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Drama Casting & News
Adventure, revenge, and secrets in Flower in Prison
by | April 21, 2016 | 31 Comments
Time to check back in with MBC’s upcoming “adventure sageuk” drama Flower in Prison, for which we now have a handful of teasers. It’s not the kind of drama that usually captures my interest, in that it’s 50 episodes and on the weekends (weekend sageuks have a different flavor from the flashier, more fusion-styled ones... More »


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Jung Yoo-jin joins fantasy drama W as Han Hyo-joo’s rival
by | April 21, 2016 | 52 Comments
I’m dying of curiosity to hear more about the plot of W, the new drama from writer Song Jae-jung of Nine and Queen Inhyun’s Man. It’s been confirmed for a summer broadcast on MBC, and now that Han Hyo-joo (Haeohwa) and Lee Jong-seok (Pinocchio) have signed on to headline, they’re starting to cast the secondary... More »
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Yoon Hyun-min considers going villainous for Beautiful Mind
by | April 21, 2016 | 12 Comments
So maybe the plot of medical drama Beautiful Mind doesn’t exactly grip me, but if the show keeps adding actors I like, it won’t be easy to ignore. The drama has offers out to Jang Hyuk (Master of Trade—Inn 2015) and Park So-dam (The Priests, Because It’s the First Time), and now is also in... More »


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Gong Yoo confirms writer Kim Eun-sook’s fantasy drama Goblin
by | April 20, 2016 | 157 Comments
The new drama from Descended From the Sun writer Kim Eun-sook finally has a working title, a story, a timeslot, and a leading man: Gong Yoo (A Man and a Woman, Big) has signed on to headline, and the series is due to air on tvN in November, as expected. It’s called Goblin, and it’ll... More »
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Dark magic and cursed fates in Mirror of the Witch
by | April 20, 2016 | 30 Comments
I missed seeing the first teaser for Mirror of the Witch when it came out a couple days ago, but better late than never, right? The teaser is rather short, but it does reinforce my impression of the fantasy fusion historical drama as a gorgeously directed series tinged with a dark feel, which suits its... More »


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SBS wins the battle for Jealousy Incarnate
by | April 20, 2016 | 70 Comments
Dude, the behind-the-scenes drama for this drama is hilariously entertaining. KBS and SBS have been fighting over the new romantic comedy Jealousy Incarnate for over a week now, with both stations announcing in turn that they had confirmed the drama and given it a timeslot on their schedules, which obviously couldn’t be true. The new... More »


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Yuri offered lead in castaway romance drama Gaia
by | April 20, 2016 | 75 Comments
Hm, so it’s Girls Generation idol Yuri who’s up to star in MBC’s castaway youth romance drama Gaia, which earlier reported that it was considering Kang Haneul (Misaeng) to headline. It’s not the casting I would have asked for, but I’m going to try to look on the bright side of things, because we have... More »


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Lee Se-young stars opposite Suho in fantasy drama
by | April 19, 2016 | 23 Comments
Okay, so I still have no idea if the new fantasy drama How Are You Bread is or isn’t a web drama (because they keep talking about it in the press as if it’s a full-length drama, but it doesn’t sound like the plot of a TV drama to me), or if EXO’s Suho is... More »


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Seniors Over Flowers in warm human drama Dear My Friends
by | April 19, 2016 | 43 Comments
I love these posters for Dear My Friends, tvN’s upcoming drama starring Go Hyun-jung amidst a cast of older veteran actors, all of whom have amassed resumés so long it would take a whole post just to list them. More than anything I love how bright and happy they look, to fit the tone of... More »


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Pick a card, any card, for Oh Hae-young Again
by | April 19, 2016 | 42 Comments
The upcoming rom-com Oh Hae-young Again does seem cuter the more I see of it, and now we have a full set of character posters to introduce our main cast, featuring Seo Hyun-jin (Let’s Eat 2, Three Musketeers) and Jeon Hye-bin (Joseon Gunman) as two very different women both named Oh Hae-young, and Eric (Discovery... More »




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