Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo In-young joins Cheese in the Trap movie as Baek In-ha
by | February 17, 2017 | 63 Comments
My first thought upon hearing this casting news was that Yoo In-young (Mask, Goodbye Mr. Black) would be able to pull off a pretty spot-on Baek In-ha in the movie remake of Cheese in the Trap. And then my next thought was, Hmm, this version is skewing kinda old… Here... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Sung-kyung offered new rom-com from I Remember You writer
by | February 16, 2017 | 88 Comments
Ooh yay, there’s a new drama in the works from writer Kwon Ki-young of the layered mystery thriller I Remember You, the political rom-com All About My Romance, and the workplace comedy Protect the Boss, and an offer is out to Lee Sung-kyung (Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju) to headline. It’s... More »

Drama Recaps
Defendant: Episode 8
by | February 16, 2017 | 24 Comments
Jung-woo continues to remember bits and pieces of his past, and as he begins to reconstruct the events of the night he lost everything, he realizes that he has very few options now. Time is running out before his fate is decided for him, and even the new information available... More »

Drama Casting & News
Gu Hye-sun shows off her dance moves for You’re Too Much
by | February 16, 2017 | 37 Comments
It’s been a while since we last saw newlywed Gu Hye-sun (Blood) in dramaland, but she’s making her comeback this year. She shows us her funny side in the teaser for MBC’s weekend drama You’re Too Much, where she’ll play a rough-and-tough girl who dreams of becoming a celebrity. It’s... More »

Drama Recaps
Missing 9: Episode 9
by | February 16, 2017 | 74 Comments
The tension mounts on the island as events also begin to escalate back in civilization as the two timelines grow closer to merging. Those who are supposed to help seem more interested in what’s most convenient, making the truth difficult to discover. Bong-hee is learning that having gotten off the... More »

Drama Casting & News
Backhugs and schoolgirl crushes on Strong Woman Do Bong-soon
by | February 16, 2017 | 71 Comments
Someone’s getting handsy. I didn’t think Park Hyung-shik (Hwarang) would be training tiny Hulk Park Bo-young (Oh My Ghostess) when she’s the one hired to be his muscle, but apparently he’ll be teaching her to control her massive strength and harness it into self-defense moves (better to protect him with,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoon-ah steals the hearts of two best friends in The King Loves
by | February 16, 2017 | 66 Comments
MBC’s upcoming historical romance melodrama The King Loves doesn’t seem to be in a hurry to release stills, but they are fully pre-producing the drama, which doesn’t yet have an airdate, so I can see how they might not want to show us everything so soon. Last week we caught... More »

Drama Casting & News
Age of Youth confirms a Season 2, rejoice
by | February 16, 2017 | 155 Comments
Park Hye-soo, Park Eun-bin, Han Ye-ri, Han Seung-yeon, Ryu Hwa-young The title says it all! JTBC’s critically acclaimed sleeper hit drama Age of Youth, which snuck in under the radar last year with little buzz and then proceeded to win all of the hearts with its low-key, humorous coming-of-age story,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Chicago Typewriter courts Kwak Shi-yang to be Yoo Ah-in’s rival
by | February 15, 2017 | 36 Comments
KBS’s upcoming fantasy-human-romantic-comedy Chicago Typewriter still hasn’t confirmed any leads yet—potential castings include Yoo Ah-in (Six Flying Dragons), Im Soo-jung (Time Renegades), and Go Kyung-pyo (Jealousy Incarnate)—but we get to throw Kwak Shi-yang’s (Mirror of the Witch, Second to Last Love) name into the mix as another possible addition. The... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Shi-young, Kim Young-kwang offered roles in MBC action-thriller Lookout
by | February 15, 2017 | 62 Comments
I was excited to hear that Two Weeks director Sohn Hyung-seok would be coming back with another thriller, titled Lookout, and am further excited now that Lee Shi-young (My Beautiful Bride) is considering one of the lead roles—she’s pretty badass, and does great in strong thrillers. Kim Young-kwang (The Man... More »