Drama Recaps
Beautiful Gong Shim: Episode 17
by | July 12, 2016 | 37 Comments
Things seem to be falling into place for Gong Shim, but the same can’t be said for Dan-tae. Misunderstandings make the rift grow wider, but when the evidence points to one person in particular, it’s difficult to fathom that someone else may be the real culprit. Tensions are high and... More »

Drama Recaps
Police Unit 38: Episode 6
by | July 12, 2016 | 98 Comments
What’s really fun about ensemble dramas is not only do you have a lot of personalities around, but they collide with each other in fascinating, messy, and unexpected ways, modulating and changing one another until the personalities you finish with have somehow all become puzzle pieces of each other. It’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Busy bee Im Ji-yeon considers being a North Korean refugee in Blow Breeze
by | July 12, 2016 | 31 Comments
Rookie actress Im Ji-yeon (Jackpot) has been keeping busy lately. She recently made a cameo appearance as a champion archer in currently-airing drama Doctors, and has just received an offer to be the main lead in MBC’s weekend family drama, Blow Breeze. Her character, Mi-poong (meaning “breeze”), is a North... More »

Drama Recaps
Bring It On, Ghost: Episode 1
by | July 12, 2016 | 133 Comments
tvN’s new ghostbusting drama is weird, irreverent, darkly hilarious, and I absolutely love it. The world it sets up is creepily funny and odd, the characters are strange and quirky, and yet I find myself immediately liking them. It’s hard to describe this show in words; you really just have... More »

Drama Casting & News
Shin Sung-rok cast as Kim Haneul’s husband in On the Way to the Airport
by | July 12, 2016 | 74 Comments
Ooh, yes, Shin Sung-rok is taking a leading role in On the Way to the Airport, an upcoming human drama on KBS where he’ll play husband to leading lady Kim Haneul (A Gentleman’s Dignity). Okay, admittedly I’m not sure the plot sounds that thrilling, but it is a good main... More »

Drama Casting & News
BoA cast in JTBC drama This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair
by | July 12, 2016 | 27 Comments
Pop star BoA is giving television another go, and has joined JTBC’s upcoming drama This Week, My Wife Will Have an Affair, news that both the station and BoA’s management, SM Entertainment, have confirmed. She’d starred in a short two-episode mini-drama three years ago, Anticipate Love (with Daniel Choi, Im... More »

Drama Casting & News
New JTBC rom-com lines up Kim Hyun-joo, Joo Sang-wook to star
by | July 11, 2016 | 76 Comments
Cable network JTBC has announced a new drama, slated for Fridays and Saturdays this fall. It’s called Fantastic, and has cast a whole group of actors in one fell swoop: Kim Hyun-joo (I Have a Lover) and Joo Sang-wook (Dazzling Temptation) are in talks to headline, and Park Shi-yeon (Greatest... More »

Drama Recaps
Police Unit 38: Episode 5
by | July 11, 2016 | 76 Comments
It’s an episode of clearing hurdles for our tax-collecting con artists. While the team’s first major con nears its climax, it becomes increasingly apparent that there’s more at stake here for Jung-do than simply money. And as Sung-il proves himself a resourceful student of the scamming arts, we see that... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Thriller flick Trick tells you not to believe everything on reality TV
by | July 11, 2016 | 32 Comments
Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes of your favorite reality shows to see whether they were actually real or not? The upcoming dramatic thriller film Trick has flown largely under the radar for a lot of us in the international audience, but it has an interesting premise... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim So-eun to reunite with Song Jae-rim in SBS family drama
by | July 11, 2016 | 120 Comments
Oh, I wonder what happened behind the scenes on this drama. Lee Hana was the actress originally cast to play Song Jae-rim’s girlfriend in SBS’s new weekend drama Our Gap-soon, which would’ve been a reunion for the Unkind Women co-stars. Lee Hana even attended the cast script read after signing... More »