Drama Casting & News
Kim Sang-joong faces off with Kim Myung-min in A New Leaf
by | March 20, 2014 | 40 Comments
Kim Myung-min (King of Dramas) has indeed confirmed his new drama role in A New Leaf, and the show has lined up another charismatic lead to act alongside him in casting Kim Sang-joong (The Chaser, Gold Rainbow, City Hunter). Woohoo. Now this should make for a pretty great duo. Kim... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Sang-woo and Park Se-young headline weekend drama
by | March 20, 2014 | 56 Comments
Oh, I like this pairing; it’s got cute and sunny written all over it. SBS’s newest weekend drama Feel-Good Day must’ve just closed some deals, because the show is releasing casting announcements left and right. Park Se-young (School 2013, Faith) has been cast as the heroine of the family drama,... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Song Seung-heon’s anguished love affair in Obsessed
by | March 20, 2014 | 83 Comments
Well, that certainly is eye-catching. Song Seung-heon’s erotic (and 19+ rated) melo film Obsessed (Korean title Human Addiction) is preparing for its release later this spring, and has released a trailer and stills as it begins its promo push. Coming from the director of Bang-ja Chronicle and Untold Scandal, it’s... More »


Drama Recaps
Three Days: Episode 5
by | March 19, 2014 | 71 Comments
And I’m back in the rotation! Just in time to catch a sharp upswing with this episode, which really amped up the intensity and made me care about what happens to people (even if I still can’t care about the timeline in which it happens, whether it’s three days or... More »


Drama Recaps
God’s Gift – 14 Days: Episode 6
by | March 19, 2014 | 135 Comments
Doubts are confirmed, and we get a whole lot of answers this time around. And just when you think it can’t get any worse, you’re proven wrong. It’s creepier, scarier, and more confusing than ever, but all of it makes the show so right and so worth watching. Unless you’re... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Killer on the loose
by | March 19, 2014 | 29 Comments
One more poster’s just been released for Gap-dong, the upcoming tvN thriller about a serial-killer cold case that turns not-so-cold that I wish would just start airing already. At this point I’m just about tapped out of words to write about the show since I’ve already said everything previously. Luckily,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jun-ki positively considering Joseon Gunman
by | March 19, 2014 | 111 Comments
Ooh, this is good news. It’s not finalized, so let’s all start wishing on stars and things. It looks like I jumped the gun (…badum-ching) when I heard Han Joo-wan was cast as a lead in Joseon Gunman and thought that meant he was THE lead. Apologies for the error;... More »


Drama Recaps
Full Sun: Episode 10
by | March 19, 2014 | 27 Comments
Secrets can never remain hidden forever–a harsh yet inevitable reality our hero must face when his own is made known to the one person he hoped to protect it from. But then again, you can’t really keep your day job as a con man hidden from the woman you love,... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Spain: Episode 2
by | March 18, 2014 | 31 Comments
EPISODE 2. Broadcast on March 14, 2014. javabeans: Okay, so despite Na PD hardening up his hardass side for this “upgraded” (in difficulty) trip, their first lodgings are at a Korean-run boardinghouse, to ease them into the swing of Barcelona life. So on top of a Korean-speaking local to serve... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoon Seung-ah to play Kim Sung-kyun’s wife in Murder for Hire
by | March 18, 2014 | 21 Comments
It’s a match made in tvN series heaven: Yoon Seung-ah (I Need Romance 3) is in talks to take the part of Kim Sung-kyun’s wife in the upcoming movie Murder for Hire. Kim Sung-kyun is skillfully parlaying his popularity as Samcheonpo in Answer Me 1994; this is the second leading... More »


Drama Casting & News
First teasers for Uhm Jung-hwa’s new rom-com
by | March 18, 2014 | 49 Comments
It’s raining noona romances in dramaland this year, and for some reason Mondays and Tuesdays on cable seems to be the fixed battleground. Here’s the next one for cable network tvN, a romantic comedy called Witch’s Romance starring Uhm Jung-hwa (Laws of Attraction) and Park Seo-joon (Warm Words). The production... More »