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Drama Casting & News
City of the Sun’s super-short, mysterious teasers
by | January 13, 2015 | 12 Comments
Cable drama City of the Sun, based on a highly successful Japanese drama (and source novel, titled Tetsu no Hone/Bones of Steel), has released a whole slew of teaser videos, although they’re so short that they add up to scarcely a minute in total. But better than nothing, right? Despite being produced for one of... More »


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Hyde, Jekyll, Me teases fleeting fanciful romance
by | January 13, 2015 | 49 Comments
I love the bright colors in this new poster for SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Hyde, Jekyll, Me — I have no idea what a comic book style has anything to do with the premise whatsoever, but I guess we’re in for a whimsical romance of sorts, the way the drama is setting up the main... More »


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Stars and fate prevail in fantasy romance Shine or Go Crazy
by | January 13, 2015 | 29 Comments
Posters are out for fusion romance period drama Shine or Go Crazy, and you can tell they’re really going for the star-crossed lovers angle, what with all the shiny (crazy?) stars and the romantic gazes. (The stars are pretty but I actually wish they’d eased off a bit, because now the show’s starting to look... More »


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Ho-gu’s Love (and also his tiger, sword, and dupe)
by | January 12, 2015 | 49 Comments
The first teaser’s out for tvN’s upcoming romantic comedy Ho-gu’s Love, and it is just adorable. Granted, when you cast baby-faced Choi Woo-shik (Fated To Love You, Rooftop Prince) as your hero you’re bound for cute, but he’s working extra-hard in this clip to turn on the charm, and it totally works. In the poster... More »


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Answer Me series to go back to 1988 this summer?
by | January 12, 2015 | 136 Comments
The third series from the creators of tvN’s hit throwback dramas Answer Me 1997 and Answer Me 1994 has pretty much been in the works since the the end of 2013 (when Answer Me 1994 wrapped). Pre-production stalled for a considerable length of time this past year, but now with Misaeng in the rearview mirror,... More »


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News bites: January 10, 2015
by | January 10, 2015 | 37 Comments
It’s rumored that Song Hye-gyo (Dugeun Dugeun My Life) has been cast in Wong Kar-wai’s newest project, The Ferryman, in the role that had Jeon Ji-hyun’s name attached to it several months ago. As usual, sources were quick to downplay recent media reports, saying that nothing has been confirmed. If Song joins the film, she’ll... More »


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Kim Ji-suk rivals Song Jae-rim in Unkind Women
by | January 9, 2015 | 56 Comments
The main love triangle is complete for KBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Unkind Women, due out next month: Kim Ji-suk (Angel Eyes) has been cast to rival Song Jae-rim (Surplus Princess) for the affections of Lee Hana (High School King of Savvy), who plays the granddaughter of three generations of not-so-nice women living under one roof.... More »


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Blood’s vampire doctor gets a best friend
by | January 8, 2015 | 54 Comments
I almost didn’t recognize him without the Joseon musketeer’s outfit and brandished sword, but here’s rookie actor Jung Hae-in looking completely different in modernwear. He’s moving on up with a role on a broadcast show, and has been cast in the vampire-doctor drama Blood. He’ll play best friend to the hero, the vampire surgeon played... More »


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Wonderland romance on ice in Hyde, Jekyll, Me
by | January 8, 2015 | 81 Comments
When you set your drama in a theme park called Wonderland, I guess you never run out of pretty romantic backdrops for your scenes. More teasers, character posters, and stills are out for SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday romantic comedy Hyde, Jekyll, Me, featuring a sweet romance between Hyun Bin and Han Ji-min… and the other personality... More »


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Maids plans its comeback, sets broadcast date
by | January 7, 2015 | 16 Comments
It’s been six weeks since Maids abruptly left the air, but the historical drama is finally ready to start making a comeback, according to the latest statement given by a rep for cable station JTBC on the 7th. The drama put out only one episode before its set burned down and a staffer died in... More »


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Yeon Woo-jin and Jo Yeo-jung pair up in new rom-com
by | January 7, 2015 | 31 Comments
Contracts aren’t finalized, but it looks like we’ll be getting a new romantic pairing between Yeon Woo-jin (Marriage Not Dating) and Jo Yeo-jung (Haeundae Lovers), who are looking favorably at the SBS weekend drama Divorce Lawyer in Love. First of all, I’m glad that Yeon Woo-jin is getting some recognition for his comedic acting and... More »