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Drama Casting & News
Taecyeon offered political drama Assembly, Ji Jin-hee leaves
by | June 11, 2015 | 55 Comments
KBS’s upcoming political drama Assembly, about a working-class man who gets elected to the National Assembly, has locked down its leads in Jung Jae-young (Fatal Encounter) and Song Yoon-ah (Mama), and is now adding supporting cast members. Ok Taecyeon (Three Meals a Day, Wonderful Season) is currently weighing an offer to join the cast as... More »

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Scholar Who Walks the Night sends both leads to the hospital
by | June 10, 2015 | 103 Comments
Oh no, what is going on over there on the set for Scholar Who Walks the Night? Yesterday the vampire-sageuk-fusion-fantasy drama sent lead actor Lee Jun-ki to the hospital with a fractured nose (not the beautiful, beautiful nose!), and now we’re hearing that leading lady Lee Yubi is also out with an injured back. Eek!... More »

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Kim Ji-won cameos as Kim Bum’s girlfriend for Hidden Identity
by | June 10, 2015 | 22 Comments
It’s only a guest appearance, but I won’t say no to seeing Kim Ji-won (Gap-dong, Heirs) putting in some screentime for tvN’s upcoming crime drama Hidden Identity, about a special investigative unit of undercover police officers. Better yet, she’ll be playing Kim Bum’s girlfriend, albeit only temporarily. Her character is also the younger sister to... More »

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Another teaser and a half for I Remember You
by | June 9, 2015 | 29 Comments
Finally, a teaser for I Remember You that actually looks like a teaser! ‘Cause I’m pretty sure this first video wasn’t so much a teaser as it was a word association exercise with lots of fonts. Granted, the teaser directly below is kind of just like that previous one, in that it tells us nothing... More »

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L to romance Ha Ji-won in Time I’ve Loved You
by | June 9, 2015 | 63 Comments
Well if I knew that Ha Ji-won’s secondary love interests were going to include special extended cameos, I’d have started the rain dances sooner. I mean, where are Lee Seung-gi, Ji Chang-wook, and Hyun Bin when you need them, huh? Well in the absence of ex-costars, I guess pretty boys will do. Infinite’s L (She’s... More »

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Baek Jin-hee to headline new weekender from Jang Bori team
by | June 8, 2015 | 27 Comments
Huh, I don’t know that I’d choose a weekend drama over the highly anticipated sageuk Six Flying Dragons, but who knows, the choice may not really have been in her hands. After dropping the SBS historical drama opposite Yoo Ah-in, Baek Jin-hee (Pride and Prejudice) is now in contention to headline the newest drama from... More »

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Oh Snap! Dating or investigating?
by | June 8, 2015 | 55 Comments
I’ve gotten used to drama posters mostly being all the same these days, but I do find this one super cute for the KBS drama I Remember You, featuring Seo In-gook and Jang Nara as a police profiler and officer working on the same task force. I have to laugh a little at their respective... More »

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The Time I’ve Loved You 7000 Days’ star-crossed lovers
by | June 7, 2015 | 55 Comments
Maybe they’re more weather-crossed than star-crossed, but it’s a really cute concept. The first teaser is out for The Time I’ve Loved You, 7000 Days, SBS’s new weekend romance starring Ha Ji-won (Empress Ki) and Lee Jin-wook (Three Musketeers). The remake of the Taiwanese drama In Time With You is about two friends who just... More »

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Kim Tae-hee to play mystery heiress opposite Joo-won
by | June 5, 2015 | 93 Comments
Looks like there are no casting surprises for Yong-pal, SBS’s new medical drama that’s been courting Joo-won and Kim Tae-hee to star. On the heels of Joo-won’s confirmation, Kim Tae-hee has signed on as well, for what will be her first drama in two years since Jang Ok-jung, Live By Love. I hope they have... More »

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Jang Nara and Seo In-gook’s icy partnership begins
by | June 4, 2015 | 26 Comments
Romance blossoming over murder and mayhem seems to be the trend these days, and here comes another detective couple to join the ranks. KBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama I Remember You has released new stills and a first teaser that… well… doesn’t really show much of anything. It’s a teaser that tells me more about the... More »

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Popular fantasy web drama Love Cells gets a sequel
by | June 4, 2015 | 43 Comments
The web drama Love Cells was such a big hit last year that it’s getting a second season, and has secured Kim Yoo-jung (Angry Mom) to return, reprising her character of Nebi. The series depicts a cute fantasy-romance story of a perpetually alone slacker, named Dae-choong (which pretty much means “meh”), who’s about to lose... More »