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Drama Casting & News
Meet the con man trifecta of Legend of the Blue Sea
by | November 11, 2016 | 28 Comments
Lest we’ve forgotten that the gift that keeps on giving, aka Legend of the Blue Sea, doesn’t just star Jeon Ji-hyun (You From Another Star) and Lee Min-ho (Heirs), stills of Lee Min-ho and his fellow con men have been released. Actors Lee Hee-joon (Yoo-na’s Street) and Shin (Big) complete the swindling trio led by... More »

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Kim So-hyun to romance Yoo Seung-ho in MBC’s Ruler–Master of the Mask
by | November 10, 2016 | 203 Comments
Now, this is a lineup I can get excited about: Kim So-hyun (Bring It On, Ghost) has confirmed taking the lead role opposite Yoo Seung-ho (Remember—Son’s War) in Ruler–Master of the Mask, an MBC historical drama set to air next year.   Ruler—Master of the Mask is described as a fresh, youthful melodrama-romance, which is... More »

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The odd roommates and seductive chicken shop owner of The Goblin
by | November 10, 2016 | 53 Comments
The recent batch of stills for tvN’s upcoming drama The Lonely, Shining Goblin features Sunny, the glamorous chicken shop owner played by Yoo Inna (One More Happy Ending), and the first meeting between our titular goblin, Kim Shin, played by Gong Yoo (Big), and his amnesiac grim reaper roommate, Wang Yeo, played by Lee Dong-wook... More »

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A rainy, auspicious encounter in first teaser for Night Light
by | November 9, 2016 | 30 Comments
The first teaser and additional stills are out for MBC’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Night Light, a story of three young and ambitious individuals ignited by their undying flame of greed in their pursuit of ultimate wealth and power.   Lee Yo-won (Ms. Temper and Nam Jung-ki) plays an elegant, “crystal-like” ice queen named Seo Yi-kyung.... More »

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The con man meets his match in Oh My Geum-bi
by | November 8, 2016 | 40 Comments
This isn’t a show with huge stars, but I can already tell that the story will squeeze my heart and steal my tears. KBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama Oh My Geum-bi is the heartwarming story of an aimless con man who’s set straight when he meets the daughter he never knew he had. It looks like... More »

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Friends, rivals, and training sessions in Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju
by | November 8, 2016 | 32 Comments
Next week is gonna be a crush of new dramas, with MBC’s Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo premiering on the same day as SBS’s Legend of the Blue Sea and KBS’s Oh My Geum-bi. They all look appealing in their own way, but all the buzz has gone to Blue Sea, making this one rather the... More »

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Park Hye-soo, Yoon Park for tvN rom-com Introverted Boss
by | November 8, 2016 | 53 Comments
This is a bit of a surprise: Rookie actress Park Hye-soo (Age of Youth, Yong-pal) has already nabbed her first leading role in the new tvN romantic comedy Introverted Boss, opposite Yeon Woo-jin (Divorce Lawyer in Love). The new drama from the PD-writer team behind Marriage Not Dating has confirmed that the two actors have... More »

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Jeon Ji-hyun becomes human in Legend of the Blue Sea
by | November 7, 2016 | 47 Comments
At this point it’s like a clown car joke, this constant influx of Legend of the Blue Sea promos that appears to have no end. They’re all very attractive promos, of course, but at this point I just want the show to start already. Mostly because I’ve run out of ways to describe the show... More »

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Song Ji-eun cast as Sung Hoon’s leading lady in My Secret Romance
by | November 7, 2016 | 39 Comments
Hm, okay, I’m recalibrating my expectations. Last week when I heard that Sung Hoon (Five Kids) was headlining a rom-com drama called My Secret Romance from the 1% of Anything PD, about a couple who has a one night stand and then runs into each other unexpectedly three years later, I was excited because the... More »

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Yoon Kyun-sang in talks to headline Rebel Hong Gil-dong
by | November 7, 2016 | 49 Comments
This is only a slight possibility, but there’s talk of Yoon Kyun-sang (Doctors, Six Flying Dragons) being offered the leading role in MBC’s new fusion sageuk Rebel Hong Gil-dong. Yoon reportedly took a meeting with PD Kim Jin-man (Kill Me, Heal Me) about the drama, but when news broke that he was offered the title... More »