Drama Casting & News
Candy grows up for cable’s Miss Mamma Mia
by | November 19, 2014 | 13 Comments
And cable keeps churning them out. This time it’s the cable station KBS N, which has just announced the main lineup for its upcoming romance drama Miss Mamma Mia, starting with Kang Byul (Mandate of Heaven, Kim Suro) as the lead. The drama’s about a young single mother raising a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Valid Love’s cozy threesome posters
by | November 19, 2014 | 65 Comments
It looks like three won’t be a crowd for this drama, at least based on the story the posters are telling me. Here’s a whole batch of posters, stills, and teasers for tvN’s new Monday-Tuesday drama Valid Love, starring Lee Shi-young as a woman who loves both her husband Uhm... More »


Drama Recaps
Liar Game: Episode 9
by | November 19, 2014 | 126 Comments
A hero without confidence is a scary, scary thing, especially when he’s the only one even remotely capable of stopping a villain that’s as deviously bent on spreading anarchy and chaos as Kang Do-young. At least our heroine does an admirable job at filling the void left by Woo-jin’s wounded... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 12
by | November 18, 2014 | 70 Comments
With old problems finding resolution, we open the door for new goals and new directions, though what remains is still one of the things I like best about the show, is that the characters stick around to guide each other along. Of course, all that serious personal growth doesn’t mean... More »


Drama Recaps
Modern Farmer: Episode 10
by | November 18, 2014 | 71 Comments
Some fences are mended, but at the expense of others, as the romantic feelings continue to circle around with nowhere to land. But it’s not all about love when it comes to hurt feelings, as some of the parents in Hadurok-ri discover when their children get a chance to say... More »


Drama Casting & News
Dr. Frost hopes for another adaptation success story
by | November 18, 2014 | 21 Comments
OCN is getting ready to launch Dr. Frost, its webtoon-adapted psychological procedural drama that just held its press conference on November 18, where the cast talked about its expectations and character descriptions. The drama stars Song Chang-eui as the frosty-haired (and frosty-hearted?) lead character who teaches psychology, tends bar, and... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Hwang Jung-min and Kang Dong-won team up in revenge thriller
by | November 18, 2014 | 32 Comments
Well you know I’m always a happy camper when there’s no end in sight to Kang Dong-won’s steady stream of projects. He’s had a pretty strong showing on the big screen this past year with the melodrama Dugeun Dugeun My Heart and the historical action film Kundo: Age of the... More »


Drama Recaps
Cantabile Tomorrow: Episode 11
by | November 17, 2014 | 81 Comments
Ah, get your hearts ready for warming. It’s a great episode for friendship and growing up, and well-paced in the way it guides several of our main characters on their individual paths of growth so that they dovetail nicely. It’s a nice way to depict the interconnectedness of these lives,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Seung-gi in talks to headline Kill Me, Heal Me
by | November 17, 2014 | 165 Comments
What’s better than Puppy in a drama? Why seven Puppies, of course. At least that’s what this show is banking on, anyway. MBC’s new split-personality drama Kill Me, Heal Me is reportedly in final contract negotiations with Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) to headline the series as its leading man... More »


Drama Recaps
Misaeng: Episode 9
by | November 17, 2014 | 130 Comments
The newbies struggle to find their place, as their ambition and vision far exceeds their level of experience. They play their best hand and put their best foot forward, but that’s simply not enough when you’re faced with the adversities of being the new kids on the block. It’s a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Mnet’s new youth music drama begins casting
by | November 17, 2014 | 46 Comments
Jinyoung, Henry It’s been a while since cable station Mnet announced that it would be following up its high school music drama Monstar with a new series in the same mold, but it looks like casting has finally begun on the project, called Persevere, Gu Hae-ra. (In Korean, the title... More »