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Drama Casting & News
Kim Jung-hoon headlines remake of Japanese drama
by | July 28, 2014 | 12 Comments
There’s a Korean-Japanese co-production in the works to remake Tetsu no Hone (Bones of Steel), based on the Ikeido Jun novel of the same name. The Japanese drama aired on NHK in 2010, and the Korean remake, described as an action drama, is gearing up to start shooting this summer. The adaptation will be called... More »


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Park Shin-yang offered lead in Iron Man
by | July 28, 2014 | 33 Comments
javabeans: Now that Ji Sung has escaped the clutches of Iron Man, the drama production is looking for a new lead, and has extended the offer to… Park Shin-yang (Sign, Painter of the Wind)? That’s a weird jump. girlfriday: That’s the strangest choice — maybe not Park Shin-yang alone in a vacuum, but when you... More »


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Kim Yoo-jung scores leading role in Secret Door
by | July 28, 2014 | 68 Comments
Kim Yoo-jung is already something of a budding star despite her young age (she’ll be 15 in a couple months) thanks to a long list of child roles in dramas and movies—recent projects include Gold Rainbow, May Queen, The Moon That Embraces the Sun—and now it looks like she’s moving into primary cast territory with... More »


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Three more teasers for Three Musketeers
by | July 26, 2014 | 42 Comments
javabeans: Why do tvN teasers spend so much time and money to tell us nothing about its dramas? girlfriday: I DON’T KNOW. javabeans: By now we’ve seen six, read ‘em, six whole teasers for Three Musketeers, and all I know is that there will be swords and fighting. Apparently in a curtain shop. girlfriday: Yes,... More »


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Lee Je-hoon confirms drama return with Secret Door
by | July 26, 2014 | 42 Comments
girlfriday: So it’s doubleplusgood news day! Lee Je-hoon is back from the army, and it’s official — he’s going to star in Secret Door! javabeans: Hold on. *breathes deeply* *needs a moment* *collecting self* girlfriday: *taps fingers impatiently* javabeans: *still needs a moment* *self may not be collectable* girlfriday: Do I have to have this... More »


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Ji Sung decides not to become Iron Man
by | July 25, 2014 | 28 Comments
And there goes my reason for watching. I suppose the good or the bad of it depends on how much you were looking forward to Iron Man, KBS’s fall Wednesday-Thursday drama about a hero who sprouts knives from his body. Ji Sung (Secret) was being courted to headline the fantasy series as its superhero, but... More »
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Rain comes back to dramaland with She’s So Lovable
by | July 25, 2014 | 58 Comments
It’s official, Rain is coming back to dramaland with a new series titled She’s So Lovable to air on SBS. The title literally translates to “The woman who’s so lovable to me,” which is an awkward name that is just a touch less awkward than the Song Poh You it used to be (fine, it... More »
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Ji Chang-wook, Park Min-young in the mix to join Healer
by | July 24, 2014 | 79 Comments
Wow, that was fast: Yoo Ji-tae (Midnight FM, A Star’s Lover) announced his casting in the new Song Ji-nah (Faith, Story of a Man, Legend) drama Healer just earlier this week, and now we have news of two additional potential castings with Ji Chang-wook (Empress Ki) and Park Min-young (A New Leaf). We don’t have... More »


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First script read for tvN rom-com My Secret Hotel
by | July 23, 2014 | 34 Comments
New romantic-comedy murder mystery My Secret Hotel is headed to tvN on Mondays and Tuesdays in about a month, and the first teaser is out along with stills of the cast gathered for the first script read. Besides being excited for the romantic entanglements of Yoo Inna (You From Another Star), Jin Yi-han (A New... More »


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Honey Lee is Modern Farmer’s sassy village leader
by | July 22, 2014 | 16 Comments
Gorgeous actress and former Miss Korea Honey Lee (Shark, Pasta) has joined the fall weekend miniseries Modern Farmer, which will star Lee Hong-ki (Hundred Year Bride) and Park Min-woo (Flower Boy Ramyun Shop) as members of a rock band. When the group takes a break from music and sets up residence in a remote farming... More »


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High School King of Savvy confirms extension
by | July 22, 2014 | 41 Comments
I guess the universe decided that our high school corporate director had a little more maturing to do before we send him off into the sunset. Cable network tvN’s current Monday-Tuesday drama High School King of Savvy has confirmed a two-episode extension for the series, which will technically only include one extra episode and then... More »