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Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 19
by | July 16, 2014 | 75 Comments
The pressure mounts on all sides, and our team gets backed into a corner with nothing left to do but lean on each other. As far as finale setups go, this is a pretty good one—it’s plot-heavy since we have to set the stage for the big takedown, but we stop to let the reactions... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung Il-woo as prince by day, watchman by night
by | July 16, 2014 | 107 Comments
It only took forever (okay, maybe weeks), but we finally get a decent peek at our ghostbusting prince Jung Il-woo in his new summer fantasy sageuk The Records of a Night Watchman. The newest stills are from his first day on set as the lonely bad boy prince who lives outside the palace walls, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Rom-com mystery My Secret Hotel confirms cast
by | July 15, 2014 | 79 Comments
Confirmations are in for tvN’s next Monday-Tuesday drama My Secret Hotel, along with clearer plot and character descriptions for our main cast: Yoo Inna (You From Another Star) will be headlining alongside Jin Yi-han (A New Leaf), as a hotel wedding planner who gets stuck planning her ex-husband’s second wedding. Gack. That sounds horrible, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Nodame Watch: Shim Eun-kyung’s hat goes back in the ring
by | July 15, 2014 | 119 Comments
The search for the heroine of KBS’s Nodame Cantabile remake — now called Cantabile Romance — is veering into its own farcical saga at this point. Shim Eun-kyung (Miss Granny) initially turned down an early offer to play the heroine, which was a crying shame since she’d be so perfect for the role. And then... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kids will be kids on Youths Over Flowers
by | July 14, 2014 | 38 Comments
Both the casts of Na PD’s next travel variety show Youths Over Flowers have returned from their trips, looking every bit the eager tourists, decked out in clothes from the countries they just visited. I wish I could say they also looked cool while doing so, but that would be lying. I know, who watches... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 18
by | July 10, 2014 | 107 Comments
Now that’s more like it. This episode kicks it up a notch with speedy results and hefty emotional payoff, after weeks spent keeping us on ice. Our poor guppy gets hit with a tsunami of truth, and if he weren’t surrounded by such good friends, I’d worry that he might drown. Painful as it is,... More »


Drama Casting & News
OCN thriller Reset’s prosecutor and angel
by | July 10, 2014 | 24 Comments
They’re not the most informative teasers and stills, but aren’t they pretty? Cable network OCN’s newest crime thriller Reset (formerly known as Ten Days Ago or Crying Game) has been trickling out a still here, a poster there, and we finally have two short character teasers featuring our leads Chun Jung-myung (Man of Honor) and... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 17
by | July 9, 2014 | 59 Comments
There are big revelations for our hero, but by and large it’s an episode spent circling the wagons, which isn’t terribly exciting since we’re chomping at the bit for results, not strategizing sessions. Obviously we can’t get there until our characters have caught up to the truth, but could we maybe get there an eensy... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Min-jong joins Secret Door as cold-blooded killer
by | July 9, 2014 | 23 Comments
Oppa as a stone-cold killer? No one will believe it! SBS’s upcoming mystery sageuk Secret Door about the life and death of Crown Prince Sado continues to cast exceptionally, with Han Seok-kyu (Tree With Deep Roots) leading the ensemble as King Yeongjo of Joseon, Park Eun-bin (Operation Proposal) considering the role of Princess Hyegyeong, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bath time snuggles for It’s Okay, It’s Love
by | July 8, 2014 | 61 Comments
Here’s the first poster and first (non-plagiarized) teaser for It’s Okay, It’s Love, SBS’s next Wednesday-Thursday drama about a mystery novelist and a shrink. I just really, really hope she’s not his shrink, because then that makes the poster all kinds of wrong. If you don’t think about that possibility, then the poster is sexy... More »


Drama Casting & News
Namgoong Min, Yoo Inna, Jin Yi-han for tvN’s next romance
by | July 8, 2014 | 48 Comments
Hello, beautiful threesome. Offers are out to Namgoong Min (I Need Romance 3), Yoo Inna (You From Another Star), and Jin Yi-han (A New Leaf) to headline tvN’s next Monday-Tuesday drama, a romance with a mystery twist called My Secret Hotel. It’s intentionally a weird genre mashup of murder and romance, and the project was... More »