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Drama Casting & News
Han Ji-min courted to romance Hyun Bin(s) in Hyde, Jekyll, Me
by | October 15, 2014 | 96 Comments
I guess the reunion wave is still going strong, because we have another potential costar reunion in the works, this time from film to television: Han Ji-min (Rooftop Prince) is being courted to star alongside Hyun Bin (Secret Garden) in his new SBS split-personality romantic comedy, called Hyde, Jekyll, Me. It’s a 20-episode drama from... More »


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Cantabile Tomorrow: Song list
by | October 14, 2014 | 76 Comments
Sounds like you guys think a list will be handy for identifying all the classical pieces used in Cantabile Tomorrow, so I’ll take a stab at compiling one. I’ll do my best to keep this list updated as new episodes air, so keep note of the page. If I’ve made any mistakes or left songs... More »


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Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara reteam for Drama Festival
by | October 14, 2014 | 29 Comments
They waited twelve years after their first drama to reunite in another, but mere months after that one ended, the Jang Nara and Jang Hyuk pair are coming back for a third outing. It’s not a full-fledged series so don’t get too excited yet, but hey, a reunion is a reunion. The project is a... More »


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Kim Dong-wook and Lee Yi-kyung join Maids as flower boy noblemen
by | October 14, 2014 | 17 Comments
Lee Yi-kyung, Lee Shi-ah, Kim Dong-wook Now that the Joseon-era upstairs-downstairs drama Maids has secured its servants in leads Oh Ji-ho (Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheo-young) and Jung Yumi (Mother’s Garden), it’s time to cast the noblemen. Kim Dong-wook (The Concubine, Dandelion Family) has chosen the show as his army comeback project; he’ll play the pretty flower-boy-next-door... More »


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Pride and Prejudice’s bickering prosecutor couple
by | October 13, 2014 | 37 Comments
Okay, I’m actually a little shocked, but the teaser for MBC’s new Monday-Tuesday legal drama Pride and Prejudice is kind of adorable. I was expecting something dark and heavy from a show that used to once be called Lawless World, because it looks more like a romantic comedy that happens to be set in a... More »


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FT Island’s Choi Jong-hoon heads JTBC youth drama
by | October 12, 2014 | 44 Comments
There’s a new youth-oriented drama in the works, titled Heroes and starring an idol from FT Island, Choi Jong-hoon. Wait, don’t click out yet just because of the word “idol”! The show is being produced for a run on JTBC—it’s a little out of the wheelhouse for them, since I would say their target age... More »


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KBS lines up new drama Unkind Women for February launch
by | October 12, 2014 | 18 Comments
The PD of weekend blockbuster My Daughter Seo-young is teaming with the writer of Equator Man for a new drama, which makes me wonder: Will they be courting a reunion with lead actress Lee Bo-young? That’d be one way to shoot my interest level way up. For now, the show has been announced as a... More »


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News bites: October 11, 2014
by | October 11, 2014 | 37 Comments
Kim Seul-gi, Yoon Hyun-min Those who mourned the conclusion of Discovery of Romance this past week and who have already started missing the adorkable second leads, Kim Seul-gi (Sol) and Yoon Hyun-min (Joon-ho), need not fret. Both have been offered roles in drama specials during MBC’s Drama Festival, which brings together young directors and new... More »


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Mr. Baek makes rivals of Jung Seok-won and Lee Joon
by | October 10, 2014 | 19 Comments
MBC’s Mr. Baek appears to have gone on a casting spree this week; it only confirmed its two lead stars (Shin Ha-kyun and Jang Nara) recently, and now has announced three more names. About time, too, since the show only has a month till its November premiere and time’s ticking away. (It’s not unheard of... More »


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Jung Yumi joins Oh Ji-ho in Joseon-era servant drama Maids
by | October 10, 2014 | 26 Comments
Cable network JTBC’s next Monday-Tuesday show will be a historical drama called Maids, about the lowest class of servants in the Joseon era. The drama is getting ready for a November launch, and is starting to cast its leading roles — Oh Ji-ho (Ghost-Seeing Detective Cheo-young) has confirmed that he’s accepted the offer to headline,... More »


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Jang Nara romances young grandpa Shin Ha-kyun in Mr. Baek
by | October 10, 2014 | 55 Comments
Reverse-aging fantasy romance Mr. Baek has its leading lady, with Jang Nara (Fated To Love You) signing on to join Shin Ha-kyun (All About My Romance), who plays the 70-year-old chaebol hotel chairman who only cares about money, who inexplicably finds himself in his younger body one day. Now that I think of it, I’m... More »