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Drama Casting & News
Kim Seung-woo headlines remake of Midnight Diner for SBS
by | May 5, 2015 | 21 Comments
It seems like all the stations are jumping to experiment with their weekend timeslots these days. SBS is trotting out a new late-night Saturday drama, a remake of the popular Japanese television show Midnight Diner, or Shinya Shokudo, and Kim Seung-woo (IRIS 2, Third Ward) has signed on to headline. The human drama is about... More »


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Kim Sun-ah, Joo Sang-wook’s first stills for Masked Prosecutor
by | May 5, 2015 | 48 Comments
Kim Sun-ah is back! (Okay, I’m also happy that Joo Sang-wook is back, but the guy’s done a lot of shows recently and I’ve enjoyed most of them, so my anticipation right now is more about her. Sorry dude, but that’s just how the law of scarcity works!) KBS’s Masked Prosecutor has begun shooting, and... More »


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Let’s Eat 2 dishes out two extra servings
by | May 4, 2015 | 51 Comments
Thanks to a solid ratings performance and positive viewer response, cable drama Let’s Eat 2 is getting a two-episode extension, putting its total episode count at 18. The drama has been pulling in respectable ratings numbers for tvN in the 2% range; the most recent episode drew an average rating of 2.3% with a high... More »


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Byun Yo-han in talks to join Six Flying Dragons
by | May 4, 2015 | 37 Comments
It’s been a while since I’ve seen an actor skyrocket to fame so quickly, but I’m happy for Byun Yo-han, who followed up his star-making role in Misaeng with the soon-to-premiere Ex-Girlfriend Club, and is now in talks to join another drama right afterward, the SBS historical drama Six Flying Dragons. When you’re on a... More »


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Chaebol’s Daughter adds UEE, Im Ji-yeon, and new title
by | May 4, 2015 | 66 Comments
After some initial casting setbacks, SBS’s new money-or-love melodrama Chaebol’s Daughter, the new series from the team behind A Warm Word, is back on track with a pair of leading ladies. The series has a new title as well: It’ll be called True Romance, which I guess is thematically relevant, though I sort of liked... More »


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News bites: May 2, 2015
by | May 2, 2015 | 37 Comments
Yunho, Kim Ga-eun The upcoming web-to-cable drama I’ll Take a Serving of You has cast Yunho of DBSK (Records of a Night Watchman) and Kim Ga-eun (Sincere Min Deul-le, Age of Feeling) as the leads. Based on the same-named web novel, the plot revolves around a romance that develops at a small shop that makes... More »


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Bashful high school crushes in Orange Marmalade
by | May 1, 2015 | 68 Comments
The second teaser is out for KBS’s fantasy romance Oranage Marmalade, and in contrast to the first one’s pain and tears, this teaser’s full of sweet and cute. Phew! Why didn’t they lead with this one? Not that I have anything against sensitive, heartwrenching teen stories about impossible interspecies romance, but too much angsting had... More »


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Kim Myung-min considers Six Flying Dragons opposite Yoo Ah-in
by | May 1, 2015 | 33 Comments
Awwww yeah. Anthony’s coming back to dramaland! Kim Myung-min (A New Leaf, King of Dramas) is weighing an offer to return to television this fall in the new SBS sageuk Six Flying Dragons, which is currently also courting Yoo Ah-in to star. If they sign on, Kim Myung-min will play Jung Do-jeon to Yoo Ah-in’s... More »


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Masked Prosecutor loses Ohn Joo-won, gains Eom Ki-joon
by | April 30, 2015 | 28 Comments
Eom Ki-joon, Ohn Joo-wan In a bit of a bad news/good news deal, we have Masked Prosecutor losing one of its supporting actors, Ohn Joo-wan (Punch, Surplus Princess), though it’s signing on Eom Ki-joon (Golden Cross) to replace him. So while I wish Ohn Joo-wan the best in recovering from the health issue that took... More »


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Yoo Ah-in courted to headline Six Flying Dragons
by | April 30, 2015 | 24 Comments
It’s nice to get some casting movement for the highly anticipated sageuk Six Flying Dragons, the newest project from writers Kim Young-hyun and Park Sang-yeon of Tree With Deep Roots and Queen Seon-deok. They’re reteaming with PD Shin Kyung-soo, who worked with them on Tree, for what will be SBS’s big 25th anniversary special presentation... More »
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Warm and Cozy’s lazy grasshopper and angry ant meet-cute
by | April 30, 2015 | 79 Comments
Yay, the first teaser for the newest Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy is here! And from the start, Yoo Yeon-seok and Kang So-ra look like an adorable rom-com pair. You know you’re excited about a drama when you’re watching and re-watching the first teaser just to see the cute moments again. Tags: Kang So-ra,... More »