Drama Recaps
Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 12
by | February 26, 2015 | 67 Comments
I like the emotional depth that we get when Robin gets backed into a corner. A journey towards healthy acceptance for Seo-jin becomes a life-and-death fight for Robin, and now everyone else is caught between them whether they want to be or not. And after being convinced that Robin is... More »


Drama Recaps
Ho-gu’s Love: Episode 6
by | February 26, 2015 | 79 Comments
It’s a Kang-chul centric episode as — no, wait, come back! Come back! Yes, he might be a total ass, but everyone has a backstory, and we get a peek into his. If that’s not enough, there’s the promise of Ho-kyung’s revenge to keep us going. We also learn why... More »


Drama Recaps
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Episode 2
by | February 26, 2015 | 81 Comments
These are the faces of the condemned about to face judge, jury, and executioner in the form of In-sang’s parents. They’re in for a shock even greater than the pregnancy reveal itself, culminating in a strangely funny sequence of events as the Han Family gets turned upside down. The tone... More »


Drama Casting & News
Warm Word producers reteam for Chaebol’s Daughter
by | February 26, 2015 | 51 Comments
I suppose if you’re going to make a drama about a chaebol, why not put that front and center in the title? That’s what the producers of A Warm Word (PD Choi Young-hoon, writer Ha Myung-hee) are doing with their next drama, which is titled (for now) Chaebol’s Daughter and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jin-wook eyes return to broadcast TV with Hello Monster
by | February 26, 2015 | 62 Comments
Lee Jin-wook is looking at a new drama project, and after doing a trio of dramas for cable station tvN (Three Musketeers, Nine, I Need Romance 2012), this one may take him back to broadcast television with KBS’s upcoming Hello Monster. (He’s favorably considering, not yet confirmed.) The story of... More »


Drama Recaps
Hyde, Jekyll, Me: Episode 11
by | February 25, 2015 | 102 Comments
Everything gets turned upside-down in this episode, as confessions begin to unfurl left and right. Whatever happened to good old-fashioned lying through your teeth? The peaceful coexistence between Robin and Seo-jin is threatened, though nothing is quite as confusing as Seo-jin’s sudden… niceness, leaving Hana completely spun around. And they... More »


Drama Recaps
Heard It Through the Grapevine: Episode 1
by | February 25, 2015 | 75 Comments
Well, this is going to be interesting. Heard It Through the Grapevine premiered on SBS this week in an attempt to fill the gaping hole in the lineup left by Punch, which is a hard act to follow if there ever was one. Boasting an unusual premise dealing with a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Kim Hee-sun goes back to high school
by | February 25, 2015 | 21 Comments
I never doubted that the preternaturally fresh-faced Kim Hee-sun (Wonderful Season, Faith) could look younger than her 37 years, but hot damn, how does she wear a high school uniform for a flashback scene and make it look current? (She’s pictured with Oh Yoon-ah (You’re All Surrounded), who’s actually three... More »


Drama Casting & News
School 2015 in the works at KBS
by | February 25, 2015 | 76 Comments
Sigh, I miss the days of School 2013. It was such earnest, unbridled, furious man-love — er, boy-love — with little else to get in the way. The good news is that we’re about to get another installment of the high school drama franchise that began in the ’90s and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yeo Jin-gu falls in love with vampire for Orange Marmalade
by | February 25, 2015 | 72 Comments
Yes, it’s another vampire drama and another webtoon adaptation, but it’s Yeo Jin-gu! Surely that makes up for it? (Update: Ack! I made a mistake, he’s not the vampire, the girl is! Curses to my short memory and a thousand apologies, it’s totally my bad. Doing bows of penance as... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Woo-bin and Kang So-ra offered leads in Hong sisters rom-com
by | February 24, 2015 | 164 Comments
Yes, yes, and yes please — this is news I can get excited about, with Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) and Kang So-ra (Misaeng) surfacing as the first names to be courted for Jeju Island Gatsby, the new drama from the Hong sisters writing team and the director they worked with on... More »