Drama Casting & News
Daniel Henney up for Goodbye Mr. Black
by | November 23, 2015 | 134 Comments
Well it’s good to know that the new revenge drama Goodbye Mr. Black has found itself a new home at MBC and has withstood rounds of rumors that it would never make it on the air. It’s now being planned for a March broadcast, and has begun casting again for... More »

Drama Casting & News
Fortunes of romance and fate for Cheese in the Trap
by | November 23, 2015 | 75 Comments
Here are a couple more teasers to whet our appetites for tvN’s upcoming campus-set romance-thriller drama Cheese in the Trap, though I’m still trying to figure out where the mystery and thrills come from. So far it looks like a straightforward rom-com with a coolly perfect hero and a plucky... More »

Drama Casting & News
Bu Bu Jing Xin remake Moon Lovers courts Nam Joo-hyuk
by | November 23, 2015 | 127 Comments
At this rate, every flower boy actor in dramaland will be cast in this drama. Totally not a complaint, by the way, but then you probably already knew that. Moon Lovers, the Korean drama remake of the hit Chinese series Bu Bu Jing Xin, is adding another name to the... More »

Drama Recaps
D-Day: Episode 18
by | November 22, 2015 | 67 Comments
Do you hate sunshine, puppies, and happiness? Then this is the episode for you! Prepare your hankies, because there’s a lot of snot and tears to deal with as our heroes struggle with the pain of potentially losing someone near and dear. At least there’s only one more week left and... More »

Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 22, 2015
by | November 22, 2015 | 49 Comments
Ji-soo Cutie Ji-soo (Sassy Go Go, Angry Mom) has been cast as the lead in KBS’s drama special Page-Turner. The latest from writer Park Hye-ryun (Pinocchio, I Hear Your Voice) features two teens, a genius pianist and an athlete with a bulldozer personality, who are involved in an unexpected accident... More »

Drama Casting & News
Entourage remake in plans for 2016 airdate on tvN
by | November 22, 2015 | 33 Comments
javabeans: Remember how tvN was gonna remake HBO’s Entourage? girlfriday: Oh yeaaaaaah are they still doing that? javabeans: That news first surfaced two years ago that they’d licensed the rights, but we had no further reports and I’m pretty sure most of us forgot about it. But tvN has just... More »

Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1988: Episode 6
by | November 21, 2015 | 292 Comments
With the first snow of the year comes the start of heady first love—confessions come spilling out left and right, leaving one small street in one small neighborhood littered with broken hearts and the anticipation of new romance. Someone will cry, someone will laugh, someone will be brave, and someone... More »

Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 273
by | November 21, 2015 | 26 Comments
Our cast is put up to a new kind of challenge this week: a live audience. Bringing laughs on stage week after week is no easy feat, but today’s guests are always prepared to use humor to make someone smile. This Laughter Battle will force our cast to learn the... More »

Drama Recaps
Bubblegum: Episode 8
by | November 21, 2015 | 76 Comments
Ri-hwan lays his cards on the table about Haeng-ah, but good intentions are never enough, especially when his mom is driven by the fear of not just losing him, but losing herself. Keeping her secret becomes increasingly harder, and everyone around her struggles with the consequences of her prognosis. It’s... More »

Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1988: Episode 5
by | November 20, 2015 | 128 Comments
This one’s a heart-twister, but then again, aren’t they all? This season’s focus on family was a pretty spectacular move, because instead of yanking our chains about guessing at people’s future husbands, we’re instead completely engrossed in our characters’ present lives, and everyone and their mother—literally—gets a fully formed character... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
52nd Daejong Film Awards
by | November 20, 2015 | 114 Comments
Oh man, you guuuuuuys, grab your popcorn and settle in, because this year’s 52nd Daejong (Grand Bell) Film Awards were an unmitigated hot mess, and it is so entertaining. The ceremony for Korea’s longest-running film awards was held on Friday, November 20, but to get the full context for the... More »