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Drama Casting & News
You From Another Star gets a U.S. remake on ABC
by | September 19, 2014 | 120 Comments
Well, if you were going to pick one popular K-drama of the past year or two to remake, this would be the one: mega-hit fantasy-fusion romantic comedy series You From Another Star will be remade for American television by Sony Pictures Television, to air on ABC. The remake will keep the drama’s central conceit of... More »


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Secret Door’s enthusiastic press conference
by | September 18, 2014 | 30 Comments
It’s here, it’s here, it’s finally here: A press conference was held on the 18th for Secret Door, which at long last will be premiering next Monday on SBS. The stars and director of the reinterpreted historical drama fielded questions from journalists, and unilaterally the message was, “I feel privileged to be part of such... More »


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SBS cuts Feel-Good Day, accelerates Modern Farmer
by | September 18, 2014 | 66 Comments
Aw, it’s sad news for those (admittedly few) of us who are watching the SBS weekend family drama Feel-Good Day; the drama is being cut down from its originally planned 50 episodes to 44 in total. The broadcaster claims that the cut is due to scheduling conflicts during the Asia Games, which are preempting many... More »


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SBS’s Birth of a Beauty courts Han Ye-seul, Jung Kyeo-woon
by | September 18, 2014 | 47 Comments
SBS’s weekend drama Birth of a Beauty is ramping up its casting process with Han Ye-seul (Myung-wol the Spy) and Jung Kyeo-woon (God’s Gift – 14 Days) surfacing as the latest names in contention for the leads (which I suppose indicates that Joo Sang-wook may be out of the running. Sad! I like Jung Kyeo-woon... More »


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Web drama Love Cells scores Jang Hyuk, Kim Woo-bin and more stars
by | September 17, 2014 | 52 Comments
Jang Hyuk and Kim Woo-bin, with Kim Yoo-jung to boot? That’s a pretty solid lineup for a web drama, but maybe that just means we’ll have to keep Love Cells on our radars. Love Cells is based off a popular webtoon that ran from 2010 through 2012 on the portal site Naver, and is the... More »


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tvN’s Liar Game remake confirms and adds to cast
by | September 17, 2014 | 27 Comments
Cha Soo-yeon, Lee Shi-hoo The main lineup for tvN’s remake of the Japanese drama Liar Game has been settled, with Lee Sang-yoon, Kim So-eun, and Shin Sung-rok signing on (which we’d heard about when the actors were still in the consideration stage). Now the show has confirmed several more members who are joining its supporting... More »


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Baek Jin-hee cast opposite Choi Jin-hyuk in Pride and Prejudice
by | September 17, 2014 | 43 Comments
It looks like there’s been a complete casting overhaul for MBC’s new Monday-Tuesday legal drama Pride and Prejudice, with Choi Jin-hyuk (Fated To Love You) up to star as the leading man after Daniel Choi was courted; now Baek Jin-hee (Triangle) is being wooed to play the heroine after Kim Ah-joong was offered the role.... More »


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Lineup confirmed for weekend underdog drama Legendary Witch
by | September 16, 2014 | 19 Comments
The lineup is complete for MBC’s upcoming Legendary Witch, and while it’s pretty much the lineup that had been previously mentioned, we now have a more complete picture of the “witches” of the title. That refers to the four women who serve prison time together for various crimes, who then set up a bakery together... More »


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Lee Shi-young and Uhm Tae-woong get hitched for Valid Love
by | September 16, 2014 | 49 Comments
Confirmations are in for the cast of tvN’s fall Monday-Tuesday drama Valid Love, with Uhm Tae-woong (Could We Love) playing the leading man as expected, while the heroine will be played by Lee Shi-young (Golden Cross), rather than Han Ji-min, who was courted earlier. Now that it’s going to be Lee Shi-young and Uhm Tae-woong,... More »


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Choi Jin-hyuk up to play legal whiz in Pride and Prejudice
by | September 16, 2014 | 73 Comments
Daniel Choi was the name first bandied about to headline the legal drama Pride and Prejudice (which would have reteamed him with the writer of School 2013), but now it’s Choi Jin-hyuk (Fated To Love You, Emergency Couple) in talks to step into the lead’s shoes instead. Some stories state that he’s confirmed while others... More »


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Oh Snap! Shim Eun-kyung is Nae-il (aka Nodame)
by | September 15, 2014 | 57 Comments
I have a (sinking?) feeling that KBS’s Cantabile Tomorrow is just going to release one or two character stills at a time, for days, weeks, until it finally premieres next month when we’ll all be fatigued over all the pre-show hype. But… on the other hand, what am I gonna do, NOT post the latest... More »