Drama Casting & News
Sung Joon and UEE pucker up for High Society’s poster shoot
by | May 14, 2015 | 92 Comments
Yup, Chaebol’s Daughter has changed its title again, but on the upside, High Society is substantially better than the totally nondescript True Romance. Whatever it’s called, this drama has picked one hell of an inaugural promo run: The first set of stills feature a gussied-up Sung Joon (Hyde, Jekyll, Me)... More »


Drama Recaps
Warm and Cozy: Episode 1
by | May 13, 2015 | 146 Comments
Just as the title says, Warm and Cozy turns out to be a warm and cozy show, in a nicely comfortable way. It’s not the most exciting first hour of a show ever, and perhaps it could have been bolstered by a heavier dose of plot, but this is a... More »


Drama Recaps
Who Are You–School 2015: Episode 5
by | May 13, 2015 | 113 Comments
The mystery continues to build with significant developments in finding out who Eun-byul was. As much as Eun-bi would rather live in ignorance behind the veil of memory loss, adopting Eun-byul’s life as her own comes with responsibility. Eun-bi slowly pieces together her twin sister’s life with the few clues... More »


Drama Casting & News
God’s Gift PD returns with new drama for SBS
by | May 13, 2015 | 21 Comments
There seems to be some heavy competition going on at SBS for a spot on its late summer Wednesday-Thursday drama lineup, because we’ve already heard news about two other dramas angling to air in that time slot — writer Kim Eun-hee’s Signal, which got pushed back for Shin Mina’s Will... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Put your hands in the air for Masked Prosecutor
by | May 13, 2015 | 51 Comments
Okay, Kim Sun-ah looks way too glamorous in these Masked Prosecutor stills to be a detective on the job — more like a fashion model posing in a cop-themed shoot, maybe — but I’m certainly not going to complain about her kicking ass and fighting crime. And Joo Sang-wook should... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oh My Ghostess casts Kwak Shi-yang as pretty-boy chef
by | May 13, 2015 | 27 Comments
I always like seeing talented newcomers getting more work, so it’s good to hear that Kwak Shi-yang, who came on the scene out of nowhere to take a lead in Mnet’s Persevere, Gu Hae-ra, is joining Oh My Ghostess on tvN, which is the new series from the High School... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Grandpas Over Flowers in Greece: Episode 7 (Final)
by | May 12, 2015 | 56 Comments
javabeans: We’re at the end of another Grandpas Over Flowers trip! It’s been a fun ride, but I’d be lying if I didn’t say I’ll be disappointed if it doesn’t end with wedding announcements. Fine, I’ll take dating announcements. I’m not demanding. girlfriday: I really hope that they’re secretly dating... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Gong Yoo, Song Kang-ho headline occupation-era thriller
by | May 12, 2015 | 23 Comments
Director Kim Ji-woon (I Saw the Devil, The Good, the Bad, the Weird) is back with a new action movie, a period piece set during the Japanese occupation called Secret Agent. It’s no surprise that he went straight to Song Kang-ho (The Attorney) to reunite for what will be their... More »


Drama Casting & News
Six Flying Dragons confirms leads, adds Yoon Kyun-sang
by | May 12, 2015 | 36 Comments
All systems are a go for Six Flying Dragons, the new SBS sageuk that now officially stars Yoo Ah-in (Secret Love Affair) and Kim Myung-min (A New Leaf) in an epic political struggle over the future of the newly founded Joseon nation. There’s going to be a lot of acting... More »


Drama Casting & News
Yeo Jin-gu sound bites from the Orange Marmalade press conference
by | May 12, 2015 | 94 Comments
High school fantasy drama Orange Marmalade held its production press conference in Seoul on May 12 — the show kicks off this Friday on KBS — so the cast was on hand to promote the vampire-girl-falls-in-love-with-human-boy melo-romance. The event also yielded a number of gems from its question-and-answer session, mostly... More »


Drama Recaps
Falling for Innocence: Episode 12
by | May 11, 2015 | 72 Comments
This hour is all about confronting the past, whether that means just learning how to let go or learning how to embrace and reconcile it with the present. Both Min-ho and Soon-jung find themselves tied to the ghosts of what came before in similarly eerie ways, but the result is... More »