Drama Casting & News
Kim Hee-ae to reunite with Secret Love Affair team for new SBS drama
by | October 8, 2014 | 26 Comments
It’s not set in stone since this drama isn’t due out until next year, but Kim Hee-ae (Secret Love Affair, Noonas Over Flowers) is in talks to re-team with director Ahn Pan-seok and writer Jung Sung-joo of her last two dramas for cable network JTBC, Secret Love Affair and A... More »


Drama Casting & News
Masks, blindfolds, and betrayal in Liar Game
by | October 8, 2014 | 55 Comments
Liar Game has released some more promotional shots as it heads toward its premiere (in two weeks), such as the poster above which labels the show as an “extreme psychological chase drama.” (It’s rather handy that tvN likes to attach little descriptive taglines to their shows, giving us the convenient,... More »


Drama Recaps
Discovery of Romance: Episode 15
by | October 8, 2014 | 58 Comments
All of the secrets are out in the open and everyone has to get real with themselves, and admit their own responsibility in how things have all turned to shambles. It’s a hard episode to watch, because realizing that you’re (at least partly) to blame is never an easy thing... More »


Drama Casting & News
Choi Kang-hee, Lee Dong-gun as possible love interests for tvN romance
by | October 8, 2014 | 47 Comments
Casting has begun on Heart to Heart, the new drama from Coffee Prince director Lee Yoon-jung, who recently made the jump from broadcast television to CJ E&M; she resigned from MBC in May, and this’ll be her first project for tvN. The two actors currently in consideration for the leads... More »


Drama Recaps
Secret Door: Episode 6
by | October 7, 2014 | 29 Comments
The murder plot thickens, and our very tiny team of good guys gets smart about the “secret” part of this secret investigation. If only we could also keep the net of baddies from closing in around them though, because at some point you have to ask how investigating the facts... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Three Meals a Day, with a heaping side of bickering
by | October 7, 2014 | 39 Comments
What is it about eating in slow motion that just makes it hilarious? Or is it slow motion in general that makes everything hilarious? Or really, maybe it’s just the obvious point: It’s Na PD that makes things hilarious. The first trailer has come out for Na PD’s new food-related... More »


Drama Recaps
Three Musketeers: Episode 8
by | October 7, 2014 | 125 Comments
This episode isn’t even about Dal-hyang, yet he nabs the best spot in the house for being the light at the end of the tangled mess that is Sohyeon’s love life. (I know, right?) The two women involved in the crown prince’s affairs find themselves on completely opposite ends of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hyun Bin returns to dramaland with split personality
by | October 7, 2014 | 154 Comments
Woohoo, Hyun Bin is returning to dramaland! As a romantic lead with a split… personality…? Okay, I don’t know how I feel about that. The new SBS drama is called Hyde, Jekyll, Me, and is preparing for a January 2015 broadcast. It’s an adaptation of a popular webtoon that began... More »


Drama Recaps
Secret Door: Episode 5
by | October 6, 2014 | 12 Comments
A rich episode for character development, and it’s surprisingly full of moments of sincerity in a world that’s populated by so many glib, false-speaking snakes. We have this in multiple relationships, but most significantly in our central, most heart-tugging one between the king and the prince. The problem with them,... More »


Drama Casting & News
A misunderstood first encounter in Legendary Witches
by | October 6, 2014 | 16 Comments
With a few weeks left till its premiere, new MBC drama Legendary Witches has released the first stills from the drama, which look rather moody and picturesque for a show (1) that’s about chaebol machinations, ex-convicts, and underdog fights; and (2) supposedly lighthearted. I suppose it’s not impossible to be... More »


Drama Casting & News
Office grunts clock in at Misaeng’s press conference
by | October 6, 2014 | 22 Comments
The cast and crew of the upcoming tvN drama Misaeng (Incomplete Life) gathered for a press conference on Monday, October 6 — it seems fitting that a show about office grunts should punch in on a Monday, doesn’t it? The drama, an adaptation of a webtoon with a mania following,... More »