Drama Casting & News
SBS picks up My Sassy Girl, reunites Joo-won with Yong-pal PD
by | May 22, 2016 | 48 Comments
The youth sageuk remake of rom-com classic My Sassy Girl starring Joo-won (Yong-pal) and one lucky girl now has a home at SBS; the series has been confirmed for the station, and is due to air in early 2017. Does that mean Joo-won will be in army by the time... More »

Drama Casting & News
Drama viewership ratings for the week of May 16-22, 2016
by | May 22, 2016 | 103 Comments
All the action’s happening in the Monday-Tuesday slot lately, what with Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho doing the best out of any weekday primetime drama, and Oh Hae-young Again doing gangbusters over on cable. It’s certainly got people’s attention, and luckily, for all the right reasons.... More »

Beans of Wisdom of the week
by | May 21, 2016 | 26 Comments
This week in Beans of Wisdom… Lee Jun-ki’s mask and accompanying hairstyle in “Black-and-white couple for fantasy-romance Scarlet Heart: Goryeo” drew some hilarious responses, like Sol’s in comment #10: The Pirate of Goryeo YY replied: The Cyclops of Goryeo And Cherkell contributed: Phantom of the Goryeo Okay, stop right there.... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Seung-ho swindles his way through caper film Kim Seon-dal
by | May 21, 2016 | 27 Comments
The new Joseon-era caper comedy starring Yoo Seung-ho (Remember—Son’s War), Kim Seon-dal, is coming out this July. The teaser has just been released, and it’s hilarious. First, we’re introduced to the titular hero who is bold, brash, and daring with a healthy dose of remarkable charm. Then we have Bo-won,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Dong-gun considering KBS weekender Laurel Tree Tailors
by | May 21, 2016 | 10 Comments
Lee Dong-gun is heading back to television! …Maybe. News initially reported that he would star in a new KBS weekender, but his company, FNC Entertainment, quickly followed up with an official statement that he is just considering positively. The project is a feel-good drama titled Laurel Tree Tailors, which is... More »

Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 299
by | May 21, 2016 | 38 Comments
It’s a battle for the spotlight this week, where our cast members will team up with other celebs for a few shining moments of glory. Having all eyes on them may sound like a tempting idea, but everyone will quickly learn that running the show comes with its own high... More »

Drama Recaps
Entertainer: Episode 10
by | May 20, 2016 | 60 Comments
What’s a little fish to do, when the big fish is determined to eat him whole? Things are coming to a head between KTOP and Ddanddara Band, and there are some pretty high stakes involved, both personal and professional. All our little fishes can do is trust the truth and... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Go-eun and Yoon Yeo-jung warm hearts in Canola
by | May 20, 2016 | 54 Comments
Feel-good family film Canola (Korean title: Grandma Gye-choon) premiered on May 19 and surprisingly came out of the gate in second place at the box office, amidst current box office hits The Wailing and Captain America 3: Civil War. Yoon Yeo-jung (Dear My Friends) stars as the adorably spirited Granny... More »

Drama Recaps
Neighborhood Lawyer Jo Deul-ho: Episode 15
by | May 20, 2016 | 5 Comments
There’s a lot of feigning in this episode, namely feigning ignorance and feigning partnership, but the ruse that actually works is the latter. Playing dumb makes you look bad, but playing your cards right gives you leverage. Defeating Chairman Jung was always Deul-ho’s ultimate goal, but a new foe arises,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lucky Romance gets ready to test its fortunes and fates
by | May 20, 2016 | 68 Comments
MBC’s rom-com drama Lucky Romance is all set to premiere next week, and while I knew this was coming, it feels a little sudden to me, in a good way. We’ve had a steady trickle of promos (teasers, stills) but not really a big promo push, and I find it... More »