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Drama Casting & News
K-drama remakes announced for In Time With You, Chinese Style Divorce
by | December 22, 2014 | 82 Comments
Well, the remake trend surely isn’t going away, and two more overseas properties have been snapped up for Korean drama remakes: Taiwanese drama In Time With You and Chinese series Chinese Style Divorce. Both will be produced by I Will Media, as announced by the production house on December 22, and are looking at recent... More »
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Pride and Prejudice’s preemptions and extensions
by | December 22, 2014 | 39 Comments
Do you want the good news or the bad news? Okay, bad news first: MBC will be preempting both episodes of its Monday-Tuesday drama Pride and Prejudice next week for the station’s two big awards ceremonies. The Entertainment Awards will air on Monday December 29 (for variety programs, comedians and MCs) and the Drama Awards... More »


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News bites: December 20, 2014
by | December 20, 2014 | 16 Comments
Lee Je-hoon (Secret Door) and Go Ara (You’re All Surrounded) have not only confirmed Detective Hong Gil-dong, but they’ve already started filming — hooray! Go Ara will play a Watson-type to Lee’s Sherlock-ish character, while Park Geun-hyung (awww, Geun-hyung halbae) will play the elusive villain that the otherwise successful detective has been tracking for twenty... More »


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Shine or Go Crazy’s cursed and fated lovers
by | December 19, 2014 | 26 Comments
Here’s a peek at Jang Hyuk and Oh Yeon-seo on the set of their new series Shine or Go Crazy, the novel adaptation fantasy historical drama that’s headed to MBC in January. Oh Yeon-seo has been in a number of historical dramas before, all set in Joseon (Dong Yi, Merchant Kim Man-deok, King Sejong the... More »


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Cast of Hyde, Jekyll, Me gathers for first script read
by | December 18, 2014 | 62 Comments
So I guess we’re back to calling it Hyde, Jekyll, Me? Maybe I’ll just call it Two Binnies Walk Into a Bar. Production is underway for SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama known for some time as Jekyll and Me, the romantic comedy about a hero with a split personality and the woman who finds herself in... More »


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Blushes and belly laughs in Heart to Heart
by | December 17, 2014 | 49 Comments
Here we go with the official poster and teasers for tvN’s quirky romantic comedy Heart to Heart, which stars a heroine who suffers from uncontrollable blushing, and a hero who apparently suffers from uncontrollable ego. A match made in heaven, somehow? This drama marks the anticipated reteaming of the writer and director pair who brought... More »


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SBS cuts drama programming, reshapes weekend lineup
by | December 17, 2014 | 39 Comments
SBS is cutting its weekend drama programming in half in the new year, taking its current Saturday-Sunday lineup of back-to-back dramas down to merely one drama hour each night. Wow, I’m surprised at the move, because I’ve just expected that weekends would forever be the day when the broadcasters do family dramas back to back.... More »


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Kim Yoo-jung to fight back against bullies in Angry Mom
by | December 16, 2014 | 43 Comments
Kim Yoo-jung looks to be heading to MBC for her next project, with the announcement that she’s in talks to join upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Angry Mom. The drama and the role sound really cute, so I look forward to seeing what comes of it: The story is about a thirtysomething mother who normally doesn’t care... More »


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UEE, Choi Woo-shik headline tvN romance drama Ho-gu’s Love
by | December 15, 2014 | 59 Comments
A new tvN drama has just announced its lineup and secured a slot on the scehdule: Based on a webtoon of the same name, the drama is titled Ho-gu’s Love (it can also be translated Fool’s Love, but dramaland loves its punny titles). Ho-gu’s Love will be headlined by UEE (Gold Rainbow, Jeon Woo-chi) and... More »


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Fire destroys Maids set, kills one staffer
by | December 14, 2014 | 55 Comments
This is horrible news: Only one episode into its run, JTBC’s new fusion sageuk drama Maids suffered a terrible accident yesterday when a fire broke out on the set and killed one staff member. The source of the fire is undetermined at the moment, but what is known is that it occurred at the drama’s... More »


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News bites: December 13, 2014
by | December 13, 2014 | 38 Comments
Yoon Hyun-min has been confirmed for Falling For Innocence, which stars his good buddy Jung Kyung-ho and Kim So-yeon (I Need Romance 3) as a heart transplant patient and the woman his heart is in love with. This will be the third collaboration between Yoon and Jung, who became good friends on the set of... More »