Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 29, 2014
by | November 29, 2014 | 37 Comments
Sung Dong-il, Kwon Sang-woo After suffering from delays, Private Investigator is moving forward again and has added Sung Dong-il (It’s Okay, It’s Love) to its cast. The movie will be directed by Kim Jung-hoon (Petty Romance), who actually wrote the script and won an award for the screenplay way back... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Moon Chae-won plays Lee Seung-gi hot and cold in Today’s Love
by | November 29, 2014 | 79 Comments
I’ve been looking forward to this romantic comedy for a while, but it looks even funnier than I’d hoped. The first teaser is out for the movie Today’s Love, starring Brilliant Legacy costars Moon Chae-won (Good Doctor) and Lee Seung-gi (You’re All Surrounded) as friends who ride that confusing line... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 222
by | November 28, 2014 | 45 Comments
A little while ago in a galaxy far, far away, seven aliens climb aboard a spaceship to travel the universe. An emergency crash landing leaves them stranded on the third rock from the Sun and it’s up to them to figure out a way to return to their respective home... More »


Drama Casting & News
Rookie actress Im Ji-yeon to romance Lee Seung-gi in Kill Me Heal Me
by | November 28, 2014 | 146 Comments
Oh, interesting: Next year’s multiple-personality rom-com drama Kill Me Heal Me, which is heading into final negotiations with Lee Seung-gi for the lead role, is now in talks to cast rookie actress Im Ji-yeon opposite him. I would have expected the drama to cast somebody with more name recognition, or... More »


Drama Casting & News
KBS secret agent thriller Spy rounds out cast
by | November 28, 2014 | 129 Comments
Jaejoong, Go Sung-hee You know, I really wish this drama had picked a different title — for a drama about spies, it’s a little lacking in covert slickness. KBS’s new Friday night drama Spy has secured its leading cast, and plans to enter production shortly. Idol actor Kim Jaejoong (Triangle)... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #371
by | November 28, 2014 | 257 Comments
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Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 6
by | November 28, 2014 | 124 Comments
It’s an episode about rivalries every which way imaginable, between romantic rivals, TV networks, rookie teams, and the shouty sunbaes who train them. The newbies get sent into the field for the first time on their own, and as expected, it’s a jungle out there. I’m not even sure if... More »


Drama Recaps
Dr. Frost: Episode 1
by | November 27, 2014 | 21 Comments
Why yes, the doctor will see you now. OCN’s newest Sunday psychological crime procedural Dr. Frost is one slick and shrewd show, working through its first case at near breakneck speed, thanks to one sexy brain and his plucky teaching assistant. Meet the one psychology professor that can get a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Season 2 talk for Misaeng the manhwa and the drama
by | November 27, 2014 | 54 Comments
If any drama could go on for multiple seasons, it’d be Misaeng, the slice-of-life workplace series that’s become cable network tvN’s newest sensation. Expectations were high from the start for the adaptation based on a cult hit manhwa, and it translated into both critical acclaim and ratings success (Episode 12... More »


Drama Casting & News
Cha Seung-won courted to join Lee Yeon-hee in MBC sageuk
by | November 27, 2014 | 23 Comments
Thank goodness for title changes. The drama formerly operating under the name Splendid Politics has switched to the more straightforward Princess Jeongmyeong, and is courting Cha Seung-won (You’re All Surrounded) to join the production. Lee Yeon-hee (Miss Korea), who was reported to be in the mix earlier this month, is... More »


Drama Recaps
Liar Game: Episode 12 (Final)
by | November 27, 2014 | 205 Comments
Good news! Liar Game won’t be going down as yet another good show ruined by a bad ending, because this finale delivers. And in traditional fashion, everything you think you know about the small set of characters who’ve become near and dear to our hearts these past six weeks will... More »