Drama Recaps
Witch’s Romance: Episode 1
by | April 17, 2014 | 94 Comments
Ushering us into a new season of spring flings, Witch’s Romance premiered on tvN this week. The lighthearted workplace rom-com is a remake of the hit 2009 Taiwanese drama My Queen, and its wacky, fun-loving (and sometimes sultry) tone just might be the ticket to pull us out of hibernation.... More »

Drama Casting & News
TV Chosun’s period drama Into the Fire prepares for (delayed) premiere
by | April 17, 2014 | 23 Comments
Choi Su-jong’s new historical drama, Into the Fire (or Into the Flames), was to start this Friday, but the premiere has been pushed back due to coverage of the ferry tragedy and out of respect for the families of the missing. It’s a bit of a wonder that TV Chosun,... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Ryu Seung-ryong and Lee Sung-min team up in mystery war movie
by | April 17, 2014 | 8 Comments
The Korean film industry seems to be taking it literally when people call Ryu Seung-ryong (Miracle in Cell No. 7) a hit-maker, because at this rate I’m pretty sure he’s about to star in every movie that gets made from here to eternity. If you kidnapped him, Ha Jung-woo, and... More »

Drama Casting & News
The con gets going for KBS’s Big Man
by | April 17, 2014 | 40 Comments
Time to check back in with Big Man, the KBS melo-thriller drama about a cadre of chaebols out to steal Kang Ji-hwan’s (Incarnation of Money) heart—and by that I mean literally cheat the heart right out of his chest cavity. Apparently our resident chaebol Daniel Choi (School 2013) needs a... More »

Drama Recaps
God’s Gift – 14 Days: Episode 14
by | April 16, 2014 | 138 Comments
The good, the bad, and the shady are messing with our heads with false leads dropping left and right, but we’ve finally got a good sense of who’s on what side. All the right questions are asked, shedding some light on our original timeline and giving us that small silver... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Seo Kang-joon to make movie debut in My Love, My Bride
by | April 16, 2014 | 25 Comments
Cutie Seo Kang-joon (Sly and Single Again, Suspicious Housekeeper) has joined the cast of My Love, My Bride, the remake of the eponymous 1990 film which starred veteran actor Park Joong-hoon and the late Choi Jin-shil as squabbling newlyweds. Shin Mina (Arang and the Magistrate) and Jo Jung-seok (You’re the... More »

Drama Casting & News
TV programming pre-empted for news coverage on downed ferry
by | April 16, 2014 | 113 Comments
If you haven’t yet heard the news, a South Korean ferry sank on Wednesday, April 16, while carrying 459 passengers from Seoul to Jeju Island, many of them high schoolers on a field trip. Currently rescue efforts are underway with nearly 300 people unaccounted for, and coverage of the disaster... More »

Drama Casting & News
Guns drawn and bullhorns at the ready for You’re All Surrounded
by | April 16, 2014 | 58 Comments
This is just a sneak peek at the poster shoot for SBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama You’re All Surrounded, with the cast dressed up in everything from their James Bond finest to their street cop clothes, and looking pretty adorable. All I can say is, Cha Seung-won really knows how to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Fantasy ghostbusting sageuk in the works with Night Watchman
by | April 16, 2014 | 107 Comments
A Joseon Ghostbusters? Pwa! A Joseon Ghostbusters starring flower boys? SOLD. Gimme now, please and thank you. The Records of a Night Watchman is the name of the drama series, which will be a quirky fantasy-sageuk centered around a foursome of young bodyguards who are part of the palace night... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Spain: Episode 6
by | April 15, 2014 | 45 Comments
EPISODE 6. Broadcast on April 11, 2014. javabeans: Right off the bat as the episode starts, the halbaes and Seo-jin climb into the car to begin their day, only to have Na PD tell Seo-jin that they have to go to the police station. I love how Seo-jin sees the... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Eunjung’s screen comeback in My Boss, The Beginning
by | April 15, 2014 | 39 Comments
After riding out the bullying controversy from a couple of years ago, T-ara’s Eunjung (Queen Insoo, Dream High) has taken the leading female role in the upcoming My Boss, The Beginning. The movie is the fourth in the series of films (My Boss, My Hero; My Boss, My Teacher; The... More »