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Drama Casting & News
A wintry walk toward truth and justice in Solomon’s Perjury
by | December 2, 2016 | 25 Comments
Another poster and teaser are out for JTBC’s upcoming mystery thriller Solomon’s Perjury, which is directed by Kang Il-soo (Jeon Woo-chi), written by Kim Ho-soo, and based on the bestselling novel by Japanese author Miyabe Miyuki. The poster skillfully sets the bleak tone of the drama. On a snowy Christmas morning, high school student Lee... More »

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Meaningful stares in character posters for Solomon’s Perjury
by | November 30, 2016 | 13 Comments
Last minute promo for upcoming JTBC school mystery drama Solomon’s Perjury shows the three main characters looking straight forward, eyes glinting with complicated motivations. These three individual character posters feature Jo Jae-hyun (Master–God of Noodle), Kim Hyun-soo (Joseon Gunman), and Jang Dong-yoon (Female Employees at a Game Company) rearranged in different positions.... More »

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Courtroom and crime scene drama behind the scenes of OCN’s Voice
by | November 30, 2016 | 20 Comments
We’ve got the first production stills and a making of video for upcoming OCN thriller Voice. And finally, we get a glimpse of Jang Hyuk (Beautiful Mind) in character. Huzzah! Voice is about a former violent crimes detective, played by Jang Hyuk, and an emergency call center dispatcher, played by Lee Hana (Unkind Woman), who... More »

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Uhm Jung-hwa offered MBC weekend drama You’re Too Much
by | November 30, 2016 | 20 Comments
Actress and pop diva Uhm Jung-hwa (Witch’s Romance, Wonderful Nightmare) is gearing up to make a double comeback, with plans for both a new album and a new drama on the horizon. She’s in contention to headline a 50-episode weekend MBC drama, You’re Too Much (working title), which would follow the currently airing drama Blow... More »

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2PM’s Junho considers supporting role in KBS comedy Chief Kim
by | November 30, 2016 | 8 Comments
2PM idol Junho may go from playing a lawyer in Memory to playing a prosecutor in KBS’s workplace comedy Chief Kim. The upbeat human drama about a quirky middle manager at an ordinary company is presently courting Namgoong Min (Beautiful Gong Shim) to headline, though he’s still unconfirmed, and an offer is now out to... More »

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Lee Kyu-han joins the cast of tvN’s Introverted Boss
by | November 29, 2016 | 15 Comments
We’ve got a new addition to tvN’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Introverted Boss, the latest project from the PD-writer team that brought us the fun romantic-comedy Marriage Not Dating. Actor Lee Kyu-han (I Have a Lover) is confirmed to appear, and it seems like he’ll be providing some of the laughs, although he’s already in great... More »

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Go So-young, Jo Yeo-jung courted for new KBS drama Perfect Wife
by | November 29, 2016 | 8 Comments
Go So-young, Jo Yeo-jung Nineties It Girl Go So-young (Beat, Gumiho) might be making a drama comeback, after taking a ten-year hiatus from acting. The actress married Jang Dong-gun in 2010 and became a mother soon afterwards, and she is currently considering an offer for the lead character in the new KBS Monday-Tuesday drama Perfect... More »

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Staredowns and threats of a shake-up in Solomon’s Perjury
by | November 29, 2016 | 28 Comments
Since Jo Jae-hyun (Master–God of Noodles) wearing a stern face automatically makes me think evil (or at the very least, scary mofo), it’s pretty apt to have him playing a school administrator in Solomon’s Perjury, the JTBC mystery thriller that unfolds when a student dies at school, the adults turn a blind eye to justice,... More »

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Cuddles and fights in Hwarang’s lighthearted second teaser
by | November 29, 2016 | 98 Comments
Every time I see new promo material for KBS’s youth sageuk Hwarang, it switches gears on me—the posters seemed light and fluffy, the first teaser seemed earnest and at least trying to be serious, and the second teaser is totally goofy and slapstick. I wasn’t quite expecting this kind of humor, but at least now... More »

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’90s sitcom Three Men, Three Women gets the remake treatment
by | November 28, 2016 | 20 Comments
MBC is making a new sitcom, titled Unusual Men and Women, and it’s notable because it’ll be a remake of Korea’s very first youth sitcom, Three Men, Three Women, which explored love and friendship in a boardinghouse where a sundry group of people lived. It was a new, fun format for Korean television at the... More »