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Drama Casting & News
Yoochun as presidential bodyguard in Three Days
by | February 7, 2014 | 51 Comments
Woot, here’s our first glimpse of Park Yoochun playing a presidential bodyguard for his new drama Three Days. He really does look rather secret-agenty in that suit, doesn’t he? Production is now full steam ahead for SBS’s new suspense thriller and the latest stills show Yoochun’s first scene with powerhouse actor Sohn Hyun-joo (Empire of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Seo In-gook and Wang Ji-won star in drama short
by | February 6, 2014 | 40 Comments
Here’s something nice and quick to throw on your to-watch list: Seo In-gook (Master’s Sun, Answer Me 1997) is headlining a short 5-episode miniseries that’s being produced for cable network Dramacube, which is a station that mostly houses reruns of primetime dramas. He’ll be starring opposite Wang Ji-won, who’s currently playing the chic and prickly... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Min-young courted to play rookie cop
by | February 5, 2014 | 102 Comments
So, now that Park Min-young is no longer doing Doctors Without Borders Because They Might Be Spies drama Doctor Stranger, she’s considering rookie cop drama You’re All Surrounded instead. It’s also a spring SBS drama (this one’s slated for the Wednesday-Thursday slot following Three Days) that’s potentially going to score Lee Seung-gi and maybe even... More »

Drama Casting & News
Doctor Stranger: Lee Jong-seok in, Park Min-young out
by | February 5, 2014 | 73 Comments
Casting confirmations are in for SBS’s spring Monday-Tuesday drama Doctor Stranger, with a yes from Lee Jong-seok (I Hear Your Voice) to play the hero, and a no from Park Min-young (Dr. Jin), leaving him without a leading lady for now. Is it wrong that I care more about whether or not he’ll still have... More »

Drama Recaps
I Need Romance 3: Episode 8
by | February 4, 2014 | 76 Comments
If I didn’t already love Sweet Potato, this is the episode that would’ve done me in. It’s one thing to just pine after the woman you love, but another thing entirely to lead her by the hand and help her be the best version of herself, even if that means encouraging her to follow her... More »

Drama Casting & News
I Hear Your Voice writer and PD reunite for fall drama
by | February 4, 2014 | 70 Comments
One of SBS’s biggest weekday hits last year was the strange but crackling combination of supernatural, law, serial-killer, and noona-killer drama that was I Hear Your Voice, so it’s no surprise that the network is locking in a good thing early on. SBS announced that writer Park Hye-ryun and PD Jo Soo-won will be reuniting... More »

Drama Recaps
I Need Romance 3: Episode 7
by | February 3, 2014 | 103 Comments
Aaah, we’re hitting all of the classic noona romance beats—unrequited love, puppy love declarations galore, and more cuteness than I can handle. Oh, let’s not kid ourselves. Give us us cute! Lines start to blur and just as Sweet Potato gains some ground, he faces his first real challenge: tell the woman you love that... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Cast of conspiracy thriller Tabloid suits up for the cameras
by | February 3, 2014 | 19 Comments
Well when the cast of your movie is four charismatic screen actors, you’d be crazy not to gather them for a photo shoot, no? Kim Kang-woo’s latest project Tabloid: Dangerous Rumor is getting ready to open in a few weeks, and 1st Look rounded up the leading man foursome for a cheeky photo spread with... More »

Drama Casting & News
Script reading for romantic comedy Sly and Single Again
by | February 3, 2014 | 38 Comments
Production for MBC’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Sly and Single Again is underway with the cast’s first script read, led by Lee Min-jung (All About My Romance) and Joo Sang-wook (Good Doctor), who are headlining as a divorced couple scheming to rekindle their romance. Reunited lovers are certainly not anything new in dramaland, but there does... More »

Drama Casting & News
Character posters and second teaser for Full Sun
by | February 2, 2014 | 37 Comments
Full Sun will be replacing Prime Minister and I in a few weeks, taking KBS’s Monday-Tuesday timeslot to high melo territory with con men, jewel thieves, murders, and forbidden loves. Yoon Kye-sang stars as the son of a con man who lived a transient life, taught to be ready to pack up and move with... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Hee-ae prepares to wring tears in Elegant Lie
by | February 1, 2014 | 21 Comments
Kim Hee-ae is on quite the streak these days. Her first stint on variety with Noonas Over Flowers has wrapped to rave reviews, she’s got a steamy noona romance drama on the way with Yoo Ah-in, and her latest movie is getting ready to hit theaters. So many things, and the year’s barely begun. The... More »