Drama Recaps
Persevere, Gu Hae-ra: Episode 10
by | March 18, 2015 | 15 Comments
Team Persevere makes great strides together as a team, finally getting the deserved attention for their efforts and talents. But individually, they find themselves stuck in struggles. It’s their own obstacles that they’re going to have to persevere through, especially with those who are ready to bring them down. With... More »


Drama Casting & News
U.S. remakes for You From Another Star, Nine likely shelved
by | March 18, 2015 | 120 Comments
Good news or bad news? You be the judge: It appears that the anticipated U.S. remakes of fantasy-rom-com You From Another Star and time-travel thriller Nine won’t be making it to air after all; ABC and NBC have revealed the titles they are giving pilot orders to for the upcoming... More »


Drama Casting & News
Eom Ki-joon up for new Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy
by | March 18, 2015 | 79 Comments
There was some panic in the air when news came out that Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) had taken himself out of the running to star in the new Hong sisters drama Warm and Cozy (formerly Jeju Island Gatsby), but his agency thankfully refuted the story. He’s still not confirmed — he... More »


Drama Recaps
Superdaddy Yeol: Episode 1
by | March 17, 2015 | 57 Comments
Welcome to Superdaddy Yeol, the webtoon adaptation in which a mother with only a year to live sets out to turn her deadbeat ex into the perfect father. It’s a sad premise and the first episode doesn’t shrink from it, but there is hope (and a little humor) to be... More »


Drama Casting & News
Answer Me franchise returns this fall with same parents, new year
by | March 17, 2015 | 86 Comments
After the longest development tease ever, PD Shin Won-ho and writer Lee Woo-jung of the Answer Me franchise (that’d be Answer Me 1997 and Answer Me 1994) have finally announced that the team will definitely be returning with a new installment of the stand-alone spinoff series this year, and as... More »


Drama Casting & News
Investigative crime thriller Hidden Identity comes to tvN
by | March 17, 2015 | 21 Comments
Dark crime thriller Bad Guys was a pretty solid hit for cable station OCN, but its director, PD Kim Jung-min, is hopping over to tvN for his next project, a drama titled Hidden Identity. Casting’s already begun, with Park Sung-woong (Fatal Encounter, Commitment, She Is Wow, Gaksital, New World) named... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas make their comeback as Greek gods
by | March 17, 2015 | 42 Comments
The halbaes are back! The new season of Na PD’s travel variety show Grandpas Over Flowers kicks off next week with a trip to Greece, and this time actress Choi Ji-woo (Temptation) has joined the cast to make things interesting. ‘Cause we all know that very little ruffles Lee Seo-jin’s... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Jun-ki courted to become vampire scholar of the night
by | March 17, 2015 | 181 Comments
Lee Jun-ki, for vampire-fantasy-period drama Scholar Who Walks the Night? Well now you’ve put the idea in my head and it can’t be un-put! I want this bad and I want it now, and you can’t backtrack because I won’t let you! Stamps feet. (Also, Lee Jun-ki should always do... More »


Drama Recaps
Kill Me, Heal Me: Episode 20 (Final)
by | March 16, 2015 | 248 Comments
This long denouement is an answer to the difficult and painful truths we’ve had to deal with so far. It’s an episode full of substance, and takes its time to craft a fitting send-off to the characters we’ve grown to love, as well as the ones we decidedly didn’t. Bittersweet... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! In the classroom with Angry Mom
by | March 16, 2015 | 17 Comments
Even cuter than the actors behind housewife-goes-back-to-high-school drama Angry Mom is the cartoon avatar for the lead, played by Kim Hee-sun, wielding a knife in one hand and a frying pan in the other. Don’t mess with angry ajumma! Kim Yoo-jung is mostly smiles behind the scenes of the poster... More »


Drama Casting & News
Couples cozy up for Mnet’s new drama The Lover
by | March 16, 2015 | 36 Comments
I’m curious to see how Mnet will handle a drama about cohabitating couples — it is cable, and yet their new drama The Lover seems like a big step out of their comfort zone (Mnet’s first two original series were the youthful music-themed Monstar and Persevere, Gu Hae-ra). But I’m... More »