Drama Casting & News
Misaeng writer returns with new fantasy manhwa adaptation
by | March 11, 2015 | 160 Comments
I’m sure it’s no surprise that drama writer Jung Yoon-jung (Misaeng, Monstar, Arang and the Magistrate) is a hot commodity these days; Jung has announced that her next project will be another manhwa adaptation, this time a fantasy historical drama. While that sounds like a huge departure from her last... More »

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Angry Mom Kim Hee-sun wipes the floor with class bullies
by | March 11, 2015 | 55 Comments
I just can’t get over how young Kim Hee-sun looks. I mean, I know she looks exactly the same as she did in the nineties, but she actually looks like a high-schooler standing next to these kids! It’s preposterous. I want whatever she’s having. Here’s a look at MBC’s new... More »

Drama Recaps
Heart to Heart: Episode 16 (Final)
by | March 10, 2015 | 59 Comments
It’s a well-rounded ending for Heart to Heart, and if everyone may not get what they want, they definitely get what they deserve. Hong-do has to decide if she can love Yi-seok without blaming him for his family’s sins, while he can only sit and wait. Patience isn’t the poor... More »

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Spy: Episode 16 (Final)
by | March 10, 2015 | 142 Comments
If Spy was ever about more than the pursuit of a flimsy piece of hardware holding the secret to immeasurable wealth, you might find yourself hard-pressed to remember that in a finale that revolves solely around the acquisition and eventual trade of The One Hard Drive. I wish I could... More »

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Cha Seung-won dons his villain’s hat for Hwajeong
by | March 10, 2015 | 65 Comments
There was a time in my life when envisioning Cha Seung-won playing a future king or dignified gentleman would have been obvious—the default setting, really. I think of that time as Pre-Three Meals a Day, before he was the home-cooking badass Chajumma who could whip up gourmet meals in a... More »

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Yoochun and Shin Se-kyung’s first shoot for Girl Who Sees Smells
by | March 10, 2015 | 58 Comments
This is just a tiny peek, but cameras are rolling on the set of SBS’s new Wednesday-Thursday drama Girl Who Sees Smells, formerly known as Sensory Couple. They’ve decided to stick to the title of the original webtoon for the drama, which I guess is more recognizable and less generic-sounding.... More »

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Persevere, Gu Hae-ra: Episode 9
by | March 9, 2015 | 36 Comments
It’s me again, filling in to recap an extra-meta-tastic episode of Persevere, Gu Hae-ra, which is chock-full of sly winks at dramaland and hilarious references to behind-the-scenes shenanigans. (If you follow the updates here on the crazy workings of drama productions, it should be extra-fun to recognize which shows they’re... More »

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Kill Me, Heal Me: Episode 18
by | March 9, 2015 | 173 Comments
This was an episode of two decided halves: One to say goodbye to the past, and the other to usher in the future (and anyone else who wants to come along for that ride…). The last of the secrets are spilled, and Se-gi proves not only that he dresses better... More »

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God’s Gift – 14 Days gets the Hollywood remake treatment
by | March 9, 2015 | 62 Comments
And the remake trend continues: Following titles like You From Another Star, Good Doctor, and Nine, last year’s murder-mystery-time-traveling thriller God’s Gift – 14 Days is also being snapped up for an American version. According to drama production company Goldenthumb Pictures, God’s Gift’s writer, Choi Ran, will participate in the... More »

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Lee Chun-hee in consideration for romance thriller Hello Monster
by | March 9, 2015 | 24 Comments
It’s interesting that the drama that got pushed till June is the one casting faster than some of the spring dramas. KBS’s new summer romance thriller Hello Monster is still courting leads Lee Jin-wook (Three Musketeers) and Jang Nara (Mr. Back) to headline, and now Lee Chun-hee (Dating Agency Cyrano)... More »

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Heart to Heart: Episode 15
by | March 8, 2015 | 34 Comments
Hong-do is becoming lost in her own mind, and despite all the friends who care about her, nothing is getting through to her. Yi-seok at least can function, though he’s an empty shell of the man he was when he had someone to love. Something needs to happen to get... More »