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Drama Casting & News
Jang Nara and Seo In-gook’s icy partnership begins
by | June 4, 2015 | 26 Comments
Romance blossoming over murder and mayhem seems to be the trend these days, and here comes another detective couple to join the ranks. KBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama I Remember You has released new stills and a first teaser that… well… doesn’t really show much of anything. It’s a teaser that tells me more about the... More »

Drama Recaps
Warm and Cozy: Episode 7
by | June 3, 2015 | 103 Comments
Oh phew, it’s finally here, the episode where our manchild hero wakes the hell up and realizes that his heart may have other ideas than his brain. In his defense, it’s a very small brain? The romantic development could not have come sooner, because I was so mad at his behavior last week that I... More »

Drama Casting & News
First script read for blockbuster melodrama Descended From the Sun
by | June 3, 2015 | 63 Comments
It’s so nice to see Song Joong-ki (Nice Guy) fresh out of army and back at work. He wasted no time and jumped right into the first script read for his comeback drama Descended From the Sun, opposite Song Hye-gyo (That Winter, the Wind Blows). The new project from star writer Kim Eun-sook (Heirs, Gentleman’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Joo-won to start making house calls as SBS’s Yong-pal
by | June 3, 2015 | 69 Comments
Soooooo, what exactly constitutes a medical emergency to get Doctor Joo-won to make a house call? Just wondering. I’m asking for a friend. Confirmations are in for Joo-won (Cantabile Tomorrow, Good Doctor), who has signed on to headline the new medical drama Yong-pal as its title character. I’m not normally a fan of hospital dramas,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Han Hyo-joo and the many faces of the man who loves her
by | June 2, 2015 | 93 Comments
I’ve been really impatient for the first teaser for Beauty Inside, and it’s finally here. The supernatural romance movie is the first feature film outing from commercial director Baek Jong-yeol, about a man who wakes up in a different body every time he goes to sleep, and the woman who comes to love him anyway.... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Yoo Jae-suk heads to JTBC for new variety show
by | June 1, 2015 | 61 Comments
javabeans: Yoo Jae-suk (Infinity Challenge, Running Man, Happy Together) is doing a new program on JTBC! Do you think the cable executives are throwing a party and celebrating the get? Maybe while singing neener-neener over in the direction of KBS-MBC-SBS, who seem to be bleeding all their talent to cable these days? girlfriday: It certainly... More »

Drama Casting & News
Baek Jin-hee drops Six Flying Dragons
by | May 31, 2015 | 69 Comments
Aw, sad. SBS’s big blockbuster sageuk Six Flying Dragons has lost one of its dragons — Baek Jin-hee (Pride and Prejudice) has bowed out of the drama in the final contract negotiation stage. I only hope this doesn’t mean that other cast members aren’t locked down either, because if Yoo Ah-in or Kim Myung-min walk,... More »

Celebrity News
Won Bin and Lee Na-young get married in secret
by | May 30, 2015 | 66 Comments
And another heartthrob goes off the market. After dating for two years (and very quietly at that), Won Bin (The Man From Nowhere) and Lee Na-young (Runaway: Plan B) tied the knot in a secret wedding ceremony on Saturday, May 30. I know Won Bin is known for keeping his private life private, but I’m... More »

Drama Recaps
The Producers: Episode 5
by | May 29, 2015 | 208 Comments
The complicated love geometry starts taking shape with this episode, as feelings become more concrete… and directed at people who are missing all the cues. It’s basically a one-directional merry-go-round, where everyone’s looking at someone who’s looking at someone else, and it makes for some great romantic angst. But what’s more important at this stage... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Shi-young hunts for Kim Mu-yeol’s missing bride in new OCN thriller
by | May 29, 2015 | 53 Comments
OCN’s new summer show has been flying mostly under the radar, but it does have Lee Shi-young (Valid Love, Golden Cross) in a badass action role (hell yeah) and a really cool premise that sounds like a movie whipped into drama form. The action-thriller is called My Beautiful Bride, and is about a man whose... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Nara springs into action for I Remember You
by | May 28, 2015 | 25 Comments
Since we got Seo In-gook’s stills yesterday, it’s only fair to give us Jang Nara’s stills today. Lemme guess, does that mean Chun-hee tomorrow? Here’s the first look at Jang Nara on the set of her new drama I Remember You, about an elite profiler and the cop who’s been stalking him, having to work... More »