Drama Recaps
Orange Marmalade: Episode 2
by | May 20, 2015 | 103 Comments
I’m happy to report that not only is the second episode of Orange Marmalade as good as the first, but in my opinion, it’s even better. We learn a bit more about our characters and their pasts, and discover some surprising connections. A newcomer to school shakes things up, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Hae-jin signs on for webtoon-adapted drama Cheese in the Trap
by | May 20, 2015 | 92 Comments
After being mentioned in conjunction with the project for a while, Park Hae-jin (Bad Guys, Doctor Stranger) has confirmed his next project as the drama Cheese in the Trap, based on the popular webtoon of the same name. The webtoon centers around a university student, Hong-seol, and the perfect-seeming university... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Haneul to romance a student in Teacher
by | May 19, 2015 | 51 Comments
I know that Kim Haneul (You’re My Pet, A Gentleman’s Dignity) doing a noona romance isn’t all that new for her, but this new movie sounds like it’ll be pushing the envelope. She’s currently considering an offer to star in the new film Teacher, about a dangerous love affair between... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-ae in talks to become Mrs. Cop
by | May 19, 2015 | 13 Comments
Endlessly elegant Kim Hee-ae (Secret Love Affair, Elegant Lie, A Wife’s Credentials) is being courted to take the lead in an SBS drama titled Mrs. Cop, and that title makes me laugh, so of course she has to do it. Granted, Mrs. Cop isn’t described as a comedy but rather... More »


Drama Casting & News
Divorce Lawyer in Love eyes a two-episode extension
by | May 19, 2015 | 29 Comments
Interestingly, SBS’s Divorce Lawyer in Love is considering a two-episode extension, which is a surprise since the weekend rom-com isn’t doing very well in the ratings. But the latest news out of the show is that SBS is looking to extend its 16-episode run to 18, pushing its finale another... More »


Drama Casting & News
High Society starts with a kiss
by | May 19, 2015 | 88 Comments
…Or three, but who’s counting? SBS’s new Monday-Tuesday melodrama High Society has followed up its first set of kissyface stills with a teaser that delivers on that promise and then some. Leads Sung Joon (Hyde, Jekyll, Me) and UEE (Ho-gu’s Love) hit the ground running with a teaser that shows... More »


Drama Recaps
Orange Marmalade: Episode 1
by | May 19, 2015 | 170 Comments
I have a good feeling about this one, guys. Orange Marmalade’s premiere episode strikes a balance that seems note-perfect so far, setting up a world that’s sweet and normal on the surface, but conflicted and troubled underneath. This premiere is all about establishing the dramaverse and the characters, and only... More »


Drama Recaps
Falling for Innocence: Episode 14
by | May 18, 2015 | 86 Comments
Soon-jung may be the only person immune to this face, and she proves it by attempting to venture out and start a new life, far away from our hero and his daily gifts of flowers, hand-written notes, and pretty much anything else he can possibly provide to make her day... More »


Drama Casting & News
Two Su Aes, one Mask
by | May 18, 2015 | 56 Comments
Oh, is THIS what Mask is actually about — a switched-places doppelganger story? There was no mention before of Su Ae playing two characters, but there’s no doubt about it in the teaser below, where the two Su Aes come face to face in wide-eyed shock to run into each... More »


Drama Casting & News
First script read for Scholar Who Walks the Night
by | May 18, 2015 | 76 Comments
Script reads usually aren’t that exciting, save for the fact that in this instance, there was a time just last month when I was convinced this show would never finish casting and get to this point. I mean, there’s casting drama and then there’s Scholar Who Walks the Night. But... More »


Drama Casting & News
The gang is assembled for Answer Me 1988
by | May 18, 2015 | 112 Comments
Go Kyung-pyo, Hyeri, Park Bo-gum Well that only took forever. Answer Me 1988, the third installment of tvN’s throwback youth series from PD Shin Won-ho and writer Lee Woo-jung, has at last announced its main cast after months of speculation, rumors, retractions, and recriminations. First, the good news: Go Kyung-pyo... More »