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Drama Casting & News
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 »


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Joo-won gets drunk on music for Cantabile Tomorrow
by | October 9, 2014 | 46 Comments
You may have noticed (just a tad, here and there) that there’s been a lot of Cantabile Tomorrow hype making the rounds these days, particularly with the drama all set to premiere next week. A lot of the stuff being said is the same ol’ promo talk repeated over and over, so I’m mostly just... More »


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Dr. Frost makes the jump from animation to live action
by | October 9, 2014 | 37 Comments
Well, well, doesn’t Song Chang-eui quite rock the platinum blond look. His upcoming OCN drama Dr. Frost has released a teaser, which gives us a brief (fleeting, really) glimpse of him playing the lead character in the webtoon adaptation about a genius psychologist and professor, the titular Dr. Frost. The drama is procedural that mixes... More »


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King’s Face: Shin Sung-rok in, Seo Joon-young out?
by | October 9, 2014 | 24 Comments
Here’s the thing, I don’t know whether one actor is replacing the other or if Shin Sung-rok (Trot Lovers, You From Another Star) is just joining the upcoming KBS fusion historical drama The King’s Face, but when you cast Seo Joon-young (Secret Door) as your face-reading fortuneteller, say he’s confirmed, and then cast Shin Sung-rok... More »


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Kim Hee-ae to reunite with Secret Love Affair team for new SBS drama
by | October 8, 2014 | 26 Comments
It’s not set in stone since this drama isn’t due out until next year, but Kim Hee-ae (Secret Love Affair, Noonas Over Flowers) is in talks to re-team with director Ahn Pan-seok and writer Jung Sung-joo of her last two dramas for cable network JTBC, Secret Love Affair and A Wife’s Credentials. Though she’s technically... More »