Drama Casting & News
SBS’s Defendant gets 2-episode extension
by | February 21, 2017 | 41 Comments
Does this mean that Ji Sung has to spend two more episodes on death row? Because that doesn’t sound like a good time for his character. SBS’s current Monday-Tuesday drama Defendant has confirmed a 2-episode extension, which isn’t a huge surprise given that the legal thriller is a certified hit... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Bringing a knife to the gunfight
by | February 20, 2017 | 59 Comments
  As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   Name That Pervert? Suddenly a scene flashed in my mind: The leads go to a restaurant, and when the female lead goes alone to the washroom, she gets attacked by a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Dashing to meet Lee Hyun-woo in The Liar and His Lover
by | February 20, 2017 | 54 Comments
Whoa tvN works fast — it’s been only a month since the casting news was announced for their upcoming drama The Liar and His Lover, but they’ve already released multiple stills and another teaser! Contrary to the heavy themes like depression portrayed in the original Japanese manga, the Korean drama... More »


Drama Casting & News
Answer Me PD returns with new tvN series Prison this fall
by | February 20, 2017 | 59 Comments
This is a welcome change. As much I like the Answer Me franchise, I do think it’s time for the creators to branch out and do something new, so it’s exciting news to hear that PD Shin Won-ho (Answer Me 1988, Answer Me 1994, Answer Me 1997) will be returning... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Kang-woo offered tvN sci-fi mystery drama Circle
by | February 20, 2017 | 42 Comments
Kim Kang-woo may be returning with another drama soon—hopefully one that’s much better than his last (Goodbye Mr. Black, sigh)—and has been offered a new sci-fi mystery drama Circle, which is being planned for a run on tvN. I’m glad to see a premise that sounds a bit different from... More »


Drama Casting & News
Gong Myung, Krystal, Yang Se-jong up for Bride of the Water God
by | February 20, 2017 | 116 Comments
Gong Myung, Krystal, Yang Se-jong I guess Bride of the Water God 2017 is going on a casting spree today. Krystal (She’s So Lovable, Heirs), Gong Myung (Drinking Solo, Entertainer), and Yang Se-jong (Saimdang Light’s Diary, Romantic Doctor Teacher Kim) are the latest to receive offers for tvN’s modern-day spinoff... More »


Drama Recaps
Tomorrow With You: Episode 6
by | February 19, 2017 | 194 Comments
Keeping the spark alive won’t be easy when the secrets our hero keeps threaten to drive a wedge in his most important relationship yet. So-joon might have good intentions when it comes to keeping his loved ones in the dark, but he’ll soon learn that trying to adjust the present... More »


Drama Casting & News
Shin Se-kyung up for leading role in Bride of the Water God 2017
by | February 19, 2017 | 152 Comments
I was sad when Moon Chae-won turned down the leading role in tvN’s upcoming manhwa remake Bride of the Water God 2017 over a week ago, but it looks like the production is back on track with an offer out to Shin Se-kyung (Six Flying Dragons) to headline in the... More »


Meta
Beans of Wisdom from the future
by | February 19, 2017 | 40 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Michykdrama voices a complaint in “Voice: Episode 8” comment #13: This episode made me feel a bit conflicted. Because some parts had me annoyed like the ridiculous way Jin Hyuk took down the 100000 bad guys after just having been beaten half to death….... More »


Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of Feb. 13-19, 2017
by | February 19, 2017 | 135 Comments
It happened—Defendant finally broke the 20% mark in style, proving that it’s the force to be reckoned with in the Monday-Tuesday slot. Bringing up second is still Rebel: Thief Who Stole the People, while Hwarang remains steadily below the 10% mark. At least Introverted Boss has seen some improvement, even... More »