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Drama Casting & News
Park Bo-young courted for new drama from Ms. Temper PD
by | June 2, 2016 | 94 Comments
Yay, Park Bo-young (Oh My Ghostess) is considering a new drama! The downside (I know, how could there be a downside to that?) is that the project is in the works for early next year, which is eeeons away. The new series is on cable network JTBC, and comes from PD Lee Hyung-min of their... More »

Drama Recaps
Lucky Romance: Episode 4
by | June 2, 2016 | 123 Comments
Things do pick up now that the setup is complete and the romance can actually get going, albeit in the form of a cold hard business arrangement. I suppose stranger things have led to romance in dramaland, and if there’s one trope I always enjoy, it’s the contract relationship that forces people into coupley situations... More »

Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-min offered new time-travel drama from Oh My Ghostess PD
by | June 2, 2016 | 39 Comments
Han Ji-min (Hyde, Jekyll, Me) is currently considering an offer to star in the new fantasy drama from PD Yoo Je-won, of the hilariously zany tvN comedies High School King of Savvy and Oh My Ghostess. I just love his wit and comic timing. He’s coming back with a new series for tvN this fall... More »

Drama Casting & News
Young and in love and Uncontrollably Fond of each other
by | June 1, 2016 | 129 Comments
I like the sweet springtime feel of the new poster for KBS’s Uncontrollably Fond, which goes hand in hand with the latest teaser, featuring the college campus love story between leads Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) and Suzy (Gu Family Book). It’s the idyllic romance before a painful separation and years on separate paths turn them into... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Ji-hye joins Entourage as Jo Jin-woong’s wife
by | June 1, 2016 | 23 Comments
Okay, this actually isn’t a huge role, but the casting makes me excited because Yoon Ji-hye (Jackpot) and Jo Jin-woong (Signal) shared a cute side loveline in the movie Kundo: Age of the Rampant, and now they’re going to reunite as a married couple in tvN’s remake of Entourage. Jo Jin-woong plays a high-powered agent... More »

Drama Casting & News
From bar fights to lab coats in SBS’s Doctors
by | May 31, 2016 | 101 Comments
Character descriptions have been released along with a teaser for SBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Doctors, in which Park Shin-hye (Pinocchio) undergoes a transformation from troubled teen to neurosurgery fellow. It turns out that Kim Rae-won (Punch) not only plays her sunbae surgeon at the hospital, but also her high school biology teacher. But, why? Kim... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Youths Over Flowers bros Jung Woo, Kang Haneul consider movie reunion
by | May 30, 2016 | 32 Comments
I’m always a sucker for real-life bromance carrying over into fiction. Some of the cutest Youths Over Flowers in Iceland bromance moments came from Jung Woo (Himalayas) and Kang Haneul (Like for Likes), who had become friends after co-starring in the folk band movie C’est Si Bon together. They just had a really cute doting... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shin-hye, Kim Rae-won smile for the cameras on set of Doctors
by | May 29, 2016 | 79 Comments
Aw, they kind of look cute together. I mean, he looks very much like her older wiser sunbae, but that’s the dynamic in the drama, right? Maybe it’s just that Kim Rae-won (Punch) is permanently seared into my brain as the perfect oppa-next-door type, so I’ll always see him as that. Here’s a peek at... More »

Drama Casting & News
More flower boy princes for Scarlet Heart: Goryeo
by | May 29, 2016 | 46 Comments
I think this show is really planning to release one measly still per week. It seems stingy, given the enormous cast of pretty boy princes they’ve got, but I guess that’s how you make the drama promo last. Here’s another peek at two more princes from SBS’s upcoming time-travel fantasy sageuk Scarlet Heart: Goryeo, starring... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: May 27, 2016
by | May 27, 2016 | 47 Comments
Yeon Woo-jin, Im Soo-jung Yeon Woo-jin (Marriage Not Dating) has signed on to co-star opposite Im Soo-jung (Time Renegade) in the new movie Passing Hearts: The Table, an omnibus film with an interesting premise, about patrons at a cafe and the various events that occur at one specific table there. Anyone who’s waited tables before... More »

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4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

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