Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 20, 2016
by | August 20, 2016 | 50 Comments
Jang Dong-gun, Park Hee-soon, Lee Jong-seok I’m excited for this: Jang Dong-gun, Lee Jong-seok and Park Hee-soon are all confirmed for VIP, the latest film from Park Hoon-jung (The Tiger, New World). Lee will indeed play the villain, a son of a high-ranking North Korean official with a penchant for... More »


Drama Recaps
Wanted: Episode 15
by | August 19, 2016 | 5 Comments
The true purpose behind a show that began as a search for a kidnapped boy has emerged. The kidnapper has used the show to reveal a threat to the public’s health while exposing a corrupt company. The power of the media, coupled with a public that is increasingly connected, has... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jung Woo-sung is up to no good in Asura
by | August 19, 2016 | 7 Comments
In crime-action-thriller Asura, men who would traditionally be portrayed as the bad guys in most films will fight for survival in a dog-eat-dog world. It’s all about corruption, pushing the limits of human evil, and the dark underbelly of the law. A new trailer highlighting the different but equally cruel... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bae Nuri as Choi Ji-woo’s right-hand woman in Woman With a Suitcase
by | August 19, 2016 | 4 Comments
Going from Dramaworld to the legal world, actress Bae Nuri has been cast in MBC’s upcoming Monday-Tuesday drama Woman with a Suitcase. Woman with a Suitcase is a legal-romance-mystery about a charismatic and competent legal office manager named Cha Geum-joo, played by Choi Ji-woo (Twenty Again), who meets Hahm Bok-geo,... More »


Drama Recaps
Running Man: Episode 312
by | August 19, 2016 | 12 Comments
Old habits will die hard this week when our cast is faced with writing a refreshing take on a classic song. Some singers will join the mix to help them come up with the right words to make this summer rendition into a catchy tune. The question is—will their input... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #461
by | August 19, 2016 | 506 Comments
Happy Friday everyone! Here is your Open Thread, which is here for you to chat about anything you want, whether it be drama-related or not. Nothing’s off-topic here! Spoilers may be rife, so proceed accordingly.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Seo In-gook transforms into Shopping King Louie
by | August 19, 2016 | 83 Comments
These newly released photos from the production of MBC’s upcoming rom-com series Shopping King Louie aren’t as exciting as I’d like my first-stills-from-a-drama to be, but it’s Seo In-gook and he’s looking sharp, so net gain. Seo In-gook didn’t bother taking a break after finishing up his cable drama Police... More »


Drama Casting & News
The forecast looks sunny for Jealousy Incarnate
by | August 19, 2016 | 43 Comments
It looks like we’re in for a cute, sunny romance in SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday rom-com Jealousy Incarnate, unless you’re Jo Jung-seok (Oh My Ghostess), that is, in which case you’re in for a little karmic retribution in the form of petty jealousy. Gong Hyo-jin (The Producers) stars as a weather... More »


Drama Recaps
Uncontrollably Fond: Episode 14
by | August 18, 2016 | 130 Comments
It’s a question that people have been asking themselves for countless ages: Is it acceptable to do a bad thing in order to bring about a positive result? At what point does a decision become wrong, if it hurts one but helps another? The consequences can be high, and the... More »


Drama Recaps
W–Two Worlds: Episode 9
by | August 18, 2016 | 706 Comments
Maybe up is down, and down is up. And I could’ve sworn that yesterday happened already, but now I’m not so sure. I didn’t used to think those rules of the universe were arbitrary, but who’s to say anymore? I guess if this were any other drama, I might say... More »