Drama Casting & News
News bites: January 10, 2015
by | January 10, 2015 | 37 Comments
It’s rumored that Song Hye-gyo (Dugeun Dugeun My Life) has been cast in Wong Kar-wai’s newest project, The Ferryman, in the role that had Jeon Ji-hyun’s name attached to it several months ago. As usual, sources were quick to downplay recent media reports, saying that nothing has been confirmed. If... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
Kolorful Palette: Open and shut [Healer]
by | January 10, 2015 | 100 Comments
Well who knew that a drama about a night courier getting caught up in a world of news and political intrigue would be so squee-worthy? I’m not sure I would quite label Healer as a romantic comedy, and yet it has me swooning and giggling more than I have in... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Running Man: Episode 228
by | January 9, 2015 | 172 Comments
It’s a winter wonderland on Running Man this week, where bizarre weather forces our cast to find the one spot on Earth that will save them from the elements. Getting there turns out to be a feat in of itself because all kinds of weather conditions stand in their way.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Ji-suk rivals Song Jae-rim in Unkind Women
by | January 9, 2015 | 56 Comments
The main love triangle is complete for KBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Unkind Women, due out next month: Kim Ji-suk (Angel Eyes) has been cast to rival Song Jae-rim (Surplus Princess) for the affections of Lee Hana (High School King of Savvy), who plays the granddaughter of three generations of not-so-nice... More »


Open Thread
Open Thread #377
by | January 9, 2015 | 418 Comments
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Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Trials, tribulations, and tuxes for Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village
by | January 9, 2015 | 92 Comments
The newest installment of Three Meals a Day, the cooking-reality-suffering show produced by PD Na Young-seok, is premiering next week, which called for a press conference on the afternoon of January 9. This series is titled Three Meals a Day: Fishing Village, and inexplicably, Na PD’s three newest victims showed... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 17
by | January 8, 2015 | 136 Comments
The tension has admittedly gone down in recent weeks (Hyung’s arc kind of topped us out as far as suspense goes), but today’s episode actually brings back some of the stronger heroine-centric elements that we’d seen before, like when In-ha dared to publicly confront her mother about the kind of... More »


Drama Casting & News
Blood’s vampire doctor gets a best friend
by | January 8, 2015 | 54 Comments
I almost didn’t recognize him without the Joseon musketeer’s outfit and brandished sword, but here’s rookie actor Jung Hae-in looking completely different in modernwear. He’s moving on up with a role on a broadcast show, and has been cast in the vampire-doctor drama Blood. He’ll play best friend to the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Wonderland romance on ice in Hyde, Jekyll, Me
by | January 8, 2015 | 81 Comments
When you set your drama in a theme park called Wonderland, I guess you never run out of pretty romantic backdrops for your scenes. More teasers, character posters, and stills are out for SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday romantic comedy Hyde, Jekyll, Me, featuring a sweet romance between Hyun Bin and Han... More »


Drama Recaps
Punch: Episode 7
by | January 8, 2015 | 46 Comments
The secret’s out, not to the people who’d be most affected by the knowledge, but instead falling into the hands of those who would do the most damage with it—a fact that shouldn’t be surprising in a world as unforgiving as this one. Former pillars of morality begin to fall... More »


Drama Recaps
Pinocchio: Episode 16
by | January 7, 2015 | 96 Comments
Back to cute! We get a heaping dose of romance and comedy today, because we’ve been good little beans. In place of denial comes a refreshing wave of honesty and understanding, and a nice growth spurt for our rookie reporters too—when they speak up for what they believe in, they... More »