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Park Bo-gum, Lee Byung-heon up for potential matchup in Ansi City
by | February 27, 2017 | 22 Comments
Park Bo-gum shot to fame with his performance as an innocent Go prodigy in Answer Me 1988, followed by the hit fusion sageuk Moonlight Drawn By Clouds, making fans everywhere anticipate his return with increasing impatience. According to his agency, Blossom Entertainment, he’s received many offers that they’re currently reviewing, but one in particular has... More »

Drama Casting & News
Joy enchants Lee Hyun-woo with her voice in the Liar and His Lover
by | February 27, 2017 | 74 Comments
I must say I’m pretty impressed with this first glimpse at Red Velvet’s Joy singing for her new drama, The Liar His Lover. Starring Lee Hyun-woo (Moorim School) as the titular Liar, this upcoming youth rom-com is about a brilliant musician becomes enchanted, at first note, by a voice that inspires him like no other.... More »

Drama Recaps
Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People: Episode 8
by | February 24, 2017 | 115 Comments
After the emotional roller coaster ride of the last episode, this one was all about getting Gil-dong back on track on his hero’s journey. Like father, like son—Gil-dong’s motivation to protect his siblings strongly resembles Amogae’s own when he first became the “Great Ikhwari Elder” that it makes me worry as I think about the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Signal writer’s new drama Kingdom will be about Joseon zombie apocalypse
by | February 24, 2017 | 64 Comments
I’m very nervous, and at the same time very intrigued by this recent announcement: More details on Signal writer Kim Eun-hee’s (Sign, Ghost, Three Days) new project Kingdom have been released, and reports are saying that it’s going to be a zombie sageuk set in Joseon. Cue exploding brains of fans everywhere. So I guess... More »

Drama Casting & News
An inside look at the lifestyle of an aging diva in You’re Too Much
by | February 23, 2017 | 31 Comments
Weekend family drama You’re Too Much has released another teaser and more stills, which star singer-actress Uhm Jung-hwa (Witch’s Romance), who seems to age like fine wine. Whereas the first teaser featured Gu Hye-sun dreaming of becoming a famous singer just like her, this one shows that maybe her celebrity life isn’t all that it’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Go So-young, Jo Yeo-jung show striking chemistry in Perfect Wife poster
by | February 22, 2017 | 17 Comments
The mysterious new poster for upcoming drama Perfect Wife evokes curiosity with the caption: “A Woman Who Dreams of the Perfect Household.” But who’s the woman—Go So-young (Blue Fish) or Jo Yeo-jung (Babysitter)? Even though they aren’t looking at each other, the body language of both impeccably coiffed women hints at the potential of a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Everyone’s desperate to work in MBC’s Radiant Office
by | February 21, 2017 | 53 Comments
The next workplace drama to grace our screens will be MBC’s Radiant Office, starring Go Ah-sung (Heard It Through the Grapevine) and Ha Suk-jin (1% of Anything). Gearing up for its premiere in March, a slew of stills and a new teaser have been released, where Ha Suk-jin shows his dictatorial side, cursing out his... More »

Drama Casting & News
Dashing to meet Lee Hyun-woo in The Liar and His Lover
by | February 20, 2017 | 57 Comments
Whoa tvN works fast — it’s been only a month since the casting news was announced for their upcoming drama The Liar and His Lover, but they’ve already released multiple stills and another teaser! Contrary to the heavy themes like depression portrayed in the original Japanese manga, the Korean drama adaptation looks like it’ll have... More »

Drama Recaps
Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People: Episode 6
by | February 17, 2017 | 92 Comments
I knew it was coming, but I had still held out hope that Gil-dong could be carefree and happy just a while longer. Amogae’s carefully built illegal empire starts to topple like a house of cards, and the greatest victims are the people he loves most: his children. Surprisingly, it’s not Gil-dong or Gil-hyun that... More »

Drama Casting & News
Psychological thriller webtoon Out of the World gets drama adaptation on OCN
by | February 17, 2017 | 32 Comments
OCN is my go-to cable channel when I want to feel psychological chills and see some quality action thrills, and they’ve lined up a great schedule for year 2017. Right now, Voice is airing to solid ratings, and it’s also got Choi Jin-hyuk’s time-traveling cop procedural coming up in March. Planning ahead, OCN has just... More »