‘Arang and the Magistrate’

Drama Casting & News
Meet the otherworldly beings of Arang and the Magistrate
by | July 20, 2012 | 60 Comments
What a pretty heavenly king Yoo Seung-ho makes — as if we doubted he would, especially with his lustrous Barbie hair in Warrior Baek Dong-soo. But he ups things one step with his latest role (it’s an extended guest spot) in Arang and the Magistrate, where he plays the Great Jade Emperor. The promos and... More »

Drama Casting & News
Arang and the Magistrate’s poster and behind-the-scenes photos
by | July 16, 2012 | 67 Comments
This newly released poster for Arang and the Magistrate may look ethereal and romantic, but as we know from the drama’s teaser, those are just two adjectives of many that describe the genre-mixing fantasy drama. Others include: quirky, comic, ghostly, action-packed, and fast-paced. The poster copy reads “A fateful beginning, a truth greater than you... More »

Drama Casting & News
Arang and the Magistrate releases teaser, pushes premiere date
by | July 11, 2012 | 65 Comments
Good news and bad. The Good: The first teaser for summer spook drama Arang and the Magistrate is out, and it looks awesome. The Bad: We’ve been waiting on pins and needles already, but MBC has pushed the premiere back three weeks, so we’ll have to wait that much longer to see Shin Mina and... More »

Drama Casting & News
On the set of Arang and the Magistrate
by | July 2, 2012 | 59 Comments
Could there be a cuter ghost in all of dramaland? I don’t know if Shin Mina’s spectre can top her gumiho, but I sort of love that she’s got the market cornered on spunky supernatural creatures who are misunderstood. The myths and legends got it wrong, don’tcha know? I can’t wait for this show to... More »

Drama Casting & News
Interviews with Arang and the Magistrate’s second leads
by | June 30, 2012 | 31 Comments
Arang and the Magistrate is about a month away from its premiere on MBC, which means it’s in the thick of shoots. That gives us a steady stream of stills and promotional tidbits about the fusion romance-melo sageuk that pairs a ghost (Shin Mina) who doesn’t know why she’s dead with the very-much-alive magistrate (Lee... More »

Drama Casting & News
Shin Mina becomes ghostly Arang
by | June 20, 2012 | 67 Comments
Now that the hero’s had his introduction, we turn to Arang and the Magistrate’s heroine, Shin Mina, pictured in these latest stills wearing hanbok for her role as the murdered Arang seeking justice for her death. Shin Mina said, “I’m so excited and happy [to do this drama] that I find myself waiting for filming... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Jun-ki gets into character as the magistrate
by | June 18, 2012 | 81 Comments
Making his much-awaited comeback from army duty, Lee Jun-ki takes the role of the magistrate in his upcoming drama, Arang and the Magistrate, which you can see in these stills. The drama riffs on the famous tale of a young woman named Arang who was killed, who returned as a ghost to plead with magistrates... More »

Drama Casting & News
Arang and the Magistrate’s first script read
by | May 22, 2012 | 107 Comments
It’s definitely been a chock-full drama year so far and there’s a glut of premieres about to hit at any moment, but one of the shows that’s farther off in the distance has been holding my interest for months now: the ghost fantasy-fusion romance drama Arang and the Magistrate, due out later in the summer.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Arang and the Magistrate adds to its cast
by | May 15, 2012 | 59 Comments
Han Jung-soo, Kwon Oh-joong Fusion ghost-mystery drama Arang and the Magistrate has added a few more names to its cast list as it gears up to begin shooting later this month. The drama stars Shin Mina as Arang, the woman who is murdered and takes to “haunting” the local magistrates in an effort to win... More »

Drama Casting & News
Arang gets her quirky sidekick
by | April 9, 2012 | 30 Comments
So we’ve got the leads for summer’s fusion sageuk mystery drama Arang and the Magistrate (that would be Shin Mina and Lee Jun-ki), and also the villain (Yeon Woo-jin), so now it’s time for second leads and sidekicks. Hwang Bora is the latest to join the production, and takes up the role of Shin Mina’s... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yeon Woo-jin joins Arang and the Magistrate
by | April 2, 2012 | 50 Comments
After a bit of a hiatus once the leads were cast, summer ghosty romance drama Arang and the Magistrate is back on the casting bandwagon. They’ve landed their villain: Yeon Woo-jin, who is best known for being the youngest son on the hit weekend drama Ojakkyo Brothers. He’ll be joining Shin Mina and Lee Jun-ki... More »

How would you rate this episode?

5 Badass. Omg. Squee.

4 If you squint really hard, those plot holes look smaller.

3 A for effort, C for execution.

2 Is it too late to hire a script doctor? I volunteer as tribute.

1 I want my hour back!

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