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by | October 17, 2014 | 418 Comments
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Drama Casting & News
Kim Jung-eun and Nam Bora cast as sisters for SBS weekend drama
by | October 17, 2014 | 11 Comments
It’s been a while since Kim Jung-eun has had a solid drama project that hasn’t gone sideways on her (Oohlala Spouses, Korean Peninsula), but I’m always rooting for her to return in something good. She’s currently being courted to headline the upcoming SBS family weekend drama Goddess of Sales, as... More »


Drama Recaps
My Secret Hotel: Episode 15
by | October 16, 2014 | 17 Comments
Secrets aren’t safe when everyone seems to be hiding around the corner, but the good news is that we (and Sung-gyum) finally learn who killed Sung-gyum’s father. We also learn who killed Young-mi and Hwang, although the jury is still out as to whether that’s not just another cover-up for... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jo Jae-hyun teams with Chaser writer for new drama Punch
by | October 16, 2014 | 19 Comments
Casting has begun on the new drama from rising star writer Park Kyung-soo, of the taut dramatic thrillers The Chaser and Empire of Gold. His third drama for SBS, called Punch, has scored the Monday-Tuesday timeslot this winter. The offer is currently out to TV veteran Jo Jae-hyun (Jung Do-jeon)... More »


Drama Casting & News
No awards ceremony for tvN this year
by | October 16, 2014 | 64 Comments
Remember when cable station tvN announced it was launching its own awards ceremony? Never mind; they’ve nixed the idea after all. This doesn’t mean the station will never host their own awards show, but perhaps they jumped the gun in planning. Announced only in August and described as being in... More »


Drama Casting & News
Reading faces (and minds?) in Dr. Frost’s animated and live-action teasers
by | October 16, 2014 | 32 Comments
Ooh, OCN’s upcoming Dr. Frost keeps looking better and better. While the setup is pure procedural—geeeenius psychoanalyst reads people’s behaviors and helps solve cases—the execution looks quite interesting, with a different angle than your straight-up crime investigation show. Based on a popular webtoon, Dr. Frost stars Song Chang-eui as a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Soo-hyun eyes new drama role in Dr. Frankenstein
by | October 15, 2014 | 127 Comments
Is it the year of the split personality or what? Kim Soo-hyun (You From Another Star) is reportedly considering a drama titled Dr. Frankenstein as his next project, where the lead character is a brilliant doctor with multiple personality disorder. Does… he also create a monster that goes on the... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Youths Over Flowers: Episode 11 (Final)
by | October 15, 2014 | 23 Comments
javabeans: This is a highlight episode since last week’s episode took us through the end of the Laos trip, but I’m hoping that there’ll be good tidbits in here. I don’t love highlight episodes since they feel like filler, but this production team is pretty good about finding narratives in... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Sang-joong and Kim Tae-woo offered KBS’s next sageuk epic
by | October 15, 2014 | 27 Comments
KBS had a huge hit on their hands with the weekend sageuk Jeong Do-jeon this past year, as it was both a critical and ratings success, and the network’s follow-up in that timeslot has been highly anticipated since June. The project is finally entering casting rounds, and currently has offers... More »


Drama Casting & News
Trailer and highlights: Let the Liar Game begin
by | October 15, 2014 | 62 Comments
Ooh, this looks intriguing. Liar Game premieres next week, and not only do we have a longer teaser giving us the premise of the show, but also a 5-minute preview of highlights from the first episode. Sometimes these long highlights are hit or miss, because they’re long enough that they... More »


Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk and Oh Yeon-seo consider MBC historical fantasy
by | October 15, 2014 | 54 Comments
Does Jang Hyuk never sleep? I don’t know if he’s just a workaholic or if MBC is paying him money by the truckload, but he’s up for his third MBC drama project in less than six months. He’s going from Fated To Love You to a drama short with Jang... More »