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Drama Casting & News
Jo Boa cast as Kim Kang-woo’s leading lady in Missing Persons Task Force
by | January 28, 2015 | 28 Comments
This is quite the departure for Jo Boa — the relative newbie who starred in Shut Up: Flower Boy Band and Surplus Princess is tackling a much grittier project in the new year. She’ll be joining OCN’s upcoming crime procedural Special Missing Persons Task Force M, opposite the antagonistic detective duo played by Kim Kang-woo... More »


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Baro turns bad boy for Angry Mom
by | January 28, 2015 | 42 Comments
Aw, but Baro is so sweet! How will he play a bad boy? I guess after playing a sweet wallflower in Answer Me 1994 and a sweet kid with a learning disability in God’s Gift–14 Days, it’s time for him to switch it up as an actor? Whether he can pull it off remains to... More »


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Yoo Ah-in to bring Dr. Frankenstein back to life?
by | January 27, 2015 | 75 Comments
Oh, well I was sad about Kim Soo-hyun turning down the new drama Dr. Frankenstein, which seemed to leave the production dead in the water without a broadcaster. But now news is stirring that Yoo Ah-in (Secret Love Affair) is up for the leading role. It’s only an early offer, but if he takes it,... More »
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Swearing goddesses and bashful fools for Ho-gu’s Love
by | January 26, 2015 | 57 Comments
Promo materials continue to look adorable for tvN’s upcoming romantic comedy Ho-gu’s Love, a show that totally appeals to me because I do love the alpha-girl-and-beta-male dynamic, and the Ho-gu of this series (played by Choi Woo-shik) is about as beta as you get. (His name literally means dummy!) It’s not that beta males are... More »


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The doctor’s bloodlust is awakened in KBS’s Blood
by | January 26, 2015 | 98 Comments
Here’s a peek at Ahn Jae-hyun’s vampire smoulder for his new drama Blood, headed to KBS on Mondays and Tuesdays next month. It wouldn’t be a proper vampire drama without some stylish brooding, so the first teaser (short as it is) doesn’t really have any other purpose than to give us a quick taste of... More »


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News bites: January 24, 2015
by | January 24, 2015 | 44 Comments
Jo Yoon-hee (King’s Face) will join Yoo Seung-ho (I Miss You) in his army comeback project Joseon Magician. Yoo stars as a young and gifted magician who falls in love with a Joseon princess (Go Ara) and becomes mired in a conspiracy, while Jo will play his blind sister, a beautiful and talented gisaeng. [Xports... More »


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New Hong sisters drama in planning, Kang So-ra denies casting rumors
by | January 23, 2015 | 209 Comments
Here’s a mini-update on the new drama in the works by the star writing duo the Hong sisters (Hong Jung-eun, Hong Mi-ran), which was announced last fall as a reteaming of the writers with PD Park Hong-kyun, with whom they worked on their zippy metaphor-laden screwball rom-com Best Love. (His other credits include Queen Seon-deok... More »


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Yoon Doo-joon headlines Let’s Eat 2 with whole new cast
by | January 23, 2015 | 82 Comments
ARGH. *flips table* They went and did it — the one thing I didn’t want them to do. Food-o-mercial cable drama Let’s Eat is returning to tvN this spring for a second season, and against all reason, they’ve signed on Yoon Doo-joon but no one else from the original cast. Confirmations are in that Yoon... More »


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Lee Dong-gun turns into Superdaddy for tvN
by | January 22, 2015 | 77 Comments
Hm, so although Lee Dong-gun ended up turning down the current tvN romance Heart to Heart, he’ll now be headlining the drama to follow that: Superdaddy Yeol, based on (what else?) a webtoon of the same name. Also cast is Lee Yuri, who recently took home a Daesang for her villainness role in MBC’s hit... More »


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Ji Hyun-woo to romance Angry Mom Kim Hee-sun
by | January 21, 2015 | 88 Comments
I wonder if this pairing will work, but it’s mostly the premise of this drama that sells me. Now that MBC’s new heartwarming mother-daughter drama Angry Mom has secured Kim Hee-sun (Wonderful Season) and Kim Yoo-jung (Secret Door) to star, the hunt is on for Mom’s leading man. The offer is currently out to Ji... More »


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Wang Ji-won to join cast of Divorce Lawyer in Love
by | January 20, 2015 | 21 Comments
Divorce Lawyer in Love is slated to be a March drama, so it’s ramping up pre-production, starting with the cast: After confirming Jo Yeo-jung (Haeundae Lovers) as the lead and courting Yeon Woo-jin (Marriage Not Dating), they’re looking to cast second leads, and Wang Ji-won is the first name to be added to the list.... More »