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Drama Casting & News
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 »

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Daniel Choi joins the cast of new KBS drama Big Man
by | February 15, 2014 | 42 Comments
[The minion parade continues! Everyone, meet awcoconuts, here to help us keep abreast of drama news updates and the like. 'Cause the pesky thing about news is, it just never ends. –javabeans] Hello, I’m another new minion, and I’m looking forward to writing news updates and recaps for you all! Onto the news: Daniel Choi... More »

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Emergency Couple pre-empts Saturday episode
by | February 14, 2014 | 79 Comments
javabeans: Heads up, Emergency Couple viewers, they won’t be airing an episode this Saturday—they’ll put out a special instead, so we’ll only be getting one new hour, with today’s Episode 7. That is not a big deal, or so I thought because I figured, Hey, this is Olympics season, I’m expecting shows to get pushed... More »

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You From Another Star gets extended
by | February 14, 2014 | 81 Comments
This probably doesn’t come as a huge shock, since SBS has a massive hit on their hands with the intergalactic space-cadet-loves-alien romantic comedy You From Another Star. After waffling on a possible extension and initially leaning towards a special to round out their uneven episode count, the production has now agreed to a one-episode extension.... More »

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Go Ara up for cop role opposite Lee Seung-gi
by | February 14, 2014 | 105 Comments
Now we’re talkin’. I wasn’t exactly doing cartwheels of joy when Go Ara, who turned over a new leaf with her dedicated performance in Answer Me 1994, was looking at a supporting role in Song Seung-heon’s new melo Triangle. I wanted her to play the lead in something fun. Perhaps the universe heard me, because... More »

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Kim Jae-wook quits Age of Feeling on heels of writer change
by | February 14, 2014 | 127 Comments
I have read this news a dozen times and I still don’t quite understand: Kim Jae-wook is suddenly quitting Age of Feeling, without much warning and for reasons that are couched in vague terms by producers. What we know for certain is that earlier this week, the production decided to replace the head writer, which... More »

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Three Days teases presidential assassination
by | February 13, 2014 | 83 Comments
Okay, so it’s not exactly a happy thing to tease us with, but you’re gonna need some danger if you want to kick off the pulse-pounding action. Here’s our first peek at SBS’s next Wednesday-Thursday drama Three Days, a tense thriller about a president and his bodyguard, and an assassination plot that sends them into... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Sang-yoon and Gu Hye-sun up for Angel Eyes
by | February 12, 2014 | 95 Comments
javabeans: So remember when the SBS drama Angel Eyes wanted to cast Lee Jun-ki and Han Ji-min and we were all excited and interested? girlfriday: YES. javabeans: Well life needs an undo button because they’re out—and now it’s Lee Sang-yoon (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) and Gu Hye-sun (Take Care of Us, Captain). girlfriday: NO. Whoops,... More »

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Potential My Girl reunion in MBC’s upcoming Hotel King
by | February 12, 2014 | 138 Comments
javabeans: So apparently Lee Da-hae is looking at new dramas, like this new tidbit about her considering an MBC weekender called Hotel King. Wait, that sounds familiar… Hey, is that the Lee Dong-wook…? girlfriday: MY GIRL!!! …Redux? javabeans: OH RIGHT. Wait! What? Ooh! Huh? I need a second to gather my thoughts. Tags: conversation post,... More »

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Han Eun-jung signs on to revenge drama Golden Cross
by | February 11, 2014 | 24 Comments
Kang Ji-hwan ended up not taking on the revenge drama Golden Cross after all (opting instead for KBS’s Big Man), but the show has found its leading lady with Han Eun-jung, who returns to television four years after her last drama (Gumiho: Tale of the Fox’s Child). Han often plays sexy, sophisticated types, and her... More »