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Chungmuro/Film News
Kang Dong-won, Han Hyo-joo sign on for manhunt thriller Golden Slumber
by | December 23, 2016 | 26 Comments
This’ll be quite the lineup for the new film remake of Golden Slumber, a thriller based on the Isaka Kotaro novel of the same name that follows the harrowing chase of an everyman wrongfully accused of assassinating the prime minister. Kang Dong-won (Master) has signed on to headline, and Han Hyo-joo (Love, Lies) is confirmed... More »


Drama Casting & News
Celebrating 10 years with the tvN10 Awards
by | October 9, 2016 | 301 Comments
Cable network tvN held its first-ever awards ceremony in celebration of its ten-year anniversary as a station, and its biggest dramas and variety shows were awarded prizes left and right. Seriously, there were so many awards. While the Big 3 stations (KBS, MBC, SBS) hold awards every year, cable shows usually don’t get the same... More »


Drama Recaps
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo: Episode 1
by | August 29, 2016 | 404 Comments
Today saw the premiere of a new Monday-Tuesday drama, SBS’s much-anticipated Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, which is another entry into the ranks of the 100 percent pre-produced dramas. (That’s also a mouthful of a title, so we can call it simply Moon Lovers from here on out.) With the pre-produced dramas performing erratically (Descended... More »


Drama Casting & News
Here are alllllllll of your Moon Lovers
by | August 24, 2016 | 165 Comments
Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart: Goryeo is just about ready to launch, which means in less than a week we’re really looking at Mondays to become Moon-days, what with this drama on SBS and its competitor over on KBS, Moonlight Drawn By Clouds. Which, I guess, isn’t such a random observation considering that’s what Monday means... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: June 25, 2016
by | June 25, 2016 | 66 Comments
Ha Jung-woo, Kang Haneul, Kim Sung-kyun More fun cameos are in store for Entourage, with frequent tvN collaborators Kang Haneul (Misaeng) and Kim Sung-kyun (Answer Me 1988 & 1994) popping in for guest spots. Kang will play himself, and he’ll be appearing to support his buddy Park Jung-min (the two share the same agency and... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Je-hoon turns Phantom Detective for comic-action-noir Detective Hong Gil-dong
by | April 30, 2016 | 45 Comments
Finally it’s almost here! Detective Hong Gil-dong: Missing Village (English title: Phantom Detective) is premiering on May 4. Starring Lee Je-hoon (Signal) as the badass anti-hero Hong Gil-dong, this neo-noir action flick is brought to you by director Jo Sung-hee, the same man behind fantasy-melo film A Werewolf Boy. Man with no memories. A hero... More »


Drama Casting & News
IU, Ji-soo, Kim Sung-kyun for Bu Bu Jing Xin remake Moon Lovers
by | December 28, 2015 | 151 Comments
We finally have a possible leading lady for Moon Lovers, the Korean drama remake of Chinese time-slip fusion sageuk Bu Bu Jing Xin. IU (The Producers) is currently entertaining an offer to headline opposite Lee Jun-ki (Scholar Who Walks the Night), in what would be her first historical drama. The singer-actress has been involved in... More »


Drama Recaps
Answer Me 1988: Episode 1
by | November 6, 2015 | 94 Comments
Get ready to go back in time for another nostalgia-filled celebration of youth and family. The third installment of tvN’s Answer Me series has arrived, and this time we’re headed back to 1988. For those of us who’ve been on this journey before in 1997 and 1994, it’s a familiar road—youthful friendships, realistic family dynamics,... More »


Drama Casting & News
’80s fashions and perms galore for Answer Me 1988’s first poster
by | September 23, 2015 | 49 Comments
javabeans: Hey, check out the poster for Answer Me, 1988. I was expecting more terrible ’80s fashion, actually (not that they look good…). girlfriday: Wait, where’s Park Bo-gum?? Is he not in this drama anymore?! javabeans: No way, that can’t be it! He’s gotta be there somewhere… still looking… Ha, well Go Kyung-pyo looks all... More »


Drama Casting & News
Answer Me 1988 brings 1994’s Samcheonpo back to the fold
by | April 21, 2015 | 38 Comments
Ha, this’ll be a fun twist on a callback — Kim Sung-kyun, who played Answer Me 1994’s sweet and hapless country bumpkin Samcheonpo, will be joining Answer Me 1988 as one of the parents. It’s bizarre if you think about the fact that he played a college freshman in 1994 (he’s 35 in real life,... More »