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Drama Casting & News
Answer Me’s team reunites for new drama
by | June 5, 2014 | 53 Comments
The wonder team that created tvN’s pop-culture sensation Answer Me 1997 and its follow-up Answer Me 1994 is reuniting to produce a new drama, so naturally the big question is: Will we be getting another Answer Me? That is to say, more youthful fervor seen through a nostalgic lens with insight and heart and lots... More »


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High School King of Savvy fakes it till he makes it
by | June 5, 2014 | 40 Comments
I love the teasers for this show. I know other tvN dramas have taken to doing these totally nonsensical dance teasers, but the ones for High School King of Savvy are so adorable. Leads Seo In-gook and Lee Hana do this awesomely dorky jig that cracks me up. I hope the show is this goofy,... More »


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Teaser and stills for SBS’s weekend melo Endless Love
by | June 4, 2014 | 55 Comments
SBS is readying its next weekend drama for launch, which’ll be the heroine-caught-between-brothers-of-tragedy drama Endless Love, which stars Hwang Jung-eum (Secret) as said heroine. Ryu Soo-young (Two Weeks) will play her youthful love, while his younger brother Jung Kyung-ho (Heartless City) is the one who’s loved her from afar. Cue angsting! In the poster above,... More »


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Choi Ji-woo considers reunion with Kwon Sang-woo in Temptation
by | June 4, 2014 | 73 Comments
Okay seriously, what is in the water these days? The Hallyu 1.0 reunion tour is starting to become a rake gag. Will there never be a new coupling in dramaland ever again? SBS’s new melodrama Temptation is now courting Choi Ji-woo to star, which would reunite her with leading man Kwon Sang-woo eleven years after... More »


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Jung Il-woo gets bad daddy and hostile hyung in Night Watchman
by | June 3, 2014 | 52 Comments
We’ve got more cast additions to MBC’s fantasy sageuk The Records of a Night Watchman, which stars Jung Il-woo as a bad boy prince who moonlights as a ghostbusting night watchman: Choi Won-young, aka hot dad in Heirs and evil chaebol in Three Days, will be playing the hero’s loving father and righteous king who... More »


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Yoon Eun-hye tempted by Temptation
by | June 3, 2014 | 83 Comments
The two female leads are still undecided for SBS’s Temptation, the Indecent Proposal-esque melodrama starring Kwon Sang-woo, but according to recent reports Yoon Eun-hye is the likely leading lady, while Lee Mi-yeon has decided to opt out. (Other reports hedge that she is just considering, but in any case Yoon Eun-hye appears to be leaning... More »


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Election preemptions for Wednesday dramas
by | June 2, 2014 | 42 Comments
Poutyface. Regional elections will be held in Korea on Wednesday, June 4, which means drama preemptions for current Wednesday-Thursday shows You’re All Surrounded and A New Leaf this week. Both SBS and MBC will be airing special election coverage that night, which means we’ll have to wait till Thursday for new drama episodes. This is... More »


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Oh Snap! Oh my god, finally
by | June 2, 2014 | 118 Comments
  Lee Jun-ki as the poster boy for Joseon Gunman. Copy reads: “The age of the sword has ended.” Tags: Joseon Gunman, Lee Jun-ki, Oh Snap!... More »


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Chun Jung-myung’s OCN thriller gets summer premiere
by | May 30, 2014 | 16 Comments
This drama changes its name every other day so there’s no telling what it’ll be called by the time it airs, but for now OCN’s next crime thriller formerly known as Crying Game (for all of two minutes), and also Ten Days Ago, is called Reset, and it’s moving up its timetable for a summer... More »


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Nam Sang-mi’s first stills for Joseon Gunman
by | May 30, 2014 | 31 Comments
So we’ve seen Joseon Gunman’s second leads Jeon Hye-bin and Han Joo-wan, and now we have Nam Sang-mi, and you know what that means… Lee Jun-kiiiiii is next! We haven’t gotten much new info to accompany the new stills, so I don’t have much to add other than that I’d really love for the show... More »


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KBS staffers commence large-scale union strike
by | May 29, 2014 | 65 Comments
There’s trouble brewing over at KBS, where a strike is underway in response to recent accusations that its president, Gil Hwan-young, interfered with the station’s reporting and influenced coverage that skewed favorably toward the government and President Park Geun-hye’s administration. Among the accusations are complaints of poor or biased coverage of last month’s Sewol ferry... More »