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Drama Casting & News
First script read for fantasy sageuk Night Watchman
by | June 12, 2014 | 58 Comments
Production is officially underway for MBC’s new ghostbusting fantasy sageuk The Records of a Night Watchman, starring Jung Il-woo (Gold Rainbow) as a prince gifted with the supernatural ability to see ghosts who moonlights as a night watchman to rid the world of evil spirits. The fictional universe of the drama is filled with magic,... More »


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Hong Jong-hyun to romance Song Yoon-ah in Mama
by | June 12, 2014 | 37 Comments
Hong Jong-hyun, why you gotta keep doing dramas I don’t want to watch? (On that list: Heading to the Ground, Wild Romance, My Beloved, Her Lovely Heels. I like him so much—much of it is residual nerd-love from Vampire Idol, although White Christmas isn’t a bad one to have on one’s resumé—but wish he did... More »


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Meet the cast (posters) for Joseon Gunman
by | June 12, 2014 | 53 Comments
Gorgeous. I love these posters for Joseon Gunman, which are just so crisp and rich in detail with a lovely touch of grit. They read, from top to bottom: Group poster, above: “In this time of enlightenment, a man with a gun appeared.” Lee Jun-ki and Nam Sang-mi: “I will protect you, no matter what…”... More »


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The new boss clocks in on High School King of Savvy
by | June 11, 2014 | 32 Comments
We’re already less than a week away from the premiere of tvN’s newest Monday-Tuesday drama High School King of Savvy, the workplace comedy that stars Seo In-gook as an eighteen-year-old high school student who lives a double life as the department head of a large tech company. Because that’s so easy. One day he gets... More »


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Jo Boa, Ohn Joo-wan, Song Jae-rim cast in new tvN fantasy drama
by | June 11, 2014 | 67 Comments
It looks like tvN is really pushing the single-episode-per-week format, because there’s another Thursday night drama headed our way this summer, set to follow Rude Miss Young-ae Season 13. The drama is called Surplus Princess (ing-yeo gong-joo), a pun on Little Mermaid (in-uh gong-joo). It’s about a mermaid’s quest to become human, which, of all... More »


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Dae Jang Geum 2 loses its spot in fall lineup
by | June 11, 2014 | 22 Comments
Unsurprisingly, pre-production has fizzled in the wake of Lee Young-ae turning down the lead role in Dae Jang Geum 2, which means that the spot MBC had carved out for it this fall is back up for grabs. Stepping into the gap is a new series from the School 2013 writer Lee Hyun-joo and the... More »


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Yoo In-young joins tvN’s Three Musketeers
by | June 10, 2014 | 17 Comments
Time to add a lady to The Three Musketeers, the Joseon-era action drama that has cast Lee Jin-wook (Nine) as Crown Prince Sohyeon, with Jung Yong-hwa (Mi-rae’s Choice) and Yang Dong-geun in the mix (and “considering positively”) to play two of the three warriors who protect him. Joining the production is Yoo In-young, who, along... More »


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The ’70s make a comeback in Trot Lovers’ sing-along teaser
by | June 10, 2014 | 45 Comments
That’s… a dog collar, right? Well I can’t say I won’t be rooting for a girl who knows how to tame her puppy. I really hope Trot Lovers has a solid story behind it, because it’s got happy fizzy fun written all over it, with adorable leads and song remakes that even Grandma can sing... More »


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Sung Joon becomes Eric’s rival in Discovery of Romance
by | June 10, 2014 | 54 Comments
When you’re the the writer of the I Need Romance franchise and have a bevy of talented, attractive stars at your disposal, why look for anyone new when you can just dip into that talent pool? The upcoming KBS rom-com Discovery of Romance cast Jung Yumi (an I Need Romance 2012 alum) as its heroine,... More »


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Lee Seung-gi injured on the set of You’re All Surrounded
by | June 10, 2014 | 88 Comments
GACK. Not the puppy! Don’t hurt the puppy! *whimper* Filming halted on the set of SBS’s current Wednesday-Thursday drama You’re All Surrounded when lead actor Lee Seung-gi sustained a serious injury to his left eye while shooting in the early morning hours on Monday, June 9. The report came on June 10 that he was... More »


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Choi Ji-woo gives in to Temptation
by | June 9, 2014 | 44 Comments
We’ve got another dramaland reunion headed our way: Choi Ji-woo (Suspicious Housekeeper) has confirmed that she’ll be starring opposite Kwon Sang-woo (Medical Top Team) in his new melodrama Temptation this summer. The co-stars will be reuniting eleven years after their classic melodrama Stairway to Heaven, barely edged out for oldest reunion of 2014 by Jang... More »