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Drama Casting & News
Revenge turns to romance for Divorce Lawyers in Love
by | April 11, 2015 | 36 Comments
How cute does this drama look? Divorce Lawyer in Love is all set to premiere in another week, and the hate-turning-to-love dynamic seems perfectly suited to Yeon Woo-jin (Marriage Not Dating) and Jo Yeo-jung (Haeundae Lovers). In the drama, the two leads first meet while she’s a top lawyer and he a lowly office manager.... More »

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High School King of Savvy team returns with new tvN drama
by | April 11, 2015 | 22 Comments
Oh I’m excited to get more from this PD-writer team: PD Yoo Je-won and writer Yang Hee-seung, the crew behind tvN’s hit 2014 drama High School King of Savvy, will be making a comeback this summer with a new series. The only thing we know about the show so far is the title, Love and... More »

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News bites: April 11, 2015
by | April 11, 2015 | 58 Comments
While the articles were supposed to be about his cameo in the upcoming film Lucid Dream, I was more struck by the realization that Yoochun (Girl Who Sees Smells) will be heading to the military soon — waaah! He’ll have a bit part in the movie as a character who helps Go Soo, a father... More »

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Vampire kisses and Yeo Jin-gu tears in Orange Marmalade’s first teaser
by | April 10, 2015 | 81 Comments
Ugh, nobody cries like Yeo Jin-gu. I wasn’t anticipating much from KBS’s new supernatural teen drama Orange Marmalade, but then they went ahead and made Yeo Jin-gu cry, and now I’m interested. The show’s first teaser is like a taste of a music video of the angsty romance to come, between human high-schooler Yeo Jin-gu... More »

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Lee Sang-yoon offered profiler lead in Hello Monster
by | April 10, 2015 | 40 Comments
Ha Woo-jin—I mean, Lee Sang-yoon may be stepping into the lead’s shoes for Hello Monster, the KBS drama that previously extended an offer to Lee Jin-wook (who turned it down) and is also considering (but hasn’t confirmed) Jang Nara, Lee Chun-hee, Choi Won-young, Park Bo-gum, and Exo’s D.O. That’s a lotta people to be on... More »

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Masked Prosecutor confirms leads, courts Ohn Joo-wan
by | April 9, 2015 | 34 Comments
Well, it’s nice to to have a drama these days being so straightforward with its casting news: Joo Sang-wook (Birth of a Beauty) and Kim Sun-ah (I Do, I Do) were previously considering KBS’s upcoming Masked Prosecutor, and now they have confirmed. Possibly joining them is Ohn Joo-wan, who’d be hopping from one prosecutor drama... More »

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Chaebol’s Daughter loses Moon-Park pairing, gains Park Hyung-shik
by | April 9, 2015 | 65 Comments
There’s been a casting change-up for SBS’s new melodrama Chaebol’s Daughter, which was initially courting Park Seo-joon (Kill Me, Heal Me) to play the leading man and Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) to play the titular heroine. Now reps from both actors’ camps have declared that they’re passing on the roles, which leaves the... More »

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Scholar Who Walks the Night ALSO courting Lee Yubi
by | April 9, 2015 | 145 Comments
girlfriday: Wait, so now Lee Yubi is ALSO in contention for Scholar Who Walks the Night? I’m so confused. javabeans: Apparently yes. I am also confused, though at least we did get one actual confirmation, which was that Jin Se-yeon has bowed out of the project. Hooray for concrete facts, and also other things! girlfriday:... More »

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Scandal writer returns with new drama I Have a Lover
by | April 8, 2015 | 18 Comments
SBS has a new weekend drama in planning, and has granted the upcoming I Have a Lover a timeslot later this year, to come from Bae Yumi, the writer of MBC’s Scandal (though I know her better from cute rom-coms Who Are You — the Yoon Kye-sang/Go Ara drama — and Really Really Like You).... More »

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Lee Soo-hyuk joins Scholar Who Walks the Night
by | April 8, 2015 | 64 Comments
We’ve got another possible addition to the cast of MBC’s supernatural drama Scholar Who Walks the Night, starring Lee Jun-ki (Joseon Gunman) as the night-walking vampire scholar of webtoon and soon to be drama fame. Model-turned-actor Lee Soo-hyuk, who’s been steadily gaining more acting cred on cable (Valid Love, High School King of Savvy) has... More »

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Shin Mina considers new SBS drama about single life
by | April 8, 2015 | 62 Comments
Yay, Shin Mina might be headed back to television this summer. Sadly it’s not a reunion with her Arang and the Magistrate co-star Lee Jun-ki, but really I’m just glad to have her back in dramaland at all. It’s been three years since Arang and she was sticking to movies for a while — Gyeongju... More »