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Drama Casting & News
High School is almost in session
by | July 3, 2014 | 47 Comments
I love high school dramas that are well done, and the trailer for KBS’s upcoming youthful fantasy program is getting my hopes up. The full title for the new show is High School: Love On — and I’ll admit that for the first few seconds I had it translated as High School: Rub On, which... More »


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Lee Hong-ki cast as rock star in new weekend drama
by | July 3, 2014 | 64 Comments
So, he’s playing himself? Again? Lead singer of idol rock band FT Island Lee Hong-ki is in talks to headline his first drama for a major network, on the heels of starring in the weekend cable drama Bride of the Century on TV Chosun earlier this year. The new SBS drama is called Modern Farmer,... More »


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Posters and stills for web drama Vampire Flower
by | July 2, 2014 | 43 Comments
Official posters are out to get us amped up for today’s release of Vampire Flower, the web dramatization of the popular, same-named internet novel. About a romance between a vampire and a human, fans of the original material have been eagerly awaiting the online drama, which has cast A-JAX’s Jaehyung as the central vampire on... More »


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Yoon Hyun-min and Kim Seul-gi join Discovery of Romance
by | July 1, 2014 | 28 Comments
I’m hoping the premiere episode of Discovery of Romance will do a good job of introducing us to the characters and explaining their relationships, because with the whirlwind of recent activity, I’m having trouble keeping the cast and their roles straight. Yoon Hyun-min (Witch’s Romance, Age of Feeling) has joined the cast as a top... More »


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New drama Misaeng courts Im Shi-wan, Kang So-ra, Kang Haneul
by | July 1, 2014 | 58 Comments
Casting for the upcoming drama adaptation of the hit webtoon Misaeng (or Incomplete Life) is back in full swing, after an early round that fizzled out. The drama about a failed baduk player who struggles through young adulthood has been picked up by tvN, and is now set to air on Fridays and Saturdays in... More »


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Do-hee to join Nodame Cantabile’s orchestra
by | July 1, 2014 | 99 Comments
We still don’t have a lead actress but casting continues on the much-buzzed-about remake project of Nodame Cantabile, which will be adding Tiny-G idol and Answer Me 1994 actress Do-hee to the mix as one of the supporting characters. (Some stories say she’s confirmed, others hedge that she’s not final yet, so it’s pretty much... More »


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Sooyoung, Kam Woo-sung a potential match-up for My Spring Days
by | June 30, 2014 | 34 Comments
This is a casting notice I still have to wrap my head around: Girls Generation idol Sooyoung (Dating Agency Cyrano) and Kam Woo-sung (King Geunchogo) are currently in contention to play the leads of MBC’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama My Spring Days. This is the drama about a woman with a terminal illness who gets a... More »


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Fated To Love You… in bed
by | June 27, 2014 | 125 Comments
Huh, adding “in bed” to the end of everything totally works for drama titles. Try it. *waits for you to get to Big Man and God’s Gift* Snerk. The latest teaser for MBC’s upcoming rom-com remake Fated to Love You finally gets us to the premise of the show — Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara... More »


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Park Shi-yeon courted for Greatest Marriage
by | June 26, 2014 | 41 Comments
Her short hiatus may already be over: Actress Park Shi-yeon (Nice Guy) is being courted to return to television in the newest addition to TV Chosun’s fall lineup, Greatest Marriage. After weathering a drug abuse controversy during most of 2013, this is the first we’ve heard of a possible comeback, and if she takes this... More »


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Choi Ji-woo tests love with Temptation
by | June 26, 2014 | 32 Comments
The first teaser and initial stills are out for SBS’s upcoming melodrama Temptation, which initially seemed like it would center around the married couple where the husband (Kwon Sang-woo) is persuaded to take up the offer of an older rich businesswoman. But with Choi Ji-woo cast as the CEO with an indecent proposal, now it... More »


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Dr. Champ, Scent of a Woman producers reteam for SBS
by | June 25, 2014 | 23 Comments
javabeans: New SBS drama alert! It’s a Wednesday-Thursday drama to air later in September after It’s Okay, It’s Love, but I… don’t know what that title means. girlfriday: Songpoyoo? You in Songpo? javabeans: Or you mean poyoo as in suckling a baby? girlfriday: Mr. Yoo in Songpo? Songpo Suckling? javabeans: Ohhh. Waiiiiiit. Is it by... More »