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Drama Casting & News
Tomorrow With You loses Lee Min-ki, gets pushed to 2017
by | July 22, 2016 | 79 Comments
Ah, I was really looking forward to Tomorrow With You, the fantasy rom-com which will be directed by Yoo Je-won of Oh My Ghostess and High School King of Savvy, but the drama has been pushed to a 2017 airdate on tvN. The cable network has been drowning in shows for the fall so it’s... More »


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SBS lines up jailbreak thriller Defendant for fall
by | July 22, 2016 | 42 Comments
There’s a new drama in the works from writer Choi Su-jin of City Hunter and PD Jo Young-kwang of 49 Days, Yawang, and Hyde, Jekyll, Me, and it’s headed to SBS this fall. Writer Choi was one of two scriptwriters on City Hunter, so I don’t want to get my hopes up too high, but... More »


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KBS cuts medical mystery Beautiful Mind by 2 episodes
by | July 22, 2016 | 177 Comments
Well, KBS is pulling the plug early on its medical mystery drama Beautiful Mind, from 16 planned episodes down to 14, and it’s incited furor not only among fans but the producers as well. When news first surfaced that this cutback was in consideration, the broadcaster cited the upcoming Rio Summer Olympics as the reason,... More »


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Casting carries on for Woman With a Suitcase with Jeon Hye-bin and Lee Joon
by | July 20, 2016 | 33 Comments
The love quadrilateral for MBC legal drama Woman With a Suitcase is slowly settling into place. Choi Ji-woo (Twenty Again) and Joo Jin-mo (Beloved Eun-dong) are headlining, forming the main romance line, and now Lee Joon (Vampire Prosecutor) and Jeon Hye-bin (Oh Hae-young Again) are considering joining them to complete the rest of the square.... More »


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The romance begins (again) for 1% of Anything
by | July 19, 2016 | 38 Comments
I don’t know where Ha Suk-jin is finding the time to work on three projects concurrently, but here’s photo proof that he is — or at least he’s busy on project number 2, the remake of 2003’s sleeper hit drama 1% of Anything. (Number 1 is the currently airing tvN reality-drama hybrid series After the... More »


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Romance by sunlight in Moonlight Drawn By Clouds
by | July 19, 2016 | 56 Comments
It’s no music video, but the first poster for youth sageuk Moonlight Drawn By Clouds is a pretty one, highlighting a sweet summer romance between a prince and his eunuch. Of course, that eunuch is a girl crossdressing as a boy, but honestly she’s fooling no one. For the drama’s sake though, I really hope... More »


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Oh Snap! IU and her seven flower boy princes
by | July 18, 2016 | 247 Comments
It’s rare that I look at a drama cast and think, there’s just too much pretty in there. Is such a thing even possible? But come on, if it takes you five seconds to locate Lee Jun-ki in a group photo, that’s saying something (I’m kidding, it would never take me that long!). The cast... More »


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Good Doctor writer comes back to KBS with Chief Kim
by | July 18, 2016 | 12 Comments
KBS is busy filling out their drama lineup for the rest of the year, and is currently considering a series named Chief Kim (working title) to fill the post-On the Way to the Airport timeslot on Wednesdays and Thursdays for late fall. Chief Kim will be a drama from writer Park Jae-bum, who wrote heartwarming... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jung-jin reteams with Runaway director in K2
by | July 18, 2016 | 24 Comments
We’ve got a confirmation for bodyguard-action drama K2, though it isn’t one that had been mentioned previously as a possibility: Lee Jung-jin (Temptation, Hundred Year Inheritance) will be joining the upcoming tvN drama about a presidential candidate’s hidden daughter and a bodyguard abandoned by his country. It isn’t clear yet what Lee’s role will be,... More »


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Kyung Su-jin up for sports campus drama Weightlifting Fairy
by | July 18, 2016 | 31 Comments
Ah, how I wish she were the lead. I really adore up-and-coming actress Kyung Su-jin (Bluebird’s House, Plus Nine Boys), who has a natural charm about her and a warmth that comes across onscreen. She’s been steadily working her way up with supporting roles (Secret Love Affair, Shark) and is currently considering an offer to... More »




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