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Drama Casting & News
Disaster to hit JTBC with D-Day
by | April 28, 2015 | 62 Comments
I have some good news and some bad news for you, and I’ll let you guys untangle what’s what. Cable station JTBC has announced a new drama that they’ve got in the works, titled (tentatively) D-Day, and it’s a disaster drama set in Seoul. The reports don’t specify what kind of disaster it is other... More »

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Hidden Identity’s undercover squad gathers for script read
by | April 28, 2015 | 37 Comments
Okay, so I guess sometimes you ask for something and then you get it. Kim Bum’s face! See, was that so hard? The cast of Hidden Identity gathered for the show’s first script read, officially launching tvN’s new OCN-esque action thriller into production. Crime, check. Badass detectives fighting crime their own way, check. Just don’t... More »

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Oh Snap! Hidden Identity’s hidden message teaser
by | April 27, 2015 | 15 Comments
Hm, I guess they were going for cryptic? The first teaser is out for the new crime thriller drama Hidden Identity, and I don’t know any Morse code, but… I think your hidden message is not so hidden? I actually like the effect, not that it tells me anything about the drama. Or yunno, shows... More »

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Warm and Cozy on the beaches of Jeju Island
by | April 27, 2015 | 42 Comments
If the point of filming a breezy springtime rom-com entirely on Jeju Island were to make me want to go to there, they’ve succeeded with Warm and Cozy, which has officially begun rolling cameras on the island. (Seriously, who doesn’t want to hop over for a beach holiday now? Okay, I’m always ready for that,... More »

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News bites: April 25, 2015
by | April 25, 2015 | 32 Comments
Jung Yong-hwa (Three Musketeers) will be the first Korean actor to make a guest appearance on the popular Chinese web sitcom Diors Man. The cameo’s already been filmed in a Beijing nightclub, and in it, he plays the friend of Da Peng (the variety show host famous for emulating Conan O’ Brien). Stars such as... More »

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Hello Monster confirms leads and gets a new title
by | April 24, 2015 | 77 Comments
I Remember You is the new title for the drama formerly known as Hello Monster, which is a change I’m not too excited about, since at least Hello Monster was distinctive. Generic is what I think of when I hear I Remember You, which sounds more like an amnesia melo than an upbeat thriller about... More »

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Makjang writer makes grand exit from dramaland
by | April 23, 2015 | 85 Comments
Remember the hilariously outlandish case of Aurora Princess? The one with the crazy writer and the nonsensical plots and drama-filled behind-the-scenes antics? Go on, I’ll wait for you to finish catching up on that story; it’s worth it, I promise. Well, writer Im Sung-han is at it again, and by “it” I mean writing both... More »

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Hidden camera teasers: Producer meta, or Meta Producer?
by | April 23, 2015 | 50 Comments
girlfriday: Uh, do you understand these teaser-non-teasers for Producer? This is the third one of these “hidden camera” ones that show different combinations of cast members meeting awkwardly. javabeans: On one hand, these teasers clarify my confusion over the show calling itself a “variety drama,” but on the other, they make me more confused about... More »

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A chance reunion in first stills for Ex-Girlfriend Club
by | April 22, 2015 | 24 Comments
Aw, look at those big smiles on the set of tvN’s Ex-Girlfriend Club. Granted, we may not see them for a while since Byun Yo-han and Song Ji-hyo are exes at the outset of the drama, but seeing them so smiley makes me hope for cute moments on their way to a successful reunion. I’d... More »

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First script read for KBS’s Masked Prosecutor
by | April 22, 2015 | 57 Comments
There’s nothing like a vigilante hero to get me excited for a new drama. Not that Kim Sun-ah (I Do, I Do) and Joo Sang-wook (Birth of a Beauty) together wouldn’t be worth watching for the cast alone, but then you give one of them a mask and a crusade to fight, and I’m there... More »

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Pretty, sentimental posters for School 2015
by | April 22, 2015 | 39 Comments
KBS’s Who Are You—School 2015 has a few new promo shots out, including a couple of picturesque posters that feature the series lead, Kim So-hyun, times two. The first poster (above) bears the tagline “The other me that eighteen-year-old me has dreamed of.” The second poster reads, “It’s okay, because we’re eighteen.” The emphasis on... More »