Drama Casting & News
Siwon considers MBC rom-com She Was Pretty
by | July 27, 2015 | 39 Comments
The main love square for MBC’s new romantic comedy She Was Pretty is almost complete: Choi Siwon (King of Dramas) is being courted to join the cast, which currently includes Kill Me, Heal Me twins Hwang Jung-eum and Park Seo-joon, and Go Jun-hee (Yawang). I’m a little surprised that Siwon... More »


Drama Casting & News
The earthquake strikes in medical-disaster drama D-Day
by | July 27, 2015 | 62 Comments
Character posters and initial teasers have been released for JTBC’s upcoming medical-disaster drama D-Day, which is still a couple months from premiere but is well into shoots. A good thing, because the drama looks to be taking a grand-scale, epic approach to its Seoul-in-disaster story; in fact, they intend to... More »


Drama Recaps
Orange Marmalade: Episode 12 (Final)
by | July 26, 2015 | 37 Comments
If you want to create a brave new world, someone has to be willing to put themselves out and say, “Here I am, please accept me.” Luckily, there are some pretty brave kids willing to do just that, whether for themselves or for their friends. Orange Marmalade set out to... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: July 26, 2015
by | July 26, 2015 | 19 Comments
Lee Joon (Heard It Through the Grapevine) has confirmed Key of Life with Yoo Hae-jin, the Japanese remake movie about a struggling actor and a mobster who switch lives. Yoo plays the gangster who is able to leave the underworld by pretending to be an actor, while Lee has signed on... More »


Drama Recaps
Oh My Ghostess: Episode 8
by | July 25, 2015 | 326 Comments
I’m such a fool for this show right now. It’s just found that pitch-perfect groove of story, performances, and heart, and I’ve gone from finding it sweet and fun to falling for it completely. The key is really in the relationship between ghost and host, and today we see the... More »


Drama Recaps
Hidden Identity: Episode 12
by | July 25, 2015 | 24 Comments
The team prepares to meet the Ghost — or at least find out who he is. It’s no surprise that the list of Ghost candidates are all men in power, although the type of power might be surprising to some (or maybe just to Tae-pyung). Figuring out who might be... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kang Dong-won in talks to headline fantasy movie
by | July 25, 2015 | 19 Comments
I do love Kang Don-won (Dugeun Dugeun My Life) best in fantasy/sci-fi films (okay, so I love him any which way he comes) — he just has that weird ethereal beauty that makes it so easy to believe he’s a magical creature with superhuman powers. He’s currently in talks to... More »


Drama Recaps
Mask: Episode 18
by | July 25, 2015 | 148 Comments
We know that Ji-sook will do anything to protect those she loves, and she sets out to beat her adversaries at their own game. But it’s not easy to out-fox the fox, and her willingness to put herself in danger to win this dangerous game could land her in the... More »


Drama Recaps
Oh My Ghostess: Episode 7
by | July 24, 2015 | 149 Comments
I love it I love it I love it. I was thoroughly enjoying this show already, but today’s episode takes everything to that perfect place—perfect in its balance of funny and heartfelt, heightening of stakes, growth of feelings, and approach to the conflict. As much as I loved the characters... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 256
by | July 24, 2015 | 27 Comments
Why I’d be that happy too if I knew that 2PM was coming over to my house. One fan gets a special treat this week by inviting our cast and guests into their home. The teams will duke it out to try and decipher hints by any means possible, whether... More »


Drama Casting & News
Song Seung-heon considers Saimdang opposite Lee Young-ae
by | July 24, 2015 | 65 Comments
So… the last time Song Seung-heon did sageuk, it was Dr. Jin… yeeeaaaaaah. On the upside, SBS’s large-scale biopic drama Saimdang, the Herstory is most definitely NOT going to be Dr. Jin. And on the double-upside, Lee Young-ae (Dae Jang Geum) is headlining in her 12-year drama comeback. The pairing... More »