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Drama Casting & News
Kim Myung-min considers A New Leaf
by | March 11, 2014 | 29 Comments
Will we finally get to see Kim Myung-min (King of Dramas, Beethoven Virus) again? MBC’s A New Leaf is the first new project we’ve heard of in connection with the talented actor since he dropped out of movies Himalaya and Kang-ho’s Childbirth Story last year — a shame, as just the thought of the latter’s... More »

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Cable network OCN courts Park Hae-jin for new drama
by | March 11, 2014 | 47 Comments
I love that Park Hae-jin is getting so much love lately after playing the pining second lead in You From Another Star. It goes a long way to be something so rare in dramaland–a second lead who’s never hateful. The actor is being courted to headline a new drama for cable channel OCN, which has... More »

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MBC’s melodrama Triangle confirms leads, gets scheduled
by | March 11, 2014 | 58 Comments
Triangle, the drama formerly known as Hidden and also Three Foolish Brothers, has secured a slot on MBC’s upcoming lineup and also confirmed a few of its lead actors. It’s not a huge surprise since most were previously floated as contenders, but at least we have the final word now. Lee Beom-soo (Prime Minister and... More »

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Character previews abound with tension for Gap-dong
by | March 10, 2014 | 30 Comments
Gap-dong, the serial-killer-returns drama from tvN, has released a set of character teasers to whet our appetites for the thriller, and while they’re only bite-sized previews, they do quite a nice job capturing the intensity and fierceness driving the characters. The cast is led by Yoon Sang-hyun as the cop who wants to avenge his... More »

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Oh Yeon-seo and Kim Ji-hoon headline new weekend drama
by | March 10, 2014 | 54 Comments
Oh, Kim Ji-hoon, why must you repeatedly star in long weekend dramas that I won’t have the time or inclination to watch? MBC’s newest weekender called Jang Bori Is Here! has secured its main cast, and Kim Ji-hoon has signed on to star opposite Oh Yeon-seo (Medical Top Team), who will be headlining her first... More »

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First look at detective Yoon Sang-hyun in serial-killer drama Gap-dong
by | March 7, 2014 | 41 Comments
‘Tis the season for serial killer thrillers, with tvN’s Gap-dong preparing to join the mix in another month. (Fine, so there’s only one other serial killer drama out right now, God’s Gift, but can we agree that having serial killers running loose in dramaland in any sort of plural form is a lot?) Gap-dong—which is... More »

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Sung Dong-il cast as Gong Hyo-jin’s first love
by | March 6, 2014 | 60 Comments
That…seems wrong, right? But that’s apparently the next role for dramaland’s favorite dad Sung Dong-il (Answer Me 1994), who has signed on to join Noh Hee-kyung’s new drama It’s Okay, It’s Love. The role is a bit outside his usual dad-coach-gangster wheelhouse: he’ll be playing Gong Hyo-jin’s first love, that is if she signs on... More »

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Namgoong Min cast as lead in new JTBC weekend drama
by | March 5, 2014 | 27 Comments
It hasn’t even been more than a day since I Need Romance 3 ended, but Namgoong Min is already on his way to his next project. Sheesh, is there at least time for a shower and a catnap? He’ll be headlining another cable drama, this time JTBC’s new family weekend show called Jang Gook Becomes... More »

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Lee Sang-woo considering Feel-Good Day
by | March 4, 2014 | 37 Comments
Lee Sang-woo is considering a role in upcoming SBS weekend drama, Feel-Good Day. We’re getting a few conflicting reports, with one news article confirming the actor’s involvement and another posted shortly after refuting the claim, but both stories are in agreement that an offer was made. Lee Sang-woo is currently on a short break after... More »

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Kim Kang-woo courted for Golden Cross
by | March 4, 2014 | 26 Comments
Will this drama ever find its hero? I’m actually more intrigued by the behind-the-scenes drama of KBS’s newest revenge melo Golden Cross than in the drama itself, but one thing’s for sure: if Kim Kang-woo (Tabloid) signs on, I will suddenly find myself verrry interested. The new Wednesday-Thursday drama for KBS’s spring slate has cycled... More »

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Idol D.O. cast in warm romantic melo It’s Okay, It’s Love
by | March 3, 2014 | 99 Comments
Here we have some more casting news on the Noh Hee-kyung-written drama It’s Okay, It’s Love, which we’d noted previously to be considering Gong Hyo-jin and Jo In-sung as its leads. That makes sense since Jo In-sung anchored Noh’s previous drama That Winter, The Wind Blows, though neither he nor Gong have confirmed yet. We... More »