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Drama Casting & News
Jo Yoon-hee to cameo in Producer as Kim Soo-hyun’s first love
by | March 23, 2015 | 28 Comments
Aw man, was Chun Song-yi busy? I know, I know, we can’t actually encourage more Do Manager associations for Kim Soo-hyun’s new drama; besides, if Jeon Ji-hyun actually did cameo, Cha Tae-hyun would totally have dibs on first love status with her. Jo Yoon-hee is the latest addition to KBS’s new showbiz drama Producer, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kang Min-hyuk courted for School 2015
by | March 23, 2015 | 52 Comments
Aw, Kang Min-hyuk is such a cutie pie. I know that everyone in Heirs was too old to play high school, but he seemed on the younger end of the lot, and I can see him being a good fit for the coming-of-age School franchise. KBS Monday-Tuesday drama Who Are You–School 2015 currently has an... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheoyong returns for a second season
by | March 22, 2015 | 31 Comments
Cable network OCN’s paranormal crime procedural Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheoyong is gunning for a second season this year. It’s a show that had relatively low buzz despite good numbers (2.7% ratings back when it aired last February to April), though at this point a second season is almost a given for OCN dramas. Leading man Oh... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Jong-kook joins Producer as Cha Tae-hyun’s sunbae
by | March 20, 2015 | 77 Comments
Okay, this is going to be hysterical. Real-life friends Kim Jong-kook and Cha Tae-hyun in a drama together? But who will make them behave? After twenty years in the industry as a singer and variety star, Kim Jong-kook (Running Man) will finally be making his acting debut in Cha Tae-hyun’s new drama Producer, about variety... More »


Drama Recaps
Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 18
by | March 19, 2015 | 42 Comments
It’s cute! I don’t know if this show was saving all its adorable swoony rom-com moments for its final push, but today’s episode is actually chock full of sweet and funny exchanges, a strong romantic conflict, and moments of awareness for all our characters. After fifteen years of sharing a body, Robin and Seo-jin finally... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Im Shi-wan chooses period film Thoughts of Oppa
by | March 19, 2015 | 24 Comments
It seems like everyone’s been waiting on pins and needles for Im Shi-wan to choose his follow-up project to last year’s hit drama Misaeng. For good reason too, since expectations are high for the idol-actor who turned heads in his big screen debut (The Attorney opposite Song Kang-ho) and then became the mascot of the... More »


Drama Recaps
Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 17
by | March 18, 2015 | 32 Comments
Episode 17 seems a little late in the game to still be denying your feelings, but this show isn’t exactly known for its speedy development. Still, Seo-jin has come miles since we first met him, and when Hana tries her damnedest to deny her feelings for him, he reminds me once again why I’m on... More »


Drama Casting & News
Eom Ki-joon up for new Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy
by | March 18, 2015 | 79 Comments
There was some panic in the air when news came out that Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) had taken himself out of the running to star in the new Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy (formerly Jeju Island Gatsby), but his agency thankfully refuted the story. He’s still not confirmed — he and Kang So-ra are still... More »


Drama Casting & News
Answer Me franchise returns this fall with same parents, new year
by | March 17, 2015 | 86 Comments
After the longest development tease ever, PD Shin Won-ho and writer Lee Woo-jung of the Answer Me franchise (that’d be Answer Me 1997 and Answer Me 1994) have finally announced that the team will definitely be returning with a new installment of the stand-alone spinoff series this year, and as previously teased, this time we’ll... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas make their comeback as Greek gods
by | March 17, 2015 | 42 Comments
The halbaes are back! The new season of Na PD’s travel variety show Grandpas Over Flowers kicks off next week with a trip to Greece, and this time actress Choi Ji-woo (Temptation) has joined the cast to make things interesting. ‘Cause we all know that very little ruffles Lee Seo-jin’s feathers, but a pretty girl... More »


Drama Casting & News
Couples cozy up for Mnet’s new drama The Lover
by | March 16, 2015 | 49 Comments
I’m curious to see how Mnet will handle a drama about cohabitating couples — it is cable, and yet their new drama The Lover seems like a big step out of their comfort zone (Mnet’s first two original series were the youthful music-themed Monstar and Persevere, Gu Hae-ra). But I’m eager to watch it, partly... More »