Drama Recaps
High Society: Episode 13
by | July 22, 2015 | 124 Comments
Two break-ups, four broken hearts. Even then, it seems it’s never too late to have a change of heart. There are a few of those in this hour that takes some people by surprise and leaves the others more or less confused as to where that suddenly came from. Much... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jung Ryeo-won, Lee Dong-wook cast in new tvN drama
by | July 21, 2015 | 46 Comments
We’ve got another dramaland reunion in the works: Lee Dong-wook (Iron Man, Mandate of Heaven) and Jung Ryeo-won (Medical Top Team, King of Dramas) are being courted to headline the new tvN drama Bubblegum, slated for a winter broadcast either late this year or early next year. The two actors... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Tae-hee’s dreamy first stills for Yong-pal
by | July 21, 2015 | 26 Comments
Yong-pal has already given us the first stills of series star Joo-won, and now it’s Kim Tae-hee’s turn as the drama’s leading lady. She’s pictured here in her first shoots for the SBS show, which took place on the 17th; she plays a chaebol heiress described as a Sleeping Beauty,... More »


Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 8
by | July 21, 2015 | 107 Comments
If timing is everything, then the two men vying for our heroine’s affections seem to be in desperate need of an intelligent alarm clock to tell them when it is or isn’t a good time to say their piece. And if the person coming clean isn’t going to be among... More »


Drama Casting & News
Choi Won-young to play Choi Ji-woo’s husband in Twenty Again
by | July 21, 2015 | 20 Comments
Ah, we finally find out more about Choi Ji-woo’s husband in her new tvN drama Twenty Again, now that the role has been cast. Choi Won-young (I Remember You) has signed on for the part, which is bound to make the love triangle interesting because he’s so good at being... More »


Drama Casting & News
Press conference day for JTBC’s Last
by | July 21, 2015 | 19 Comments
It’s premiere week for action-noir drama Last, which held its production press conference on the afternoon of July 21 with its main cast and producers: Yoon Kye-sang and Lee Beom-soo as the two leads who face off in a fierce fight in Seoul’s underground society, with Seo Ye-ji, Park Ye-jin,... More »


Drama Recaps
The Time I’ve Loved You: Episode 7
by | July 20, 2015 | 80 Comments
Hana decides she needs some space to sort things out for herself and her career, which is a good move in theory, but doesn’t seem to work out so well in practice. It’s tough when your job description is flexible enough to include becoming an indentured servant to the concert... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae considers war movie MacArthur opposite Liam Neeson
by | July 20, 2015 | 38 Comments
When I first heard this news, I assumed that Korean war movie MacArthur would be a Hollywood production, but it’s a new domestic film from Taewon Entertainment (the production house behind the IRIS franchise), that managed to cast Liam Neeson (Taken) in the titular role as General Douglas MacArthur. The... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Seung-gi, Shim Eun-kyung pair up for sageuk romance
by | July 20, 2015 | 46 Comments
Shim Eun-kyung (Cantabile Tomorrow) had been mentioned previously as a possibility for headlining the movie Compatibility, and now she’s confirmed signing on and has also scored a co-star in Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded). This should make for a fun sageuk romance pairing, coming from the makers of the entertaining... More »


Drama Casting & News
Twenty Again casts Choi Ji-woo’s son and classmate
by | July 20, 2015 | 34 Comments
We’ve got new casting additions to tvN’s coming-of-age campus drama Twenty Again, which stars Choi Ji-woo (Temptation) as a mother who decides to go back to school and joins her son as a member of his university’s freshman class. Cue embarrassing but utterly adorable mother-son hijinks? Kim Min-jae (The Producers,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kang Ji-hwan, Moon Geun-young courted for new drama Home Alone
by | July 19, 2015 | 77 Comments
Good news: Kang Ji-hwan (Big Man) and Moon Geun-young (Goddess of Fire Jung-yi) may be teaming up for a new drama! Aw, I’ve missed them in good dramas! Less good news news: The drama comes from writer Kim Do-hyun of tvN’s weirdly mishmashed rom-com-murder drama My Secret Hotel, and is... More »