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Drama Casting & News
Shin Mina considers new SBS drama about single life
by | April 8, 2015 | 62 Comments
Yay, Shin Mina might be headed back to television this summer. Sadly it’s not a reunion with her Arang and the Magistrate co-star Lee Jun-ki, but really I’m just glad to have her back in dramaland at all. It’s been three years since Arang and she was sticking to movies for a while — Gyeongju... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Greece: Episode 2
by | April 7, 2015 | 51 Comments
javabeans: We’re back! So the first episode was a mega-hit, both among public opinion and with the ratings, which averaged 10% and hit a high of 12.5%. I enjoyed reading the handful of news articles that were clearly trying to stir a tempest in a teapot by suggesting that the disproportionate attention on Ji-woo and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Bo-gum in talks to join Hello Monster
by | April 7, 2015 | 18 Comments
After losing Lee Jin-wook, KBS’s summer Monday-Tuesday drama Hello Monster is still on the hunt for a leading man. Meanwhile, Jang Nara (Fated To Love You) and Lee Chun-hee (Dating Agency Cyrano) are still considering starring roles, and now Park Bo-gum (Cantabile Tomorrow, Roaring Currents) has been offered a supporting role on their special police... More »

Drama Casting & News
Script reads for new KBS spring dramas Producer and School 2015
by | April 6, 2015 | 58 Comments
I’m really looking forward to KBS’s spring lineup, which will bring us the teen coming-of-age drama Who Are You–School 2015 on Mondays and Tuesdays, and the industry insider drama Producer on Fridays and Saturdays. Both shows held their script reads to launch production, with about a month left before premieres roll around. The two dramas... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Soo-hyun courted for split-personality crime thriller
by | April 3, 2015 | 37 Comments
So I guess this means the split-personality trend isn’t going to die anytime soon? I’m starting to think that a leading man without dissociative identity disorder is becoming the rarity in film and television, because I just can’t seem to get away from it. Kim Soo-hyun may have turned down the split-personality drama Dr. Frankenstein,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Woo-bin looks at killer role in new action thriller
by | April 3, 2015 | 57 Comments
It looks like Kim Woo-bin will be sticking to the big screen for the time being. I was sad about him turning down the Hong sisters drama (that is, until Yoo Yeon-seok came along and made it right as rain), but it’s good to see that his movie career is taking off. His current coming-of-age... More »

Drama Recaps
Angry Mom: Episode 6
by | April 2, 2015 | 76 Comments
Woohoo, now that a certain split personality love triangle is off my plate, I get to join in on the Angry Mom party. I really love Kim Hee-sun in this role, not to mention the hilarity of watching her mix it up with a whole new generation of young actors and blend right in among... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Seo-joon offered leading role in Chaebol’s Daughter
by | April 2, 2015 | 88 Comments
It’s only been a few weeks since Kill Me, Heal Me ended, but Park Seo-joon is already in talks to return in a new drama. Works for me, since I never ever want him to go away. Park has been offered his first headlining role on a Big 3 show (he’s had a starring role... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Jun-ki signs on to become vampire scholar
by | April 1, 2015 | 167 Comments
If ever there was a perfect example of conflicted feelings, this situation would be it. Since the first announcement that Lee Jun-ki (aka Prince of the Fusion Sageuk, aka Junkiiiiiiiiiiii) was offered the title role of MBC’s new Joseon-era vampire fantasy drama Scholar Who Walks the Night, we’ve been on pins and needles for him... More »

Drama Casting & News
Roses and catnaps for Byun Yo-han and Song Ji-hyo’s Ex-Girlfriend Club
by | April 1, 2015 | 41 Comments
I’d be making that face too if my ex-boyfriend created a hit webtoon airing our past relationship laundry and then attempted to appease me with flowers. The first stills are out for tvN’s newest romantic comedy couple Song Ji-hyo (Emergency Couple) and Byun Yo-han (Misaeng), shooting their first love-and-hate teaser for their new drama Ex-Girlfriend... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jin Se-yeon courted to romance Lee Jun-ki in Scholar Who Walks the Night
by | April 1, 2015 | 342 Comments
  WHY. Why. Why why why why whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.   RELATED POSTS Changmin makes sageuk debut in Scholar Who Walks the Night Lee Jun-ki courted to become vampire scholar of the night Han Groo offered leading role in Scholar Who Walks the Night Park Hae-jin in the running to become a Joseon vampire Jin Se-yeon, Hong... More »