Drama Casting & News
Ex-Girlfriend Club gets shortened to 12 episodes
by | June 2, 2015 | 240 Comments
Bad news for fans of tvN’s rom-com Ex-Girlfriend Club, which has just been given a big ol’ cutdown from its initially planned 16 episodes down to 12. Official statements cite that the show is being cut “to maintain high quality” of the remaining episodes, but that’s really just doublespeak for... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Yoo Jae-suk heads to JTBC for new variety show
by | June 1, 2015 | 61 Comments
javabeans: Yoo Jae-suk (Infinity Challenge, Running Man, Happy Together) is doing a new program on JTBC! Do you think the cable executives are throwing a party and celebrating the get? Maybe while singing neener-neener over in the direction of KBS-MBC-SBS, who seem to be bleeding all their talent to cable... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Seung-ho leads team of merry swindlers in comedy Kim Seon-dal
by | June 1, 2015 | 24 Comments
Yoo Seung-ho, Jo Jae-hyun The plot of Yoo Seung-ho’s new film project Kim Seon-dal sounded fun and quirky when it was first announced, but now with the rest of the cast in place, we’ve got even more reasons to be interested: Jo Jae-hyun (Punch), Yeon Woo-jin (Divorce Lawyer in Love),... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Unwanted visitors bring bad juju in fantasy-horror Guest
by | June 1, 2015 | 33 Comments
If eerily moody thrillers are your bag, keep your eyes peeled for Guest, a movie set in 1950s Korea in a tiny unmapped village where strange things begin happening after the arrival of a father (Ryu Seung-ryong) and his son. Based on the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin,... More »

Drama Recaps
Masked Prosecutor: Episode 4
by | June 1, 2015 | 62 Comments
Detective Min-hee’s determined to figure out who is behind the mysterious mask, and Dae-chul had better watch out because she’s no dummy. He’ll need to be quick on his feet and with his wits to avoid being caught. Min-hee, Dae-chul, Ri-an, and, well, just about everyone is also desperate to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Baek Jin-hee drops Six Flying Dragons
by | May 31, 2015 | 69 Comments
Aw, sad. SBS’s big blockbuster sageuk Six Flying Dragons has lost one of its dragons — Baek Jin-hee (Pride and Prejudice) has bowed out of the drama in the final contract negotiation stage. I only hope this doesn’t mean that other cast members aren’t locked down either, because if Yoo... More »

Drama Recaps
Orange Marmalade: Episode 4
by | May 31, 2015 | 125 Comments
Well, the cute was short-lived, as we’re thrown right into the deep end of the human-vampire conflict. Jae-min learns some terrible truths about Shi-hoo and Ma-ri, and both vampires take matters into their own hands, with varying tragic results. But while it may feel like the end, it’s still only... More »

Drama Recaps
The Producers: Episode 6
by | May 30, 2015 | 463 Comments
Aw, our clueless maknae is starting to wise up and learn the ropes, and this makes for some moments of hilarity as he figures out how to play the game everyone else knows how to play, as well as moments of bonding and sweetness. A lot of relationships take strides... More »

Drama Recaps
Masked Prosecutor: Episode 3
by | May 30, 2015 | 35 Comments
Detective Lollypip, reporting for Masked Prosecutor duty! Things start to take a more definitive direction with this episode, and our hero now has a purpose to his masked activities. I agree with previous recaps that the show got off to an awkward start — but with recent tragic events, Dae-chul’s... More »

Celebrity News
Won Bin and Lee Na-young get married in secret
by | May 30, 2015 | 65 Comments
And another heartthrob goes off the market. After dating for two years (and very quietly at that), Won Bin (The Man From Nowhere) and Lee Na-young (Runaway: Plan B) tied the knot in a secret wedding ceremony on Saturday, May 30. I know Won Bin is known for keeping his... More »

Drama Recaps
Mask: Episodes 1-2
by | May 30, 2015 | 98 Comments
SBS’s Mask is off to a strong start, with an assured sense of style, a brisk plot, and another top-notch performance from Su Ae as an ordinary woman who suddenly gets the chance to live a chaebol life. (Not to mention a second performance as the woman whose chaebol life... More »