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Drama Casting & News
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 »


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Masks, blindfolds, and betrayal in Liar Game
by | October 8, 2014 | 55 Comments
Liar Game has released some more promotional shots as it heads toward its premiere (in two weeks), such as the poster above which labels the show as an “extreme psychological chase drama.” (It’s rather handy that tvN likes to attach little descriptive taglines to their shows, giving us the convenient, bite-sized nutshell up front. High... More »


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Choi Kang-hee, Lee Dong-gun as possible love interests for tvN romance
by | October 8, 2014 | 47 Comments
Casting has begun on Heart to Heart, the new drama from Coffee Prince director Lee Yoon-jung, who recently made the jump from broadcast television to CJ E&M; she resigned from MBC in May, and this’ll be her first project for tvN. The two actors currently in consideration for the leads are Choi Kang-hee (Level 7... More »


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Hyun Bin returns to dramaland with split personality
by | October 7, 2014 | 155 Comments
Woohoo, Hyun Bin is returning to dramaland! As a romantic lead with a split… personality…? Okay, I don’t know how I feel about that. The new SBS drama is called Hyde, Jekyll, Me, and is preparing for a January 2015 broadcast. It’s an adaptation of a popular webtoon that began in 2011 called Dr. Jekyll... More »
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A misunderstood first encounter in Legendary Witches
by | October 6, 2014 | 16 Comments
With a few weeks left till its premiere, new MBC drama Legendary Witches has released the first stills from the drama, which look rather moody and picturesque for a show (1) that’s about chaebol machinations, ex-convicts, and underdog fights; and (2) supposedly lighthearted. I suppose it’s not impossible to be all those things at once,... More »


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Office grunts clock in at Misaeng’s press conference
by | October 6, 2014 | 22 Comments
The cast and crew of the upcoming tvN drama Misaeng (Incomplete Life) gathered for a press conference on Monday, October 6 — it seems fitting that a show about office grunts should punch in on a Monday, doesn’t it? The drama, an adaptation of a webtoon with a mania following, is about the ins and... More »


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News bites: October 4, 2014
by | October 4, 2014 | 22 Comments
It may not have performed as well at the box office as the other maritime movies this year, Roaring Currents and Pirates, but Sea Fog has earned a distinction of its own; it’s been selected by the Korean Film Council to be South Korea’s entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category for the 87th... More »


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Bad Guys prepares to unleash its hunting dogs
by | October 3, 2014 | 56 Comments
This totally crept up on me, partly because October crept up on me, but also because Saturday night isn’t the usual timeslot for OCN — their newest drama Bad Guys is finally premiering tomorrow, after spending months in development and production. (We’ve been calling it Bad Boys, but OCN seems to be going with Bad... More »