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Drama Casting & News
Kam Woo-sung courted to be Lee Young-ae’s leading man
by | April 17, 2015 | 30 Comments
Now that Lee Young-ae (Dae Jang Geum) has confirmed her drama comeback in the biopic Saimdang, The Herstory, the casting rounds have begun to find her leading man. The offer is currently out to Kam Woo-sung (My Spring Days) to co-star, which would mark his first sageuk in five years since he headlined King Geunchogo.... More »


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Go Sung-hee courted to become Kim Mu-yeol’s Beautiful Bride
by | April 16, 2015 | 60 Comments
…Not to be confused with Kim Mu-yeol’s real-life bride Yoon Seung-ah, of course. Go Sung-hee (Spy, Records of a Night Watchman) is considering an offer to join the cast of OCN’s next Saturday night thriller My Beautiful Bride alongside lead actors Kim Mu-yeol (Eungyo) and Lee Shi-young (Golden Cross). Tags: Go Sung-hee... More »


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Cha Tae-hyun goes behind the 1N2D camera for Producer
by | April 16, 2015 | 52 Comments
After watching Cha Tae-hyun (The Con Artists, Jeon Woo-chi) on the cast-member side of variety programming in 1 Night 2 Days, constantly being thwarted by fate (by which I mean producers who engineered his fate, of course), it’ll be a fun turnaround to see him playing a producer for that very show on his upcoming... More »


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Pillow talk and hair-pulling in tvN’s Ex-Girlfriend Club
by | April 15, 2015 | 65 Comments
The latest teasers for Ex-Girlfriend Club are fun, adorable, and okay, maybe a teensy bit vicious. But in a good-natured way! In the first teaser, we see the cadre of ex-girlfriends going after the lead, Byun Yo-han, who’s Public Enemy Number One. That’s because he’s made them the subject of his popular webtoon which then... More »


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Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for the first day of School
by | April 15, 2015 | 32 Comments
Based on the first teaser, I’d guess that Who Are You—School 2015 is going to be lighter than its predecessors in the School franchise, even though we’ve been told repeatedly that this year’s spin is the mystery genre angle. It’s just that Bruno Mars doesn’t exactly scream mystery thriller. Maybe Angry Mom really did corner... More »


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Winter Sonata gets sequel 13 years later
by | April 14, 2015 | 105 Comments
Just when you think you’ve seen everything under the sun being made and remade (and recycled and rehashed) for television, there’s news that dramaland is going back in time to 2002 to revive one of its most iconic Hallyu hits, Winter Sonata. Have we officially run out of ideas, people? A sequel called Winter Sonata... More »


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Will Hello Monster finally find its profiler hero in Seo In-gook?
by | April 14, 2015 | 90 Comments
Why can’t a drama hang on to a leading actor these days? Between Hello Monster and Scholar Who Walks the Night (and a half-dozen other spring/summer dramas), I can hardly keep a drama cast straight anymore because it’ll just change on me tomorrow. The last we heard, KBS’s new crime-thriller-meets-rom-com Hello Monster was courting Lee... More »


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Park Bo-young wooed by Savvy producers for Oh My Ghostess
by | April 14, 2015 | 90 Comments
Park Bo-young hasn’t done a drama in yeaaaars—she’s been cultivating a thriving film career instead, with projects like Werewolf Boy, Hot-Blooded Youth, and Speedy Scandal—but she may be heading back to television for the first time in eight years. She’s positively considering the new show from the High School King of Savvy producers, now titled... More »


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Lee Jin-wook confirms The Time I’ve Loved You with Ha Ji-won
by | April 13, 2015 | 150 Comments
Finally, leads are confirmed! Lee Jin-wook has officially signed on to SBS’s upcoming weekend drama and In Time With You remake The Time I’ve Loved You, 7000 Days, opposite Ha Ji-won (she’s been circling the project for a while and assumed to be a lock, but it’s always nice to get the final word). The... More »


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Flour, eggs, and tears in Who Are You—School 2015
by | April 13, 2015 | 47 Comments
You can’t do a high school drama — at least not in this day and age — and leave out the cruel bullying, which explains why Kim So-hyun, who stars in Who Are You—School 2015 is pelted with eggs, covered in flour, and targeted by her peers in the stills below. Kim plays the character... More »


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First script read for Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy
by | April 13, 2015 | 67 Comments
Woohoo, production is underway for the new Hong sisters rom-com Warm and Cozy, which reunites the writing team with the PD of Best Love. The creative reunion makes me doubly excited for this new drama, since Best Love was the last time they were pee-your-pants funny. Stars Yoo Yeon-seok (Answer Me 1994) and Kang So-ra... More »