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Drama Casting & News
Joo-won’s melodrama Yong-pal gets a director switch
by | June 21, 2015 | 21 Comments
In a sudden move, SBS has replaced the director on its upcoming drama Yong-pal, the series starring Joo-won as a skilled surgical resident who takes on house calls to the filthy rich and becomes witness to the shadier side of the upper crust. A director or writer switch always makes people wonder at the circumstances... More »

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Mrs. Cop recruits Lee Ki-kwang, Park Yong-woo
by | June 19, 2015 | 19 Comments
We’ve got more detectives reporting for duty in SBS’s upcoming police investigative drama Mrs. Cop, which stars Kim Hee-ae as a squad leader in the violent crimes division. The drama comes from the PD of You’re All Surrounded, which had a similar focus on one team of detectives, with a veteran team leader and a... More »

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Anticipated webtoon adaptation Cheese in the Trap goes to tvN
by | June 18, 2015 | 62 Comments
The buzzed-about webtoon adaptation drama Cheese in the Trap doesn’t yet have a timeslot, but it has now secured a broadcaster and a director, and both seem like good deals: tvN has snapped up the hot property and attached director Lee Yoon-jung, the PD who turned Coffee Prince into a lovely sentimental hit back in... More »

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Sohn Ho-joon, Lee Hana courted to join Mrs. Cop
by | June 18, 2015 | 18 Comments
Cops, cops, everywhere! Dramaland’s already teeming with cops these days, so what’s a few more? Casting is in full swing for SBS’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Mrs. Cop, the action police drama that’s been courting Kim Hee-ae (Secret Love Affair) to headline. Offers are now out to Sohn Ho-joon (Trot Lovers) and Lee Hana (Unkind Women)... More »

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Time I’ve Loved You lines up string of cameos as ideal fantasy men
by | June 16, 2015 | 30 Comments
Yoon Sang-hyun, Ohn Joo-wan, Chu Sung-hoon Upcoming romance drama The Time I’ve Loved You has lined up a trio of cameo appearances, to play lead star Ha Ji-won’s fantasy men—literally, as they’ll appear in her imagination to represent her ideal types. That should make for a fun (albeit random?) sequence, since the three men in... More »

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Press conference for KBS’s investigative rom-com I Remember You
by | June 16, 2015 | 34 Comments
KBS’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday crime thriller rom-com mashup drama I Remember You held its press conference on June 16, in anticipation of the show’s premiere next week. The series about love and intrigue among the members of a special investigative task force stars Seo In-gook (King’s Face) as an elite profiler with a hidden past, and... More »

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Comedy film franchise Marrying the Mafia gets drama remake
by | June 15, 2015 | 23 Comments
Jung Jun-ho, Lee Beom-soo There’s a new drama in the works that’s being called a movie adaptation of the family comedy Marrying the Mafia (or more literally Family’s Honor), the ten-year-long franchise that’s put out five films from 2002 to 2012. It’s a family-friendly series that basically does variations on the first movie: Jung Jun-ho... More »

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Characters in costume for Scholar Who Walks the Night
by | June 15, 2015 | 72 Comments
Well, we know the leads of Scholar Who Walks the Night are out of commission for a short while, but the drama has released its first official still (above), which joins the unofficial snapshots that have been uploaded to various social media accounts (below). The lone character still isn’t much, but I suppose better than... More »

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From BFF to fake boyfriend in The Time I’ve Loved You
by | June 15, 2015 | 69 Comments
I don’t think we’ll be lacking for any chemistry in this drama — at least that one thing seems set. The latest teaser and stills for SBS’s new rom-com The Time I’ve Loved You finally show us an actual glimpse of the drama to come, from high school shenanigans to dating woes as adults. More... More »

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Two Weeks, 49 Days writer pens new rom-com for tvN
by | June 14, 2015 | 72 Comments
Okay, you’ve got my attention. Hit writer So Hyun-kyung of Two Weeks, My Daughter Seo-young, 49 Days, Prosecutor Princess, Brilliant Legacy, and so on, has lined up her next drama project. Count me in. She’s headed over to tvN to do a new romantic comedy called Our Heaven, about an ajumma who goes back to... More »

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The virgin ghostess gets saucy with her hotshot chef
by | June 14, 2015 | 40 Comments
Yeah this ghost-possession’s gonna be fun. The first peek at tvN’s new supernatural rom-com Oh My Ghostess features our shy wallflower heroine suddenly propositioning her crush in a hilariously no-nonsense fashion. The new comedy from the PD-writer team behind High School King of Savvy stars Park Bo-young (Hot-Blooded Youth) as an assistant chef with zero... More »