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Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 22, 2014
by | November 22, 2014 | 32 Comments
Noh Min-woo, Yang Jin-sung Non Min-woo (Greatest Marriage) and Yang Jin-sung (Bride of the Century) are positively considering offers to lead a new MBC cable drama called My Unfortunate Boyfriend. About a woman who has no qualms about lying to get what she wants and her boyfriend, a man who is honest to a fault,... More »


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Min Hyo-rin headlines Mnet music drama
by | November 20, 2014 | 12 Comments
Cable network Mnet’s upcoming music drama Persevere Gu Hae-ra has lined up its main cast, following the initial casting of supporting players earlier in the week. Singer-turned actress Min Hyo-rin (Gone With the Wind) has signed on to headline, and will be returning to her first drama since 2011’s Romance Town. I actually forgot that... More »


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Cameras begin rolling on SBS’s Punch
by | November 20, 2014 | 18 Comments
Ah, finally: The first stills have started to trickle out from the production of Punch, SBS’s upcoming thriller from the writer of The Chaser and Empire of Gold, which began filming on November 11. And my, am I glad to see Kim Rae-won back in dramas, looking so sharp that I actually didn’t recognize him... More »


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Candy grows up for cable’s Miss Mamma Mia
by | November 19, 2014 | 13 Comments
And cable keeps churning them out. This time it’s the cable station KBS N, which has just announced the main lineup for its upcoming romance drama Miss Mamma Mia, starting with Kang Byul (Mandate of Heaven, Kim Suro) as the lead. The drama’s about a young single mother raising a five-year-old daughter on her own,... More »


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Valid Love’s cozy threesome posters
by | November 19, 2014 | 65 Comments
It looks like three won’t be a crowd for this drama, at least based on the story the posters are telling me. Here’s a whole batch of posters, stills, and teasers for tvN’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Valid Love, starring Lee Shi-young as a woman who loves both her husband Uhm Tae-woong and the dreamy carpenter... More »


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Dr. Frost hopes for another adaptation success story
by | November 18, 2014 | 21 Comments
OCN is getting ready to launch Dr. Frost, its webtoon-adapted psychological procedural drama that just held its press conference on November 18, where the cast talked about its expectations and character descriptions. The drama stars Song Chang-eui as the frosty-haired (and frosty-hearted?) lead character who teaches psychology, tends bar, and can read the minutest details... More »


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Lee Seung-gi in talks to headline Kill Me, Heal Me
by | November 17, 2014 | 165 Comments
What’s better than Puppy in a drama? Why seven Puppies, of course. At least that’s what this show is banking on, anyway. MBC’s new split-personality drama Kill Me, Heal Me is reportedly in final contract negotiations with Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) to headline the series as its leading man with seven different personalities. I’m... More »


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Mnet’s new youth music drama begins casting
by | November 17, 2014 | 46 Comments
Jinyoung, Henry It’s been a while since cable station Mnet announced that it would be following up its high school music drama Monstar with a new series in the same mold, but it looks like casting has finally begun on the project, called Persevere, Gu Hae-ra. (In Korean, the title is a turn of phrase... More »


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No mission too impossible for the Healer
by | November 17, 2014 | 38 Comments
We’ve already seen the brief teaser of Ji Chang-wook leaping tall buildings in a single bound, and now we at least get a bit more context for it with Healer’s first official teaser. And I’ll say, this show looks pretty snazzy. The teaser starts out with Ji Chang-wook strolling into a building looking like a... More »


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News bites: November 15, 2014
by | November 15, 2014 | 48 Comments
So Ji-sub, Kim Ji-won So Ji-sub (Master’s Sun) and Kim Ji-won (Gap-dong) are collaborating on a web drama titled Good Day. Filming has begun, and the production company is being very secretive about the experimental project. All we know so far is that it will be about a man who finds Jeju Island, and scenes... More »


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The stars of King’s Face at production press conference
by | November 14, 2014 | 26 Comments
King’s Face premieres in less than a week, and the cast of KBS’s fusion historical drama gathered for its production press conference on November 14. That included Seo In-gook as the future king Gwanghae, Lee Sung-jae as current king Seonjo, Jo Yoon-hee as the woman caught between them, Shin Sung-rok as a face reader (how... More »