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Drama Casting & News
Swearing goddesses and bashful fools for Ho-gu’s Love
by | January 26, 2015 | 57 Comments
Promo materials continue to look adorable for tvN’s upcoming romantic comedy Ho-gu’s Love, a show that totally appeals to me because I do love the alpha-girl-and-beta-male dynamic, and the Ho-gu of this series (played by Choi Woo-shik) is about as beta as you get. (His name literally means dummy!) It’s not that beta males are... More »


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The doctor’s bloodlust is awakened in KBS’s Blood
by | January 26, 2015 | 98 Comments
Here’s a peek at Ahn Jae-hyun’s vampire smoulder for his new drama Blood, headed to KBS on Mondays and Tuesdays next month. It wouldn’t be a proper vampire drama without some stylish brooding, so the first teaser (short as it is) doesn’t really have any other purpose than to give us a quick taste of... More »


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News bites: January 24, 2015
by | January 24, 2015 | 44 Comments
Jo Yoon-hee (King’s Face) will join Yoo Seung-ho (I Miss You) in his army comeback project Joseon Magician. Yoo stars as a young and gifted magician who falls in love with a Joseon princess (Go Ara) and becomes mired in a conspiracy, while Jo will play his blind sister, a beautiful and talented gisaeng. [Xports... More »


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New Hong sisters drama in planning, Kang So-ra denies casting rumors
by | January 23, 2015 | 209 Comments
Here’s a mini-update on the new drama in the works by the star writing duo the Hong sisters (Hong Jung-eun, Hong Mi-ran), which was announced last fall as a reteaming of the writers with PD Park Hong-kyun, with whom they worked on their zippy metaphor-laden screwball rom-com Best Love. (His other credits include Queen Seon-deok... More »


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Yoon Doo-joon headlines Let’s Eat 2 with whole new cast
by | January 23, 2015 | 82 Comments
ARGH. *flips table* They went and did it — the one thing I didn’t want them to do. Food-o-mercial cable drama Let’s Eat is returning to tvN this spring for a second season, and against all reason, they’ve signed on Yoon Doo-joon but no one else from the original cast. Confirmations are in that Yoon... More »


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Lee Dong-gun turns into Superdaddy for tvN
by | January 22, 2015 | 77 Comments
Hm, so although Lee Dong-gun ended up turning down the current tvN romance Heart to Heart, he’ll now be headlining the drama to follow that: Superdaddy Yeol, based on (what else?) a webtoon of the same name. Also cast is Lee Yuri, who recently took home a Daesang for her villainness role in MBC’s hit... More »


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Ji Hyun-woo to romance Angry Mom Kim Hee-sun
by | January 21, 2015 | 88 Comments
I wonder if this pairing will work, but it’s mostly the premise of this drama that sells me. Now that MBC’s new heartwarming mother-daughter drama Angry Mom has secured Kim Hee-sun (Wonderful Season) and Kim Yoo-jung (Secret Door) to star, the hunt is on for Mom’s leading man. The offer is currently out to Ji... More »


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Wang Ji-won to join cast of Divorce Lawyer in Love
by | January 20, 2015 | 21 Comments
Divorce Lawyer in Love is slated to be a March drama, so it’s ramping up pre-production, starting with the cast: After confirming Jo Yeo-jung (Haeundae Lovers) as the lead and courting Yeon Woo-jin (Marriage Not Dating), they’re looking to cast second leads, and Wang Ji-won is the first name to be added to the list.... More »


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Yoochun and Suzy sniff out new drama Girl Who Sees Smells
by | January 20, 2015 | 149 Comments
Well it’s not exactly an appetizing title, but I guess it IS descriptive: Girl Who Sees Smells is a new drama headed to SBS on Wednesdays and Thursdays this spring, and offers are reportedly out to Park Yoochun (Three Days) and Bae Suzy (Gu Family Book) to headline. The drama is an adaptation of a... More »


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Ho-gu’s foolish love takes off
by | January 19, 2015 | 38 Comments
The main poster is out for tvN’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Ho-gu’s Love, featuring our lead Choi Woo-shik (Pride and Prejudice) looking every bit the fool in love that his name suggests. His name Ho-gu means all sorts of things, but it’s clear that the Ho-gu we’ll meet will be an unabashed fool for one girl.... More »


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News bites: January 17, 2015
by | January 17, 2015 | 38 Comments
Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor) and Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) were recently on an entertainment program promoting their upcoming movie, Today’s Love. The reporter noted that Moon was quite a natural at swearing in the film, to which she responded candidly, “There aren’t people who don’t curse at all; people just swear to varying extents:... More »