Chungmuro/Film News
Rain considers marital melo, Su Ae declines
by | February 11, 2015 | 36 Comments
While You Were Sleeping was to feature the film pairing of Rain (She’s So Lovable) and Su Ae (Thousand Day Promise) playing spouses, but now it looks like we’ll only getting half of that couple (at best): Su Ae has decided against the project, while Rain is still considering. An... More »


Drama Casting & News
Byun Yo-han offered starring role in new tvN rom-com
by | February 11, 2015 | 71 Comments
Talk about your rising stars. We all know that tvN’s mega-hit Misaeng did wonders for its entire cast, but no one’s star traveled as far and as fast as Byun Yo-han’s. The 29-year-old actor went from virtual unknown indie film regular to the quirky and hilarious Han Seok-yul in Misaeng... More »


Drama Recaps
Healer: Episode 20 (Final)
by | February 10, 2015 | 5,073 Comments
It’s oooooooover! Are we all still alive? And satisfied? And coherent? Healer wraps up its run in the spirit of the rest of the series, with one more tightly planned mission characterized by twists that are fun and feel-good… and maybe also a twist or two that’ll take a year... More »


Drama Recaps
Heart to Heart: Episode 9
by | February 10, 2015 | 56 Comments
There it is again, that look of love in a boy’s eyes… let’s just hope he realizes it in time. This is a difficult episode, as we get to the point in our story when the characters have to make some hard decisions and some even harder internal changes. Things... More »


Drama Recaps
Kill Me, Heal Me: Episode 10
by | February 10, 2015 | 292 Comments
This is Se-gi’s episode. Snappy wardrobe improvement aside, things are getting seriouser and seriouser. We already knew there was pain at the root of Se-gi’s existence, but the catalyst of Ri-jin’s proximity and the recent events around Do-hyun bring the locked-up memories back to the surface. With the thickening plot,... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bloodsucking gets cutesy for fantasy-medical drama Blood
by | February 10, 2015 | 88 Comments
The trio of posters that KBS’s upcoming Blood just released makes for an interesting mix, because none of them look like they come from the same drama. The first one makes me gag a little (since one of them is not a vampire!), but I see what they were going... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hong Jong-hyun courted to be Yoochun’s rival in Sensory Couple
by | February 10, 2015 | 47 Comments
There’s new casting development for SBS’s new supernatural drama Sensory Couple, though sadly not for a leading lady — Kim Ji-won turned out not to be in the running to star after all, which breaks my heart. I don’t know why a drama that was once called Girl Who Sees... More »


Drama Recaps
Ho-gu’s Love: Episode 1
by | February 9, 2015 | 69 Comments
How. Freaking. Adorable. Ho-gu’s Love (or Fool’s Love, named for our main character Ho-gu, a pun on “fool”) premiered on tvN today and is already off to a zippy start. I expected comic-book-style hilarity from the writer of Flower Boy Ramyun Shop, and I wasn’t disappointed—the show is chock full... More »


Drama Recaps
Healer: Episode 19
by | February 9, 2015 | 1,055 Comments
Only one more episode left! Are we all going to be okay tomorrow? Heck, are we all okay today? Today’s episode is, in true Healer style, is full of both setbacks as well as successes, mixing in the payoffs with new threats to carry us into the finale. We’re delivered... More »


Drama Recaps
Spy: Episode 10
by | February 9, 2015 | 110 Comments
Our hero’s in store for some sobering revelations this hour that’ll make him rethink the way he’s been acting around Mom, and all for the better—it’s about time Spy kicked into gear. Now that all the pieces are in place and we’ve got a baddie to make Ki-chul look sympathetic... More »


Drama Recaps
Persevere, Gu Hae-ra: Episode 4
by | February 9, 2015 | 49 Comments
This show makes me feel so many emoooootions, it’s great. It’s settled into its rhythm now—feel-good with a touch of melancholy—as the camaraderie really starts to come together, and it’s such fun to watch this diverse mix of personalities gel into a team, one where every character feels real and... More »