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Drama Casting & News
Park Min-young to play Kim Myung-min’s leading lady
by | March 24, 2014 | 102 Comments
After turning down a number of recent projects, Park Min-young has finally chosen her first drama in two years since Dr. Jin. She’ll be joining Kim Myung-min (King of Dramas) in his new MBC law drama A New Leaf as his leading lady. I like Park Min-young in most projects, but Kim Myung-min is totally... More »

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Emergency Couple gets one-episode extension
by | March 21, 2014 | 46 Comments
If you’re a fan of Emergency Couple, there’s good news coming your way: the show has confirmed that it’ll be extending the series by an episode, bringing the total count to 21. Well, it’s good news as long as they don’t add an episode of angst or useless conflict just to stretch the story, that... More »

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Kim Sang-joong faces off with Kim Myung-min in A New Leaf
by | March 20, 2014 | 40 Comments
Kim Myung-min (King of Dramas) has indeed confirmed his new drama role in A New Leaf, and the show has lined up another charismatic lead to act alongside him in casting Kim Sang-joong (The Chaser, Gold Rainbow, City Hunter). Woohoo. Now this should make for a pretty great duo. Kim Myung-min is the cold-hearted ace... More »

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Lee Sang-woo and Park Se-young headline weekend drama
by | March 20, 2014 | 56 Comments
Oh, I like this pairing; it’s got cute and sunny written all over it. SBS’s newest weekend drama Feel-Good Day must’ve just closed some deals, because the show is releasing casting announcements left and right. Park Se-young (School 2013, Faith) has been cast as the heroine of the family drama, and as previously teased, Lee... More »

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Oh Snap! Killer on the loose
by | March 19, 2014 | 29 Comments
One more poster’s just been released for Gap-dong, the upcoming tvN thriller about a serial-killer cold case that turns not-so-cold that I wish would just start airing already. At this point I’m just about tapped out of words to write about the show since I’ve already said everything previously. Luckily, I hear a picture is... More »

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Lee Jun-ki positively considering Joseon Gunman
by | March 19, 2014 | 111 Comments
Ooh, this is good news. It’s not finalized, so let’s all start wishing on stars and things. It looks like I jumped the gun (…badum-ching) when I heard Han Joo-wan was cast as a lead in Joseon Gunman and thought that meant he was THE lead. Apologies for the error; that was totally my fault.... More »

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First teasers for Uhm Jung-hwa’s new rom-com
by | March 18, 2014 | 49 Comments
It’s raining noona romances in dramaland this year, and for some reason Mondays and Tuesdays on cable seems to be the fixed battleground. Here’s the next one for cable network tvN, a romantic comedy called Witch’s Romance starring Uhm Jung-hwa (Laws of Attraction) and Park Seo-joon (Warm Words). The production has released the first teasers... More »

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Choi Jin-hyuk to play young Lee Soon-jae
by | March 18, 2014 | 27 Comments
So Choi Jin-hyuk (Emergency Couple) will be making a cameo on the upcoming tvN drama Flower Grandpa Investigation Unit, which is that drama where everybody’s favorite grumpy gramps Lee Soon-jae (Grandpas Over Flowers, Potato Star 2013QR3) plays a former petty cop who starts poking his nose into investigations with a couple of grandpa buddies. And... More »

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Jaejoong eyes drama return in Triangle
by | March 17, 2014 | 122 Comments
Are we going to have a JYJ-filled spring season in dramaland? Yoochun’s got Wednesdays and Thursdays sewn up for the foreseeable future, and now Kim Jaejoong is in talks to join the MBC production of Triangle, a Monday-Tuesday melodrama that has already cast Lee Beom-soo (Prime Minister and I) and Im Shi-wan (Equator Man) as... More »

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It’s Okay, It’s Love in product placement controversy
by | March 15, 2014 | 73 Comments
GT Production, the company behind SBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama It’s Okay, It’s Love, is currently embroiled in controversy about the show’s potential use of embedded marketing. Reports have surfaced that an unnamed publishing company received a proposal from GT Production demanding ₩500,000,000 (roughly $470,000 USD) for placement of products within the drama, and for guaranteed... More »

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Mystery-thriller drama Gap-dong’s main posters
by | March 14, 2014 | 34 Comments
Gap-dong sure is going for the sinister factor, isn’t it? Not that a show about a serial killer should be aiming for something else, but they’re definitely piling on the dark and disturbing with their main poster and the character posters (which are essentially the same thing). As we saw in the previews for the... More »