Posts Tagged ‘Drama Special’

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 | 32 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 | 33 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 »


Drama Recaps
Sirius: Episode 2
by | January 18, 2013 | 19 Comments
So the game begins and pieces are set into motion. Their identities now switched, old grudges bubble just under the surface while new misunderstandings take root. The brothers soon find themselves as marionettes caught up in the intricate web of the puppeteer’s strings.¬†Pulling at one string tugs at another and now there’s no way that... More »


Drama Recaps
Sirius: Episode 1
by | January 11, 2013 | 55 Comments
Two brothers, both alike in vanity. In fair Seoul where we lay this majestic scene. Where ancient grudge breaks into new rivalry. Where civil blood make civil hands unclean. KBS kicked off its third season of its Drama Special anthology series this year with suspense thriller Sirius. Garnering critical acclaim for its directing, writing, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
New season of Drama Special premieres with Sirius
by | January 5, 2013 | 61 Comments
A new year means a new season of KBS’s anthology series Drama Special, an umbrella for their short programming that varies in length from one to eight episodes per installment and launches new directors, writers, and lesser-known stars. This year they’re planning on six shows, and it kicks off with a 4-episode suspense thriller called... More »


Drama Recaps
White Christmas: Episode 8 (Final)
by | August 25, 2012 | 160 Comments
The end has finally come, and what an end it is. The question this series has been toying with all along – are monsters born or made – does finally get an answer, though you might not like the result. It depends on how you like your heroes, and if you don’t like them with... More »