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Drama Casting & News
Lee Seung-gi and Cha Seung-won’s first day as cops
by | March 27, 2014 | 129 Comments
Run, Seung-gi, ruuuuuuuuun! Cameras are rolling for SBS’s next Wednesday-Thursday drama You’re All Surrounded, starring Lee Seung-gi and Cha Seung-won as cops. They’re of the non-buddy variety, since Seung-gi plays a rookie detective and Cha Seung-won is his hardass leader, but don’tcha feel a hug coming on any day now? It’ll happen–just you wait. I... More »


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It’s Kim Kang-woo versus the Golden Cross in KBS revenge thriller
by | March 27, 2014 | 21 Comments
Our first teaser for KBS’s Golden Cross gets right to the point of the suspenseful melodrama, with Kim Kang-woo playing the hero who loses his beloved sister and vows revenge on those responsible. We’re also finally told the meaning behind the title, as “golden cross” is a financial term that refers to a point at... More »


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God’s Quiz 4 adds idols Donghae and Jae-kyung to cast
by | March 25, 2014 | 43 Comments
After a two-year hiatus, God’s Quiz is back! The fourth season of OCN’s medical crime investigation series will return in May, with Donghae (full name: Lee Dong-hae) of Super Junior and Jae-kyung (full name: Kim Jae-kyung) of Rainbow adding fresh blood to the regular cast. Tags: cable programs, Donghae, Ryu Deok-hwan... More »


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Hwang Jung-eum and Yeon Jung-hoon in talks to star in new drama
by | March 25, 2014 | 41 Comments
Good news: Yeon Jung-hoon is finalizing a deal to come back to dramaland this year. Bad news: it’s not for Vampire Prosecutor 3. WHY. Do we need to have a talk about priorities, huh? He’s reportedly in talks to headline a new weekend drama alongside Hwang Jung-eum, who’s coming off a high with last year’s... More »


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Suits and car chases in KBS’s Big Man
by | March 24, 2014 | 50 Comments
The next batch of shows are heading into production, and with that come first stills: Here’s our first glimpse at KBS’s Big Man (which I keep hoping will change its name—I know it’s late but a girl can hope), which is the rags-to-riches-to-revenge story starring Kang Ji-hwan and Daniel Choi. With both of them playing... More »


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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 »