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Ryu Joon-yeol, Yoo Hae-jin to join Song Kang-ho’s period film Taxi Driver
by | March 8, 2016 | 31 Comments
I’m so happy that Ryu Joon-yeol (Answer Me 1988) is racking up the movie roles, and this one’s sure to be heartbreaking, not to mention a huge step up career-wise for him, to be acting alongside film veterans Song Kang-ho (Sado) and Yoo Hae-jin (Veteran). Song Kang-ho is the only one confirmed for the project... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Geun-seok as Joseon’s top gambler in Jackpot
by | March 8, 2016 | 36 Comments
Here’s the first character poster for SBS’s upcoming sageuk Jackpot, which probably means we’ll be getting one actor a day for a week or so. The second teaser is also out, which adds onto the first, pitting brothers Jang Geun-seok (Pretty Man) and Yeo Jin-gu (Orange Marmalade) in a game of fate, with all of... More »

Drama Casting & News
Ms. Temper has Nam Jung-ki on a short leash
by | March 7, 2016 | 31 Comments
The posters and teasers for JTBC’s Ms. Temper and Nam Jung-ki are full of punny swears, and feature leads Lee Yo-won (Empire of Gold) and Yoon Sang-hyun (Gap-dong) constantly fighting. Or maybe she’s just always beating him up. The new opposites-attract romantic comedy is about a short-tempered boss without an ounce of patience and her... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Jung-min up to star in tvN’s Entourage
by | March 7, 2016 | 60 Comments
Aw bummer, I guess this means that Choi Woo-shik (Ho-gu’s Love) is out of the running to play Eric in the tvN Entourage remake, because now Park Jung-min (You’re All Surrounded) is up for the role. I wasn’t surprised when Im Shi-wan turned it down, but now that they’re courting Park Jung-min for the same... More »

Drama Recaps
Youths Over Flowers in Africa: Episode 3
by | March 5, 2016 | 95 Comments
girlfriday: After rolling down the sand dunes at sunrise, the boys head back to camp for breakfast, and everyone turns to Chef Jae-hong for today’s menu. He says they’ll have curry… with baguette? Okay. javabeans: In the car, Jae-hong starts to say, “Of the Youths Over Flowers series…” and Bo-gum finishes, “They say we’re the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Time of the Beast: Lee Je-hoon out, Chun Jung-myung in
by | March 4, 2016 | 29 Comments
It’s not exactly a one-to-one trade, but there aren’t many (or any?) actors you could trade for Lee Je-hoon and still leave me happy. The actor ultimately turned down the offer to headline the KBS revenge drama Time of the Beast, formerly known as God of Noodles, and now Chun Jung-myung (Heart to Heart) is... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Ji-won in the running to romance prince Park Bo-gum
by | March 3, 2016 | 98 Comments
Well that was fast. Upcoming KBS fusion sageuk Moonlight Drawn by Clouds just confirmed Park Bo-gum (Answer Me 1988) to play its hero, and already the casting rounds have begun for his co-star. Producers say she’s just one of many possibilities, but Kim Ji-won (Descended From the Sun) is in consideration for the leading role.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Bo-gum chooses palace romance Moonlight Drawn by Clouds
by | March 3, 2016 | 106 Comments
Oh I like this. I like it very much. Park Bo-gum has been flooded with offers since Answer Me 1988 ended, and he’s finally chosen his next project: the youth romance sageuk Moonlight Drawn by Clouds, a web novel adaptation being developed over at KBS. He’s been confirmed for the leading role, a prince who’ll... More »

Drama Casting & News
Park Shin-hye, Lee Sung-kyung up for new SBS drama Doctors
by | March 3, 2016 | 125 Comments
Baek In-ha, as a doctor? A neurosurgeon at that? I can’t be the only one having a total brain malfunction every time I try to picture this, right? SBS has a new Monday-Tuesday drama in the works called Doctors, which is about — you guessed it — doctors. The drama was originally called Female Gangster... More »

Drama Casting & News
Choi Woo-shik, Lee Dong-hwi consider joining Entourage
by | March 3, 2016 | 57 Comments
Choi Woo-shik, Seo Kang-joon Lee Kwang-soo, Jo Jin-woong, Lee Dong-hwi I wondered who they’d get to play the main character when Im Shi-wan turned down tvN’s remake of Entourage, but I’m happy with the move to court Choi Woo-shik (Ho-gu’s Love) for the role. He’s perfect for the everyman manager to a movie star (the... More »

How would you rate this episode?

5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

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.

1 I want my hour back!

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