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Drama Casting & News
2016 KBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2016 | 137 Comments
With some of the biggest drama hits of the past year, KBS had a full roster of stars in attendance to pick up trophies at the KBS Drama Awards. Or, as I like to call it, the Moonlight Descended From the Sun Drawn By Clouds Show, since those two dramas pretty much raked in all... More »


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Su Ae leads her team of misfits on the ice in Take Off 2
by | August 7, 2016 | 22 Comments
Just in time for the 2016 Rio Olympics, a film about South Korea’s first national women’s hockey team will be released on August 10. Featuring actresses Su Ae (Mask) and Oh Yeon-seo (Come Back, Ajusshi), Take Off 2 (or National Athlete 2) is about an eclectic group of women who band together and bond through their... More »


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Disco-dancing Baek-hee returns with a new name and a secret
by | June 1, 2016 | 12 Comments
It’s a short series, but based on these teasers, Baek-hee Has Returned is shaping up to be a cute, funny interlude in between dramas. The four-episode mini-drama stars Kang Ye-won (Bad Guys) as a former It Girl in her sleepy island town named Yang Baek-hee, who left abruptly at eighteen and then comes back eighteen... More »


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Kang Ye-won headlines 4-episode KBS drama Baek-hee Has Returned
by | April 29, 2016 | 10 Comments
When I first heard about KBS scheduling four-episode drama Baek-hee Has Returned at the last minute to air before Beautiful Mind, I thought it would be mostly filler — potentially entertaining, but mostly there to give Beautiful Mind a few extra weeks of preparation. But now the production has cast Kang Ye-won (Insane, Love Clinic,... More »


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2015 Blue Dragon Awards
by | November 26, 2015 | 96 Comments
The Blue Dragon Film Awards are one of the biggest awards ceremonies of the year in Korean film, but this time the red carpet seemed more star-studded than usual, perhaps because it’s such a direct contrast to the Daejong Film Awards, which were held last week amidst great controversy. Already the day before the Blue... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 23, 2015
by | August 23, 2015 | 36 Comments
Su Ae, Oh Yeon-seo, Kim Seul-gi, Jin Ji-hee The sequel to the 2009 movie about the national men’s ski jump team, Take Off 2 will be about the national women’s ice hockey team. It stars Su Ae and begins filming in October, and has made several great additions to the cast:... More »


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Bloodsucking gets cutesy for fantasy-medical drama Blood
by | February 10, 2015 | 92 Comments
The trio of posters that KBS’s upcoming Blood just released makes for an interesting mix, because none of them look like they come from the same drama. The first one makes me gag a little (since one of them is not a vampire!), but I see what they were going for with the whole cute-chilly... More »


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Jin Ji-hee leads a crew of high school sleuths in new JTBC drama
by | December 10, 2014 | 24 Comments
Cable network JTBC is gearing up to launch a new Tuesday night drama timeslot next week with the youthful Nancy-Drew-esque teen crime series Seonam Girls’ High Investigation Unit. The title is a mouthful, but it’s the name of the novel that the drama is adapting, about five high school students who get together to solve... More »


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News bites: November 29, 2014
by | November 29, 2014 | 37 Comments
Sung Dong-il, Kwon Sang-woo After suffering from delays, Private Investigator is moving forward again and has added Sung Dong-il (It’s Okay, It’s Love) to its cast. The movie will be directed by Kim Jung-hoon (Petty Romance), who actually wrote the script and won an award for the screenplay way back in 2006. Attached to the... More »


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News bites: November 8, 2014
by | November 8, 2014 | 38 Comments
Kim Sung-ryung, Lee Jong-hyuk Kim Sung-ryung (Heirs) and Lee Jong-hyuk (Dating Agency Cyrano) might be pairing up as a married couple in the upcoming weekend drama Equator’s Flower. Sadly, the spouses don’t care too much for each other; their union is all for show. As a result of growing up in a poor hillside village,... More »