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Drama Casting & News
Yunho becomes sword-wielding Night Watchman
by | May 26, 2014 | 267 Comments
girlfriday: NoooooooooOOOOOooooo. Yunho is the latest addition to MBC’s fantasy sageuk The Records of a Night Watchman. javabeans: I… am going to be positive about this. I have to be positive about this. My mental health depends on it. girlfriday: Positive. Right. Searching for the silver lining… javabeans: Maybe he took acting lessons? Maybe he... More »

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Eric and Jung Yumi confirm Discovery of Romance
by | May 26, 2014 | 58 Comments
The reunion bug is officially an epidemic this year. Jung Yumi (God of the Workplace) and Eric (Myung-wol the Spy) have both confirmed the new KBS romantic comedy Discovery of Romance, where they’ll play–wait for it–reunited lovers. How’s that for art imitating life? The ex-costars of 2007′s Que Sera Sera will be reigniting some sparks... More »

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Jung Il-woo, Go Sung-hee for Night Watchman
by | May 26, 2014 | 57 Comments
Woohoo, most glorious mane of glory, here we come! Jung Il-woo (Gold Rainbow) has confirmed that he’ll be headlining the new supernatural fusion sageuk The Records of a Night Watchman due out this summer on MBC. I’m pretty sure it’s not enough time for him to grow out his Iljimae hair, but I suppose we... More »

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Oh Snap! Joseon Gunman’s first still and second lead
by | May 23, 2014 | 33 Comments
We only get ONE still photograph out of Joseon Gunman to start us off, which is better than nothing, but still such a tease. Here we have second lead Jeon Hye-bin (God of the Office) playing Choi Hye-won, a merchant’s daughter with a cold, unapproachable mien who comes to fall for our hero (Lee Jun-ki).... More »

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Chun Jung-myung and Kim So-hyun pair up for OCN thriller
by | May 23, 2014 | 32 Comments
I know what you’re thinking: He could be her father! Technically, I don’t know whether he’s going to play her love interest, her dad, a killer, or a cop, but in any case Chun Jung-myung (Queen of the Night) and Kim So-hyun (Suspicious Housekeeper) are in talks to play the leads in cable network OCN’s... More »

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Lee Jin-wook to reteam with Nine producers in Three Musketeers
by | May 23, 2014 | 42 Comments
The producers of Nine: Nine Time Travels and Queen In-hyun’s Man have been planning a new drama series, which is notable for being produced as a three-season show, especially since true multi-season dramas are still pretty rare in dramaland. (Many franchises, like the I Need Romance series, aren’t really sequels but sister shows within a... More »

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CBS to license Good Doctor for American remake
by | May 22, 2014 | 42 Comments
Huh, isn’t this interesting: KBS’s 2013 human medical drama Good Doctor is getting the Hollywood treatment, and remake rights have been sold to American broadcaster CBS. Actor Daniel Dae Kim, who is also the CEO of his own production company, 3AD, confirmed in an interview that they are in the process of finalizing talks with... More »

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Oh Jung-se and Yook Sung-jae confirm Plus Nine Boys
by | May 22, 2014 | 28 Comments
We’ve got two leads signed on for tvN’s new drama Plus Nine Boys, named for the 9-, 19-, 29-, and 39-year-old characters at the center of the story. Funny film actor and constant dramaland sidekick Oh Jung-se (who’s currently cracking me up in every episode of A New Leaf) has confirmed that he’ll play the... More »

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Choi Woo-shik cast as Jang Hyuk’s bratty brother
by | May 22, 2014 | 43 Comments
The cast list is beefing up for Fated To Love You, and the newest addition is 24-year-old Choi Woo-shik, who has been steadily amassing a string of credits in supporting roles over the past couple years, including Rooftop Prince, TEN, and Tree With Deep Roots. He’ll be giving hero Jang Hyuk a run for his... More »

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First rehearsals underway for Fated To Love You
by | May 21, 2014 | 72 Comments
Here we go with the first signs of production for Fated To Love You, the romantic comedy remake of the hit Taiwanese drama that’s set to air later this summer, starring Jang Hyuk and Jang Nara in their rom-com reunion. How crazy is it that twelve years have passed since Successful Story of a Bright... More »

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Han Groo stars opposite Yeon Woo-jin in tvN rom-com
by | May 21, 2014 | 60 Comments
Ah, I like this pairing better. The new tvN romantic comedy Marriage Not Dating has secured its leading cast, and Yeon Woo-jin (When a Man Loves, Arang and the Magistrate) will be starring, as expected. An early round of casting initially had him paired with Honey Lee, but in the end it was up-and-comer Han... More »