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Drama Casting & News
Lee Jung-jin reteams with Runaway director in K2
by | July 18, 2016 | 24 Comments
We’ve got a confirmation for bodyguard-action drama K2, though it isn’t one that had been mentioned previously as a possibility: Lee Jung-jin (Temptation, Hundred Year Inheritance) will be joining the upcoming tvN drama about a presidential candidate’s hidden daughter and a bodyguard abandoned by his country. It isn’t clear yet what Lee’s role will be,... More »


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Thriller flick Trick tells you not to believe everything on reality TV
by | July 11, 2016 | 32 Comments
Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes of your favorite reality shows to see whether they were actually real or not? The upcoming dramatic thriller film Trick has flown largely under the radar for a lot of us in the international audience, but it has an interesting premise that gives us a glimpse... More »


Drama Casting & News
Ms. Temper and her three ex-husbands
by | March 11, 2016 | 28 Comments
Ha, so apparently our hot-tempered heroine of Ms. Temper and Nam Jung-ki isn’t just a terror to work for, but also a terror to have been married to, as her trail of exes can attest to. The drama has lined up three cameo appearances in the roles of her ex-husbands, to be played by Song... More »


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Lee Joo-seung faces off against Oh Ji-ho in Showdown
by | February 25, 2016 | 13 Comments
Lee Joo-seung, Oh Ji-ho I like the cast and the premise of Showdown sounds punchy and fun — sort of what would happen if Fight Club and Street Fighter got together in Korea and had a love child. In the film, gamers turn online battles into real ones and go head-to-head offline. Remember that time... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: November 22, 2015
by | November 22, 2015 | 49 Comments
Ji-soo Cutie Ji-soo (Sassy Go Go, Angry Mom) has been cast as the lead in KBS’s drama special Page Turner. The latest from writer Park Hye-ryun (Pinocchio, I Hear Your Voice) features two teens, a genius pianist and an athlete with a bulldozer personality, who are involved in an unexpected accident that alters the course... More »


Drama Casting & News
2015 Korea Drama Awards
by | October 9, 2015 | 199 Comments
The 8th Korea Drama Festival is coming to a close this weekend in Jinju, and on Friday the 8th, it held its annual Korea Drama Awards. It’s not one of the big awards ceremonies of the year, but since it is one of few that focus on dramas, I’m always curious to see how the... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: April 25, 2015
by | April 25, 2015 | 32 Comments
Jung Yong-hwa (Three Musketeers) will be the first Korean actor to make a guest appearance on the popular Chinese web sitcom Diors Man. The cameo’s already been filmed in a Beijing nightclub, and in it, he plays the friend of Da Peng (the variety show host famous for emulating Conan O’ Brien). Stars such as... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: March 7, 2015
by | March 7, 2015 | 47 Comments
Song Ji-hyo, Byun Yo-han Song Ji-hyo and Byun Yo-han are confirmed for Ex-Girlfriend Club, and we now have more details on Song’s character: She’s a former flame of Byun’s! How awkward that she’ll be producing the film adaptation of her ex-boyfriend’s popular webtoon, but she’ll do it to save the studio she works for, which... More »


Meta
Odds and Ends: The hotness effect
by | November 1, 2014 | 265 Comments
javabeans: Let’s be shallow today, because I want to talk about hot men and I don’t know how to be meaningful about that. girlfriday: Perhaps the meaning isn’t the point! Haven’t you heard that life’s all about the journey? I can’t think of a better reason than that. It’s like they said in Cantabile Tomorrow... More »


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Production in full swing for Temptation
by | July 7, 2014 | 32 Comments
Time to check in on SBS’s Temptation, which has been busily filming away in preparation for its premiere mid-month. I was actually expecting a bit more buzz from the promo machine given the high-profile reunion of Choi Ji-woo and Kwon Sang-woo, two of the mainstays of Hallyu 1.0, but perhaps there’s still time to build... More »