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Drama Casting & News
Elegant actresses team up at Woman of Dignity’s first script read
by | October 5, 2016 | 19 Comments
Now that casting is complete, upcoming drama Woman of Dignity recently held its first script reading. It’s the drama about a privileged Cheongdam-dong woman, played by Kim Hee-sun (Angry Mom), who hits rock bottom when her husband betrays her and her chaebol father-in-law throws her out on her ear. Co-starring with Kim Hee-sun will be... More »

Drama Casting & News
Main foursome finalized for Kim Sun-ah’s Woman of Dignity
by | September 7, 2016 | 26 Comments
The four main leads for upcoming Woman of Dignity have been finalized, but a network and time slot have yet to be secured. The production team is currently in talks with SBS to broadcast in the latter half of 2017. This new drama captures the story of the slow rise to success of an ajumma... More »

Drama Casting & News
52nd Baeksang Arts Awards: TV Section
by | June 3, 2016 | 240 Comments
The 52nd Baeksang Arts Awards ceremony was held on June 3, 2016 to award the biggest projects of the past year in film and television. We’re trying something new this year and breaking up the awards post into two sections, because these things just get insanely long, and we don’t want anyone getting scrolling-induced injuries.... More »

Drama Recaps
Memory: Episode 1
by | March 25, 2016 | 20 Comments
Rounding out our coverage of tvN premieres is Memory, a human drama about exactly what its title suggests. It’s off to a solid start to be sure, even if it’s asking us to suffer through a hero that only the hero himself seems able to stand, and shows promise in its ability to take him... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Ki-woo, 2PM’s Junho offered roles in tvN’s Memory
by | November 19, 2015 | 18 Comments
Casting is in full swing for tvN’s upcoming drama Memory, with new casting possibilities cropping up one after the other. Lee Sung-min (Misaeng) was secured early on to headline as the lead character, and on the heels of Kim Ji-soo and Song Sun-mi joining just the other day, we now have two more potential additions.... More »

Drama Recaps
Miss Korea: Episodes 1-2
by | December 23, 2013 | 128 Comments
Miss Korea was the other new drama that premiered last week, and while I wouldn’t call it a straight romantic comedy (it’s a bit moody for that, though not in a bad way), it has some solid things going for it, like two charismatic leads and a backstory to keep their present-day connection crackling with... More »

Drama Casting & News
Miss Korea’s preview introduces its cast
by | December 7, 2013 | 43 Comments
This preview for MBC’s Miss Korea has zero dialogue, but still manages to deliver a pretty efficient intro to the show, which looks (I hope) easygoing and cute. At least, that’s what I expect of the writer-director duo who are reteaming for a third time after Pasta and Golden Time, Kwon Seok-jang and Seo Sook-hyang.... More »

Drama Casting & News
Lee Ki-woo becomes Miss Korea’s resident bad guy
by | November 8, 2013 | 26 Comments
Here’s another reason to tune in to MBC’s upcoming drama Miss Korea (perhaps): The drama has just added Lee Ki-woo to the mix. Depending on which of his dramas you’ve watched, this may be either good OR bad news. (I’m pleased, given how much I loved him as the lazy panda Pillar in Flower Boy... More »

Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Ki-woo plays dad in movie Bean Sprout
by | May 23, 2013 | 22 Comments
With his drama now over (OCN’s The Virus), Lee Ki-woo is heading to the big screen for a new movie titled Bean Sprout, which is described as centering around a “warm fatherly love” story. Okay, you got me; these daddy-daughter bonding stories always tug those heartstrings just so. In the movie, Lee Ki-woo plays a... More »

Celebrity News
Onscreen Flower Boy romance turns real
by | April 7, 2013 | 119 Comments
javabeans: What’s the one thing better than a drama lead couple making it official and dating in real life? girlfriday: When the second lead actually gets the girl? javabeans: Totally. Now you can shake any lingering doubts or pangs of sympathy, knowing that Mr. Forlorn Pillar doesn’t walk away from Flower Boy Ramyun Shop a... More »