Drama Casting & News
Chae Jung-ahn to challenge Kim Tae-hee in Yong-pal
by | June 11, 2015 | 9 Comments
SBS drama Yong-pal has secured its leads in Joo-won and Kim Tae-hee and is now turning to its supporting cast, starting with Chae Jung-ahn (A New Leaf, Prime Minister and I), who is in final talks to join the project. Yong-pal centers around a talented doctor (Joo-won) who struggled to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Taecyeon offered political drama Assembly, Ji Jin-hee leaves
by | June 11, 2015 | 55 Comments
KBS’s upcoming political drama Assembly, about a working-class man who gets elected to the National Assembly, has locked down its leads in Jung Jae-young (Fatal Encounter) and Song Yoon-ah (Mama), and is now adding supporting cast members. Ok Taecyeon (Three Meals a Day, Wonderful Season) is currently weighing an offer... More »


Drama Recaps
High Society: Episode 2
by | June 11, 2015 | 126 Comments
So cute. There’s an undeniable charm about High Society, one that perseveres despite the fact that our hero and heroine are both in friendships based on lies and deceit, no matter which way you spin their motives. I know Second Lead Syndrome is a real thing in our neck of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Scholar Who Walks the Night sends both leads to the hospital
by | June 10, 2015 | 103 Comments
Oh no, what is going on over there on the set for Scholar Who Walks the Night? Yesterday the vampire-sageuk-fusion-fantasy drama sent lead actor Lee Jun-ki to the hospital with a fractured nose (not the beautiful, beautiful nose!), and now we’re hearing that leading lady Lee Yubi is also out... More »


Drama Recaps
Warm and Cozy: Episode 9
by | June 10, 2015 | 106 Comments
Aaaaaaargh. You know when you’re having bad luck at Monopoly where every time you get close to finishing a lap around the board, you pull a card that sends you to jail and taunts you with the words, Do not pass Go, and no matter what you do, you can’t... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Ji-won cameos as Kim Bum’s girlfriend for Hidden Identity
by | June 10, 2015 | 22 Comments
It’s only a guest appearance, but I won’t say no to seeing Kim Ji-won (Gap-dong, Heirs) putting in some screentime for tvN’s upcoming crime drama Hidden Identity, about a special investigative unit of undercover police officers. Better yet, she’ll be playing Kim Bum’s girlfriend, albeit only temporarily. Her character is... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Su Ae considers sports movie about national women’s hockey team
by | June 10, 2015 | 13 Comments
Yay, Take Off (National Team) is getting a sequel! I love the original, a 2009 movie starring Ha Jung-woo as a ski-jumper who helps form a national team in the sport and takes a group of lovable misfits all the way to the Winter Olympics. It’s such a feel-good underdog... More »


Drama Recaps
High Society: Episode 1
by | June 10, 2015 | 142 Comments
Welcome to the world of the privileged, where lavish homes and premium food are just the tip of the iceberg. SBS’s High Society introduces us to the chaebol’s daughter who keeps her wealthy background a secret whilst trying to find true happiness, and the man who wants to climb the... More »


Drama Recaps
Who Are You–School 2015: Episode 13
by | June 9, 2015 | 255 Comments
It’s interesting to see the interaction between the twins and the differences that distinguish them. Their attitudes and rationales define their interactions, and the surrounding characters can notice the difference. With the twins reunited, we’re finally given some answers and details about Eun-byul’s disappearance. Having realized the power of truth,... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: A daughter-in-law contest and a witch doctor
by | June 9, 2015 | 82 Comments
  It’s Name That Drama again! As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   Competing for daughter-in-law rights: I saw this drama in 2010s. I just remember one scene but cannot remember the drama’s name. The main actor’s father puts... More »


Drama Casting & News
Another teaser and a half for I Remember You
by | June 9, 2015 | 29 Comments
Finally, a teaser for I Remember You that actually looks like a teaser! ‘Cause I’m pretty sure this first video wasn’t so much a teaser as it was a word association exercise with lots of fonts. Granted, the teaser directly below is kind of just like that previous one, in... More »