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Drama Casting & News
Trot Lovers starts making some music
by | May 29, 2014 | 57 Comments
Production is underway for KBS’s next Monday-Tuesday drama Trot Lovers, starring Jung Eun-ji (That Winter the Wind Blows) and Ji Hyun-woo (Queen Inhyun’s Man) in an opposites-attract romantic comedy about a girl’s journey to becoming a trot singer. The stills below are from the drama’s first shoots with the leads and the script read with... More »

Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 7
by | May 28, 2014 | 73 Comments
It’s an hour full of rom-com hijinks, and it’s not even my birthday. Awkward confrontations and budding feelings put everyone on edge, but thanks to police work and dramaland’s rules of proximity, there’s nowhere to kiss and run. Luckily there’s no shortage of crime to keep the excuses coming. Wait, that’s a bad thing, right?... More »

Drama Casting & News
Seo In-gook starts his double life in High School King of Savvy
by | May 28, 2014 | 44 Comments
That doofy look on Seo In-gook’s face is priceless. I think I’m going to love his totally crazy one-man(-boy) quest to live a secret double life as schoolboy and boss man. He stars in tvN’s newest zany comedy High School King of Savvy about a high-schooler who somehow ends up masquerading as his twentysomething hyung,... More »

Drama Casting & News
MBC preempts Wednesday’s episode of A New Leaf
by | May 28, 2014 | 41 Comments
The MBC prime time drama block has been preempted for a special World Cup send-off game, which means there will be no new episodes of A New Leaf, Shining Romance, and Mother’s Garden on Wednesday, May 28. I get that dramas have to be preempted for big events once in a while (grumble, grumble), but... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
50th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 27, 2014 | 192 Comments
Spread the love around must’ve been this year’s mantra at the 50th annual Baeksang Awards, where the (somewhat) best of both film and television come to pick up shiny trophies. Once you get past the initial Huh, what, why? of the nominee list, the winners list is no surprise. There wasn’t a big sweep by... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Joo Ji-hoon reunites with Antique Bakery director
by | May 27, 2014 | 25 Comments
It’s not a done deal yet, but there’s a strong chance Joo Ji-hoon (Medical Top Team) will be reuniting with Antique Bakery director Min Kyu-dong in his newest project, a sageuk called The King’s Advisor. Joo Ji-hoon must just be really close to Min Kyu-dong and Hong Ji-young (they’re a married director couple and Joo... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yunho becomes sword-wielding Night Watchman
by | May 26, 2014 | 267 Comments
girlfriday: NoooooooooOOOOOooooo. Yunho is the latest addition to MBC’s fantasy sageuk The Records of a Night Watchman. javabeans: I… am going to be positive about this. I have to be positive about this. My mental health depends on it. girlfriday: Positive. Right. Searching for the silver lining… javabeans: Maybe he took acting lessons? Maybe he... More »

Drama Casting & News
Eric and Jung Yumi confirm Discovery of Romance
by | May 26, 2014 | 58 Comments
The reunion bug is officially an epidemic this year. Jung Yumi (God of the Workplace) and Eric (Myung-wol the Spy) have both confirmed the new KBS romantic comedy Discovery of Romance, where they’ll play–wait for it–reunited lovers. How’s that for art imitating life? The ex-costars of 2007′s Que Sera Sera will be reigniting some sparks... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung Il-woo, Go Sung-hee for Night Watchman
by | May 26, 2014 | 57 Comments
Woohoo, most glorious mane of glory, here we come! Jung Il-woo (Gold Rainbow) has confirmed that he’ll be headlining the new supernatural fusion sageuk The Records of a Night Watchman due out this summer on MBC. I’m pretty sure it’s not enough time for him to grow out his Iljimae hair, but I suppose we... More »

Drama Casting & News
Chun Jung-myung and Kim So-hyun pair up for OCN thriller
by | May 23, 2014 | 32 Comments
I know what you’re thinking: He could be her father! Technically, I don’t know whether he’s going to play her love interest, her dad, a killer, or a cop, but in any case Chun Jung-myung (Queen of the Night) and Kim So-hyun (Suspicious Housekeeper) are in talks to play the leads in cable network OCN’s... More »

Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 6
by | May 22, 2014 | 80 Comments
The good guys find out that the hardest thing about being the good guys is that the bad guys always cheat to win. Our rookies start to wonder if what they do will ever make a difference, and their superhero leader picks the worst timing to lose his cool. If his temper is any indication,... More »