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Drama Casting & News
News bites: February 11, 2017
by | February 11, 2017 | 83 Comments
Moon Chae-won It’s disappointing that Moon Chae-won (Goodbye Mr. Black) has turned down Bride of the Water God 2017, but I couldn’t quite picture her starring opposite Nam Joo-hyuk (Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-ju), who is still the lead contender to play the water god, so perhaps it’s all for the best. A spinoff of a... More »


Drama Casting & News
2016 MBC Drama Awards
by | December 30, 2016 | 144 Comments
It’s time to close out 2016 with the Big 3 broadcaster award ceremonies, beginning with the MBC Drama Awards (KBS and SBS will hold their ceremonies tomorrow). The station awards are always a mixed bag, since you’ll never get a representative sample of dramaland by splitting up all the shows by broadcaster, but it’s a... 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 Casting & News
JTBC’s Man to Man holds first table read
by | October 4, 2016 | 52 Comments
The cast of JTBC’s new drama Man to Man recently gathered for the first table read. Headliners Park Hae-jin (Cheese in the Trap), Park Sung-woong (Remember—Son’s War), and Kim Min-jung (Master of Trade—Inn 2015) were in attendance, as well as supporting cast members Yeon Jung-hoon (Mask), Chae Jung-ahn (Entertainer), Chun Ho-jin (Moonlight Drawn By Clouds),... More »


Drama Casting & News
News bites: October 1, 2016
by | October 1, 2016 | 33 Comments
Ji-soo Hooray, Ji-soo returned to the set of Fantastic this past week! His agency released a statement: “Thankfully, he is recovering well and quickly, but he will take extra care while filming.” The young actor stated, “Many people must have been concerned and I’m sorry to have made them worry. I got a tremendous amount... More »


Drama Casting & News
Lee Shi-un joins My Sassy Girl as Joo-won’s pal
by | September 21, 2016 | 35 Comments
Aw, our geeky fanboy Su-bongie is moving on to a new life, maybe with a new job that doesn’t involve heart attacks and faceless bosses. Funny character actor Lee Shi-un, who just wrapped a memorable stint as a manhwa artist on fantasy drama W–Two Worlds, is the latest to join the cast of My Sassy... More »


Drama Recaps
W–Two Worlds: Episode 16 (Final)
by | September 14, 2016 | 475 Comments
We’re out of time and out of cliffhanger exits, and the final chapter of our story is hurtling towards that final frame. Will our hero find a way to escape life as a manhwa hero, or die trying to change his fate? Will two worlds implode, or will our brains implode first? And what really... More »


Drama Recaps
W–Two Worlds: Episode 15
by | September 8, 2016 | 338 Comments
It’s the beginning of the end, for W the manhwa and the show, and I’m suddenly starting to get very nervous about how our characters are going to write themselves out of this labyrinth of a parallel universe filled with narrative booby-traps. Half of me is dying with curiosity to know how it all ends,... More »


Drama Recaps
W–Two Worlds: Episode 14
by | September 7, 2016 | 241 Comments
Let’s be honest—on a good day, Dad makes my blood boil for the string of terrible decisions he’s made and the effect that’s had on his daughter’s life. He’s weak-willed and pathetic, and pretty much the source of all my frustrations when it comes to our hero’s pain. But when two adversaries stand to lose... More »


Drama Recaps
W–Two Worlds: Episode 13
by | September 1, 2016 | 614 Comments
I hope you were really in the mood to have your heart served to you on a platter today, because that’s pretty much the only thing on the menu. You can order it bloody, filleted, or burnt to a crisp. Because who needs a heart anyway? It just gets in the way of things, like... More »