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Drama Casting & News
2016 SBS Drama Awards
by | December 31, 2016 | 251 Comments
Awards, awards, so many awards! Not only are there a glut of ceremonies at this time of year, the 2016 SBS Drama Awards decided to change up their awards categories this year, separating them into multiple divisions by genre on top of the standard Top Excellence and Excellence prizes, amounting in a truly ridiculous number... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Joon, Jung So-min up to star in new family drama Father Is Weird
by | December 14, 2016 | 26 Comments
Lee Joon, Jung So-min With most of the current weekend family dramas having passed the midway point, broadcasters are already planning the next ones to air. KBS’s upcoming Father Is Weird has gone on a casting blitz, offering roles to key mainstay actors on the family drama scene including Kim Young-chul (All’s Well With a... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae becomes a god
by | May 9, 2016 | 19 Comments
Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later, right? Lee Jung-jae (Assassination) has been cast as a god among gods in the new fantasy film adaptation of the webtoon With the Gods. Lee and Kim Haneul (Don’t Forget Me) are among the newest additions to the two-part blockbuster saga about reapers and gods who... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 1, 2015
by | November 1, 2015 | 74 Comments
Ji Chang-wook At a recent press conference for his new album, which drops mid-November, Ji Chang-wook announced that he’s making his singing debut in China. His management team, Glorious Entertainment, has partnered with China’s Bravo Music to promote and distribute Ji’s music in the country, and he’ll be kicking off a five-city concert tour in... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: August 30, 2015
by | August 30, 2015 | 83 Comments
Kim So-yeon, Kwak Shi-yang I stopped watching season 4 of We Got Married when one of my favorite couples left (SoRim forever!), but I’m going to have to start tuning in again because I adore this pairing already — Kim So-yeon (Falling for Innocence) and Kwak Shi-yang (Oh My Ghostess) are the newest couple to get hitched on the show.... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: May 9, 2015
by | May 9, 2015 | 50 Comments
Jung Il-woo, Kwak Dong-yeon Aww, this movie sounds cute, but what is it about Korean men being cast as C-level executives of IT companies in Chinese movies? In Rise of a Tomboy, Jung Il-woo (Records of a Night Watchman) will play the CEO of an IT firm, who’s very pragmatic on the job but who,... More »


Drama Reactions & Reviews
King’s Family: An overview
by | February 23, 2014 | 85 Comments
KBS’s six-month-long weekend juggernaut of a drama King’s Family (also called Wang Family) just wrapped up its 50-episode run a week ago, and for some inexplicable reason I watched the whole thing. I even liked it sometimes! And because watching such a bizarrely entertaining show for no reason leaves me vaguely dissatisfied at having given... More »


Drama Recaps
King’s Family: An introduction
by | September 4, 2013 | 89 Comments
KBS’s new family drama King’s Family, or the more literal translation Wang Family, was a hit right out of the gates when it premiered over the weekend and has drawn enough positive reactions for its endearing characters and funny plotlines to get me tuning in out of curiosity. One might think that after spending the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Ah-in as Busan mama’s boy in Kkang-chulie
by | August 24, 2013 | 41 Comments
Aw, mother-son adorable shenanigans, twelve o’clock. Here’s a peek at Yoo Ah-in (Jang Ok-jung, Live For Love) and Kim Hae-sook (I Hear Your Voice) in their new movie Kkang-chulie (named for his character, Kang-chul) where he plays a tough brawler who has a quirky, heartwarming relationship with his oddball mother.... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Yoon-ji’s new weekend drama King’s Family
by | August 24, 2013 | 67 Comments
With You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin winding down this weekend, it’s time to turn to the next KBS family drama headed our way. Isn’t there just something about that timeslot that’s like comfort food? Always a new family every 50 episodes, but they feel an awful lot like the last family, and the family before... More »