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Drama Casting & News
One last barrage of promos for the swashbuckling Three Musketeers
by | August 14, 2014 | 34 Comments
We don’t have much longer to wait before tvN premieres its latest drama, Three Musketeers, this coming weekend, so why not prepare for the event with a whole slew of pretty pictures? I’d call the drama as a whole an ensemble piece, but it feels a bit like a two-headliner deal with Lee Jin-wook in... More »


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tvN launches its own award ceremony
by | August 13, 2014 | 86 Comments
The Big Three broadcasters have one more reason to be wary of tvN, which is nipping at their heels as a rival — and doing a frankly bang-up job of becoming a worthy competitor despite its smaller, newer rookie status as a cable programmer. Now tvN has announced that it’ll be launching its own awards... More »


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Han Ji-min up for potential drama reunion with Uhm Tae-woong
by | August 13, 2014 | 28 Comments
Aw, I like it when co-stars of dark shows get to reunite in something light. We’ve got another potential dramaland reunion in the works (Why not? Everyone else is doing it!) with Han Ji-min (The King’s Wrath, Rooftop Prince) and Uhm Tae-woong (Could We Love) both considering tvN’s fall Monday-Tuesday drama Valid Love. It’s been... More »


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Seo In-gook courted to headline King’s Face
by | August 12, 2014 | 55 Comments
I’m not surprised in the least that drama producers are chomping at the bit to get Seo In-gook locked down for his next project the second that High School King of Savvy is in his rearview mirror. He’s having his moment, and it’s well-deserved. Next up for the actor might be the fusion sageuk The... More »


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Bad Boys of OCN join forces to take down a bigger bad
by | August 12, 2014 | 50 Comments
Time to check back in with Bad Boys, the OCN crime thriller that features a rather compelling assortment of characters—all criminals of different stripes—who work together against an even bigger criminal element. The copy on the title reads, “The bad boys who catch bad guys.” With reliably badass Kim Sang-joong (A New Leaf, City Hunter)... More »


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My Secret Hotel’s love triangle gets into its groove
by | August 12, 2014 | 54 Comments
Another set of new dramas is heading our way next week, and I’m terribly eager to watch the first episode of tvN’s new Monday-Tuesday drama My Secret Hotel, mostly out of plain curiosity to see what a “killing romance” is, and how they settle on the tone of the genre-mashup between murder mystery and romantic... More »


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Lee Dong-wook becomes Iron Man
by | August 8, 2014 | 66 Comments
Well that only took forever. We were gettin’ down to the wire here, and I started to fear that Joseon Gunman’s extension had to do with its follow-up drama’s drama. But KBS’s upcoming supernatural series Iron Man finally has its hero in Lee Dong-wook, who’s just barely coming off the set of his last drama... More »


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She’s So Lovable adds more friends and love rivals
by | August 7, 2014 | 21 Comments
We’ve got more casting additions to SBS’s new music industry drama She’s So Lovable, starring Rain as a songwriter-producer agency president and Krystal (Heirs) as an aspiring singer. Following Im Joo-eun’s recent exit from the love triangle, actress Cha Ye-ryun (Gold Rainbow) has signed on to play the heroine’s rival, which makes it a reunion... More »


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Han Sun-hwa in first lead role opposite Lee Jang-woo in Rosy Lovers
by | August 7, 2014 | 71 Comments
She’s on the fast track to stardom: Idol Han Sun-hwa (of girl group Secret) had her first minor role in 2013′s Ad Genius Lee Tae-baek, played mistress of disguise Jenny in God’s Gift – 14 Days, and moved up to second lead status in the (currently airing) tvN show Marriage Not Dating. Now we’re getting... More »


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Falling bodies and marrying exes in My Secret Hotel
by | August 6, 2014 | 52 Comments
Ah, now I’m finally getting a sense for the tone of tvN’s upcoming drama My Secret Hotel, which has been touting itself as a “killing romance.” Aside from the fact that the term doesn’t actually make sense (if only they’d called it a killer romance!), I knew they meant there would be romance and also... More »


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A romance and a curse for every decade in Plus Nine Boys
by | August 6, 2014 | 50 Comments
I really like the concept of this drama, so I hope it’s as cute and funny as it looks. Coming-of-age comedy Plus Nine Boys is headed to tvN in late August, and tells the story of four boys each stuck in the ninth year of their age bracket and cursed to be unlucky in love... More »