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Drama Casting & News
Yoon Sang-hyun, Lee Yo-won up for quirky JTBC rom-com
by | January 18, 2016 | 27 Comments
JTBC has announced a new drama in the works, as well as two stars in contention to headline it, Yoon Sang-hyun (Gap-dong) and Lee Yo-won (Empire of Gold): The show is titled (something like) Hot Temper and Nam Jung-ki, but I have to warn you that I’m not a hundred percent on that because the... More »

Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Tuxes and thumbs-up for Youths Over Flowers in Iceland
by | December 29, 2015 | 40 Comments
Could this cast be any more adorable? The four actors starring in the latest installment of the Youths Over Flowers variety franchise are looking rather dapper at their press conference, held on December 29 at Seoul’s Imperial Palace Hotel, and appear to be having a blast together. I can’t wait to see it in action.... More »

Drama Casting & News
CBS’s The Good Wife to be remade by tvN
by | December 22, 2015 | 27 Comments
Cable station tvN has snapped up another hit American TV show to remake into a K-drama (Entourage plans to air next year), and has confirmed procuring rights to CBS’s The Good Wife. The drama premiered in 2009 to widespread acclaim, and is currently in the middle of its seventh season. Centered around the titular character... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Yoon-hye joins Vampire Detective to romance Lee Joon
by | December 14, 2015 | 21 Comments
OCN’s upcoming vampire detective drama titled (aptly) Vampire Detective is adding Kim Yoon-hye (Flower Boy Next Door, You’ve Fallen For Me) to the cast, and she’ll be romancing the titular hero, to be played by Lee Joon (Heard It Through the Grapevine). This is the drama that’s totally not related to Vampire Prosecutor despite sounding... More »

Drama Casting & News
Bad Guys, Vampire Prosecutor returns with new drama for OCN
by | December 1, 2015 | 29 Comments
A drama about tax fraud doesn’t sound exciting, but if there’s anyone to take on the challenge, I suppose the writer of OCN’s dark thrillers Bad Guys and both Vampire Prosecutor seasons would be up to the task. Writer Han Jung-hoon will be penning another series for OCN, and after the buzz and high ratings... More »

Drama Casting & News
Jo Seung-woo considers cop drama Pied Piper for tvN
by | November 27, 2015 | 29 Comments
The moment I read that Jo Seung-woo (God’s Gift—14 Days) was in contention for tvN’s upcoming Pied Piper, the next drama from Liar Game PD Kim Hong-sun, I pretty much thought, “Yup, perfect fit.” That’s partly because I think he’s great at everything, but also because he’s got the chops and the grit to carry... More »

Drama Casting & News
Entourage remake in plans for 2016 airdate on tvN
by | November 22, 2015 | 34 Comments
javabeans: Remember how tvN was gonna remake HBO’s Entourage? girlfriday: Oh yeaaaaaah are they still doing that? javabeans: That news first surfaced two years ago that they’d licensed the rights, but we had no further reports and I’m pretty sure most of us forgot about it. But tvN has just announced that they’re still doing... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoo Seung-ho gets friendly with his Imaginary Cat
by | November 5, 2015 | 63 Comments
Augh, this drama is going to be so cute. Yoo Seung-ho + cat = happiness. That’s just fact. There are a few more stills out for the new short cable drama Imaginary Cat that’s getting ready to air on MBC Every1 later this month, about a grumpy young man and his grumpy cat healing each... More »

Drama Casting & News
Yoo Seung-ho meets Imaginary Cat in first teaser
by | October 20, 2015 | 41 Comments
This clip for Imaginary Cat isn’t much of a teaser at just 11 seconds long, but we do at least have Yoo Seung-ho (I Miss You) looking adorable and hugging a cat. I suppose it’ll do, for now. I find it a little funny that we’ll be getting Yoo Seung-ho in a light, quirky drama... More »

Drama Casting & News
The bromance trio begins for OCN spy-action drama Neighborhood Hero
by | October 12, 2015 | 145 Comments
Ooh, here’s our first look at upcoming cable action drama Neighborhood Hero, which held its first shoots on October 6 and has now released the stills. The drama comes from Chuno and Basketball PD Kwak Jung-hwan, and since he’s a director with a strong sense of style, I’m curious to see if working for OCN... More »

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3 A for effort, C for execution.

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

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