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Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jong-hyuk considers psychopath role
by | January 31, 2014 | 31 Comments
Wow, what a change from varietyland’s cuddly papa and dramaland’s rom-com hero. Lee Jong-hyuk wasn’t messing around when he said he’d be focusing on a big acting transformation. After parting ways with hit variety show Dad! Where Are We Going? as Season 1 came to a close, Lee Jong-hyuk is leaving his Dating Agency Cyrano... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Beom-soo and Song Seung-heon courted for drama reunion
by | January 30, 2014 | 60 Comments
Song Seung-heon, Lee Mi-yeon, Lee Beom-soo And the bromance lives on. I don’t know if Dr. Jin’s anything is something we want living on, but there’s no denying that Lee Beom-soo (Prime Minister and I) and Song Seung-heon (When a Man Loves) make a great odd (emphasis on odd) couple. They’re being courted to headline... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Woo-bin and Lee Hyun-woo headline ensemble for caper flick
by | January 29, 2014 | 37 Comments
Yay, the next big heist movie is shaping up rather nicely. The new caper flick The Professionals has been courting Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) and Lee Hyun-woo (Covertly, Grandly) to lead an ensemble of thieves, and both actors have signed on to star. I think I’m going to enjoy watching them steal things. With a side... More »

Drama Recaps
I Need Romance 3: Episode 6
by | January 28, 2014 | 93 Comments
It’s a fun episode where jealousy ignites some hilarious reactions out of everyone. I pretty much want sunbae to move in so they can start every morning with the Awkward Breakfast Threesome, which I could watch for days. Though of course along with petty jealousy come actual feelings that rise to the surface—some expected, and... More »

Drama Recaps
I Need Romance 3: Episode 5
by | January 27, 2014 | 84 Comments
It’s finally Monday, and time to find out what happens when universes collide and secret identities are exposed. I’m scared for Sweet Potato but excited for the rest of us, because in exchange for fessing up to his lies, he gets to move into the house and prove that he’s a man worth taking seriously.... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Chilling character posters for Lee Min-ki’s thriller Monster
by | January 27, 2014 | 50 Comments
There isn’t a whole lot of new information on Lee Min-ki’s new movie Monster, but they released character posters, and well, just take a gander. You’re welcome. This is the thriller that began shooting last May, and stars Lee Min-ki as a cold-blooded serial killer. Uh, if those hash marks tattooed into his back are... More »

Drama Recaps
Emergency Couple: Episodes 1-2
by | January 26, 2014 | 144 Comments
Emergency Couple premiered over the weekend as tvN’s new Friday-Saturday show. I caught the first two episodes to see what it was all about, and as advertised, it’s a lighthearted medical workplace drama about a divorced couple reuniting, and the first episode delivers the expected setup to a tee, while the second episode is probably... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Kang-woo’s thriller shows the dark side of tabloid news
by | January 26, 2014 | 29 Comments
I hope this movie is good, because the subject matter is so fascinating. Kim Kang-woo’s next project, Tabloid: Dangerous Rumor, is due out in theaters in a few weeks, and it’s about the real story behind celebrity scandals and who gets paid to release said stories at just the right time, all in an effort... More »

Drama Casting & News
Baro and Lee Ki-kwang join God’s Gift–14 Days
by | January 24, 2014 | 39 Comments
Okay, now I’m entirely convinced that the sub-plot of God’s Gift–14 Days is Flower Boy Next Door: The Thriller Version, because there is now a 5:1 ratio of boys to Lee Bo-young. If that’s what we’re going for, let’s just pile them on till it gets silly. What’s a race-against-time thriller without reverse-harem laughs? The... More »

Drama Casting & News
OCN’s ghost-seeing detective gears up for February broadcast
by | January 23, 2014 | 42 Comments
After a broadcasting delay that pushed its premiere into the new year, cable network OCN’s next crime procedural Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheo-yong is back on track to be on the air in early February. The new thriller stars Oh Ji-ho (God of the Workplace) as Cheo-yong, a man born with the ability to see ghosts, who... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
First teaser and posters for Hyun Bin’s thriller sageuk The King’s Wrath
by | January 22, 2014 | 62 Comments
Finally, here’s our first peek at Hyun Bin’s army comeback project, the fusion sageuk thriller The King’s Wrath. Has it been forever and a day since Hyun Bin returned from military service, or is time doing wonky things? The movie is planning for a spring premiere, and has released its first teaser along with character... More »