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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 »

Drama Casting & News
The carefree flower warriors of Hwarang
by | November 1, 2016 | 164 Comments
Ummmmm… I don’t think so. This is not the image I was waiting half a year to see! When I hear “drama about beautiful Silla warriors,” I expect to see epic badassery, not poorly photoshopped puppies frolicking in the garden. Surely they can do better than this, right? Here’s the first poster for KBS’s upcoming... More »

Drama Casting & News
OCN crime thriller The Voice courts Lee Shi-young to star
by | October 31, 2016 | 24 Comments
Hm, maybe the third time’s the charm? Cable network OCN’s new thriller drama The Voice is having some difficulty securing a lead actress, and is going through a number of casting rounds, beginning with Bae Doo-na, Chun Woo-hee, and now Lee Shi-young (My Beautiful Bride), who have all in turn been offered the starring role.... More »

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Yoon Doo-joon up for new drama from Marriage Not Dating team
by | October 27, 2016 | 131 Comments
Awww yeah. I’ve been ready for Yoon Doo-joon (Splish Splash Love, Let’s Eat) to do a new drama for eons! Okay, maybe months. He’s currently considering an offer to headline the new tvN drama from PD Song Hyun-wook of Oh Hae-young Again and Marriage Not Dating, and I’m doubly excited because the director is re-teaming... More »

Drama Casting & News
Drinking Solo to order up a second round?
by | October 26, 2016 | 73 Comments
Yay, let’s toast! Funny slice-of-life comedy Drinking Solo just ended its run yesterday on tvN, and already there’s talk of a second season for the show. It’s great news in my book, since I already miss the quirky characters and the lovely realism of the stories, and thought the drama felt short at sixteen episodes.... More »

Drama Recaps
The Man Living in Our House: Episode 1
by | October 25, 2016 | 141 Comments
“Twisted family tree” webtoon adaptation The Man Living in Our House is here, and the first episode of the sunny comedy is a pretty entertaining watch, mostly due to Su Ae’s endearing charm. What I like is that we get through the setup in the first hour, clearing the way for all the cohabitation hijinks... More »

Drama Casting & News
Youthful love and big dreams in Weightlifting Fairy’s first teaser
by | October 24, 2016 | 59 Comments
There’s a warm, sunny energy to the first teaser for MBC’s new youth sports drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju, which introduces the fluttering excitement between two young athletes training to achieve their dreams. Lee Sung-kyung (Doctors) takes on her first leading role as weightlifter Kim Bok-ju, a shy girl with a passionate heart who’s only... More »

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The ardent love of the world’s last mermaid in Legend of the Blue Sea
by | October 18, 2016 | 107 Comments
The first teaser is out for SBS’s upcoming fantasy romance Legend of the Blue Sea, and the tone is unexpectedly sad and wistful, as we’re introduced to the abiding love between a man and a mermaid that spans centuries. This is our first peek at the highly anticipated four-way team-up between stars Jeon Ji-hyun (You... More »