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Drama Casting & News
Kim Nam-gil in talks to headline potential Homeland drama remake
by | February 21, 2014 | 56 Comments
We might be seeing an Israeli-to-Korean (by way of Hollywood) drama adaptation in the near future. Kim Nam-gil’s agency Star J Entertainment has acquired the rights to the acclaimed Israeli series Prisoners of War, the show which was the basis for Showtime’s Emmy-award-winning Homeland, starring Claire Danes and Damian Lewis. Tags: Kim Nam-gil, remakes... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jung So-min to crush on a Big Man
by | February 20, 2014 | 51 Comments
The details are falling into place for KBS2’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Big Man. Jung So-min (Can We Get Married) has been cast as the younger sister to a chaebol heir, played by Daniel Choi (School 2013). She’s grown up privileged and is used to getting her own way, but will her powers of persuasion work... More »

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The beautiful promote Wonderful Season
by | February 20, 2014 | 69 Comments
The stars of upcoming weekend drama Wonderful Season united at a press conference held on February 18. If the gorgeousness of the cast alone doesn’t draw you in (main characters Kim Hee-sun and Lee Seo-jin play first loves who meet again after 15 years apart; Taecyeon takes on the role of mercurial younger brother to... More »

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Jin Se-yeon joins Lee Jong-seok in Doctor Stranger
by | February 20, 2014 | 140 Comments
Confirmations are in for Jin Se-yeon (Age of Feeling), who was offered the lead in SBS’s spring Monday-Tuesday drama Doctor Stranger opposite Lee Jong-seok. She’s signed on to play the heroine (and her doppelganger, naturally), which means the show finally has a leading foursome secured. The casting isn’t terribly exciting, though it makes perfect sense... More »

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Oh Snap! Yoo Ah-in slays noonas
by | February 19, 2014 | 93 Comments
Rawr. I could tell you again about the plot of JTBC’s upcoming noona romance Secret Love Affair starring Kim Hee-ae and Yoo Ah-in… OR I could just get you to join me in drooling at this picture. Pass the bucket. Tags: Kim Hee-ae, Oh Snap!, Yoo Ah-in... More »

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Yoon Sang-hyun’s suspense thriller Gap-dong moves to weekends
by | February 19, 2014 | 23 Comments
Production is underway for tvN’s newest serial killer thriller Gap-dong, starring Yoon Sang-hyun in a re-team with the PD of I Hear Your Voice. The show has locked in its cast and is gearing up for an April premiere, after having been moved to a new timeslot on Fridays and Saturdays following Emergency Couple’s run.... More »

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Uhm Jung-hwa headlines noona romance for tvN
by | February 19, 2014 | 65 Comments
Okay, more noona romance it is. You won’t hear me complaining. Though it does seem like cable stations tvN and JTBC are having some sort of inter-network pissing contest this year over whose noona-killer can out-romance the other, doesn’t it? Right now we’ve got I Need Romance 3 and a secondary couple on Could We... More »

Drama Casting & News
Heirs’ hitmaker writer to return with blockbuster human melo
by | February 18, 2014 | 73 Comments
The star writer of Secret Garden, A Gentleman’s Dignity, and Heirs will be back with a new “human melodrama” for SBS, which means SBS is probably already counting their chickens (or moneys) since writer Kim Eun-sook is pretty much a sure thing for them in terms of ratings. Love or hate her dramas, they still... More »

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Jung Ryeo-won offered lead in Big Man
by | February 18, 2014 | 24 Comments
…but may not take the role. I know, way to give me a cookie and take it away. Still, hearing about this potential casting definitely piqued my interest in Big Man: Jung Ryeo-won (King of Dramas, History of a Salaryman) has been offered the leading lady role in the love-and-revenge drama starring Kang Ji-hwan (Incarnation... More »

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Cameras roll on time-slip thriller God’s Gift–14 Days
by | February 17, 2014 | 27 Comments
And not a moment too soon, I might add. I was starting to worry that this show wouldn’t make it in time, especially when it was originally announced as a February drama. But with the Olympics shuffling around the broadcast schedule for SBS’s Warm Words, it gives God’s Gift–14 Days a much-needed extra week to... More »

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Character posters for the cast of Three Days
by | February 17, 2014 | 64 Comments
Come March it’s goodbye romance, hello thrills, and nowhere more so than over at SBS, where they’ll be airing condensed-time thrillers alllll week long. Hope you’re ready for the action. Here’s the cast of SBS’s upcoming presidential assassination thriller Three Days, suited up for their individual character posters. They sure are blue. Tags: Micky Yoochun,... More »