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Drama Casting & News
School 2015: Lee Yubi out, Kim So-hyun in?
by | March 24, 2015 | 92 Comments
Casting changes are afoot for KBS’s coming-of-age drama Who Are You–School 2015: Both Lee Yubi (Pinocchio) and Kang Min-hyuk (Heirs) declined the leading roles that they were offered, so the search continues for the next fresh-faced stars to headline the drama about high school students and their real-world problems. The news gets better though, because... More »


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Kim Bum becomes an elite detective for tvN crime drama
by | March 24, 2015 | 36 Comments
Aw, it’s been a while but I’m glad to hear Kim Bum (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) is returning with his next drama: He has selected Hidden Identity as his next project, the upcoming crime drama from the Bad Guys director that’s set to air on tvN. While I still think of Kim Bum as a... More »


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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 »


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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 »


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Rain up to romance Ha Ji-won, or maybe Kang So-ra
by | March 22, 2015 | 178 Comments
Huh, isn’t Rain a lucky guy: According to latest reports, he is fielding offers to headline not one but two of the hottest upcoming dramas in pre-production. One is the In Time With You remake about longtime best friends falling in love that’s courting Ha Ji-won, titled The Time I’ve Loved You, 7000 Days, and... More »


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Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheoyong returns for a second season
by | March 22, 2015 | 30 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 »


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Yeon Jung-hoon gets villainous for Mask
by | March 21, 2015 | 34 Comments
I like Yeon Jung-hoon (Vampire Prosecutor, I Summon You Gold) too much to want him to play second lead characters, but here’s a case where I’ll let that go because I am intrigued about the idea of him playing a hardcore villain — a great antagonist can be just as memorable as a good hero,... More »


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News bites: March 21, 2015
by | March 21, 2015 | 41 Comments
Shim Eun-kyung (Cantabile Tomorrow) has been offered the movie Invented City, and she is considering the project among other offers. The film will be directed by Park Kwang-hyun (Welcome to Dongmakgol) and will be about a man who was framed for a crime and subsequently dreams of revenge. It sounds like more delays might be... More »


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Kim Jong-kook joins Producer as Cha Tae-hyun’s sunbae
by | March 20, 2015 | 76 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 »


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Lee Jin-wook says no to Hello Monster, maybe to In Time With You remake
by | March 20, 2015 | 113 Comments
This is a good-news-bad-news situation, but I’m feeling fine because I think the good news is stronger: Lee Jin-wook has dropped out of the romance-thriller drama Hello Monster where he was to play a police profiler, but is now in the running to do the In Time With You remake drama, The Time I Loved... More »


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U.S. remakes for You From Another Star, Nine likely shelved
by | March 18, 2015 | 120 Comments
Good news or bad news? You be the judge: It appears that the anticipated U.S. remakes of fantasy-rom-com You From Another Star and time-travel thriller Nine won’t be making it to air after all; ABC and NBC have revealed the titles they are giving pilot orders to for the upcoming 2015-16 television season, and neither... More »