage Not Dating, and I’m doubly excited because the director is re-teaming... More »

Drama Casting & News
Drinking Solo to order up a second round?
by | October 26, 2016 | 73 Comments
Yay, let’s toast! Funny slice-of-life comedy Drinking Solo just ended its run yesterday on tvN, and already there’s talk of a second season for the show. It’s great news in my book, since I already miss the quirky characters and the lovely realism of the stories, and thought the drama felt short at sixteen episodes.... More »

Drama Recaps
The Man Living in Our House: Episode 1
by | October 25, 2016 | 141 Comments
“Twisted family tree” webtoon adaptation The Man Living in Our House is here, and the first episode of the sunny comedy is a pretty entertaining watch, mostly due to Su Ae’s endearing charm. What I like is that we get through the setup in the first hour, clearing the way for all the cohabitation hijinks... More »

Drama Casting & News
Youthful love and big dreams in Weightlifting Fairy’s first teaser
by | October 24, 2016 | 59 Comments
There’s a warm, sunny energy to the first teaser for MBC’s new youth sports drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju, which introduces the fluttering excitement between two young athletes training to achieve their dreams. Lee Sung-kyung (Doctors) takes on her first leading role as weightlifter Kim Bok-ju, a shy girl with a passionate heart who’s only... More »