‘Drama Special’

Drama Casting & News
Legendary Shuttle Lee Ji-hoon rules the school
by | October 3, 2016 | 30 Comments
This is a bit random, but I was bored this weekend and decided to watch KBS drama special Legendary Shuttle, and I wanted to recommend it because it was unexpectedly funny and adorable. I picked it up to watch partly because the news of a new season of School had me thinking fondly of School... More »

Drama Casting & News
Infinite’s L scores leading role in Oh Hae-young PD’s new drama special
by | August 10, 2016 | 21 Comments
Infinite’s L (Kim Myung-soo) will be appearing as the male lead in KBS’s one-act drama special The Day After We Parted. No stranger to the leading role, L was most recently the protagonist in the Chinese web drama Black Cat; he’s also had supporting roles in the dramas The Time I’ve Loved You, She’s So... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Ji-hoon scores lead role in Drama Special
by | May 5, 2016 | 18 Comments
Lee Ji-hoon (Six Flying Dragons, Gold Rainbow, School 2013) has been cast in the lead of a KBS Drama Special titled Legendary Shuttle, and my first thought was that he oughtta team up with tvN’s Woman With a Suitcase for your ultimate transportation-themed drama. *waits for laughter* *waits* *waiiiiits* *pouts in disappointment*... More »

Drama Casting & News
Joint Security Area, the drama special
by | April 25, 2014 | 11 Comments
With the musical version of Joint Security Area (JSA) finally debuting late last year (after a three year delay) and ending its moderately successful run this month, it comes as no surprise that yet another iteration of the wildly popular movie (the 2000 film starring Lee Byung-heon, Song Kang-ho and Lee Young-ae catapulted director Park... More »

Drama Casting & News
Kim Yoo-jung, Seo Joon-young reunite in drama special
by | February 9, 2014 | 33 Comments
There are always too many drama specials that go by each year to keep up with all of them, but I’m definitely going to tune in for this one. It’s a sageuk one-act short for KBS’s 2014 Drama Special series called Funeral Singer, and Kim Yoo-jung (Gold Rainbow) is headlining. She’ll be reuniting with Seo... More »

Drama Casting & News
Daniel Choi and BoA cast in drama short
by | July 20, 2013 | 26 Comments
There’s a new drama special being prepped that for some reason is not being called a drama special, but a “situation drama.” It’s only two episodes though, and if it walks like a drama special and talks like a drama special, I don’t know why we need another name for it. It’s either a play... More »

Drama Casting & News
Teenage relationships and romance for upcoming Drama Specials
by | July 2, 2013 | 34 Comments
KBS’s anthology drama series Drama Special has announced two new installments, and have both cast rising pretty boy actors as their respective leads. So let’s take a look at Rainy Nara and Adolescence Medley. Yoo Min-kyu has snagged his first leading TV role with his Drama Special installment titled Rainy Nara. He’s had a few... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Ki-kwang’s drama special My Friend Is Still Alive
by | June 11, 2013 | 37 Comments
KBS is launching another season of single-episode Drama Specials starting this week, set to air on Wednesday nights after the primetime drama slot. I hope it’s a good programming move because I like drama specials and this way they’ll get more attention, but it also feels like they’re coming at a time when I can’t... More »

Drama Recaps
Sirius: Episode 4 (Final)
by | February 1, 2013 | 29 Comments
It’s time to face the music in this final chapter as Shin-woo chases after the answers to the questions that plague him. The truth rears its ugly head and rams into the stone wall of defense Shin-woo has built for himself. Learning who the true enemy is in this battle is only just the beginning... More »

Drama Recaps
Sirius: Episode 3
by | January 26, 2013 | 14 Comments
More revelations spill out in this episode as the brothers face new challenges ahead. A baddie like Boss Go is none to be trifled with as the show sets itself up for a final showdown. We learn even more about Eun-chang and Shin-woo now that their strings are somewhat cut from the smiling devil, giving... More »