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Drama Casting & News
SBS’s Entertainer gets 2-episode extension
by | May 12, 2016 | 45 Comments
Hm, let’s see… we’ve got a show that’s been getting middling ratings and a mixed reception, and the drama that’s set to follow it lost its potential leading cast. Gee, I wonder why Entertainer is getting extended? SBS just confirmed that they will be extending the Wednesday-Thursday showbiz drama by 2 episodes, bringing the total... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yook Sung-jae drops out of Moonlight Drawn By Clouds
by | May 11, 2016 | 74 Comments
…Probably. I say probably because the last time the press reported that Yook Sung-jae (Village: Secret of Achiara) was dropping out of youth romance sageuk Moonlight Drawn By Clouds, there was a whole wave of denials saying that he was still considering the offer. But so far there haven’t been any hasty rebuttals so it... More »

Drama Casting & News
Cinderella and the Four Knights still without a broadcaster
by | May 10, 2016 | 58 Comments
It’s too bad, but it looks like we might not be seeing youth romance drama Cinderella and the Four Knights this year. The window is slowly closing on remaining timeslots in 2016 for the Big 3 and tvN (or should we just call them the Big 4 now), and the series isn’t any closer to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jin Gu and Kim Hyun-joo don’t want to be Wanted
by | May 9, 2016 | 38 Comments
Uh-oh, this drama is supposed to premiere in June and it still doesn’t have a cast. Things already seemed down to the wire when SBS suddenly pulled melodrama Deal off its roster and replaced it at the last minute with the new thriller Wanted, but now both potential leads have turned down offers to star,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae becomes a god
by | May 9, 2016 | 19 Comments
Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later, right? Lee Jung-jae (Assassination) has been cast as a god among gods in the new fantasy film adaptation of the webtoon With the Gods. Lee and Kim Haneul (Don’t Forget Me) are among the newest additions to the two-part blockbuster saga about reapers and gods who... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Park Chan-wook’s Agasshi gears up for Cannes premiere
by | May 6, 2016 | 36 Comments
Agasshi (or The Handmaiden), the newest film from director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Thirst), is making its world premiere at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, which opens next week on May 11. The stylish interpretation of Sarah Waters’ Victorian crime novel Fingersmith stars Kim Min-hee (Crying Man) and Ha Jung-woo (Assassination) in a story about thieves... More »

Drama Recaps
Goodbye Mr. Black: Episode 16
by | May 5, 2016 | 38 Comments
Well I’m glad someone in this relationship is tired of playing the avoidance game. It’s pretty fun to see Black on this side for once, trying to woo Swan back and convince her that they belong together. After what he put her through, I think a little wooing isn’t too much to ask for. Besides,... More »

Drama Casting & News
SBS delays Advance, schedules Scarlet Heart: Goryeo for August
by | May 5, 2016 | 52 Comments
There’s been a lot of flip-flopping over at SBS lately, with their Wednesday-Thursday drama Deal being replaced with the new thriller Wanted. Now the same thing is happening with their Monday-Tuesday shows: The new drama from writer Park Kyung-soo (Punch, Empire of Gold, Chaser) about cops called Advance was being planned for the post-Doctors slot... More »

Drama Casting & News
Uhm Tae-woong also in the mix to join SBS thriller Wanted
by | May 4, 2016 | 22 Comments
The maybe-cast is looking pretty great for SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Wanted, though it’s unclear how many of these actors they’ll manage to sign on for sure. The thriller series just got its June timeslot this week, so the clock’s definitely ticking for the production; Kim Hyun-joo (I Have a Lover) and Jin Gu (Descended... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Jong-seok joins the cameo parade in Gogh’s Starry Night
by | May 4, 2016 | 57 Comments
This web drama is going to end up with more guest actors than regular cast members. Lee Jong-seok is the latest in a string of high-profile stars making special cameo appearances in the new web drama Gogh’s Starry Night, alongside Pinocchio co-stars Park Shin-hye and Yoon Kyun-sang. The star-studded cameo parade is due to the... More »

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