Drama Recaps
Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 10
by | April 16, 2015 | 19 Comments
Looking your mortality in the face is never easy, and everyone has to face that abyss this hour. But as the probation period draws to a close, it’s also decision time for Mi-rae — an irony for the woman without a future. She has to force herself to look ahead... More »


Drama Casting & News
Go Sung-hee courted to become Kim Mu-yeol’s Beautiful Bride
by | April 16, 2015 | 59 Comments
…Not to be confused with Kim Mu-yeol’s real-life bride Yoon Seung-ah, of course. Go Sung-hee (Spy, Records of a Night Watchman) is considering an offer to join the cast of OCN’s next Saturday night thriller My Beautiful Bride alongside lead actors Kim Mu-yeol (Eungyo) and Lee Shi-young (Golden Cross). Tags:... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cha Tae-hyun goes behind the 1N2D camera for Producer
by | April 16, 2015 | 49 Comments
After watching Cha Tae-hyun (The Con Artists, Jeon Woo-chi) on the cast-member side of variety programming in 1 Night 2 Days, constantly being thwarted by fate (by which I mean producers who engineered his fate, of course), it’ll be a fun turnaround to see him playing a producer for that... More »


Drama Recaps
Angry Mom: Episode 9
by | April 15, 2015 | 94 Comments
What a funny, warm, and touching episode, all rolled into one. While keeping Kang-ja’s identity under wraps is a huge component to the entire premise, it’s hilarious to watch more and more people getting in on the secret, and reacting to it in different—sometimes conflicting—ways. It’s a juggling game that’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Pillow talk and hair-pulling in tvN’s Ex-Girlfriend Club
by | April 15, 2015 | 64 Comments
The latest teasers for Ex-Girlfriend Club are fun, adorable, and okay, maybe a teensy bit vicious. But in a good-natured way! In the first teaser, we see the cadre of ex-girlfriends going after the lead, Byun Yo-han, who’s Public Enemy Number One. That’s because he’s made them the subject of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for the first day of School
by | April 15, 2015 | 31 Comments
Based on the first teaser, I’d guess that Who Are You—School 2015 is going to be lighter than its predecessors in the School franchise, even though we’ve been told repeatedly that this year’s spin is the mystery genre angle. It’s just that Bruno Mars doesn’t exactly scream mystery thriller. Maybe... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Greece: Episode 3
by | April 14, 2015 | 25 Comments
javabeans: We pick up at bedtime, and there’s an extended beat showing Soon-jae halbae in bed, reading, and falling asleep in the middle of it. I swear, grandpas yawning is like animals yawning — just inexplicably cute. girlfriday: I know, so cute. And then Seo-jinnie comes in to tuck Soon-jae... More »


Drama Recaps
Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 9
by | April 14, 2015 | 21 Comments
Yeol proves again and again that he’s not the same as he was before, while the people around him struggle to adjust to his new resolve. It’s not an easy path by any means, and no matter what happens there will be some hearts broken along the way. But no... More »


Drama Casting & News
Winter Sonata gets sequel 13 years later
by | April 14, 2015 | 104 Comments
Just when you think you’ve seen everything under the sun being made and remade (and recycled and rehashed) for television, there’s news that dramaland is going back in time to 2002 to revive one of its most iconic Hallyu hits, Winter Sonata. Have we officially run out of ideas, people?... More »


Drama Casting & News
Will Hello Monster finally find its profiler hero in Seo In-gook?
by | April 14, 2015 | 90 Comments
Why can’t a drama hang on to a leading actor these days? Between Hello Monster and Scholar Who Walks the Night (and a half-dozen other spring/summer dramas), I can hardly keep a drama cast straight anymore because it’ll just change on me tomorrow. The last we heard, KBS’s new crime-thriller-meets-rom-com... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Bo-young wooed by Savvy producers for Oh My Ghostess
by | April 14, 2015 | 90 Comments
Park Bo-young hasn’t done a drama in yeaaaars—she’s been cultivating a thriving film career instead, with projects like Werewolf Boy, Hot-Blooded Youth, and Speedy Scandal—but she may be heading back to television for the first time in eight years. She’s positively considering the new show from the High School King... More »