Drama Casting & News
Jung Kyung-ho, Ryu Soo-young, Cha In-pyo for Endless Love
by | March 27, 2014 | 57 Comments
With shooting set to begin next month, we’ve gotten a flurry of confirmations for new SBS weekend drama Endless Love. Jung Kyung-ho (Heartless City) will take on the main lead, and Ryu Soo-young (Two Weeks, Rascal Sons) is being courted to play his brother, a character Yeon Jung-hoon briefly considered... More »


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Reminder: Dramabeans in Boston on April 4
by | March 27, 2014 | 18 Comments
Just to remind you all, Girlfriday and I will be in Boston next week to talk at an event at Harvard University. You guys are all invited, encouraged, and maybe also emotionally blackmailed to go! Who knows, we might also have goodies to give out. (We might not. Who’s to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Seung-gi and Cha Seung-won’s first day as cops
by | March 27, 2014 | 129 Comments
Run, Seung-gi, ruuuuuuuuun! Cameras are rolling for SBS’s next Wednesday-Thursday drama You’re All Surrounded, starring Lee Seung-gi and Cha Seung-won as cops. They’re of the non-buddy variety, since Seung-gi plays a rookie detective and Cha Seung-won is his hardass leader, but don’tcha feel a hug coming on any day now?... More »


Drama Casting & News
It’s Kim Kang-woo versus the Golden Cross in KBS revenge thriller
by | March 27, 2014 | 21 Comments
Our first teaser for KBS’s Golden Cross gets right to the point of the suspenseful melodrama, with Kim Kang-woo playing the hero who loses his beloved sister and vows revenge on those responsible. We’re also finally told the meaning behind the title, as “golden cross” is a financial term that... More »


Drama Recaps
Three Days: Episode 7
by | March 26, 2014 | 45 Comments
I really like when our hero is a loose cannon. He goes off the rails a little in his effort to find answers about Dad, though it’s actually scarier when he starts to get close to the truth. ‘Cause everyone else who knew stuff is dead or narrowly avoiding death... More »


Drama Recaps
God’s Gift – 14 Days: Episode 8
by | March 26, 2014 | 157 Comments
We get more insights into our characters’ pasts this episode and find that almost everyone has something they wish they could change. There are lots of regrets in the past, and some seem to confront their guilt head-on while others try their best to live in denial. But guilt or... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Seo In-gook’s Wild Dog gets kenneled
by | March 26, 2014 | 10 Comments
Seo In-gook (Master’s Sun, Answer Me 1997), who was to lead upcoming action-noir flick Wild Dog, has reportedly stepped down from the role. The movie, about Seo In-gook’s unexpected descent into the mob world and his struggles to break free from gang life, would have been the actor’s second leading... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Lee Dong-wook, Hong Soo-hyun headline new variety show
by | March 26, 2014 | 42 Comments
SBS has a new variety show in the works for Sunday nights, and they’re wrangling up a large cast of ten stars to headline. Among them are Lee Dong-wook (Mandate of Heaven) and Hong Soo-hyun (Would You Give Love Away), though reports are mixed about Lee Dong-wook’s availability given his... More »


Drama Recaps
Full Sun: Episode 12
by | March 26, 2014 | 38 Comments
It only takes one person to start the domino effect and threaten to blow the whistle on Se-ro’s many secrets to just about anyone who will listen. And just when our hero thought that the jig was up, the stakes are even raised higher and he discovers that returning to... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Spain: Episode 3
by | March 25, 2014 | 38 Comments
girlfriday: Now that Seo-jinnie has joined the halbaes in Spain, Na PD is quick to hand over responsibilities, like booking the next leg of their journey. Seo-jin tries to nudge Na PD to book the staff hotel first so he can just piggyback off of his work, but they just... More »


Drama Casting & News
God’s Quiz 4 adds idols Donghae and Jae-kyung to cast
by | March 25, 2014 | 43 Comments
After a two-year hiatus, God’s Quiz is back! The fourth season of OCN’s medical crime investigation series will return in May, with Donghae (full name: Lee Dong-hae) of Super Junior and Jae-kyung (full name: Kim Jae-kyung) of Rainbow adding fresh blood to the regular cast. Tags: cable programs, Donghae, Ryu... More »