Drama Casting & News
Oh Snap! Surplus mermaid princess
by | July 9, 2014 | 56 Comments
I don’t know why they didn’t just title Surplus Princess The Little Mermaid instead, since that’s the pun (surplus princess is just a mumble away from sounding like the other title), and also the source material: The story is about an actual mermaid who comes to Seoul in search of... More »


Drama Casting & News
More rockers join Lee Hong-ki on the homestead
by | July 9, 2014 | 33 Comments
Park Min-woo (Flower Grandpa Investigation Unit, Can We Love) will star opposite FT Island’s Lee Hong-ki (Hundred Year Bride) in SBS’s fall weekend drama Modern Farmer. Park has worked steadily as a supporting actor (notably as Ba-wool in Flower Boy Ramyun Shop) and has been gaining fans with his current... More »


Drama Recaps
Trot Lovers: Episode 5
by | July 9, 2014 | 36 Comments
The plot gets fully underway as battle lines are drawn at Shine Star, with employees and trainees alike taking sides between Chun-hee and Soo-in. Chun-hee begins to realize that music is important to her beyond making money, and that family is not limited to those with whom you share a... More »


Drama Casting & News
Kim Min-jong joins Secret Door as cold-blooded killer
by | July 9, 2014 | 23 Comments
Oppa as a stone-cold killer? No one will believe it! SBS’s upcoming mystery sageuk Secret Door about the life and death of Crown Prince Sado continues to cast exceptionally, with Han Seok-kyu (Tree With Deep Roots) leading the ensemble as King Yeongjo of Joseon, Park Eun-bin (Operation Proposal) considering the... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Hae-jin turns psychopath for action-crime drama
by | July 9, 2014 | 42 Comments
Park Hae-jin is making the most of his recent wave of popularity (thanks, You From Another Star) to line up his next drama after just wrapping on Doctor Stranger: He’ll be doing a crime-action drama on cable station OCN titled Bad Boys, which he’d previously been considering and has now... More »


Drama Casting & News
Bath time snuggles for It’s Okay, It’s Love
by | July 8, 2014 | 61 Comments
Here’s the first poster and first (non-plagiarized) teaser for It’s Okay, It’s Love, SBS’s next Wednesday-Thursday drama about a mystery novelist and a shrink. I just really, really hope she’s not his shrink, because then that makes the poster all kinds of wrong. If you don’t think about that possibility,... More »


Drama Recaps
Triangle: Episode 19
by | July 8, 2014 | 65 Comments
For an episode following a rather big revelation, we’re rewarded with more planning and scheming in this hour. To Young-dal’s credit, it’s a pretty smart plan because it requires knowing what makes the other person tick and what pressure points will evoke the kind of reaction our hero wants. It... More »


Drama Recaps
High School King of Savvy: Episode 7
by | July 8, 2014 | 142 Comments
The pheromone levels are high as we see lots of feelings in this episode – some of them real, fake, and some in between. Despite the despicable nature of certain characters, we’re given reasons to care for and sympathize with them. We’re reminded that everyone has their own struggles, makes... More »


Drama Casting & News
Park Eun-bin up to challenge Han Seok-kyu as Princess Hyegyeong
by | July 8, 2014 | 20 Comments
Ooh, the casting is shaping up to be quite promising for SBS’s upcoming sageuk thriller Secret Door, which recently confirmed that Han Seok-kyu (Tree With Deep Roots) would be taking the lead role as King Yeongjo. I’m still waiting on pins and needles to know if Lee Je-hoon will ultimately... More »


Drama Casting & News
Namgoong Min, Yoo Inna, Jin Yi-han for tvN’s next romance
by | July 8, 2014 | 47 Comments
Hello, beautiful threesome. Offers are out to Namgoong Min (I Need Romance 3), Yoo Inna (You From Another Star), and Jin Yi-han (A New Leaf) to headline tvN’s next Monday-Tuesday drama, a romance with a mystery twist called My Secret Hotel. It’s intentionally a weird genre mashup of murder and... More »


Drama Casting & News
High School King of Savvy in talks for 2-episode extension
by | July 8, 2014 | 65 Comments
There’s another possible extension in the works for a Monday-Tuesday show, on the heels of Triangle’s extension over at MBC. Cable network tvN is reportedly negotiating for two more episodes of its secret identity workplace comedy High School King of Savvy, and the production is considering the extension and working... More »