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Drama Casting & News
A romance and a curse for every decade in Plus Nine Boys
by | August 6, 2014 | 50 Comments
I really like the concept of this drama, so I hope it’s as cute and funny as it looks. Coming-of-age comedy Plus Nine Boys is headed to tvN in late August, and tells the story of four boys each stuck in the ninth year of their age bracket and cursed to be unlucky in love... More »


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Everyone’s got a secret to hide in Discovery of Romance
by | August 6, 2014 | 26 Comments
I do enjoy a rom-com with active, interesting posters (so many fall back on the old standbys and end up looking interchangeable with all the other rom-coms in dramaland), and KBS’s Discovery of Romance certainly has those. In the main posters, we get a continuation of the whole bickering-love-triangle motif that’s been driving much of... More »


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Healer secures cast, KBS reshuffles fall/winter lineup
by | August 5, 2014 | 25 Comments
KBS seems to have gotten its ducks in a row now, after the maybe-casting and maybe-programming rounds for fall/winter dramas Healer and The King’s Face. The Wednesday-Thursday slot following Iron Man (which comes after Joseon Gunman) will go to The King’s Face, the fusion sageuk adaptation of The Face Reader that’s currently courting Sohn Ye-jin... More »


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Lovers’ quarrels begin for Discovery of Romance
by | August 5, 2014 | 62 Comments
We have a new set of teasers for KBS’s upcoming rom-com Discovery of Romance, and the show continues to look hilarious and cute. Then again, so did the teasers for another ex-lovers-reunite drama, Emergency Couple, and that drama was about as funny as a funeral wake. Just to keep things in perspective. Even so, I’m... More »


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Lee Je-hoon’s first day on set as Crown Prince Sado
by | August 4, 2014 | 28 Comments
Isn’t it nice when actors come back from army and just roll straight onto a drama set as if no time has passed at all? Thanks to two movies that were released during his enlistment and his immediate return to dramaland with Secret Door, Lee Je-hoon has managed to make his time away pass like... More »


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Krystal and Im Joo-eun join Rain in She’s So Lovable
by | August 4, 2014 | 115 Comments
With the simultaneous casting of Heirs alumnae Krystal (High Kick 3) and Im Joo-eun (Empress Ki), Rain has his love triangle in place for his upcoming SBS drama She’s So Lovable. She’s So Lovable is the “comic, sentimental love fantasy” that takes the pop music industry as its backdrop, featuring the growth and struggles of... More »


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Kim Yoo-jung on the set of Secret Door
by | August 1, 2014 | 23 Comments
While we’ve had loads of casting info, we’re finally getting some action on the set of Secret Door. Here are the first stills of Kim Yoo-jung in character, and, at last, some information on her fictional character. In the scenes shot a few days ago, she looks quite youthful and mischievous, and her character is... More »


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Sohn Ye-jin considers dramaland comeback in King’s Face
by | August 1, 2014 | 25 Comments
I wondered if this project had fizzled, but it looks like it’s back on: There was talk last year of a drama adaptation of the hit blockbuster fusion sageuk The Face Reader, which was planning to head to the small screen in the latter half of this year. The drama version will be called The... More »


Drama Casting & News
Go Kyung-pyo joins Nodame Cantabile remake as rocker violinist
by | August 1, 2014 | 50 Comments
Aside from that blip that we shall not speak of, I’m feeling pretty good about the casting for the Nodame Cantabile remake, which is tapping rising actor Go Kyung-pyo to play the Mine character. (They are reportedly in final negotiations.) Ha, this should be great. The drama had taken on the working title Cantabile Romance... More »


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Three Musketeers (and prince) in poster and stills
by | July 31, 2014 | 28 Comments
So, I can’t give you any new news about tvN’s upcoming blockbuster action drama Three Musketeers, just stills. But they’re pretty stills! So have at ‘em. (I will contend that the main poster, above, is perhaps the least attractive of the bunch, but everything else has that slick, flashy veneer and fast-moving action energy, so... More »


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Jang Shin-young joins melodrama My Spring Days
by | July 31, 2014 | 15 Comments
Jang Shin-young (Empire of Gold, Thorn Flower, The Chaser) is joining the upcoming MBC drama, My Spring Days, and will play a love rival who gets in the way of the pairing of the two leads, SNSD’s Sooyoung (Dating Agency Cyrano) and Kam Woo-sung (King Geunchogo). Tags: Jang Shin-young, Kam Woo-sung, Lee Jun-hyuk, Sooyoung... More »