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Drama Casting & News
Kisses and post-breakup bitterness in Discovery of Romance
by | July 21, 2014 | 42 Comments
The great thing about a rom-com where your lead characters are exes is that you can just go ahead and start the promo with lovey-dovey cuteness — the happier they are at the outset, the harder they fall. The first set of teasers are out for KBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Discovery of Romance, showing Eric... More »


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Rain considers new SBS drama Song For You
by | July 18, 2014 | 55 Comments
It’s just an early offer, but Rain is reportedly considering the new SBS drama Song For You, the latest project from the PD-writer team behind Dr. Champ and Scent of a Woman. I guess that means his other possible drama project Indian Summer fizzled out in development, because it’s been months since we heard anything... More »
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Jung Il-woo as prince by day, watchman by night
by | July 16, 2014 | 107 Comments
It only took forever (okay, maybe weeks), but we finally get a decent peek at our ghostbusting prince Jung Il-woo in his new summer fantasy sageuk The Records of a Night Watchman. The newest stills are from his first day on set as the lonely bad boy prince who lives outside the palace walls, and... More »


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Three previews for Three Musketeers
by | July 16, 2014 | 76 Comments
Ooh, these teasers for Three Musketeers sure are gorgeous. Okay, they don’t tell us anything and are far more style than substance, but with a title like that and a background story that’s as (in)famous as that of Crown Prince Sohyeon, who died a mysterious death that has spurred speculation throughout the centuries, I suppose... More »


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Rom-com mystery My Secret Hotel confirms cast
by | July 15, 2014 | 79 Comments
Confirmations are in for tvN’s next Monday-Tuesday drama My Secret Hotel, along with clearer plot and character descriptions for our main cast: Yoo Inna (You From Another Star) will be headlining alongside Jin Yi-han (A New Leaf), as a hotel wedding planner who gets stuck planning her ex-husband’s second wedding. Gack. That sounds horrible, and... More »


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Nodame Watch: Shim Eun-kyung’s hat goes back in the ring
by | July 15, 2014 | 119 Comments
The search for the heroine of KBS’s Nodame Cantabile remake — now called Cantabile Romance — is veering into its own farcical saga at this point. Shim Eun-kyung (Miss Granny) initially turned down an early offer to play the heroine, which was a crying shame since she’d be so perfect for the role. And then... More »


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Yoon-ah out of Nodame Cantabile remake
by | July 14, 2014 | 285 Comments
The internet has spoken: Yoon-ah will not be taking the lead role in the Korean adaptation of Nodame Cantabile, which by the way is operating under the working title Cantabile Romance. (I suppose it makes sense, since Nodame is the Japanese character’s name and will probably change for a Korean drama.) According to Yoon-ah’s management,... More »


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Secret Door casts Wang Bit-na as legendary gisaeng
by | July 12, 2014 | 15 Comments
Secret Door continues its round of awesome casting, assigning Wang Bit-na (Can Love Become Money, Kim Suro) the role of famed Joseon-era gisaeng, Woon Shim. The 24-episode sageuk will focus on the 18th-century conflict between father King Yeongjo, who wielded immense power during his reign, and son, Crown Prince Sado, who advocated the abolishment of... More »


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Lee Jun-hyuk eyes My Spring Days as comeback drama
by | July 11, 2014 | 19 Comments
I love it when an actor’s army duty speeds by (seemingly) quickly, since so many times it can feel painful waiting for them to return. So I’m happy to hear that Lee Jun-hyuk (Equator Man, City Hunter) is now looking at comeback projects in earnest, having returned to civilian life in March. The project he’s... More »


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OCN thriller Reset’s prosecutor and angel
by | July 10, 2014 | 24 Comments
They’re not the most informative teasers and stills, but aren’t they pretty? Cable network OCN’s newest crime thriller Reset (formerly known as Ten Days Ago or Crying Game) has been trickling out a still here, a poster there, and we finally have two short character teasers featuring our leads Chun Jung-myung (Man of Honor) and... More »


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Oh Snap! Surplus mermaid princess
by | July 9, 2014 | 57 Comments
I don’t know why they didn’t just title Surplus Princess The Little Mermaid instead, since that’s the pun (surplus princess is just a mumble away from sounding like the other title), and also the source material: The story is about an actual mermaid who comes to Seoul in search of true love and has a... More »