‘Fantastic’


Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 26, 2016
by | August 26, 2016 | 28 Comments
Honey Lee, Kim Seul-gi, Kwon Yul Moonlit Palace, a 2D-animated feature that took over a decade to make and required over 70,000 pages of pencil drawings, will finally premiere September 7. In the movie, a door opens to a mysterious moonlit world for the first time in 600 years, and a 13-year-old girl will enter... More »


Drama Recaps
Kim Hyun-joo goes back to high school for Fantastic
by | August 22, 2016 | 57 Comments
For a drama that involves a main character with a terminal disease, JTBC’s Fantastic sure looks upbeat, which is something I could really get behind. That’s not to say that thoughtful, sorrowful terminal-disease dramas don’t have their place… I just think their place just may be far, far away from me at this moment, and... More »


Drama Casting & News
Eccentrics and noona-lovers for cheery romance Fantastic
by | August 11, 2016 | 117 Comments
Hot on the heels of the main leads, the second leads of JTBC’s upbeat human/romance drama Fantastic have their own character posters now, bringing the total count up to five. The initial posters featured series stars Kim Hyun-joo playing a drama writer with a terminal illness and Joo Sang-wook as the terrible actor who falls... More »


Drama Casting & News
Unpredictable laughs and tears in JTBC’s Fantastic
by | August 5, 2016 | 47 Comments
You know, you had me at “Joo Sang-wook playing a foot-actor.” It wasn’t until Joo Sang-wook took on comedy (Sly and Single Again, Birth of a Beauty) that I really thought he lit up the screen (though it’s true that his moment of reawakening can be traced back earlier to weekend saga Giant, and then... More »


Drama Casting & News
Rekindled sparks for Kim Hyun-joo and Joo Sang-wook in JTBC’s Fantastic
by | July 30, 2016 | 42 Comments
I feel like we didn’t hear anything about JTBC’s upcoming Fantastic for a while, but just in the last week came a flurry of confirmations and then boom — already a (brief!) teaser. Girlfriday was right on the money: Kim Hyun-joo (I Have a Lover) will star as a hit drama writer with a terminal... More »


Drama Casting & News
New JTBC rom-com lines up Kim Hyun-joo, Joo Sang-wook to star
by | July 11, 2016 | 76 Comments
Cable network JTBC has announced a new drama, slated for Fridays and Saturdays this fall. It’s called Fantastic, and has cast a whole group of actors in one fell swoop: Kim Hyun-joo (I Have a Lover) and Joo Sang-wook (Dazzling Temptation) are in talks to headline, and Park Shi-yeon (Greatest Marriage), Kim Tae-hoon (One More... More »