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Drama Casting & News
Lee Da-hae takes lead in Chinese drama My Goddess, My Mother
by | April 28, 2016 | 32 Comments
It’s been a while since Lee Da-hae (Hotel King, IRIS 2) has been in a Korean drama (and ages since it was a good one), and it looks like it’ll be a while longer yet: She’s just signed on to headline a new project, My Goddess, My Mother, but it’ll be for Chinese television.... More »

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Beautiful Mind rounds out its supporting cast
by | April 27, 2016 | 15 Comments
Oh Jung-se, Ryu Seung-soo, Yoo Jae-myung Actors Oh Jung-se (Vampire Detective), Ryu Seung-soo (My Beautiful Bride), and Yoo Jae-myung (Ms. Temper and Nam Jung-ki) have been confirmed for future KBS2 Monday-Tuesday medical mystery drama Beautiful Mind, which is about an unfeeling but highly intellectual neurosurgeon who becomes embroiled in the strange mysterious deaths of his... More »

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Taecyeon in talks to romance Kim So-hyun in Bring It On, Ghost
by | April 26, 2016 | 362 Comments
Ohhhhh. Oh no. Oh dear. Nobody tell girlfriday!... More »

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Kim So-hyun headlines tvN’s Bring It On, Ghost
by | April 26, 2016 | 100 Comments
YESSSSSSSS. I’m doing an embarrassing happy dance right now. I was already pretty stoked about the new tvN webtoon adaptation Bring It On, Ghost, but now that they’ve signed Kim So-hyun (Who Are You—School 2015) on to headline as said ghostie, I couldn’t be more excited. I just love her to pieces, and think she’ll... More »

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Yoon Kyun-sang to join Pinocchio reunion in Gogh, The Starry Night
by | April 26, 2016 | 18 Comments
Actor Yoon Kyun-sang (Six Flying Dragons) will be appearing in the Chinese-Korean joint web drama Gogh, the Starry Night for a cameo. It’s the first web drama from PD Jo Soo-won (I Hear Your Voice, Pinocchio) and will also feature a cameo appearance from fellow Pinocchio alum Park Shin-hye. Yoon was reported to have participated... More »

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Love triangles and mother-daughter wars in Dear My Friends
by | April 26, 2016 | 26 Comments
There’s more hilarity to go around in another batch of teasers for tvN’s new Friday-Saturday drama Dear My Friends, the latest project from writer Noh Hee-kyung about seniors who live colorful lives. There are love triangles, gangster moms, exasperated kids, and I’m pretty sure each of the storylines could be a separate drama on its... More »

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Beautiful Mind gets delayed, KBS schedules 4-episode drama in interim
by | April 26, 2016 | 22 Comments
We’ll have to wait just a little longer to see Beautiful Mind air, with KBS announcing that it’ll be squeezing in a short drama titled Baek-hee Has Returned to follow current Monday-Tuesday drama Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho. Perhaps waiting is the point, because as much as I’d like to believe this is because KBS likes... More »

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Let’s Eat spinoff Drinking Solo comes to tvN this fall
by | April 25, 2016 | 57 Comments
I’m actually unsure if this new series will have anything to do with the Let’s Eat franchise other than sharing a PD, but a drinking version of the food-obsessed series has been in the works for some time, and now tvN has given it a title and a timeslot on Mondays and Tuesdays this fall.... More »

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Lush character posters for fantasy sageuk Mirror of the Witch
by | April 25, 2016 | 26 Comments
I’m keeping my fingers crossed for Mirror of the Witch, which just keeps looking prettier and prettier — the teasers have been beautifully shot and atmospheric, and these character posters are colorful and eye-catching. And also tinged with melancholy, judging from everyone’s sad or worried expressions in them. Yoon Shi-yoon puts a new spin on... More »

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Daniel Henney makes guest appearance in Dear My Friends
by | April 25, 2016 | 8 Comments
Upcoming drama Dear My Friends is shaping up to be cameo central, with a number of stars lined up for appearances, including Jo In-sung (It’s Okay, It’s Love), Lee Kwang-soo (It’s Okay, It’s Love), Sung Dong-il (Answer Me 1988, and okay, also It’s Okay, It’s Love), and now Daniel Henney (Spy, Runaway Plan B) as... More »

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