Drama Casting & News
PD Lee Yoon-jung returns with romantic comedy for tvN
by | August 27, 2014 | 39 Comments
There’s been a mass exodus of drama talent to cable networks in the last few years and especially in the last few months, and among those who made the big headlines was PD Lee Yoon-jung, of Coffee Prince, Triple, and Taereung National Village. She ended her contract with MBC in... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Youths Over Flowers: Episode 4
by | August 26, 2014 | 35 Comments
girlfriday: Hee-yeol and Juck go wandering through the big square at night and decide they suddenly need scarves, and the saleslady suddenly puts this awesomely large hat on top of Hee-yeol’s head, and then comes back to add a sparkly skirt. Do you think they just have fun messing with... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Name That Drama: Face-stealers and home intruders
by | August 26, 2014 | 43 Comments
  Can you name these dramas? As always, feel free to email us your questions and requests for future Name That Drama installments.   Lauren’s question rings a bell with me, except for the tally marks. Anybody know? I’ve been searching for this for a while and I’ve turned to... More »


Drama Casting & News
Secret Door reveals its king and romantic killer
by | August 26, 2014 | 45 Comments
I am pretty pumped up about SBS’s upcoming historical drama Secret Door, half because that the cast is amazing, and half because it’s a gruesomely fascinating slice of history rife with pathos and emotion—and a heckuva mystery, as nobody has the definitive explanation for what caused Crown Prince Sado (played... More »


Drama Casting & News
KBS full steam ahead with King’s Face, casts Jo Yoon-hee to star
by | August 26, 2014 | 28 Comments
Recent controversy doesn’t seem to have derailed KBS, accusations of plagiarism and lawsuits be damned. On August 25, producers of the 2013 movie The Face Reader filed for an injunction against KBS for their unauthorized drama remake The King’s Face, alleging that KBS met with them to make the drama,... More »


Drama Recaps
Three Musketeers: Episode 2
by | August 25, 2014 | 72 Comments
The setup is complete, and now we begin the journey of initiating Dal-hyang into the group of musketeers, mostly by throwing him off the deep end and figuring he’ll work it out. This episode delivers more action and wry humor, and also shines a light (albeit a tiny, brief one)... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Pants-dropping highs and bickering lows in My Love My Bride
by | August 25, 2014 | 27 Comments
Gah, I can’t wait for this movie to come out. Jo Jung-seok (You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin) and Shin Mina (Arang and the Magistrate) are getting hitched this fall in the romantic comedy My Love My Bride, a remake of the 1990 movie starring Choi Jin-shil and Park Joong-hoon. They... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Seon-kyun gets angry for new movie role
by | August 25, 2014 | 9 Comments
Lee Seon-kyun is lining up his next project after enjoying a successful run with his action thriller A Hard Day earlier this year, and this time takes on the titular character in Angry Lawyer. Okay, so that title doesn’t sound the most exciting, but at least the premise seems promising:... More »


Drama Casting & News
Face Reader producers file injunction against KBS for King’s Face
by | August 25, 2014 | 19 Comments
It’s possible we won’t be seeing The King’s Face on KBS this fall, as originally planned. The drama adaptation of the 2013 film The Face Reader was scheduled to air in November and was courting Seo In-gook to headline. But on August 25, The Face Reader’s production company, Jupiter Film,... More »


Drama Recaps
Marriage Not Dating: Episode 16 (Final)
by | August 24, 2014 | 117 Comments
Marriage Not Dating wraps up in a satisfying and poetic way, bringing us back full circle to remind us why we’ve all loved this couple so much. They stay true to themselves as the show manages to tie up all the loose ends nicely, leaving me feeling like everyone gets... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Park Shin-yang tackles daddy duties in new film
by | August 24, 2014 | 8 Comments
After turning down the lead in the upcoming KBS drama Iron Man, signs point to Park Shin-yang (Sign, Painter of the Wind) harking back to his acting days of yore. After a two-year hiatus from the big screen (his last movie was Man on the Edge), he’s agreed to take... More »