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Drama Recaps
D-Day: Episode 5
by | October 12, 2015 | 18 Comments
Even in full emergency mode, priorities clash and tensions run high. There’s undoubtedly a hierarchy within the hospital, and we learn more about where everyone stands. Though purposefully strangers now, the past connections still seem to define the motivations of our doctors — passionate, cautious, or calculating. Supply is short and demand is high, and... More »

Drama Recaps
D-Day: Episode 4
by | October 8, 2015 | 43 Comments
Hye-sung only has one goal in mind: keep his patients alive. But it’s no easy route to Mirae Hospital, and not just because the roads are blocked. The emotional journey is also a struggle, as tensions run high and the desire to save everyone clashes against the realities of low supply versus high demand. Memories... More »

Drama Recaps
D-Day: Episode 3
by | October 5, 2015 | 98 Comments
This is what I’ve been waiting for. Exhilarating and fast-paced with sudden moments of poignancy, our first look into the disaster’s aftermath gives us an excellent overview of the conflicts our disaster response team will be facing. We’ve built up enough context for our marginal characters to care for the few moments they are on... More »

Drama Recaps
D-Day: Episode 2
by | September 28, 2015 | 45 Comments
We’re introduced to our characters’ narratives, giving us some context for their eventual adaptation to the forthcoming disaster. The smaller personal moments with our characters gives us an idea of how their priorities may shift and which doctors will remain devoted to their mission to save lives. Ddol-mi steps up her game, showing Hye-sung that... More »

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Im Joo-hwan, Lee Sung-kyung join legal thriller Broker
by | September 27, 2015 | 38 Comments
Kim Young-kwang, Lee Sung-kyung, Im Joo-hwan The main cast has been confirmed for Broker, the new film from director Kim Hong-sun of the heist movie Con Artists/Technicians and the thriller Traffickers. Kim Young-kwang (D-Day) was being courted for the lead role and has now signed on, and he’ll have costars in Im Joo-hwan (Oh My... More »

Drama Recaps
D-Day: Episode 1
by | September 22, 2015 | 64 Comments
The anticipation for doomsday begins. I don’t expect D-Day to be super revolutionary, but I am intrigued by our characters and how they will converge in face of disaster. We’re given a proper introduction to our characters before the real doomsday hits, and I am pleasantly surprised at how likable and developed most of them... More »

Drama Casting & News
Assembling the rescue squad for D-Day
by | September 9, 2015 | 32 Comments
There isn’t much in the way of plot or character information that I can add for JTBC’s disaster-action-thriller drama D-Day, since we’ve already outlined the crucial points: Yup, still about an earthquake that hits Seoul, and yup, still about the emergency medics who are mobilized in the aftermath. So maybe these promo posters and stills... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Con Artists director courts Kim Young-kwang for legal thriller
by | August 31, 2015 | 33 Comments
Director Kim Hong-sun of the Kim Woo-bin heist movie Con Artists (or Technicians) and the thriller Traffickers is returning with a new movie called Broker, and an offer is out to Kim Young-kwang (Pinocchio) to headline. Kim is currently in the midst of shoots for his new JTBC disaster drama D-Day which premieres in September,... More »

Drama Casting & News
Explosions and destruction rock Seoul in JTBC’s D-Day
by | August 18, 2015 | 69 Comments
Time to check back in with JTBC’s D-Day, which has released several teasers in the past week, as well as promo images of the disaster-ravaged series about a large-scale earthquake that rocks Seoul and the emergency medics who race to save lives in its aftermath. The drama boasts a large-scale set, spanning a full 1,500... More »

Drama Casting & News
The earthquake strikes in medical-disaster drama D-Day
by | July 27, 2015 | 63 Comments
Character posters and initial teasers have been released for JTBC’s upcoming medical-disaster drama D-Day, which is still a couple months from premiere but is well into shoots. A good thing, because the drama looks to be taking a grand-scale, epic approach to its Seoul-in-disaster story; in fact, they intend to produce the show over 80... More »

Drama Casting & News
The rescue team is dispatched in disaster drama D-Day
by | June 30, 2015 | 28 Comments
Cameras are rolling on the set of JTBC’s fall series D-Day, the large-scale disaster drama about a massive earthquake that hits Seoul and the rescue workers who are first on the scene. The first stills from the production have been released, though shooting actually began in May due to the high volume of CG shots... More »

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