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Drama Casting & News
Hong sisters plan new drama with Best Love PD
by | November 25, 2014 | 149 Comments
It’s back to the work for the busy Hong sisters writing partners—Hong Jung-eun, Hong Mi-ran—who are eyeing a return to MBC for their next series, which would be their tenth drama in ten years. (Who else feels lazy?) Their last drama for MBC was 2011’s Best Love, and this project would reteam them with their... More »


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Will Liar Game produce a Season 2?
by | November 25, 2014 | 132 Comments
Ah, now this I could get behind! The producers of tvN’s Liar Game are now hinting at the possibility of a Season 2, which would be great because I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the smart, slick first season and would be thrilled to see more Lee Sang-yoon on my screen in Ha Woo-jin form. (He’s sizzling hot... More »
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Bae Soo-bin, Sohn Eun-seo the latest potential additions to Twinkle Twinkle
by | November 24, 2014 | 20 Comments
Jang Shin-young, Bae Soo-bin, Sohn Eun-seo Hm, SBS is going through a lot of shuffling for its upcoming weekend drama Twinkle Twinkle My Heart, which has already changed its title (from Goddess of Sales) and gained and lost some stars, most recently Kim Jung-eun and Kim Su-ro. Jang Shin-young (My Spring Days) has been floated... More »


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Jaejoong eyes KBS Friday night drama Spy
by | November 24, 2014 | 48 Comments
There was a rumor that KBS was going to keep scheduling dramas in the primetime slot on Friday nights, which seems like an interesting gamble since its current teen drama High School Love On is struggling to build an audience on its erratic (and frequently preempted) once-a-week schedule. But mostly I blame tvN for turning... More »


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Blood looks to Jung Il-woo for vampire doc lead
by | November 24, 2014 | 69 Comments
Yoo Yeon-seok (Answer Me 1994) won’t be taking on KBS’s upcoming fantasy-medical vampire drama Blood after all — his schedule didn’t work out, which is no surprise given how jam-packed that sucker is — but at least Jung Il-woo is in the mix to take the leading role, which dulls the disappointment a bit. I’m... More »


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Lee Shi-young’s budding romances in Valid Love
by | November 23, 2014 | 99 Comments
For the first time, the previews for tvN’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Valid Love look cute, and dare I say, appealing even. I was scared off by the initial melodramatic conceptual teasers (which made me dislike the heroine), but this is the first peek at the show itself, and the longer trailers depict a sweet coming-of-age... More »


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News bites: November 22, 2014
by | November 22, 2014 | 35 Comments
Noh Min-woo, Yang Jin-sung Non Min-woo (Greatest Marriage) and Yang Jin-sung (Bride of the Century) are positively considering offers to lead a new MBC cable drama called My Unfortunate Boyfriend. About a woman who has no qualms about lying to get what she wants and her boyfriend, a man who is honest to a fault,... More »


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Min Hyo-rin headlines Mnet music drama
by | November 20, 2014 | 13 Comments
Cable network Mnet’s upcoming music drama Persevere Gu Hae-ra has lined up its main cast, following the initial casting of supporting players earlier in the week. Singer-turned actress Min Hyo-rin (Gone With the Wind) has signed on to headline, and will be returning to her first drama since 2011’s Romance Town. I actually forgot that... More »


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Cameras begin rolling on SBS’s Punch
by | November 20, 2014 | 20 Comments
Ah, finally: The first stills have started to trickle out from the production of Punch, SBS’s upcoming thriller from the writer of The Chaser and Empire of Gold, which began filming on November 11. And my, am I glad to see Kim Rae-won back in dramas, looking so sharp that I actually didn’t recognize him... More »


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Candy grows up for cable’s Miss Mamma Mia
by | November 19, 2014 | 13 Comments
And cable keeps churning them out. This time it’s the cable station KBS N, which has just announced the main lineup for its upcoming romance drama Miss Mamma Mia, starting with Kang Byul (Mandate of Heaven, Kim Suro) as the lead. The drama’s about a young single mother raising a five-year-old daughter on her own,... More »


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Valid Love’s cozy threesome posters
by | November 19, 2014 | 68 Comments
It looks like three won’t be a crowd for this drama, at least based on the story the posters are telling me. Here’s a whole batch of posters, stills, and teasers for tvN’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Valid Love, starring Lee Shi-young as a woman who loves both her husband Uhm Tae-woong and the dreamy carpenter... More »