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Drama Casting & News
Kim Jung-eun considers OCN’s evil-clone crime thriller Duel
by | March 20, 2017 | 18 Comments
Kim Jung-eun (Make a Woman Cry) is eyeing a return to television with the upcoming OCN drama Duel, which recently cast Jung Jae-young (Assembly), which would be her first project after getting married last year. The drama has an intriguing premise, in that it involves human clones who get entangled in a fierce clash of... More »

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JTBC opens its doors to short-run dramas
by | March 15, 2017 | 23 Comments
Cable station JTBC is branching out in its programming, and has announced plans to add short-run dramas to its offerings in the near future. According to a source with the station, JTBC is currently in the planning stages, and while it has not decided on scheduling, its goal is to broadcast them sometime this year.... More »

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One-night stand with smexy Sung Hoon in My Secret Romance
by | March 12, 2017 | 99 Comments
Whoa, did I hear this right: Thrill-adventure-crime specialist cable channel OCN has picked up a rom-com?!? Apparently OCN has decided to enter the rom-com game, and they’ve even opened up a new time slot on their schedule for it. Starting this April, OCN will begin broadcasting 100-percent pre-produced drama My Secret Romance on Monday-Tuesday, and... More »

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Jung Jae-young returns with OCN suspense thriller Duel
by | February 13, 2017 | 19 Comments
Cable station OCN has pretty much cornered the market on dark, slickly produced procedural and crime thrillers, but thankfully has also figured out how to give each one a slightly different angle so that they feel like separate entities rather than all jumbling together. This new drama, Duel, sounds like it’ll be right up their... More »

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tvN remakes popular Japanese manga The Liar and His Lover
by | December 9, 2016 | 79 Comments
Manga series The Liar and His Lover (Japanese title: Kanojo wa Uso o Aishisugiteru) will be remade into a Korean drama (the literal Korean title is She Loves Lies). There’s already a popular live-action Japanese film version of the award-winning manga by Aoki Kotomi, and now there is a Korean adaptation in the works at... More »

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OCN’s Tunnel courts Choi Jin-hyuk, Lee Yoo-young to star
by | December 6, 2016 | 25 Comments
Choi Jin-hyuk (Pride and Prejudice) is still considering OCN’s time-slip crime drama Tunnel as his post-army comeback project, and now an offer is out to the “Cinderella of Chungmuro” film actress Lee Yoo-young (Yourself and Yours, The Treacherous, Late Spring), in what would be her first ever foray into dramaland.... More »

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Choi Jin-hyuk offered OCN time-travel thriller Tunnel
by | November 22, 2016 | 48 Comments
The clock has finally run out on Choi Jin-hyuk’s would-be 21 months of active military duty, following his early discharge last October for knee surgery, and that means good news for drama fans because he’s starting to look at comeback projects. He’s currently entertaining an offer to star in the new OCN time-travel drama Tunnel,... More »

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Celebrating 10 years with the tvN10 Awards
by | October 9, 2016 | 301 Comments
Cable network tvN held its first-ever awards ceremony in celebration of its ten-year anniversary as a station, and its biggest dramas and variety shows were awarded prizes left and right. Seriously, there were so many awards. While the Big 3 stations (KBS, MBC, SBS) hold awards every year, cable shows usually don’t get the same... More »

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School violence and mystery galore in new JTBC drama Solomon’s Perjury
by | September 22, 2016 | 43 Comments
Remakes have been a hit or miss lately (The Good Wife was well-received, but others like Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo have more mixed reception), so I don’t know how this will go, but JTBC has announced their latest project, and it’s another remake. They’ll be adapting the Japanese school mystery film Solomon’s Perjury, which... More »

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Bae Doo-na considers drama comeback in OCN thriller The Voice
by | September 19, 2016 | 30 Comments
If there’s one recent trend in dramaland that makes me happy, it’s the one bringing all of Chungmuro’s leading ladies back to the small screen. Bae Doo-na (Tunnel, Jupiter Ascending) is the next film actress considering a drama comeback — she’s been offered the leading role in the new OCN series The Voice and is... More »