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Drama Casting & News
First script read for Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy
by | April 13, 2015 | 67 Comments
Woohoo, production is underway for the new Hong sisters rom-com Warm and Cozy, which reunites the writing team with the PD of Best Love. The creative reunion makes me doubly excited for this new drama, since Best Love was the last time they were pee-your-pants funny. Stars Yoo Yeon-seok (Answer Me 1994) and Kang So-ra... More »

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Revenge turns to romance for Divorce Lawyers in Love
by | April 11, 2015 | 36 Comments
How cute does this drama look? Divorce Lawyer in Love is all set to premiere in another week, and the hate-turning-to-love dynamic seems perfectly suited to Yeon Woo-jin (Marriage Not Dating) and Jo Yeo-jung (Haeundae Lovers). In the drama, the two leads first meet while she’s a top lawyer and he a lowly office manager.... More »

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High School King of Savvy team returns with new tvN drama
by | April 11, 2015 | 22 Comments
Oh I’m excited to get more from this PD-writer team: PD Yoo Je-won and writer Yang Hee-seung, the crew behind tvN’s hit 2014 drama High School King of Savvy, will be making a comeback this summer with a new series. The only thing we know about the show so far is the title, Love and... More »

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News bites: April 11, 2015
by | April 11, 2015 | 54 Comments
While the articles were supposed to be about his cameo in the upcoming film Lucid Dream, I was more struck by the realization that Yoochun (Girl Who Sees Smells) will be heading to the military soon — waaah! He’ll have a bit part in the movie as a character who helps Go Soo, a father... More »

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Vampire kisses and Yeo Jin-gu tears in Orange Marmalade’s first teaser
by | April 10, 2015 | 81 Comments
Ugh, nobody cries like Yeo Jin-gu. I wasn’t anticipating much from KBS’s new supernatural teen drama Orange Marmalade, but then they went ahead and made Yeo Jin-gu cry, and now I’m interested. The show’s first teaser is like a taste of a music video of the angsty romance to come, between human high-schooler Yeo Jin-gu... More »

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Lee Sang-yoon offered profiler lead in Hello Monster
by | April 10, 2015 | 40 Comments
Ha Woo-jin—I mean, Lee Sang-yoon may be stepping into the lead’s shoes for Hello Monster, the KBS drama that previously extended an offer to Lee Jin-wook (who turned it down) and is also considering (but hasn’t confirmed) Jang Nara, Lee Chun-hee, Choi Won-young, Park Bo-gum, and Exo’s D.O. That’s a lotta people to be on... More »

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Masked Prosecutor confirms leads, courts Ohn Joo-wan
by | April 9, 2015 | 34 Comments
Well, it’s nice to to have a drama these days being so straightforward with its casting news: Joo Sang-wook (Birth of a Beauty) and Kim Sun-ah (I Do, I Do) were previously considering KBS’s upcoming Masked Prosecutor, and now they have confirmed. Possibly joining them is Ohn Joo-wan, who’d be hopping from one prosecutor drama... More »

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Chaebol’s Daughter loses Moon-Park pairing, gains Park Hyung-shik
by | April 9, 2015 | 65 Comments
There’s been a casting change-up for SBS’s new melodrama Chaebol’s Daughter, which was initially courting Park Seo-joon (Kill Me, Heal Me) to play the leading man and Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) to play the titular heroine. Now reps from both actors’ camps have declared that they’re passing on the roles, which leaves the... More »

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Scholar Who Walks the Night ALSO courting Lee Yubi
by | April 9, 2015 | 144 Comments
girlfriday: Wait, so now Lee Yubi is ALSO in contention for Scholar Who Walks the Night? I’m so confused. javabeans: Apparently yes. I am also confused, though at least we did get one actual confirmation, which was that Jin Se-yeon has bowed out of the project. Hooray for concrete facts, and also other things! girlfriday:... More »

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Scandal writer returns with new drama I Have a Lover
by | April 8, 2015 | 18 Comments
SBS has a new weekend drama in planning, and has granted the upcoming I Have a Lover a timeslot later this year, to come from Bae Yumi, the writer of MBC’s Scandal (though I know her better from cute rom-coms Who Are You — the Yoon Kye-sang/Go Ara drama — and Really Really Like You).... More »

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Lee Soo-hyuk joins Scholar Who Walks the Night
by | April 8, 2015 | 64 Comments
We’ve got another possible addition to the cast of MBC’s supernatural drama Scholar Who Walks the Night, starring Lee Jun-ki (Joseon Gunman) as the night-walking vampire scholar of webtoon and soon to be drama fame. Model-turned-actor Lee Soo-hyuk, who’s been steadily gaining more acting cred on cable (Valid Love, High School King of Savvy) has... More »