Drama Casting & News
Chae Soo-bin offered lead for high school mystery drama Solomon’s Perjury
by | October 12, 2016 | 65 Comments
Ooh, Chae Soo-bin (Moonlight Drawn By Clouds) may be getting her first leading role, which would be great news because she’s a promising new talent who could definitely handle taking on a lead in a serious high school drama about bullying and school violence called Solomon’s Perjury, based on a... More »

Drama Casting & News
Honey Lee in talks to join fusion sageuk Rebel Hong Gil-dong
by | October 12, 2016 | 22 Comments
It seems like Honey Lee is on a pattern of alternating between comedies and historical dramas—she put in a surprisingly funny performance in the outlandish comedy Modern Farmer, then played a femme fatale queen in the fusion sageuk Shine Or Go Crazy, and followed that up with body-swap comedy Come... More »

Drama Recaps
Moonlight Drawn By Clouds: Episode 16
by | October 11, 2016 | 801 Comments
Despite my disappointment in yesterday’s episode, I was looking forward to what today would bring us, hopeful that it would do what this show does best in drawing meaning and emotion out of small, heartfelt moments and displays of interpersonal care. We get a little bit of that, but I’m... More »

Drama Recaps
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo: Episode 15
by | October 11, 2016 | 1,064 Comments
Our heroine finally does some stepping up this hour, and it couldn’t come at a more welcome time. Just when we thought we’d lost our eyes and ears into this strange world of princes and transparent political machinations, we get a semblance of that back with the resurgence of Su... More »

Drama Casting & News
Entourage to be simulcast in nine countries
by | October 11, 2016 | 46 Comments
It has been announced that tvN’s upcoming drama Entourage will be simultaneously broadcast in nine different Asian countries, including Korea, China, and Japan. In China, Entourage will be streamed through popular online media outlet Tencent Video at the same time as the Korean live broadcast. In Japan, it will be... More »

Drama Recaps
Drinking Solo: Episode 11
by | October 11, 2016 | 72 Comments
Jung-seok tries to make sense of his newfound feelings, but will he be too late? In fact, Jung-seok isn’t the only one discovering new things about himself, as nearly all of our players come to terms with the fact that they have some changing to do. Change can be frightening,... More »

Drama Casting & News
My Fair Lady undergoes title change, Oh Yoon-ah joins cast
by | October 11, 2016 | 25 Comments
KBS’s upcoming Wednesday-Thursday drama formerly called My Fair Lady has a new, more specific title, Oh My Geum-bi, and actress Oh Yoon-ah (Angry Mom) is confirmed to play Jang Joo-young, the tough mother to daughter Geum-bi. Oh My Geum-bi is the heartbreaking story of Mo Hwe-chul, a father grappling with... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Black and white dreams with Han Ye-ri in Chunmong
by | October 11, 2016 | 20 Comments
The 21st Busan International Film Festival kicked off with director Zhang Lu’s latest project, Chunmong (also known as A Quiet Dream), starring rising actress Han Ye-ri (Worst Day, Age of Youth). Filmed in all black and white, the movie retains a dream-like quality while conveying a heartwarming message. With Chunmong,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jang Hyuk up to chase a serial killer in OCN’s The Voice
by | October 11, 2016 | 94 Comments
You know, as soon as I saw that Jang Hyuk (Beautiful Mind) was up for OCN’s new crime thriller The Voice, I thought it would mean two very big changes for the drama—that it’d switch gears from being female-centric to male-centric, and that Bae Doo-na (Tunnel) would be out. I’m... More »

Drama Recaps
Moonlight Drawn By Clouds: Episode 15
by | October 10, 2016 | 501 Comments
It’s an emotion-filled episode all around, as stakes continue to rise and the story grows more serious. There are upsides and downsides to all that emotion (and teaaars), and while that often means heartbreak and longing for the characters, the show does often excel at finding ways to make its... More »