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Drama Casting & News
Fated To Love You’s romantic picnic teaser
by | June 20, 2014 | 106 Comments
There’s very little story to the first teaser for Fated to Love You, but perhaps there isn’t much you need to do to sell Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara in a romantic comedy, other than show Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara on a cute picnic doing cute coupley things. The new Wednesday-Thursday drama is getting... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 12
by | June 19, 2014 | 75 Comments
The fun returns as Dae-gu closes a painful chapter of his life (or so he thinks) and starts to open himself up, just a little, to the people around him. Evil is still afoot in the realm of the rich and powerful, but now that Dae-gu has people on his side to laugh and cry... More »


Drama Casting & News
Gong Hyo-jin fractures arm in three-car collision
by | June 19, 2014 | 40 Comments
Hey universe, quit it with all the dramaland accidents, will you? It makes me so nervous! Actress Gong Hyo-jin (Master’s Sun) was in a car accident early on the morning of June 19, as she was being driven back to Seoul after a late-night shoot on the set of her new drama It’s Okay, It’s... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 11
by | June 18, 2014 | 66 Comments
Yay, our hero’s back, his real-life injury gets written into the story in a seamless way (complete with hospital rest), and the secret identity cat finally gets let out of the bag. Not a moment too soon, either, because that cat was getting restless. Or was that me? Once in a while, it’s nice to... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Seung-gi and Moon Chae-won up for rom-com reunion
by | June 18, 2014 | 119 Comments
Aw, I really adore this pairing and I hope they sign on to make a comeback. Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) is currently in talks to star in his first movie, which just so happens to be the romantic comedy that’s had Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor) attached since earlier this year. They were co-stars in... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ji Chang-wook courted to play young-again grandpa
by | June 17, 2014 | 38 Comments
It looks like we have another grandpa body-swap drama in the works, but it’s the reverse of the rapid-aging Flower Grandpa Investigation Unit. This time a 70-year-old grandpa will be rapidly reverse-aging, down to his early thirties. It’s essentially the male version of the hit movie Miss Granny (also called Suspicious Girl), about a grandma... More »


Drama Casting & News
Plus Nine Boys get their girls
by | June 16, 2014 | 38 Comments
Kyung Su-jin, Yoo Da-in, Park Cho-rong, Lee Chae-mi Now that the boys have been cast in tvN’s new coming-of-age drama Plus Nine Boys, it’s time for each of them to get a girl. I think I like this show’s unusual four-by-four approach, because it feels more like casting a sitcom or large family drama, where... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Ha-sun completes Temptation’s love square
by | June 16, 2014 | 31 Comments
Confirmations are in for the main cast of SBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Temptation, starring Kwon Sang-woo (Medical Top Team) as a man caught between his wife and a chaebol heiress who makes him an offer he can’t refuse. Choi Ji-woo (Suspicious Housekeeper) is playing the heiress, and Lee Jung-jin (Hundred Year Inheritance) has signed on... More »


Drama Casting & News
Clashing agendas at war in Marriage Not Dating’s teasers
by | June 14, 2014 | 39 Comments
They look awfully cute together, don’t they? The first batch of stills and teasers are out for tvN’s new Friday-Saturday drama Marriage Not Dating, a romantic comedy about a woman who wants to marry and a man who doesn’t. In real life, you might say that’s a good reason to split up; in dramaland, it’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
A New Leaf gets pruned to 16 episodes
by | June 13, 2014 | 54 Comments
Ouch, it’s never good news when a drama’s episode count gets cut. MBC has announced that it’ll be shortening the run for current Wednesday-Thursday drama A New Leaf from 18 episodes down to 16 total. The network cited its own preemptions as the cause, first for a World Cup send-off game, and then again the... More »


Drama Recaps
You’re All Surrounded: Episode 10
by | June 12, 2014 | 77 Comments
It’s not the most cohesive episode, but given that they had to finish filming without their lead actor this week, the result could be a lot worse. Now that secret identities have been uncovered, it’s time to get some answers about what happened that fateful night eleven years ago, and start piecing together how the... More »