Drama Casting & News
Chaser, Empire of Gold, Punch writer to tackle medical drama next
by | February 4, 2016 | 31 Comments
Well, this oughtta be good: The writer-director duo behind last year’s Punch, PD Lee Myung-woo and writer Park Kyung-soo, is reteaming for a new drama this year. I know we can’t only look to past projects in predicting future ones, but these two have quite the impressive list of credits,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Sohn Dam-bi, Im Seul-ong sign on for Mrs. Cop 2
by | February 4, 2016 | 13 Comments
Honestly, the best part about this casting news isn’t even who they cast, but the fact that Mrs. Cop 2 has decided to create new characters for its second season instead of going with that half-baked idea to cast new people to play Sohn Ho-joon and Lee Da-hee’s characters from... More »

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Kim Ah-joong up for new tvN mistaken identity drama
by | February 4, 2016 | 21 Comments
New drama alert! Doesn’t it feel like there’s a new drama every day lately? Maybe there’s something in the air. There’s a supernatural mistaken identity drama headed to tvN on Mondays and Tuesdays this spring, called Oh Hae-young Again. It’s about two women named Oh Hae-young getting all mixed up... More »

Drama Casting & News
Hyun-woo added to Jackpot as King Gyeongjong
by | February 3, 2016 | 24 Comments
Aw, my first reaction to Hyun-woo (Awl, Ugly Alert) being cast in SBS’s upcoming heavily fictionalized historical drama Jackpot was to give an inner hurrah, and then to feel sad because he’s playing King Gyeongjong, who won’t be long for that world. I presume. I mean, the drama is playing... More »

Drama Recaps
Six Flying Dragons: Episode 36
by | February 3, 2016 | 203 Comments
And so it falls to Bang-won to do the utterly unthinkable, if not for the fact that everyone else likely thought about it and just didn’t want to admit it to themselves. While people like his own father would rather choose to live in denial, our most ruthless young dragon... More »

Drama Recaps
Signal: Episode 4
by | February 3, 2016 | 68 Comments
The past begins to interweave with the present to the point where it’s hard to tell which came first—and if that sounds crazy, it’s because it is. Crazy good, that is. Aside from the truly stellar acting, Signal benefits most from its deft directing hand, which helps to heighten the... More »

Drama Recaps
Remember—Son’s War: Episode 14
by | February 3, 2016 | 35 Comments
Two steps forward, one step back. It may be slow, but at least it’s progress as our heroic team continues to fight for the side of justice and truth. Some experience growth that give them the confidence to win, others finally realize that this is no longer the time to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Will it be Han Ji-min or Sung Yuri for MBC’s Monster?
by | February 3, 2016 | 70 Comments
Ah, finally news of a potential leading lady for Monster, the revengey melo starring Kang Ji-hwan whose life is trampled by the super elite and who then sets out for payback. News has surfaced simultaneously that both Han Ji-min (Hyde Jekyll Me, Rooftop Prince) and Sung Yuri (Birth Secret, Feast... More »

Drama Casting & News
Gong Hyo-jin, Jo Jung-seok for KBS rom-com Jealousy Incarnate
by | February 3, 2016 | 76 Comments
Aieee, this would be such a cute pairing. Come on drama gods, let’s make it happen! There’s a new KBS romantic comedy in the works from the writer of Miss Korea and Pasta, and Gong Hyo-jin (The Producers) is being courted for a reunion with her. The series is called... More »

Drama Recaps
Cheese in the Trap: Episode 10
by | February 2, 2016 | 599 Comments
So cute today. I mean, this show is always cute (with a side of crazies), but this episode had some really sweet character beats that made me giddy. It also had some triumphant moments for our heroine, who confronts her tormenters in a major way and doesn’t hold back or... More »