Drama Casting & News
Secret’s writer heads to SBS with Mask
by | February 2, 2015 | 53 Comments
Scriptwriter Choi Ho-chul scored a surprise hit for KBS with his angsty melodrama Secret in 2013, and now SBS will be hoping he can re-create that success for them with his next drama, titled Mask, which has been granted a slot on the schedule for late spring. The drama is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo Joon-young joins tvN rom-com Superdaddy Yeol
by | February 2, 2015 | 16 Comments
Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Will you ever get the girl, Seo Joon-young? The main cast has been assembled for tvN’s newest drama Superdaddy Yeol, the heartwarming romantic comedy about a single mother who has one year left to live and spends it turning her ex-boyfriend into A-plus daddy... More »


Drama Recaps
Kill Me, Heal Me: Episode 7
by | February 1, 2015 | 223 Comments
With Do-hyun in more danger than ever, Ri-jin has to figure out what lengths she’s willing to go to protect him. Do-hyun’s enemies are all around, even inside his mind—what difference can a lone psychologist-in-training really make? That question haunts Ri-jin as she comes to face her most difficult decision... More »


Drama Recaps
Heart to Heart: Episode 7
by | February 1, 2015 | 151 Comments
Having made his decision to pursue Hong-do, Doo-soo ups his game, and I gotta tell ya – as it turns out, he’s got some pretty good game. If you don’t have Second Lead Syndrome yet, you will after this episode! But while Doo-soo makes his intentions crystal-clear, problems at home... More »


Drama Recaps
Spy: Episode 7
by | February 1, 2015 | 63 Comments
For a world where the stakes are so high for the characters that inhabit it, the current level of danger they all face is surprisingly low. It’s not like the safe delivery of one handsome secret agent will influence the already tense North-South relations or anything, right? As we learn... More »


Meta
Odds and Ends: Play ball
by | January 31, 2015 | 123 Comments
javabeans: So, are you watching The Big Game this weekend? girlfriday: Is that a new drama? Why haven’t I heard about it? Who’s in it? javabeans: Lol, I meant the Superbowl. It’s apparently a thing here, in this country we live in. girlfriday: Like Americans need another excuse to drink... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Perfect pair [Healer]
by | January 31, 2015 | 87 Comments
I’ve been out of town for a few weeks, but I told myself very sternly that when I got back I would make sure to check out all the new dramas. Of course I did the sensible thing and caught up on Healer instead. I’m happy to say I have... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 31, 2015
by | January 31, 2015 | 93 Comments
Bae Suzy (Gu Family Book) has politely declined Girl Who Sees Smells, citing scheduling conflicts and Miss A’s comeback as the reasons for turning down the role of the character who literally has the ability to see odors. Park Yoochun (Three Days) is still considering the role of the man... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 231
by | January 30, 2015 | 40 Comments
It’s been nearly three years since the last time we’ve seen Yoomes Bond, but the one and only secret agent is back on the field and now faces his most difficult mission yet: training his successor. It turns out teaching the newbie the tips and tricks of the trade is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Three Days writer returns with Memories of Murder-inspired thriller
by | January 30, 2015 | 15 Comments
Writer Kim Eun-hee of thrillers Three Days, Sign, and Ghost is heading back to SBS with a new drama titled Signal (a working title), which is in planning for a broadcast later this summer. This drama is reported to be a reworking of the much-lauded Bong Joon-ho film Memories of... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Song Joong-ki courted for sci-fi fantasy as post-army comeback
by | January 30, 2015 | 39 Comments
Hm, so looks like the sci-fi action blockbuster Fist Fighting is still looking for a leading man, with Song Joong-ki (Nice Guy) emerging as the latest name in contention, and before he’s even been released from army duty. According to a statement made on the 30th by a source with... More »