Drama Casting & News
Posters and stills for web drama Vampire Flower
by | July 2, 2014 | 43 Comments
Official posters are out to get us amped up for today’s release of Vampire Flower, the web dramatization of the popular, same-named internet novel. About a romance between a vampire and a human, fans of the original material have been eagerly awaiting the online drama, which has cast A-JAX’s Jaehyung... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Idols bunk together in boardinghouse sitcom
by | July 2, 2014 | 22 Comments
Everything old is new again: MBC Every1 (a cable channel) is looking to revive the success of 1990s hit sitcom Three Men, Three Women (itself borrowed from the American Friends, sort of), which was a popular sitcom that notably starred a young Song Seung-heon back before he was a superstar.... More »

Drama Recaps
Triangle: Episode 17
by | July 1, 2014 | 54 Comments
It’s not the most thrilling of episodes when it’s all plots and plans and little follow-through—but we do get some where it counts, however sparingly. And though we may not get many specifics this hour, there are some refreshing moments of honesty between our two lovebirds as well as with... More »

Drama Recaps
High School King of Savvy: Episode 5
by | July 1, 2014 | 134 Comments
The rivalry has begun. Min-seok and Jin-woo have officially become frenemies, and they don’t miss a beat when it comes to insulting each other, whether it’s with a smile or a scowl. They’ve both got a point in their insults and arguments, but it’s pretty clear that they won’t be... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon Hyun-min and Kim Seul-gi join Discovery of Romance
by | July 1, 2014 | 28 Comments
I’m hoping the premiere episode of Discovery of Romance will do a good job of introducing us to the characters and explaining their relationships, because with the whirlwind of recent activity, I’m having trouble keeping the cast and their roles straight. Yoon Hyun-min (Witch’s Romance, Age of Feeling) has joined... More »

Drama Casting & News
New drama Misaeng courts Im Shi-wan, Kang So-ra, Kang Haneul
by | July 1, 2014 | 58 Comments
Casting for the upcoming drama adaptation of the hit webtoon Misaeng (or Incomplete Life) is back in full swing, after an early round that fizzled out. The drama about a failed baduk player who struggles through young adulthood has been picked up by tvN, and is now set to air... More »

Drama Casting & News
Do-hee to join Nodame Cantabile’s orchestra
by | July 1, 2014 | 99 Comments
We still don’t have a lead actress but casting continues on the much-buzzed-about remake project of Nodame Cantabile, which will be adding Tiny-G idol and Answer Me 1994 actress Do-hee to the mix as one of the supporting characters. (Some stories say she’s confirmed, others hedge that she’s not final... More »

Drama Recaps
Doctor Stranger: Episode 17
by | June 30, 2014 | 89 Comments
There’s more of what the doctor didn’t order in this hour with the one surgical competition that will never end, injecting the show with even more moments of medical incompetency than I thought it could handle. On the upside, there are a few emotional beats that ought to stir your... More »

Drama Recaps
A New Leaf: Episode 16 (Final)
by | June 30, 2014 | 37 Comments
We’ve reached the end of Seok-ju’s journey, even if that end came earlier than we might have hoped. Seok-ju continues to fight the good fight even after losing the big case, maturing along the way and strengthening his ties to friends and family. Seok-ju’s memory may yet return, but whether... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Sol Kyung-gu and Yeo Jin-gu courted for war movie
by | June 30, 2014 | 15 Comments
Yay for more projects on Yeo Jin-gu’s horizon. After the dust-up over Fist Fighting, I get an extra sense of satisfaction every time Yeo Jin-gu gets another movie offer. This isn’t a done deal yet, but Sol Kyung-gu (Cold Eyes) and Yeo Jin-gu (Hwa-yi) are considering a war movie called... More »

Drama Casting & News
Sooyoung, Kam Woo-sung a potential match-up for My Spring Days
by | June 30, 2014 | 34 Comments
This is a casting notice I still have to wrap my head around: Girls Generation idol Sooyoung (Dating Agency Cyrano) and Kam Woo-sung (King Geunchogo) are currently in contention to play the leads of MBC’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama My Spring Days. This is the drama about a woman with a... More »