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News bites: November 11, 2016
by | November 11, 2016 | 70 Comments
Yook Sung-jae Here’s our first peek at Yook Sung-jae (Village: Secret of Achiara) in tvN’s upcoming fantasy drama The Lonely, Shining Goblin, where he plays a chaebol heir whose family has served the goblin as vassals for thirteen generations. Gong Yoo stars as the mysterious goblin who aims to end his immortal life, and Yook... More »

Drama Casting & News
The con man meets his match in Oh My Geum-bi
by | November 8, 2016 | 40 Comments
This isn’t a show with huge stars, but I can already tell that the story will squeeze my heart and steal my tears. KBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Oh My Geum-bi is the heartwarming story of an aimless con man who’s set straight when he meets the daughter he never knew he had. It looks like... More »

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Park Hye-soo, Yoon Park for tvN rom-com Introverted Boss
by | November 8, 2016 | 53 Comments
This is a bit of a surprise: Rookie actress Park Hye-soo (Age of Youth, Yong-pal) has already nabbed her first leading role in the new tvN romantic comedy Introverted Boss, opposite Yeon Woo-jin (Divorce Lawyer in Love). The new drama from the PD-writer team behind Marriage Not Dating has confirmed that the two actors have... More »

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Yoon Kyun-sang in talks to headline Rebel Hong Gil-dong
by | November 7, 2016 | 49 Comments
This is only a slight possibility, but there’s talk of Yoon Kyun-sang (Doctors, Six Flying Dragons) being offered the leading role in MBC’s new fusion sageuk Rebel Hong Gil-dong. Yoon reportedly took a meeting with PD Kim Jin-man (Kill Me, Heal Me) about the drama, but when news broke that he was offered the title... More »

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Yeon Woo-jin courted to become Introverted Boss
by | November 6, 2016 | 44 Comments
I’m a little sad if this means that Yoon Doo-joon (Let’s Eat) is out of the running for a drama comeback in the immediate future, but on the other hand, how could I possibly complain about a reunion between Yeon Woo-jin (Divorce Lawyer in Love) and the Marriage Not Dating creative team? Yoon Doo-joon was... More »

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The fateful rainy day when the Goblin meets his bride
by | November 4, 2016 | 93 Comments
The newest teasers for tvN’s fantasy drama The Lonely, Shining Goblin finally have the two leads meeting onscreen. Gong Yoo (Big) stars as the mysterious goblin, described as a protector of souls, who’s always on the lookout for a human bride who can end his immortal life. In the first teaser below, he walks past... More »

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Bright and cheery posters for youth sports drama Weightlifting Fairy
by | November 3, 2016 | 24 Comments
I don’t think the posters for Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju are anything to write home about, but I do love the general look and feel of this show, awash in pastels and full of youthful excitement. The new MBC coming-of-age drama is about college athletes discovering embarrassing first loves, chasing after their lifelong dreams, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk, Lee Hana sign on to catch a killer in OCN’s The Voice
by | November 3, 2016 | 59 Comments
Aw man, no Lee Shi-young? I’m a little disappointed that yet another round of casting fell through for OCN’s upcoming crime thriller The Voice, but at least they finally found a leading actress. At this point I hardly care who it is because we’ve been going in circles with this one casting story for weeks.... More »

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Hwarang’s beautiful warriors: Take two
by | November 2, 2016 | 77 Comments
There, now THAT’S better.   I’d argue that it’s still too late to undo this, but hey, pretty character posters are a start. Maybe Park Seo-joon made up with his stylist and they’re having a good day. Don’t ever fight again, OKAY?!    ... More »

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The many faces of con man Lee Min-ho in Legend of the Blue Sea
by | November 1, 2016 | 91 Comments
A different Lee Min-ho for every day of the week? I could get used to that. The latest teaser for SBS’s fantasy romance drama Legend of the Blue Sea features our chameleon con man hero, played by Lee Min-ho, in both past and present in all sorts of disguises, from suave to geeky and everything... More »