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Drama Casting & News
Seo In-gook headlines romantic comedy for tvN
by | April 14, 2014 | 50 Comments
Hey, sometimes when life gives you lemons, you make everyone happier by coming back to dramaland and making rom-com lemonade. Seo In-gook (Master’s Sun) is headed back to the network that made him a household name with Answer Me 1997 — the actor has confirmed that he’ll take on the leading role in tvN’s summer... More »

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Jaejoong’s first stills as a gangster in Triangle
by | April 14, 2014 | 77 Comments
Here we go with the first stills of Triangle, MBC’s upcoming melodrama about three brothers who are separated in childhood after their parents die, who grow up without knowing anything of each other’s whereabouts, and then reunite twenty years later. These stills feature Jaejoong, playing the middle brother who grows up to become a lowlife... More »

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Jin Yi-han joins the cast of MBC’s A New Leaf
by | April 14, 2014 | 31 Comments
A New Leaf is collecting a pretty solid lineup of acting talent, what with Kim Myung-min (King of Dramas) headlining as a tough lawyer who undergoes a personality shift after an accident gives him amnesia, and Kim Sang-joong (The Chaser) as his lawyer mentor. Jin Yi-han (Empress Ki, Dr. Jin) is the newest addition to... More »

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Bae Soo-bin, Lee Yoon-ji in angsty drama special That Love
by | April 11, 2014 | 44 Comments
Bae Soo-bin (Secret, 49 Days) and Lee Yoon-ji (King’s Family, The Great Seer) star in an upcoming KBS2 drama special called That Love (or That Kind of Love). The drama short, directed by Cha Young-hoon (Shark, Gaksital) and written by Lee Joo-yeon, is about the ill-fated love between a convict and a civil servant. In... More »

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Kim Myung-min dresses to impress for A New Leaf
by | April 10, 2014 | 63 Comments
The first teaser is out for Kim Myung-min’s lawyer-with-amnesia drama A New Leaf, as you can see here. You might be thinking, But that’s not a teaser, that’s just Kim Myung-min getting dressed. And you would not be wrong. But he gets dressed so well! A New Leaf is one of those dramas where I... More »

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You’re All Surrounded’s comic book teaser
by | April 10, 2014 | 72 Comments
Whee, I can’t wait for You’re All Surrounded to start, not only because of the cast, but because I could use some comedy right about now. I just hope that this show’s idea of funny cops isn’t necessarily always going to be buffoon cops, because, well, I lived through Level 7 Civil Servant. But the... More »

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Webtoon adaptation Misaeng courts Moon Geun-young
by | April 9, 2014 | 37 Comments
New movement has been spotted in the development of the webtoon-to-drama adaptation for Misaeng, or Incomplete Life, with the possibility being raised of Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) taking a lead role, with Lee Sung-min (Miss Korea) as a potential castmate. Misaeng is the tvN project that is based on a very popular webtoon... More »

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Kissing tips and beating hearts in Witch’s Romance
by | April 9, 2014 | 48 Comments
Witch’s Romance hasn’t been the drama highest on my radar for the upcoming season, but I do find myself warming up to it with this set of promotional teasers and stills, which highlight a sharp rom-com vibe. The plot itself is hardly new—older woman, younger man, love in the workplace—but execution is all the thing,... More »

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Doctor Stranger pushes premiere, releases teaser
by | April 9, 2014 | 128 Comments
We’ve got another premiere delay on the horizon for a Monday-Tuesday show, right on the heels of KBS’s Big Man pushing its premiere back two weeks. SBS has announced that it will be delaying Doctor Stranger for a week as well, which puts the first episode in early May. The reason is pretty obvious, since... More »

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Yoon Jin-yi joins melodrama It’s Okay, It’s Love
by | April 8, 2014 | 40 Comments
Yoon Jin-yi (Mandate of Heaven, A Gentleman’s Dignity) is the latest cast addition to Noh Hee-kyung’s new melo It’s Okay, It’s Love, due out this summer on SBS. So far I like how this cast is shaping up, despite being iffy on the premise. Yoon Jin-yi is confirmed for the role of Jo In-sung’s fangirl... More »

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Kim Ok-bin and Lee Hee-joon pair in new JTBC drama
by | April 8, 2014 | 20 Comments
JTBC is planning their next Monday-Tuesday drama offering, Yoo-na’s Street, and Kim Ok-bin (Sword and Flower, Thirst) has been cast as the lead, Kang Yoo-na. She’ll star opposite Lee Hee-joon—aw, I like him. (His most recent dramas are God of the Office and Jeon Woo-chi, but it was You Who Rolled In Unexpectedly that was... More »